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I did an ele till around level 14 I think. I didn't play that much like 9 hours at most. I didn't want to play too much of pve as I hate repeating stuff and didnt want to ruin the start of the game when it's fully released. biggrin.gif

Next beta I will probably just do pvp from the start with a warrior/guardian, not too sure yet.

GW2 is a fantastic game, can't wait for final release.
Edited by Juganot - 4/30/12 at 1:00am
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Originally Posted by E-Peen View Post

Here's a video I captured before beta ended. This changed my mind on the entire game... so great!

epicness! that didn't happen when I passed the Temple of the Ages frown.gif
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I ended up on the Blazeridge Mountain server as all the other discussed servers were full. I took my Norn thief all the way to about level 22 and completed the preview of the personal story (it stops the story at level 20). I played all weekend and only managed to explore <10% of the world. I was very impressed with this game. It looked very polished for a first time beta. Only major problem that Anet needs to address is server side. The game felt really laggy the majority of the weekend. As any good thief/rogue knows its very annoying trying to vanish with lag present. I only managed to play few pvp matches, but I had a blast playing what I did. I was very funny watching everyone trying to get used to the new combat system, and it does take some getting used to. I felt fairly comfortable after ~20 levels of fighting npcs that I could hold my own in the battlegrounds smile.gif I don't do a good job of expressing my true feelings for the game in writing. But I will say; this is the most excited I have been about a game in a LONG time. I don't want to jinx anything, but I hope Anet continues to work just as hard on this game post launch as they have for the last 5-6 years.
Edited by Battou62 - 4/30/12 at 5:04am
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That sure was an exciting weekend. I only slept 12 hours total and played GW2 nonstop while I was awake. Got to lvl 31 with my ranger, at got 100 % completion in all areas but the second Charr Area. Tried some WvWvW, but sadly didnt get into Ascalonian Catacombs as the damn dungeon bugged and wouldnt let my party join the same instance. I really enjoyed almost everything.

I think I played too much though, not gonna do that in the next BWE.
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Decided to change my first class on live from necro to Ele, they are just so fun with element swaps and the ability to conjure elemental weapons.
Got a necro to 20, guardian to 9, mesmer to 4, and ele to 12. I don't plan on rolling a mesmer again I hated the illusion system.
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played this build with a polar bear pet in pvp for a while, it was ridiculous. i can see rangers getting nerfed. the few times i got downed my pet killed someone and rallied me in a few seconds. pet with permanent stability, high HP, high toughness, AOE chill, regeneration, can become invincible for ten seconds, i get the regen and toughness too, high mobility, criples, daze, chill, etc. it's just too much, i held a point vs a warrior, necro and mesmer for a while. when they killed me, my pet finished the mesmer and rallied me and it was back to business.

EDIT: pet can become invincible twice. defy pain and signet of stone. i never even used rampage as one.
Edited by FLCLimax - 4/30/12 at 6:37am
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I haven't had this much fun in an MMO, well, pretty much ever. They did everything they said they would do with this game and it really works near-flawlessly. There are still some weird scaling issues and I'm sure they will tweak the difficult a bit along with pet AI, but this game blew me away.

I'm happy I can finally do things for fun again, instead of only grinding out quest hubs. For example, I spent about an hour fighting the veteran oakhearts solo on my thief (shortbow + dagger/dagger) without any armor on, just to practice dodging and see if I could do it. One mistake = dead. Eventually I took down three in row without getting touched. thumb.gif

In the same area there was an event for a champion oakheart that would spawn and give lots of experience. I was also close to the swamp so I could jump into the meta event when it was getting ready. Or I could head south to that outpost with SO MANY CENTAURS that always seemed to be overrun.
    
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Only got to play around a hour and a half last night after getting home so I wasn't able to get far at all. Made a Norn Thief and just did some quests in the starter zone, found it to be really cool and fun. Wish I could of played a bit more to get a better feel of some other classes and PvP. Hopefully I'll actually be home for the next beta weekend. Can't wait for this to be released for real!
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Anyone that played guardian ever find different armor? I got almost to lvl 20 and it was the same chainmail armor or scale armor, which was extremely similar.
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