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as far as a competitive game is concerned its a complete failure

when we talk about who will "be the top skilled players" we will most likely be talking about players who are just not complete downies. the skill cap is going to be SOOOOO low its just not for hardcore pvpers who want to compete

WvWvW is pretty dated but i imagine this aspect of the game will most likely be a welcomed event. i can bet my idea of what a large scale battle should be is 100000x more exciting and fun.

these mmos are so bad and by buying them we basically say its ok to keep carbon copying the same garbage

RIP dynamic content hello reskinned old content
Edited by eosgreen - 4/29/12 at 10:15pm
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https://forum-en.guildwars2.com/forum/game/gw2/Overall-Weekend-Experience-Rating-out-of-10/page/1

Here's the initial fan ratings (you need to have purchased the game to see the beta forums), ~280 posts on there each person giving their overall rating/mini review.

For the people that don't have access, I'd say 90% of the people are giving it a 7/10 or better, and the ones rating it lower are usually saying things like "game ran at 5fps", "it's not GW1", or "overflow system didn't allow us to play with friends". Two of those are issues that will be fixed before release, and the "it's not GW1" thing has been known for years now. Seems very common for people to hate the game at first, but love it after sticking with it for more than a few hours.

Devs are hosting a beta event in 45 minutes by the way in the norn starting area. thumb.gif
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While I bought the Digital version I was not overly impressed, but I can chalk that up to seeing only starter content and that's fair. Rift had a smoother intro into the game.

Had some fun zerg moments i would admit with some Heart content. Rezzing fools that overextended and got jibbed by above level Centaurs and Bandits lol.

I was not impressed with the really bad acting on stale cutscenes. When you play 2 characters in SWToR to 50 and 4 others to 35 in full voice acting by real actors you notice the amatueristic effort put forth on the "Still in progress cutscenes" (early on in GW2). Definetely an after thought.

It's a shame SWToR lost me at 50. I'm still looking for the new car smell of DAoC style RVR. medieval.gifsad-smiley-002.gif
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post #204 of 305
how do i get to the norn land
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Originally Posted by antonio8 View Post

how do i get to the norn land

Go to the asuran portal in any large city (it's on your map), that will take you to Lion's Arch. Take one of the portals there to Hoelbrak.. then exit Hoelbrak out the east gate. That's the zone the event will be in.
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I was not impressed with the really bad acting on stale cutscenes.

I agree, Anet claims many of the voices are placeholders (huge WIP logo during cutscenes). I know my charr had 3 different voices, sometimes in the same cutscene. One was good, the other 2 were awful. I think they are in the process of re-recording over the bad actors. biggrin.gif
Edited by Murlocke - 4/29/12 at 10:33pm
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thanks will try now
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Originally Posted by Zero4549 View Post

In FPS, it's not about clicking buttons in the right pattern, its about better accuracy, tactics, an knowing your weapon's behavior.
In GW2 you lose the tactics and accuracy aspects. It becomes a game of bopit with an awesome interactive screensaver.
That's not to say that most mmos don't eventually turn into the same thing, but at least in other mmos you have to adapt your pattern to varying game conditions.
The real kicker though is that this is not just some mmo. It's GW2. GW1 is the only mmo I've come across so far that actually introduces an intelligent skill, class, item, and class combo system that requires extensive knowledge of all of it's components and creativity in combining them. Players are no longer rewarded for thinking outside of the box. The one redeeming element of this game's prequel has been lost.
But hey, what do I know? Apparently I'm just sloppy with my use of skills.

Looking at your post history, it seems you really enjoy bashing GW2 rolleyes.gif
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says my asura gate is disabled for the demo. i am in divinitys reach

Edit: never mind there was 2 gates
Edited by antonio8 - 4/29/12 at 10:42pm
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I thought beta was over frown.gif
    
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says my asura gate is disabled for the demo. i am in divinitys reach

Make sure it's not the wrong portal. It should work. *shrug*
Edited by Murlocke - 4/29/12 at 10:46pm
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