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In my opinion that's not true. I reached level 80 when the zone was still a ghost town. I learned to kite and solo mobs of 5-10. Caltrops and Dagger Storm along with Signet of Malice tears through mobs quickly as you pick them off with Heartseeker. I run double dagger + short bow.

That's pretty damn impressive Blizzie. I can't really speak for the ability to pull that off being as I'm level 37. I wish I had that kind of time to dump into the game, jealous. At this point, with dual daggers and thief guild, or w/e my only elite, I can't pull that off. That's extremely promising to hear. I admit, I'm no master thief, or anything, but I still wouldn't go recommending thief as a class to take down big mobs regardless.

I don't use pistols, because I firmly believe guns have no place in fantasy. I know I'm probably completely alone here in that thought, and that's fine. I really don't like this entire pirate motif arenanet went with, but it's not enough to keep me from enjoying the game.
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That's pretty damn impressive Blizzie. I can't really speak for the ability to pull that off being as I'm level 37. I wish I had that kind of time to dump into the game, jealous. At this point, with dual daggers and thief guild, or w/e my only elite, I can't pull that off. That's extremely promising to hear. I admit, I'm no master thief, or anything, but I still wouldn't go recommending thief as a class to take down big mobs regardless.
I don't use pistols, because I firmly believe guns have no place in fantasy. I know I'm probably completely alone here in that thought, and that's fine. I really don't like this entire pirate motif arenanet went with, but it's not enough to keep me from enjoying the game.

I completely agree. I hate having guns in fantasy MMOs. Completely with you on that one.

Thats why im an Elementalist (although only lvl 19 tongue.gif )
    
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Is anyone out there getting better than 30fps in 100 person keep battles? Shadows off, supersampling off, reflections off and the best I can manage is around 30 fps, which is playable, but I'd like to do better.

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good luck getting it.
I don't even know where/how.

I don't even know what it's called. lol

It just looks bad ass as hell.
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Is anyone out there getting better than 30fps in 100 person keep battles? Shadows off, supersampling off, reflections off and the best I can manage is around 30 fps, which is playable, but I'd like to do better.
2600k @ 4.8, 6950 flashed to 6970 shaders, 1000/1450, GW2 is on a games only Sandisk Extreme.
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Not much better with HD 7970i think but i dont really feel the lag. Its part of the battle lol. Need to OC 3570K if it makes a difference.
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Maybe I burnt myself out but after hitting 80 and just finished cursed shore 100% completion (as well as straits of devastion and malchors leap) I am somewhat bored of the game. Sure I could go do instance farm runs for better PVE gear.

But whats the point...?

Fighting dragons or world bosses is a huge zerg fest, the difference one player makes when 50 players are attacking an enemy makes no difference.
I want to play pvp more but WvWvW que's take at least an hour, and again one player makes almost no difference.

Competitive pvp is fun, but its not very competitive when you are joining a lobby of people that could have played for 100 hours straight or their first hour. There needs to be some type of ranking system. Yes theres tournament mode but I only have 2 friends that play so we have 3 people, adding two random people helps but we have no idea how skilled they are and typically you only face 5man groups from one guild in tournament mode. not very competitive if I only have 3 players on mic with me.

Yes the leveling process of this game has been quite fun but I'm not sure on its long term future. I see no reason to go do dungeons, the gear while better won't give me a edge in World pvp by much, and even if it does the majority of WvWvW is very large numbers fights where one person doesn't make a huge difference.

Maybe I'm used to older mmo's like eq2/wow but in those games hitting max level ment you still had work to do. In this game I can keep earning skill points for skills I don't want, and I can do repeatable 5 man dungeons. We'll see what the future holds I'm not giving up yet but right now I'll ease off my playtime. I'm hoping my friends and I can recruit more people and do more PVP together and hopefully they make these painful WvWvW que's better. Getting in the same battlegrounds as my friends takes at least 1.5hours.


To the poster above about the pirate outfits, it takes awhile but eventually you won't find any armor like that at 80. I felt the same way when I was leveling up my engineer (medium armor)



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I have so many screens I don't know where to start. I'll post some and a couple vids after I wake up.
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Any level 80s here care to share their thoughts on the Zhaitan fight? I'm super curious to know how fun it is.
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Any level 80s here care to share their thoughts on the Zhaitan fight? I'm super curious to know how fun it is.
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I got bored of the game at level 30, now level 45... Does it ever pick up and get interesting or is it the same as it has been since level 5?
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