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overall good. my likes and dislikes are strewn throughout, look through the thread for impressions from people.
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So how's the beta going for you guys? Can some of you give me some input on the game? I'm still on the fence of buying the game, looking to get so user feedback before i decide! Just give me some of your personal thoughts on the game, thanks!

Long post incoming...

I've been in BWE 1 & 2 and the stress tests in between.

So far I've rolled 4 of the classes - Mesmer, Elementalist, Ranger, Engineer and each time I made a Human. My Ranger made it to the low 20s and despite going through the same starting zone 4 times, I had a ton of fun. The way you can just explore, choose where you want to explore, and what renowned hearts you want to do made the experience very natural for me. Not only that, after starting my 3rd and 4th character, you begin to finally realize how great the reward system is. Someone else hit the mob first? Who cares, help kill it and get credit!

I spent a considerable amount of time in WvW and sPvP and loved both.

WvW as of right now is more of a zerg fest but in BWE #2, I got my buddy a beta key, and we went through WvW with 1 random person and we started capturing and holding supply camps and smaller towers. Sure we couldn't attack the main forts, but we still were getting things done and contributing with just 3 of us.

sPvP is incredibly fun for me. Being able to instantly jump in as level 80 with all skills and weapon sets unlocked is great. Everyone is on an even playing field and the matches really come down to player skill and teamwork, not who ran the most dungeons and got the best gear.

Crafting...OMG. I generally hate all crafting systems. I spent 3 hours just crafting with my friends last weekend. We were constantly running between the crafting stations and the trade post as we worked on making items for each other, leveling our crafts, and trying to figure out new recipes. Upon first reading about it, I thought "eh, just more crafting." Something about trying to learn new recipes made it addicting for me.

The difficulty of the game is nice as well. I've actually been defeated quite a few times in some quests because I tried fighting mobs 2-3 levels above me. At first it was frustrating but then I started to learn more about when to dodge and the best time to use abilities. Overall, its a nice change to not just be able to steamroll through every area and mob.

I'm sure there is plenty more I could say but I don't want to go on and on forever.
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Green gaming has gw2 in stock now if you need to use the 20 percent off code

Just got it for 47.96

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By the way, your beta characters will be wiped before this BWE3. And afterwards. *See AN Twitter stream
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Ugh...IGN but hey, give the people what they want right?

http://www.ign.com/videos/2012/07/16/guild-wars-2-playing-the-sylvari
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When will the beta be Open (English Time) I know its from Friday - Sunday but when does it actually start?
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Green gaming has gw2 in stock now if you need to use the 20 percent off code
Just got it for 47.96
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What 20% off code?

nevermind
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Green gaming has gw2 in stock now if you need to use the 20 percent off code
Just got it for 47.96
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Anyone have a code @.@
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When will the beta be Open (English Time) I know its from Friday - Sunday but when does it actually start?

It's at 9 pm here in Denmark, and I believe you guys are one hour behind us, so 8 pm in England I guess.
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It's at 9 pm here in Denmark, and I believe you guys are one hour behind us, so 8 pm in England I guess.

Damn, was hopping 12:01am on the Friday it would start frown.gif
Cant wait though biggrin.gif
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