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Where's the 6am post?
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I was wondering the same thing. I guess he had a crazy night and is still sleeping.
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What's with the crazy theme tune!
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I thought I put 6 PM sorry guys. Anyways luckily I already had it typed up so here I go on with it

Since we've recently had a lot more members and a few that have expressed concern about activity in the guild/ guild size. I've decided to do an attempt at restructuring how the guild works. I'm getting rid of the officer rank since that didn't prove very useful. Instead I've broken the classes down as follows:
  • Tosaka - Me, don't worry about what I can or can't do. I do everything.
  • Watchers - Keep order in the guild, if things get out of hand it's your job to either have people settle down or kick them with a reason. This rank really doesn't have all that much to do since the guild isn't full of nutjobs anyways
  • Coordinators - In charge of activating guild buffs and guild missions when I'm not around. These people are going to be in charge of events in the guild and watching the guild calendar.
  • Recruiters - This doesn't mean you spam map chat. These are the people I rely on to look in OCN for people that pick up the game and are looking for others to play with. We aren't a big guild by nature and that's how I want to keep it. We all know each other quite a bit by now.
  • Members - All members can recruit now, it makes it easier on me and everyone else in the guild if I don't have to keep responding to messages and mails asking me to invite certain people.

This is all on a volunteer basis so if you want to help me out with one of these then send me a PM on here or mail in game.
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Ok, well two more days into it, some helpful and nice in game people and reading some more online guides, I have a better understand of whats going on with this game and what to do. Sort of. First off, this game is HUUUUUUUUGE, I honestly don't recall any MMO i've played in this past with such freaking huge ever rolling landscapes and God like built cities before and i've only explored the starting area for humans, Norns and got completely lost in Asura home city.

I guess im also just suffering from information overlaod which is what I experience for EVERY damn new MMO but this one takes it to a whole nother level because it does so many things differently then other MMO's. One real nice guy showed me how to find the big purple portals to get around for starters and what the basic trade functions were and what not and even gave me a new staff to help kill mobs faster cause I was going real slow getting xp trying to do heart missions.

I was told dual daggers gives the most damage and that has helped a good bit, but should I do a different weapon combo if I want longer range spells?

But i've got so many questions and the game is so damn big, I swear I go into some zones and I never see another person for 15 minutes or more at a time, let alone asking general chat questions. It would be really helpful I think to have a guild help me learn the ropes more, especially in figuring how how to play this game as an elementalist. Could I get an invite for Frostraa Hoth on Fort Aspenwood server?

Also, is it just me, or do elementalists like have no freaking long range attacks that Im used to for other casters in other MMO's? It sucks that I have to be pretty dang close to enemies to use most of my spells. What gives? Would a mezmer be a better option? Ive always just prefferred being a glass cannon in MMO's but it seems like I can't even be that in Guild Wars 2.

In all, its been interesting last three days trying to basically RELEARN everything about MMO's from scratch. Hell, they even call stats and buffs by different terms.

And can someone tell me what the hell was going on in Asura home city with all these 8 bit graphics and sounds going on straight from the arcades? Even the starter screen has 8 bit music now. What the hell gives?

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Edited by Binary Ecyrb - 3/31/13 at 10:02pm
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Your main attacks are defined by what class is using what weapons. Double daggers elementalist is completely different from staff elementalist. He is right, DD gives highest damage output but also leave you squishy and in close range. If you don't like that, you should try other weapons like staff or scepter/focus to get more range. Just know that you'll be dealing less damage and more control/support. You basically are a glass cannon, but GW has put more emphasis on glass than other games. The game isn't that easy, it isn't handed to you. If you want to min/max for damage you either need to learn how to dodge really well or get used to dying all the time.
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The new official trailer for GW2 is out!


Binary, as a Ranger class I have very few options for stun breaks and wot, so what am I to do? I keep at least 6 dodges on hand so I always have one off cooldown, this allows me to melee up close or range at ease because I can dodge all the big attacks and rely on my team mates to heal any minor damage I take while DPSing.
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The new official trailer for GW2 is out!


Binary, as a Ranger class I have very few options for stun breaks and wot, so what am I to do? I keep at least 6 dodges on hand so I always have one off cooldown, this allows me to melee up close or range at ease because I can dodge all the big attacks and rely on my team mates to heal any minor damage I take while DPSing.

Duuuuude, I saw this trailer last night. So awesome.
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Don't kick me! I'm still around. Just stupidly busy. And I've only got to play AC3 for 2 hours so far.
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