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Without having to do more research than pressing F5.... What is going to be in the micro-transaction store? Buy to win? or Cosmetic items?

depends which set of fanboys are tripping at the time the question is asked. anyway, lots of cosmetics, and some non-cosmetics but stuff that won't give you an advantage. hitting level 80=/= win, and most of the funny business items are available in game. there's also the fact that you don't need cash money to buy anything from it.

but as i said, depends on who you ask and how they want to spin it. Anet sure left the door open for that. i will say it could easily become P2W but at least for now they're against such a thing.
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Thanks for response... I am all for hats, cosmetics, pets, mounts.
Not too fond of the EXP boost, at least not off the bat. Maybe buyable after achieving max level once first.

But lets hope they stay true, and keep it to hats and non-gameplay affecting stuff.
    
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The experience boost and wot not are available as rewards should you complete all the available challenges and visit all areas of a map.
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And they only help you level faster, not be a better player. A friend of mine could have taken out my Necromancer when it was around level 14 with his level 8 Guardian because he plays smarter than I do.

EDIT: Purely theoretical. I know we would both be level 80 in PVP.
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GW2 is not play 2 win, just a note to everyone. it's very hard because the exchange rate will saturate the more you exchange.

Secondly, end game items can only be acquired by doing PVP or Dungeons and they are base on Karma or Token. BoP (Bind on Pickup)/


So no matter how much money you throw at this game, you won't win. thumb.gif
 
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Do we know if there will be a character wipe in Beta #3? Or will we be able to use the Beta 1/2 toons?
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no need for such fanboyism.

There is no fanboyism in what he is saying. Diablo 3 had a very bad launch with login problems, extreme lag, and lag spikes, along with many other issues on the technical side. In fact the game is still super laggy and is currently unplayable tonight due to extreme lag. Besides all of those issues the game is just bad and poorly done with the only clear purpose to milk customers for more money. There is a lot more that I could say but you should have heard how horrible Diablo 3 is by now. Its even worse than wow.


GW2 looks interesting because they care about balance in pvp and they set gear to standardized stats so there is an even playing field in arena. I am personally put off by the races and art style of the game but it might end up being really good and I could get over it. I really hope they do well as playing Arena in wow was a horrible horrible experience.
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Do we know if there will be a character wipe in Beta #3? Or will we be able to use the Beta 1/2 toons?

Wipe will happen after the 3rd beta weekend. It makes no sense to wipe now.
 
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August 28th release date - marking my calendar!
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I really hope this OCN guild actually works out... It'd be nice to play with some fairly competent people, and a lot of people have been here for a long time anticipating the release.
    
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