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Auraela
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(09-22-2017, 06:42 PM)
now blc skins,

http://dulfy.net/2017/09/22/gw2-war-...skins-gallery/

greatsword is like a legendary,

only 1 black lion ticket too
Stimpack
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(09-22-2017, 06:43 PM)
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64 bit client? Does that lead to better performance? My i7 4770 and 970 ran like garbage a few years ago.
Ashodin
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(09-22-2017, 06:47 PM)
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Originally Posted by Auraela

now blc skins,

http://dulfy.net/2017/09/22/gw2-war-...skins-gallery/

greatsword is like a legendary,

only 1 black lion ticket too

YO

Sonicbug
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(09-22-2017, 06:53 PM)
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A reminder that there's also a working native 64-bit Mac client now that doesn't crash like the old wrapper did. (Though I'd only recommend if you have an SSD or fusion drive, otherwise loading is terrible.)
Boss Doggie
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(09-22-2017, 07:05 PM)
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game crash lmao
Wanderer5
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(09-22-2017, 07:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by Auraela

now blc skins,

http://dulfy.net/2017/09/22/gw2-war-...skins-gallery/

greatsword is like a legendary,

only 1 black lion ticket too

Cool set. Will probably get the dagger for my war.
Corsick
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(09-22-2017, 07:26 PM)
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For the new page, can someone confirm if there's any reason to skip HOT if I just started playing? Can I skip it and just buy Path of Fire? My assumption is it's probably setup in a way to make me want to buy both.
Bonezz
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(09-22-2017, 07:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by Corsick

For the new page, can someone confirm if there's any reason to skip HOT if I just started playing? Can I skip it and just buy Path of Fire? My assumption is it's probably setup in a way to make me want to buy both.

You dont need Heart of Thorns but the story wont really make any sense to you if you didn't play HOT + Living world season 3. The same could probably be said about HOT if you didn't play living world season 2 because that bridges the base game + the expansion and you'd have to buy both seasons of living world if you didn't log on while they were available.

The glider you get from HOT will still be useful though and it's really nice to have it for World v World if you're interested in that.
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Stuart444
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(09-22-2017, 07:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Corsick

For the new page, can someone confirm if there's any reason to skip HOT if I just started playing? Can I skip it and just buy Path of Fire? My assumption is it's probably setup in a way to make me want to buy both.

Well by skipping HoT, you miss:

Story
Elite specs from HoT release
Ability to Glide which is nice to have (and HoT Masteries)
Living World: S3 (aka more story, set between HoT and PoF)
4 maps (HoT) + 6 maps (LWS3)
HoT Raids if they interest you.

Those are the main things I believe.

Up to you how important those things are to you.
Godan
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(09-22-2017, 07:38 PM)
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Hmm so i have 7 mini Green raptors from the BL chests and it is saying combine with 2 unidentified dyes to get a blue raptor but its not letting me do that in the mystic forge.

Anyone managed to do that yet?
Nemesis121
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(09-22-2017, 07:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by Boss Doggie

game crash lmao

I was waiting for the Raptor race and it crashed lol
Corsick
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(09-22-2017, 07:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by Bonezz

You dont need Heart of Thorns but the story wont really make any sense to you if you didn't play HOT + Living world season 3. The same could probably be said about HOT if you didn't play living world season 2 because that bridges the base game + the expansion and you'd have to buy both seasons of living world if you didn't log on while they were available.

The glider you get from HOT will still be useful though and it's really nice to have it for World v World if you're interested in that.

Originally Posted by Stuart444

Well by skipping HoT, you miss:

Story
Elite specs from HoT release
Ability to Glide which is nice to have (and HoT Masteries)
Living World: S3 (aka more story, set between HoT and PoF)
4 maps (HoT) + 6 maps (LWS3)
HoT Raids if they interest you.

Those are the main things I believe.

Up to you how important those things are to you.

Thanks! Yeah, like most MMOs it breaks up the flow of the game it seems if I were to skip an xpac. I'll grab both, hows the WvW these days for melee?
Larson Conway
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(09-22-2017, 08:28 PM)
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Did the prologue and wow I had so much fun.

