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I think RIFT had the superior texture resolution and sharpness, but the textures and overall gameplay lacked the "polished" feeling. Everything was an extreme hit or miss. I feel any game, no matter how good the textures/graphics are, if the animations and gameplay are subpar it just makes good textures seem like a joke. Same can be said if 50% of the textures are amazing, but the other 50% are terrible. That why I quit RIFT before even reaching end game. I feel this is a big reason why WoW is successful, the graphics are perfect for the animations. Everything feels like it should. Rift felt too realistic graphically, but the animations and half of the textures couldn't be taken seriously.

Overall, GW2 has more balanced graphics, every zone looks great. A few areas in Rift graphically beat anything in GW2, but most the areas in rift seemed like they needed more attention. Overall, I think GW2 wins graphically.
Edited by Murlocke - 8/1/12 at 5:37pm
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http://www.guildwarsinsider.com/vanguard-guardian-beta/
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I didn't know if we were still tossing out screen shots but here a few from the last Beta weekend I took.

Heres a Pic of the Norn starting zone, love the details you almost miss.

heres a Rift pic for graphical comparison, I quit the game forever ago. The end-game was...torturous to say the least.

Screenshots are always welcomed!! No matter how bad your characters may look! tongue.gif
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Yeah its going to be interesting too see how well it works, i think within the first few days everyone will be just trying out new builds depending on the buffs/nerfs that are put into abilities before/after release. I got too about lvl 15 or so playing GW1 but after playing WoW i just couldnt stand it of course that was the PvE aspect didnt get too touch the PvP content too see if it was really as good as people said it was

I really loved the PvE in GW1. Especially after they added Heroes, and loved that you could outfit them. Just the sheer size of GW turned me on. It was huge, and I could always find something to do. It was even more fun if you were a member of a decent guild or had friends playing with you.
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I think RIFT had the superior texture resolution and sharpness, but the textures and overall gameplay lacked the "polished" feeling. Everything was an extreme hit or miss. I feel any game, no matter how good the textures/graphics are, if the animations and gameplay are subpar it just makes good textures seem like a joke. Same can be said if 50% of the textures are amazing, but the other 50% are terrible. That why I quit RIFT before even reaching end game. I feel this is a big reason why WoW is successful, the graphics are perfect for the animations. Everything feels like it should. Rift felt too realistic graphically, but the animations and half of the textures couldn't be taken seriously.

Overall, GW2 has more balanced graphics, every zone looks great. A few areas in Rift graphically beat anything in GW2, but most the areas in rift seemed like they needed more attention. Overall, I think GW2 wins graphically.


there's still graphics options being added to the game. update and check your game menu(use -useoldlauncher tag in the shortcut).
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I've just open the launcher and discovered a patch.  1% at 51mb... it must be a 5.7GB patch download... That is huge!

 
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Everything is wiped at launch. Not sure if i'm misunderstanding you or not but it's been stated by ANet employees on the official forums many times.
I don't think manual account linking is up yet. When you buy the game and register it, it'll ask you if you have a GW1 account or not, and then you link it then. I don't think there is a way to link it after account creation yet. It should be up any day now though... official site is still saying WIP.

Yeah I think it'll work once he tries to register, he might even be able to go to the "I have a Guild Wars 1" although I'm not sure, is there any particular reason you want to use the beta account if nothing will be transferred over?

Well i guess its just ocd. I just wanted to use the same email address/login since thats the one ive always used for all other online games. biggrin.gif
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Here is some more from last beta.

    
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Skills related question.
If two different classes uses the same weapon, will they both have same skills ? (Beside the right ones)
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Skills related question.
If two different classes uses the same weapon, will they both have same skills ? (Beside the right ones)

A Engineer Rifle is different than a warrior using a rifle.
Same goes with Greatsword. Ranger, Warrior, Guardian and Mesmer are all different.

http://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Skill#Weapon_skills
    
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