Author Archive - Mawgleah


Guild Ranks – What a concept!

While I am still under-impressed with the lack of alliances in Guild Wars 2, I am thrilled with all the new bells and whistles that have been given to the guilds. First and foremost is the ability to have more than one guild leader. Let’s face it, life has a way of biting us in […]

Matt Wuerffel’s Interview in the New York Post

Guild Wars 2 developer Matt Wuerffel was interviewed by William Vitka of the New York Post. The lengthy piece provides some in-depth insights into many of the aspects which we have experienced during the BWE’s and stress tests. It also gives us a brief view into the life of the alpha testers and their close […]

Introducing the Worlds of Guild Wars 2

For the list of servers, check here.

The Countdown Has Begun!

In a banner that rotates with launch information the Headstart Countdown has begun. Rubi Bayer, a member of ArenaNet’s community team, tweeted the following: Those of you looking forward to headstart, it will begin on August 25 at 00:00 PACIFIC Time. ~RB2 #GW2 — Guild Wars 2 (@GuildWars2) August 1, 2012 I don’t know about […]

The Pillars of Guild Wars 2 Gameplay

Check out the videos after the break…

The Golden Rules of Guild Wars 2

Every company has its secrets: secret recipes, secret codes, secret programs, and secret ways of doing things. Some secrets are kept for important spy reasons, and some are kept simply because no one bothers sharing them. The secrets I’m sharing in this blog post are equal parts both. ArenaNet Game Designer, Ben Miller, gives us […]

Dye Unlocking Now Character Based

Crystin Cox, an ArenaNet employee, in response to a BWE2 forum topic, explains the thinking behind scraping the original plan to allow dye unlocking across an account in favor of character based unlocking only. The original plan, as outlined by Kristin Perry back in September of 2010, can be reviewed here. Any thoughts on the […]