As someone who did not try to beta weekends, the raptor felt so satisfying and smooth to control, with topnotch animations too! And the desert and Amnoon just feel so alive with details that stop me on my tracks to examine. As expected, quite laggy with the amount of people doing everything at the same time. But if the quality of the prologue is any indication of the entire expansion, I'm going to enjoy Path of Fire immensely.
Nemesis121
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(09-22-2017, 08:40 PM)
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this game is fucked up, i just crashed 4 times in a row...
Dizzy-4U
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(09-22-2017, 08:54 PM)
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To the guy that design the cooking ingredients mastery point, I remembered all your relatives. Took me 30 minutes, hardest shit in the game.
Auraela
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(09-22-2017, 08:55 PM)
legendary yidhaxu bounty crashes client when u kill it and u get no reward
VandalD
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(09-22-2017, 09:19 PM)
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Figured I'd skip ahead to PoF and see what all the new stuff's about, and grab a mount. Died four times to the two veteran fire breathing things in the intro. It's pretty funny how my character kept saying how awesome they are, that they're here to kill a god, yet I can't handle two dogs. Raptor and sword engie is neat though.
Isaac Otherworld
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(09-22-2017, 09:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by Ashodin

YO

I honestly thought that was going to be the Greatsword legendary.
Conkerkid11
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(09-22-2017, 09:59 PM)
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So, being that I haven't played in a long time, I'm kind of confused right now. How long should it be taking me to complete Glider Basics? I'm in Verdant Brink running around killing things and doing events or whatever, and it's taking quite awhile. On top of that, this map is horrible to navigate without a glider (I'm assuming? There's a lot of dropoffs and gusts of wind that look navigable with a glider or something).

I'm also dying a lot. I'm an Elementalist. There's these Coztic frog enemies that warp around and go invisible, and they basically kill me in one hit, and they're surrounding this waypoint, so I don't know what I can possibly do to deal with them. I don't remember combat being this punishing in the past, and I don't really like it. I recall this game being largely based around moving around and getting out of telegraphs. Right now I feel like I'm dying unavoidable deaths, and the only way to remedy it is to play a different class. In other MMOs I might also chalk it up to my gear not being good enough, but that's not the case with GW2.
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Massicot
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(09-22-2017, 10:04 PM)
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Getting a lot of frustrating rollback crashes :(
jmartoine
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(09-22-2017, 10:04 PM)
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Originally Posted by Conkerkid11

So, being that I haven't played in a long time, I'm kind of confused right now. How long should it be taking me to complete Glider Basics? I'm in Verdant Brink running around killing things and doing events or whatever, and it's taking quite awhile. On top of that, this map is horrible to navigate without a glider (I'm assuming? There's a lot of dropoffs and gusts of wind that look navigable with a glider or something).

I'm also dying a lot. I'm an Elementalist. There's these Coztic frog enemies that warp around and go invisible, and they basically kill me in one hit, and they're surrounding this waypoint, so I don't know what I can possibly do to deal with them. I don't remember combat being this punishing in the past, and I don't really like it. I recall this game being largely based around moving around and getting out of telegraphs. Right now I feel like I'm dying unavoidable deaths, and the only way to remedy it is to play a different class.

The masteries take quite a long time to level up. With HoT you generally had to run the map "meta events" to get a decent chunk of exp to level them. With Path of Fire launching I'm not sure how populated the older maps will be and how successful the metas would be to run.

Combat in HoT is less forgiving than in the base game so I understand where you are coming from.
Conkerkid11
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(09-22-2017, 10:23 PM)
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Now my Heart of Thorns Story progress appears to be bugged, as I've put my point toward the Glider Basics Mastery, so now I can glide and whatnot, but my objective is still to get earn my Glider Basics Mastery, so I can't progress.

Edit: Logging out then back in again fixed this.
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Auraela
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(09-22-2017, 10:31 PM)
holy shit this expansion is stunning

VanillaCakeIsBurning
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(09-22-2017, 10:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by Conkerkid11

So, being that I haven't played in a long time, I'm kind of confused right now. How long should it be taking me to complete Glider Basics? I'm in Verdant Brink running around killing things and doing events or whatever, and it's taking quite awhile. On top of that, this map is horrible to navigate without a glider (I'm assuming? There's a lot of dropoffs and gusts of wind that look navigable with a glider or something).

I'm also dying a lot. I'm an Elementalist. There's these Coztic frog enemies that warp around and go invisible, and they basically kill me in one hit, and they're surrounding this waypoint, so I don't know what I can possibly do to deal with them. I don't remember combat being this punishing in the past, and I don't really like it. I recall this game being largely based around moving around and getting out of telegraphs. Right now I feel like I'm dying unavoidable deaths, and the only way to remedy it is to play a different class. In other MMOs I might also chalk it up to my gear not being good enough, but that's not the case with GW2.

Heart of Thorns is an area where you really need to learn how to play your class in order to progress without much issue.

The enemies there are very punishing especially the frog people and enemies like Mordrem Guard Snipers.
leng jai
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(09-22-2017, 10:36 PM)
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Anyone know the DL size?
Dizzy-4U
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(09-22-2017, 10:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by leng jai

Anyone know the DL size?

