Category Archives: Guild Wars

MMORPGs as interactive entertainment

Stargrace has a recent post talking about game and movie crossovers. The topic interested me particularly because of the interactive role we get to play as protagonist: The appeal of most video games is the chance to be the hero … Continue reading

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Cleaning up #GW2

Although I’ve not made great strides yet to implement all the great advice on my inventory problem, we have been busy tidying up zones in Guild Wars 2, working on map completion in Heart of Thorns. The maps are pretty … Continue reading

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Inventory is full, again #GW2

Inventory management is a constant part of all the MMORPGs that I play, although it’s more of a pressing problem in some rather than others. It isn’t something that I particularly enjoy, in the same way that the micromanagement of … Continue reading

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Get your Asura on! #gw2

Yesterday we caught up with the latest chapter of the Living World Season 4’s episodic story in Guild Wars 2, Bug in the System. We didn’t have time to explore the new zone afterwards, this was a quick play-through of … Continue reading

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Taking to the skies #GuildWars2

Finally today we unlocked our Griffon mounts on our Asura pair. Once we’d earned our 250 gold, we took a break from Maguuma for a couple of sessions to go through the last of the unlock chain. N.B. This post … Continue reading

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A call for help #GuildWars2

As we continue our push through Heart of Thorns, with now a second map completed, I’m impressed by just how helpful and communicative the people we meet are in this MMORPG. There are challenges that a pair of Charr cannot … Continue reading

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Black rider eat your heart out #GuildWars2

We continue to play through the Heart of Thorns content on our Charr duo. The main story is gated every so often by masteries so progress isn’t as fast as we might like. So sessions are a mix of doing … Continue reading

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