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lol have nothing better to do. took of early from work to play get home turn on pc launch gw2 sadly no gw2 so i post here because im trying to be patient
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the only problem i have found is trying to group with a buddy and one of us, or both, end up in overflow so we cant actually do "activities" together...
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I haven't tried PvP yet but when i'm facing a enemy that is using melee with my guardian i put down a wall to hold them, hit them with a signet, then orbe, then spam 1 and switch to great sword. Works every time so far. The best is Wall of reflection so useful if you come upon one or more rangers and they start that volley crap.
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you have to keep them at range with a staff. i suggest water and earth for pvp(yea yea people like the big numbers of fire/air).

I'll give it a try, thanks smile.gif
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the only problem i have found is trying to group with a buddy and one of us, or both, end up in overflow so we cant actually do "activities" together...

I can definitely see this being a problem, and it's something I hope they figure out. If I get into the regular server and my friend logs in later and gets pushed into the overflow, I'd much rather play in overflow with my buddy than play separated.
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So it's been over 24 hours since the start of the beta, what is everyone's progress since there's time to talk it out thanks to server downtime. I've been playing on and off a Norn Engineer lvl 16. and a Human Elementalist lvl 12. So far I enjoy playing the elementalist infinitely more so I've been playing the engineer more so that I can come to love it. Oddly enough i see people doing a lot of crafting and whatnot but it makes me wonder why during the beta?
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I can definitely see this being a problem, and it's something I hope they figure out. If I get into the regular server and my friend logs in later and gets pushed into the overflow, I'd much rather play in overflow with my buddy than play separated.

There is a way around this. For example, if you are in Queensdale, you go to Divinitys Reach and then you exit to Queensdale through the portal in the city, and not via waypoints. When you step through the portal if will ask you if you want to queue for the regular server or teleport to the overflow server. choose "queue" and step out of the portal and run into it again. Repeat untill you enter the portal without any chat box popping up and you will be on the regular server. Me and my friends are doing this and its working great.

@thelamacmdr: Im playing a Norn Ranger, and I really love how going melee with a 2H sword is actually viable. Its a really fun class, though pets are a bit bugged. And the reason to craft in a beta is obviously to try it out, see how it works. I for one want to try and many things as I can to get the best idea of what the game is like smile.gif
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my brother and i eventually met up when space cleared. i'll take being able to play over looking at numbers count down, you're not stuck in the overflow forever.
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So it's been over 24 hours since the start of the beta, what is everyone's progress since there's time to talk it out thanks to server downtime. I've been playing on and off a Norn Engineer lvl 16. and a Human Elementalist lvl 12. So far I enjoy playing the elementalist infinitely more so I've been playing the engineer more so that I can come to love it. Oddly enough i see people doing a lot of crafting and whatnot but it makes me wonder why during the beta?

Level 15 Norn guardian focusing on mace+board. I think it's about as tanky a character as you'll get in GW2 and I love it. I tried rolling a healbot human elementalist focusing on water, but it just wasn't satisfying enough for me. That and there was a dynamic event where a medium-sized group of us got completely face-rolled at level 2. I think it hadn't scaled properly to the amount of people actually participating in the event. Maybe there were too many people running by making it think there were more participants.
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@thelamacmdr: Im playing a Norn Ranger, and I really love how going melee with a 2H sword is actually viable. Its a really fun class, though pets are a bit bugged. And the reason to craft in a beta is obviously to try it out, see how it works. I for one want to try and many things as I can to get the best idea of what the game is like smile.gif

Yeah that's true, I guess it truly is a matter of personal preference how you approach this beta. I tried out every class at max level thin picked my favorites and just kept hacking away at their storyline/levels but I see others testing the waters even more with things like crafting, pvp , gathering. BUT EVERYONE and I mean EVERYONE is really getting into the dynamic event system and I think it's really cool how players will just come by see we need help and jump in making it seem more alive than any game I've played before.
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