3gb give or take.
Gothos
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(09-22-2017, 10:39 PM)
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Holomancer - not fun, Deadeye - not fun. I just only unlocked them but yeah, not feeling any of them :( And freaking instance for starting quest for expansion doesn't work :E
Hedge
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(09-22-2017, 10:42 PM)
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Loading screen of death. Just want my mount. :(
Massicot
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(09-22-2017, 10:44 PM)
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The crystal desert reward track gives 7 clovers each time you repeat it
Ashodin
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(09-22-2017, 10:49 PM)
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Originally Posted by Massicot

The crystal desert reward track gives 7 clovers each time you repeat it

Say what
nataku
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(09-22-2017, 10:52 PM)
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C'mon ANet support, reply, I just want my beta character name back. There's no reason for it to sill be taken.
Nemesis121
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(09-22-2017, 10:56 PM)
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Crash Wars 2...doesn't crash if i am in the old maps...but that new map is busted,,most likely a memory leak...
j-wood
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(09-22-2017, 10:57 PM)
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So how is this so far? I'm away on vacation so can't play yet :(
Stuart444
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(09-22-2017, 10:59 PM)
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Stopped for tonight on what I think is the final instance mission in Act 1 based on the achievements, called "The Sacrifice".

Been pretty fun, didn't get the achievement for killing all the Forged in that camp - must have missed a few ;_;. Got the sentries one somehow despite a sentry almost contacting backup. almost lol

Getting the hang of Weaver, using Sword/Dagger but I switch to my Staff sometimes since i'm more used to range than melee but trying to get used to Sword. Sword Water 2 is a pretty nice ability lol.

Before I finished up for tonight, I also unlocked Soulbeast but I probably won't get to check it out properly until I complete the story with my Ele.

Defo Recommended to get Arcdps for the build templates as it makes switching between each Elite spec easy :D
Freeman76
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(09-22-2017, 11:06 PM)
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Originally Posted by Nemesis121

Crash Wars 2...doesn't crash if i am in the old maps...but that new map is busted,,most likely a memory leak...


Might be something else, ive played for 4 hours without a single hitch.
Auraela
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(09-22-2017, 11:25 PM)

Originally Posted by Ashodin

Say what

yup mystic coins selling for nearlly under 1g a pop now
Nemesis121
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(09-22-2017, 11:34 PM)
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Renegade with Pony bow hahahaha, skill 3 and F3...
Ashodin
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(09-22-2017, 11:41 PM)
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Originally Posted by Auraela

yup mystic coins selling for nearlly under 1g a pop now

Finally
Massicot
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(09-22-2017, 11:41 PM)
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Been stuck on the Hallowed Ground mission for a while since I keep crashing out :(
Nemesis121
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(09-22-2017, 11:45 PM)
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Crash Error...
Game\AnimationBlendTree\AbtBlendTree.cpp(139)

I have a GTX 1060 6GB, latest driver..

Just had my 10th crash sheeeeesh, first crash in the old map...
Dizzy-4U
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(09-22-2017, 11:49 PM)
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That's strange, I had only 1 crash in 3 hours when I alt+tab out for a second to check something. It's been running very smooth on this toaster.
Wanderer5
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(09-23-2017, 12:15 AM)
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Damn my engi that has world completion (including HoT maps) still has 114 hero points leftover heh. Also used a good chunk of proof of heroics to get Spellbreaker and Firebrand done.

Got to the second map, and it been pretty nice so far.

I haven't crashed, but a friend had 2 of them during one of the earlier story instances.
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Conkerkid11
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(09-23-2017, 12:54 AM)
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Just DC'd in the middle of a race. :/

Logged back in and I'm in Lion's Arch.
Hedge
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(09-23-2017, 12:58 AM)
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DC'd for the fifth time and I think that's it for tonight. Let's hope the servers are more stable tomorrow.
Massicot
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(09-23-2017, 01:00 AM)
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The Elonian Weapon that I selected for pre-ordering isn't ticking off in the achievement :(
Conkerkid11
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(09-23-2017, 01:07 AM)
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Wait, do you not get anything for the races? What's the point?

Edit: Oh, gotta wait for the timer.
LumpOfCole
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(09-23-2017, 01:28 AM)
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The Springer (Bunny Mount) is ridiculous, especially when you get the extra height trait. I might as well be jumping to the moon.
Nemesis121
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(09-23-2017, 01:42 AM)
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Their own Wiki shows how much testing was done for GW2/HoT
This game had 2 BWE...
No wonder it's buggy..

https://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Beta
Just look at all the fine tuning they put into GW2/HoT
VanillaCakeIsBurning
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(09-23-2017, 01:47 AM)
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So should I actually try playing tonight or is it just going to be a crashathon?
Massicot
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(09-23-2017, 01:50 AM)
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Originally Posted by VanillaCakeIsBurning

So should I actually try playing tonight or is it just going to be a crashathon?

As soon as I got out of the second map, it's been a lot better.

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