Player Spotlight: Ordellya

Player Spotlight: Ordellya

Jul 15, 2016

  It’s been some time, but we finally have another Player Spotlight submission. This time, we have the norn ranger, Ordellya, decked out in black and white. She is wearing the full Predatory set of armour, minus the helm, which is a second tier norn cultural set. Her weapon, a wolfborn longbow, is also part of the norn cultural weapons, matching her...

Player Spotlight: Prevenant Lincoln

Player Spotlight: Prevenant Lincoln

Jan 8, 2016

We’re going to start highlighting players’ characters once again. Much like Cithryth’s ‘Weekly Outfit’, Player Spotlight, will cover a player’s character and their outfit. The only real difference is this will not be done weekly, but rather ranging from a week to a month, depending on how often we receive submissions. Our...

The Chak: What are they and are they related to the Karka?

The Chak: What are they and are they related to the Karka?

Nov 10, 2015

As a zoologist I, Meltak – Head of the ANN krewe, have performed observations on various species throughout Tyria, including the karka. Now, I set my sights on a new, equally petrifying creature. The chak are a crab like species located deep in the Maguuma jungle, with several variations in characteristics and combat capabilities. Some have feelers and a...

A Look into Tyria: Scholar’s Cleft

A Look into Tyria: Scholar’s Cleft

Sep 8, 2015

The Priory research facility, Scholar’s Cleft, is hidden in a small corner of Snowden Drifts. Not much happens here, except the occasional centaur or dredge attack. It serves as a site of rest for traveling Priory members and is a good place of study for its seclusion in the mountains. While not as extravagant or backstory heavy as other havens spread...

A Look into Tyria: Rata Pten

A Look into Tyria: Rata Pten

Aug 26, 2015

Northwest of Mt. Maelstrom, lies the ancient asura city of Rata Pten, built into the walls of Criterion Canyon. Little remains, only the husk of what was once a bustling city is left standing. Now, there are only spiders and remnants of the asura that once lived here. The Durmand Priory are currently excavating the ruins for relics they believe may be used...

Community Video Spotlight – Timelines

Community Video Spotlight – Timelines

Aug 19, 2015

Welcome to the weekly community video spotlight, where I’ll be spotlighting some great videos from the community that I think you’ll find informative, interesting, or just plain entertaining. This week’s video is from the ever-informative bastion of lore, Wooden Potatoes. This week he came out with a new video in light of the recent announcement of the...

Sounds Of Tyria – Guild Wars Prophecies OST – Guilds At War

Sounds Of Tyria – Guild Wars Prophecies OST – Guilds At War

Aug 13, 2015

Welcome to our weekly spotlight on the wonderful soundtracks of our games. We are going to spotlight a track from  the original game Prophecies this week. This always pumps up when I hear it. The Drums, the horns. Prepare for battle!     The soundtrack is available for download from DirectSong (The official source of all the game...

A Look into Tyria: Southsun Cove

A Look into Tyria: Southsun Cove

Aug 12, 2015

Southsun Cove is an island, considered to be a part of Kryta, though it is in the Sea of Sorrows and closer to the Tarnished Coast. The island also appears to have once been underwater, as some of the flora and fauna look to have deep sea origins; ship wrecks in high up areas also seem to indicate this fact. Even with its tropical climate, vegetation cannot...

Community Video Spotlight – ESL Weekly sPvP Cup, July 16th

Community Video Spotlight – ESL Weekly sPvP Cup, July 16th

Aug 6, 2015

Welcome to the weekly community video spotlight, where I’ll be spotlighting some great videos from the community that I think you’ll find informative, interesting, or just plain entertaining. This week’s video is from Jebro, well-known as one of the shoutcasters for PvP in GW2. I realized I’ve never really linked any PvP fight videos as part of the...

The Sounds Of Tyria – Guild Wars Factions – Age Of The Dragon

The Sounds Of Tyria – Guild Wars Factions  – Age Of The Dragon

Aug 6, 2015

Welcome to our weekly spotlight on the wonderful soundtracks of our games. The track we a spotlighting today is Age Of The Dragon I really like this track, has some slight oriental tones, with some hunting cello work..   The soundtrack is available for download from DirectSong, the official source of all the game music....

