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Guild Wars 1

Discussion in 'MMO(RP)G / Online Discussion' started by deuxhero, Jul 7, 2018.

  1. deuxhero Arcane

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    So I bought it during the steam sale. PVE is really dead in this game.

    Any suggestions for early E/Me builds? Currently I'm using a setup where I apply Double Dragon to a melee henchman, Lava Arrows an enemy to activate Double Dragon's cause burn and then Glowing Gaze to recover energy, while using Arcane Echo with meteor Storm to smash large groups of enemies. Any easy way to reach Marhan's Grotto, Ember Light Camp, Destiny's Gorge or Ettin's Back and get more skills?

    I've got maximum AC armor already. Is there an easy way to get good focus+weapon?
     
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  2. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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    At least you can safely solo the pve part and lose nothing in the process. Meanwhile the pvp...

    Anyway, tbh you hardly need any specific builds for regular pve, especially early when your skill pool is limited. You just stick whatever shit you think is funny on your skillbar and proceed to deliver the pain. The only things you gotta keep in mind are various AI quirks, like its susceptibility to AoE, so as an ele you typically load up a shitton of nukes and das it. /Me you can use either for echo or additional energy management from things like drain enchantment.
     
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  3. TheSentinel Arcane

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    Get a guild, and play on the american district since it's the most populated one.

    Me and a couple mates still do dungeon runs with our guild.
     
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  4. MadMaxHellfire Arcane

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    then, by level 13-14, you'll meet a group of 5-6 floating-brains-like thingies, mesmers with perfect reflexes, who'll proceed to rapexterminate all your casters. that day you'll learn what guild wars is really about.
     
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  5. Black Arcane

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  6. Darth Roxor Prestigious Gentleman Wielder of the Huegpenis

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  7. mwnn85 Learned

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    Last time I logged in, the lobby areas were full of Asians.

    :dead:

    They screwed up the balance of the game from Factions onwards anyway; those early World Championships and so on were great to watch.
     
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  8. ultra loser Learned

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    I liked Guild Wars. The only MMO where you didn't have to exp or kill shit for hours to get items because you got to the max level and got the best armor after only a few days. It was a good retard filter because popammole fans like their mindless grinding shit and never wanted to play this after hearing that there is only 20 levels.
    And the most important - you could play without friends.

    Spent few hundred hours there just doing campaigns and legendary cartographer which was I think my only maxed title. Never played GW2 but I heard that it's some SJW shit.
     
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  9. Black Arcane

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    Y-yeah.
    :negative:
     
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  10. Alphard Educated

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    Reinstalled the game while remembering nothing about builds and shit. Picked up my mesmer in prophecies ( just arrived in LA) .
    I'm having a lot of fun figuring what could be the best build even with limited skills i have. Did 1 campaign quest and idk why the game is so relaxing.
     
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  11. Black Arcane

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    I reinstalled too and am using the mesmer heroes for double Psychic Instability, it's so good.
     
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  12. Alphard Educated

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    Damn, i didn't know that skill, seems op as hell to have on cheater heroes AI.
    I have very few mesmer abilities, just now leveling my mesmer and the best skill i have is empathy
     
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  13. SerratedBiz Arcane

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    Why can't we have a rebirth of GW1 like WoW Classic and just play the best MMO of all time like it was new again?
     
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  14. Black Arcane

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    NCSoft should make GW1 f2p, it's not like anyone's actually buying the game and that way they may make some money on their dlc shop.
     
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  15. Alphard Educated

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    Wow classic didn't exist anymore, while GW1 is still there. They would need major change to attract more player. I'm sure they would mess it up adding dumb things like raised level cap, nerfing hard content etc. No please. Even if it was to just update the engine and animations, i don't trust nuAnet or any other NCskft owned studio to pull it off

    If they relaunch the game as f2p, they will add any sort of micro-transaction to monetize.
    Please guys GW1 has already been dishonored ( got a degenerate child: gw2), now don't spit on its grave.


    The only thing they should do, and i doubt they will, is to make an offline client downloadable for whoever owns the game. They could even sell the 3 campaign and expansion to whoevet don't own them and milk the game a bit
     
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  16. MadMaxHellfire Arcane

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    gw pains me so much. one of the best games ever ruined by some of the worst retards ever (the same retards who closed down tabula rasa while its numbers were *raising*). time to tell my tale again: i had 14 toons, 2 pvp, all the others had at least faction armor, almost every elite unlocked, i had almost everything and i kept having fun. one day they had a security breach, my account lost everything but one toon and the stash (clear indication it wasn't a theft, not even counting the last access had been made from china), ncsoft blamed me on sharing my password and refused any rollback.
    every day i wish them the most horrible death.

    to me even selling everything for 1 dolla would net them a lot of unhoped for money, but it's ncsoft we're speaking of here. too retarded to understand simple reality.
     
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  17. Alphard Educated

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    Damn that's horrible. In a perfect world you would have a thousand dollars compensation
     
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  18. MadMaxHellfire Arcane

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    who cares for the compensation, i want my fun back :'(
     
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  19. Sloul Learned

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  20. luj1 You're all shills

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    They really dropped the ball with GW2. Instead of keeping the fantastic deckbuilding skill systems and multiclassing, they wanted to be more like WoW and failed.
     
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  21. Black Arcane

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    I wanna play FA and AB so badly :negative:
     
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  22. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    ncsoft destroyed all their MMOs in the west
    lineage 2 was completely unplayable on the official servers, bots were absolutely everywhere along with gold sellers. Entire game became wallet warrior 2. The only true way to play it without this shit was on a private server, of which thousands were available due to L2J(meh server emulator) and because the source for the game's server code leaked multiple times(yay)
     
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  23. biggestboss Savant

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    GW1 already had a microtransaction shop years before GW2 came out. Personally, I'd love to see it just go F2P. That might actually get me to retrieve my old account info and reinstall the games.
     
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  24. rusty_shackleford Arcane

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    I've never played GW1 but I played GW2 and it was pretty shit. Heard it was way different, what's the reason they changed it so much?
     
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