Author Archive - RD


Introducing the New Spirit Watch PvP Map

ANet just posted an overview of the upcoming PvP map, Spirit Watch, which will be live with the next patch. Check it out! [ANET]In the upcoming patch, you will be able to play our latest PvP map—Spirit Watch! This norn-themed map, which is surrounded by sheer cliffs, features shrines to the Spirits of the Wild […]

Valentine’s Day Theme in the Gem Store

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, there are some new items and sales in the Gem Store. Thankfully, I just bought a makeover kit before this sale /grumble. Check it out below! [ANET]The Black Lion Trading Company is getting into the spirit of Valentine’s Day with an exclusive new item and limited time discounts. This […]

Flame and Frost: The Gathering Storm

Near the end of the month, the next part of the Flame and Frost Living Story will be rolling out, along with some PvP updates, and an update (yes, another) to Daily Achievements! Check it out below, click through for the official post, and swing by our thread for discussion. [ANET]The situation worsens for the […]

Temple of the Silent Storm Week

It’s been a busy week already in Tyria! Another blog just went up on the official site with information on some new PvP features. As always, a snippet is below, click through for more, and drop by the forums for discussion! [ANET] We’ve been working on PvP features consistently since our last update, and as […]

Upcoming Changes to Dungeon Mechanics

Check out the latest blog update from ArenaNet with changes coming to dungeons. The big change for Phase 1 will be that defeated players cannot use Waypoints while their party is in combat. Definitely going to require changing up playstyle for some people. See a snapshot below or click through for details on Phase 2. […]

WvW Rating Reset Coming Soon

A quick update on WvW. Looks like all pairings are going to be reset now that free transfers are done. Little surprising, but makes sense. Full post is below. [ANET] In the run up to the end of free world transfers we saw large population changes as people settled in to their home servers. This […]

Game Update Notes – January 28, 2013

Beware: Wall O Text! A huuuggee update went out today. A snippet of the notes are below. Click through to see the full thing and don’t forget to swing by our thread to discuss! [ANET]LIVING STORY Flame and Frost: Prelude A mystery presents itself in this first entry in a multipart Living Story series. What […]

Flame & Frost Beginning in January

Just out this morning, some details on the next big event to hit Guild Wars 2! A snapshot is below, but click through to check out the full details. What are your thoughts on all the upcoming changes? Could this be building up to a new dragon encounter? Let us know in our thread. [ANET] […]

Forum Achievements Now Live!

After a somewhat grueling week, we now have working achievements in the forums! Have fun playing around with them and showing off

An Explanation on Cross-Region Guesting

There’s been some backlash since the guesting announcement earlier today: A lot of people are disappointed that US & EU guesting is impossible. ANet has posted an official response on the official forums. Check it out below:  [ANET]Let me explain to you why you cannot guest on worlds in another region. There are two databases: […]

Guesting Coming January 28th!

Fresh news for you: Guesting will be a part of the January 28th GW 2 update! Official post is below, but check out the blog for instructions on how it will work. [ANET] CITIZENS, I have an important announcement to make. Previously, we’ve talked about a feature called guesting, which allows you to play with […]

What’s In Store for GW 2 in 2013?

A nice, lengthy blog post went up a short time ago on the official site. Check out a snapshot below or click through for the full read! Plus, join our discussion in the forums and let us know what you think! [ANET] Happy 2013 everyone! I wanted to take the time to provide insight on […]

WvWvW Rankings – January 11, 2013

Latest WvWvW rankings have been released. You can check them out below. Thanks, Fae and LostSpoon

Game Update Notes – January 10, 2013

Small patch just went up to fix some bugs. [ANET] Fixed a bug when previewing racial armors from other races. Fixed a bug that allowed players to acquire multiple pets summoned by the Ogre Pet Whistle. Fixed a bug that allowed tonics to be used repeatedly in quick succession. [SOURCE][/SOURCE][/ANET]