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Can someone explain what is the orange text meant? And is there a way to tell what profession is the user character?



Might mean they're on a different server?
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I'm so not sure about buying the game. Havent played GW before so not sure what I'm up too. Always been a huge WoW fan, SWTOR too. But GW2 from what I see is looking a lot cartoony.

Is there any ressemblance between GW2 and WoW? Whats the good thing about GW2 that makes you think it's wrong not to buy it?

I need help! lol

Funny, that is exactly how I felt about WoW and why I couldn't bring myself to commit to it. I always felt like it was too cartoony whereas I felt that GW was more like a graphic novel.
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Man I am having a hard time deciding which class to play for live. I wanted to finalize my decision this BWE. I am leaning toward Rifle Warrior but after playing it most of the weekend it kinda feels "bland" or "vanilla". Same 10 keys or so and no fancy effects. Plus being limited to single target only might not be the best thing for WvW.

Tried a couple of different Ele builds and I just can't get a good vibe about them. Single target damage seems lower than my Warrior but it does have AoE. But AoE doesn't seem to help all that much in sPvP where everyone is moving around constantly. Plus of course they drop faster.

Has anyone found a class that was like OMG this is perfect for me and never looked back? I am having a heck of a time choosing. (I am one of those types that likes to hard core game a single character and get as good as possible with em and not have 10 different ones).

I am feeling the same kind of anxiety about the skills in general. I think that the inability to fully customize all the skill slots is going to make this game boring in a hurry. In all I have played in 3 of the BWE and have yet to come to like the non-customizable weapon based skills. I have only leveled any of my toon as high as level 16 or so and find that I am bored with the first 5 slots by level 6 or 8.
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Might mean they're on a different server?

Maybe.

 

GW2 really need a manual even it is digital format as PDF.... some UI I still don't get it.

 
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Ok, notice a few things playing sPvP all weekend:

They SERIOUSLY need to remove "downed state" and "finish them punch ground" mechanic from all PvP. Worst PvP mechanic I've ever seen put into an MMORPG. A kill should be a kill, not spend your time running around trying to "punch the ground" on some teleporting/self resurrecting, knock back throwing silliness.

If your AFK in a sPvP game and don't move for 30 seconds you get KICKED. This one doesn't need much explanation does it? What is with all the morons that join matches to sit there AFK taking up a valuable slot?

Need a way to tone down the particle effects. Been saying this since the first GW2 movie came out. Seriously over-done, distracting and makes it hard to see what's going on in larger fights.
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Asura story = Invention of Patent Trolls.

 
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If thats true, thats a broken design, if other classes can (Mesmer and Necro both can)
The Engineer cant either :/ i dont see the reason behind having a weapon swapping ability that can change skills in combat IF its only for certain classes when it comes to PvP :/

The Ele has 4 attunements. That gives you 20 weapon skills. The engineer has kits. The classes are balanced around damage and options. If you have a ton of ways to deal with threats, you can't have a lot of damage. If you do lots of damage, then it would be crazy to also be able to do lots of damage. It would be insane if the ele could also weapon swap, they would have 40 skills!
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Ok, notice a few things playing sPvP all weekend:
They SERIOUSLY need to remove "downed state" and "finish them punch ground" mechanic from all PvP. Worst PvP mechanic I've ever seen put into an MMORPG. A kill should be a kill, not spend your time running around trying to "punch the ground" on some teleporting/self resurrecting, knock back throwing silliness.
If your AFK in a sPvP game and don't move for 30 seconds you get KICKED. This one doesn't need much explanation does it? What is with all the morons that join matches to sit there AFK taking up a valuable slot?
Need a way to tone down the particle effects. Been saying this since the first GW2 movie came out. Seriously over-done, distracting and makes it hard to see what's going on in larger fights.

I'll go ahead and say this will NEVER happen. The game is heavily balanced around the downed state and people are going to have to learn to deal with downed threats appropriately. There are a lot of skills that alter/modify/counter the downed state in PVE and PVP so messing with the downed state will be one heck of a task. Stop running around and punching the ground, GRAB THE CAPTURE POINT. sPVP isn't just about kills so don't worry about it. If you can keep a guy stuck in the downed state you are doing an amazing job. He can do much less downed than he can do alive. Just make sure you have the capture point and let him teleport around all he wants. It is almost in your best interest to NOT kill them. Just tap them whenever they start healing and keep your distance.

Both types of PVP will have an auto-kick timer added. There is dev confirmation that this is implemented but it did not make it into BWE3. I don't have a link though, so you might have to google it if you don't believe me.
    
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Ele with Dagger/Dagger combo is alot better, though (might have been a bug) i couldnt swap out weapons for some reason?

Ele's cannot swap weapons because they can already swap types of magic. Imagine being able to swap types of magic AND weapons. That would be way too unfair tongue.gif
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Can someone point where to research the races and classes..

Trying to figure out what I want to play and I cant really figure out what earch race offers as stat bonuses..

Much appreciated!

Oh and professions and stuff would be great too
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Ele with Dagger/Dagger combo is alot better, though (might have been a bug) i couldnt swap out weapons for some reason?

Ele's cannot swap weapons because they can already swap types of magic. Imagine being able to swap types of magic AND weapons. That would be way too unfair tongue.gif

 

It would be the master class jack of all trade... I agree. It would steamroll everyone.

 
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Can someone point where to research the races and classes..
Trying to figure out what I want to play and I cant really figure out what earch race offers as stat bonuses..
Much appreciated!
Oh and professions and stuff would be great too

Pick a race you like and then pick a class you like! There are no racial stat bonuses so no class is better a profession than any other. This game doesn't have tank/healer/DPS in the same way more MMO's do, so you have a lot of research to do. Skills are more based on weapon loadout than class, so each class has a lot of options for playstyle.

This really isn't your typical MMO.
    
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