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So many complaints about this update. From having new gear to the content itself and the latest event.
I can understand not being able to play the last event sucked for people, especially as someone in my guild got Dusk from the chest. Honestly, if you wanted to play it THAT badly then you should have called in sick to work or something, its a game. I worked, I'd rather get paid than get some sick loot that I can get anywhere else (albeit for a hell of a lot more work)
I wasn't a fan of the new area or the Karka, I don't like being forced into group play due to difficulty because I want to be able to play when I want not when there's necessarily people to play with (though I do enjoy that when I can). Sure group events need groups, but just walking around the island shouldn't require 3-8 people (those vet karka are a menace).
Honestly, the whole gear argument is invalid. the difference is minimal and where are you truly going to notice it? Hardcore players wanted more work, they got it. Its impossible to cater 100% to everyone's play style. Sure if you do competitive PvP there can be some imbalancing as a result but honestly, if you're in that tier you probably have the means to walk a small gear treadmill.
Yeah it was buggy, yes I was annoyed most of the time, no I didn't think this was a good way to start the new content off but when you look at the big picture there's nothing to really get as upset as too many people are about it.
#1 suggestion for ANet, if you want to do a 1 time only event, make it run every few hours for that one time period, like killing Mad King Thorn and set it to only get the chest on the first run.
#2 suggestion, before adding new mechanics to the game, polish the old ones.
In the mean time, I've got papers to write. I'll come back to the game when the fires have cooled.


To be fair, the event did happen more than once but the bugs were a bit aggravating for me. I chose not to participate in a few of the questlines and stuff since they weren't working when I was on but overall I had a blast with the event and stuff. New area is a bit lackluster in regards to actual content but I'll probably return to farm those karka shells for infusions.

Stupid me chose to do the second event on the same character so i didn't get any items the second time around X.X I should have realized ANet would have put some sort of block on that but alas...
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I don't like events, so I didn't bother with it. I'm working my way to 80 by doing the daily achievements. I only have enough time to play each day for that, which is about half an hour. I have a little more time on the weekends, but I get board with it pretty quickly. I'll continue more in the quests once I'm 80 and have all the gear I want. After that I might do some of the dungeons and mess around in WvW.

Overall, GW2 is a bit of a lackluster game (which I don't mind) that is coded pretty badly (which I do mind, but at least they're working on it and it runs well enough on my computer on "ultra"). I hope to go back to GW1 and do more of some of the stuff there. I like the way the skills work more in GW1, and setting up the heroes and equipment. More strategy involved.
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From what Iv'e seen it goes like this,

Extremely good at beginning, then it get boring but if you keep playing eventually it get FREAKING awesome,
well I am talking for myself and my brothers but I think many people quit once they get level 80, but if you keep
playing and try to get dungeons gears, complete map the game is very nice.

I'm not going to lie the game does need improvements but that's the thing, the game has ALOT of room for improvement
which is what keep me playing
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Don't get me wrong. I like the game. Otherwise I wouldn't play it at all.
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I keep playing. Its fun and my friends play.

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This game is one of the few games that makes me keep going back to it. My tolerance for games is really low, I have to really like it to play it regularly. Guild Wars got me really good tongue.gif

I think I'm going to start crafting today, haven't looked into it at all. Level 48 Sylvari Elementalist tongue.gif
 
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Even being in OCN guild i could i never did a single Dungeon. Its sucks i know and i gave up. Not a game you want to Solo after level 80.
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Even being in OCN guild i could i never did a single Dungeon. Its sucks i know and i gave up. Not a game you want to Solo after level 80.

Yeah the game is a bit unforgiving if you're a completely solo player. The new area they added is quite difficult to solo but I honestly don't mind personally. I'm fine with finding random if guildies aren't around/available to play with.

On that note its interesting to observe the rate at which people tire of the game, usually its after they hit 80. I've seen a few regular guild members come and go, most don't have time to play but many others actually got tired of the game very soon after they hit 80 and got their equipment. Just an observation that maybe ANet needs to fix? I'm fine working towards cultural armor and my legendary ( commander title is just a waste of money )
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The game isn't perfect by any account but it is fun for me. Plus with no subscription fee I dont feel the need to rush anything which allows me to do whatever I want when I play. Somedays I only play WvW others I just do my daily and log. There is still a bunch of stuff I havent even touched in the game yet, crafting, spvp, most of the dungeons (have done 3 so far), heck I'm not even close to being in all exotics yet. Working towards my 100% map completion, I think I'm around 67% right now, and I have a great time doing the jumping puzzles.

As for the event over the weekend, I only made it through a few of the fractals and did the closing event. Which in my opinion was kinda boring, not enough variety in almost a 3 hr event, basically killed the same 3 mobs over and over the entire time....They could of really done something better with this, I like the idea that someone posted about having a week long event that would of been a struggle to claim the island from the crabs but o well, it is over now.

Also I had a great time running some dungeons with some people last night from the guild, while we dont have the greatest number of people in the guild we have some very fun and helpful ones =D So please come join us!
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I enjoyed the game, but once I hit 80 I just got bored and stopped playing.
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