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Looking foward to this game tho i still have no clue what class im going to play biggrin.gif

are there anyone that will play a girl character just because the girls look flaming hot?
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are there anyone that will play a girl character just because the girls look flaming hot?

ME! haha. I'm always of the mindset that I want to stare at something that is visually appealing to me if I'm going to see them for hundreds of hours. biggrin.gif
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ME! haha. I'm always of the mindset that I want to stare at something that is visually appealing to me if I'm going to see them for hundreds of hours. biggrin.gif

we are totally on the same page biggrin.gif

however I'm worried that the in game character will have significantly less facial details than in character creation

Its totally understandable and all if you think about it, but I really hope it isn't the case here redface.gif
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I just read this about crafting on the wiki:
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The items obtainable through crafting will have unique appearances but the statistics on the items are no better or worse than items attained through other ways of playing the game.


I would like to just say, YAY!
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im totally dying just waiting for this game... lets just hope all the hype isnt going to backfire if it dosent meet our expectations... =/
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I am only wary about a couple things so far.

Crafting, but it seems like it's not integral to gear development.

Also, it's going to take some getting used to the Skills. I thought that the 8 skill limit of Guild Wars combined with the ability to groom the bar with such discretion was great.

Other than that, I am, for the most part thoroughly stoked!
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rad the article.

All that is described there is fine and good but ehh......when they say that the gold <-> gems trading system can avoid the real money trading companies. Well, just how does it do that? I don't see how the RMT companies can't farm and sell off like they used to

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I am only wary about a couple things so far.
Crafting, but it seems like it's not integral to gear development.
Also, it's going to take some getting used to the Skills. I thought that the 8 skill limit of Guild Wars combined with the ability to groom the bar with such discretion was great.
Other than that, I am, for the most part thoroughly stoked!

I didn't read much, what's the suggested skill system for GW2?

but whatever it is, every game needs some getting used to in the beginning, even sequels as similar to original as starcraft 2. If it plays too similarly to the original, it risks being called a reskin and the issue will become a burden for the new game
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I am only wary about a couple things so far.
Crafting, but it seems like it's not integral to gear development.
Also, it's going to take some getting used to the Skills. I thought that the 8 skill limit of Guild Wars combined with the ability to groom the bar with such discretion was great.
Other than that, I am, for the most part thoroughly stoked!

Gear is going to be just like GW1 from what I've read. All max level gear will have the same stats but will look different. Therefore, crafted gear will have a unique look that you can't get from vendors.

The thing that kind of bugs me is the fact that every ability has a cooldown except for the 1 skill. It really feels like you do a lot more 1 spamming or auto attacking than most MMO's. Guild Wars 1 generally had quite a few options for 10-15 sec cooldowns or basically spammable abilities. Games like WoW had multiple abilities on every class that didn't have a cooldown.

The increased microtransactions scare me a bit too. If there is anything useful that can be bought with gold the whole "can't buy an advantage" thing makes no sense.

Regardless, I've been waiting for this game for years. My HoM is filled up and I'm ready to play.
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