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Is Guild Wars any good?

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FIRST OF ALL, I don't wanna hear "get WoW", I refuse to spend 60 bucks for a game and then pay 15 a month to play the stupid thing. So is Guild Wars any good? I've heard good and bad things about it. I'm a true FPS gamer, but I wanna try to get into something new, since Oblivion didn't "really" do it for me.
 
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It's alright, but if you play it with random people in the guild wars world, then it gets kinda stupid...and it gets really gay when you play just by yourself, with npc henchmen.

Make sure you get a bunch of friends or something, heck even on here, that have a mic and stuff- and go play around and talk to each other. Then it can be a very fun and enjoyable game. I played with my friend over ventrilo, and we had a blast.
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i like it, there isn't nearly as much level grinding as WoW. Ch13f121 is right though, much better with friends than with henchies.
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it was ok. wow's only $20's now =P
    
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I got it and played it for about a week and got bored of it

I dont like it
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i got bored of it pretty quickly, yet i got bored of WoW too....
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post #7 of 18
I actually like Guild Wars. I havent gotten the expansion pack so I am guessing it will be a lot better than the other one. I havent played WOW yet, and I wanted to get it when it first came out.. I guess I will pick it up sometime or another if ever. haha. I hate paying monthly for game subscriptions. Now, xbox live, that I can handle!
post #8 of 18
I am in a guild and play probably 3 nights a week. I love the game. The only way to go is being in a guild though. They are coming out with an expansion pack end of October. You dont have to have any of the others to play it. Or you might be able to find the Prophecies campaign somewhat cheaper these days.
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post #9 of 18
Like you i was a FPS nut till i bought GW when it first came out, it will draw you in and you will wake up about a month later and wonder what the hell you been doing all that time, Playing GW ofcourse
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post #10 of 18
I played the Guild Wars: Factions prelease Demo back in..... April? lol.. It was ok, graphics are pretty nice too but not that fun. Best part about GW is its F2P online... thats it.
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