Weekly Outfit – Mini Janey, asura elementalist

Weekly Outfit – Mini Janey, asura elementalist

Aug 4, 2015

This week’s outfit is courtesy of Romo who sent in their asura elementalist, Mini Janey. Hey guys! I’m a new listener. Started a few episodes back :3 I heard about a Weekly Outfit segment you guys have, so I figured I’d share my favorite character. Hope you guys like her 😀 She’s small, fast and deadly. Armor Used: Reading Glasses...

Weekly Outfit – Arianell, sylvari elementalist

Weekly Outfit – Arianell, sylvari elementalist

Jul 28, 2015

This week’s outfit is courtesy of SilverStargazer, who sent in their sylvari elementalist, Arianell! I was looking through my screenshots last night and found one from mid-2014 in one of the most beautiful Tyrian locations (in my opinion) – the Cavern of the Shining Lights in Dry Top – and I felt like sharing it with you. The character’s name is Arianell...

The Sounds Of Tyria – Guild Wars Factions – Jade Sea

The Sounds Of Tyria – Guild Wars Factions  – Jade Sea

Jul 28, 2015

Welcome to our weekly spotlight on the wonderful soundtracks of our games. The track we a spotlighting today is Jade Sea This is a very foreboding track, with deep tones and horns and the drum beats that start it off. you know something is coming, but what?       The soundtrack is available for download from DirectSong, the official source of all...

The Sounds Of Tyria – Guild Wars Prophecies OST – Temple Of Tolerance

The Sounds Of Tyria – Guild Wars Prophecies OST – Temple Of Tolerance

Jul 22, 2015

Welcome to our weekly spotlight on the wonderful soundtracks of our games. We are still taking a look at the original  game, Guild Wars Prophecies, Up this week we have Temple Of Tolerance The Temple of Tolerance is a temple built by the White Mantle. It lies west of D’Alessio Seaboard. I always remeber hearing this playing out in that area, and waiting...

Community Video Spotlight – Courting With Lunacy

Community Video Spotlight – Courting With Lunacy

Jul 22, 2015

Welcome to the weekly community video spotlight, where I’ll be spotlighting some great videos from the community that I think you’ll find informative, interesting, or just plain entertaining. This week’s video is from Paragon Broadcasting‘s YouTube channel. This is a funny little short film about the asura, DJ Boss, heading in to Lion’s Arch...

Weekly Outfit – Ephy and Fitz

Weekly Outfit – Ephy and Fitz

Jul 21, 2015

This week’s double outfit is courtesy of Sevil! They send in some screenshots of Ephy, the asura ranger, and Fitz, the human thief. Ephy Ephy, short for Ephraz, my Asura ranger. She found her coat at level 20 something, and hasn’t changed it since then. She is a creature of habit, you see, and doesn’t even change dyes so much. Armor Used:...

Weekly Outfit – Sophina Agallon, human warrior

Weekly Outfit – Sophina Agallon, human warrior

Jul 16, 2015

This week’s outfit is courtesy of Sophina, who sent in their lovely blue and white warrior lady! Armor Used: Vigil’s honor helmet Banded pauldrons Primeval warplate Illustrious tassets Heavy plate gauntlets Vigil’s honor grieves   Dyes Used: Burnished Steel Royal Blue White Every week we want to feature a cosmetic creation from the...

The Sounds Of Tyria – Guild Wars Prophecies OST – Ashford Abbey

The Sounds Of Tyria – Guild Wars Prophecies OST – Ashford Abbey

Jul 15, 2015

Welcome to our weekly spotlight on the wonderful soundtracks of our games. We are going to start back with the original game Prophecies this week. Up first we have Ashford Abbey. This track always takes me back to when I first started playing. This is a Pre-Searing track. Running towards the gates of  Ashford Abby for the first time, hearing this and then...

Community Video Spotlight – Floating Wizard Tower Theory

Community Video Spotlight – Floating Wizard Tower Theory

Jul 15, 2015

Welcome to the weekly community video spotlight, where I’ll be spotlighting some great videos from the community that I think you’ll find informative, interesting, or just plain entertaining. This week’s video is another great one from Wooden Potatoes. In this one he lays out his theories about the mysterious floating castle/tower just off the shore of...

Stronghold PvP Beta Gameplay

Stronghold PvP Beta Gameplay

Jul 13, 2015

For those wondering what the new Stronghold map is like in-practice and haven’t gotten a chance to play it yet, take a look at this match that Ethelros and I recorded yesterday. I feel that this is a prime example of a really intense and exciting PvP...