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150$? WHAT THE HELL FOR? smile.gif
If your an MMO player and like the challenges of the original "vanilla" Wow, you will love GW2. Just make sure you have a descent PC to enjoy the beauty of GW2 at it's highest settings. when the events get going I get about 34FPS with all settings at max. My system specs are below:
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The events are challenging and the exploration fun. What has really captivated me in GW2 is the combat and all the options associated within. Depending on what weapon you equip all your spells and ability s change. So in essence every character can be a mix and match of all the original classes found in most modern MMOs.
Carry a sword and off hand and your a warrior with healing. I change to a staff and I'm a healer with damage spells and group buffs.
I won't come out and say GW2 is going to make a dent in any top MMO subscription base. However word of mouth and ethical business practices (if adhered to) will certainly add some big numbers to this release and those that purchase GW2. The only aspect of the game I'm on the fence over is the online store. Will this have any impact on my game progression?
After looking at the GW2 store it seems that most of the items are purely cosmetic. Sunglasses and various character skins can be purchased. There are also buffs for crafting. The worst one is character slots. You use real world money to buy in game diamonds that are spent on the store. Looks like any character slots over the initial 5 will cost you about $10 US each.

A character slot runs for about 3g of in game gold through the currency exchange. You don't have to buy the gems with real money.

The game is good, but incredibly buggy as you get into the higher levels. Dungeons get progressively worse, and more and more events are bugged out making 100% completion of zones impossible. You can tell that they didn't do a lot of testing on the high level stuff. I'm still not sold on the end game. You literally have to run explorable mode dungeons around 30 times to get a single piece of the high level gear. Each dungeon has its own token, so you are stuck doing basically the same dungeon over and over since the explorable options don't change the dungeon all that much.
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What Viscerous said is what myself and other beta testers have been telling Anet since we first got any real leveling done in beta. You could see it as early as lv8-10 when the limited number of dynamic events and exploration dramatically slowed leveling, and it became harder to find level-relevant gear.

At this point I'm still glad I canceled my preorder. If I want to grind for gear I already have a couple accounts in Guild Wars 1 and I still like speedclears. Maybe in 6 months to a year Anet will change my mind and show a polished product, but I worry about seeing the same lack of due diligence shown whenever they released the original expansions (destroyed skill balance, more overt and easily accessible exploits, etc.).
    
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Don't you mean that 95% of PC games are pirated,and only 10% of game revenue comes from PC? wink.gif

And 95% of all statistics are made up on the spot, I was expecting more from a mod than the parotting of corporate propaganda.
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Don't you mean that 95% of PC games are pirated,and only 10% of game revenue comes from PC? wink.gif

And 95% of all statistics are made up on the spot, I was expecting more from a mod than the parotting of corporate propaganda.

I was being sarcastic...Which is why I winked.Both post(mine and icehotshot) was meant to ridicule the fake statistics, and all the other rubbish excuses developers have been coming up with releasing a terrible pc game.
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They did this to prevent anymore Yak farmers from joining and prolonging the queue times for WvW
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I bought mine here;

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Guild-Wars-2-Key-DE-Origin-PC-Download-Neu-Release-Key-/230832952490?pt=DE_PC_Videospiele&hash=item35beb754aa

They still have 10+ left.

My code was emailed to me in about 20 minutes.
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Only place that had it near me was walmart lol and there was only 2 copies left.
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Walmart is where i got mine last week.
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I was being sarcastic...Which is why I winked.Both post(mine and icehotshot) was meant to ridicule the fake statistics, and all the other rubbish excuses developers have been coming up with releasing a terrible pc game.

I apologise, I usually lack a sense of humour when I'm tired.
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It looks like amazon is listing the Guild Wars 2 Digital Deluxe as available right now. http://amzn.com/B008MAZ0PU
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