Community Roundup

Coming from a two-week “info” drought, we’ve finally got some cool stuff from ArenaNet. A lore blog post, an Asset Kit, and (FINALLY) Support Forums. Anyways, here’s the latest from the community…

Official Releases

→ Guild Wars 2 | Introducing the Guild Wars 2 Asset Kit
→ ArenaNet Blog | The Mostly Harmless Quaggan
→ Guild Wars 1 | Guild Wars Support Forums

Fansites, Forums and Blogs

→ Kill Ten Rats | [GW2] Nuts and Bolts and Beyond Interview at Tap

Ravious from Kill Ten Rats provide his own feedback on the fully-detailed interview at Tap Repeatedly. If you still haven’t read this awesome interview, you can find it here.

→ Kill Ten Rats | [GW2] The Need for Ewoks

Another blog post from Kill Ten Rats, discussing more on the latest Quaggans and how they fit into Guild Wars 2 lore and psychology.

→ A Tyrian Odyssey | Ice Cliff Chasms

The gang from A Tyrian Odyssey visits the Ice Cliff Chasms in the Eye of the North and also visits the Hall of Monuments.

→ Hunter’s Insight | Quaggan Smash

Hunter from Hunter’s Insight provides his own feedback on the latest buzz from the community: Guild Wars’ 2’s RELEASE DATE! (jk…it’s about Quaggans….)

→ Hunter’s Insight | Standalone Complex

Another so-called “buzz” from the community is from the issue of stand-alone expansion models for Guild Wars 2 talked about in the Gamerzines interviews. Hunter from Hunter’s Insight talks about expansions in the Guild Wars universe in general and why tutorial levels are important in MMOs.

→ Talk Tyria | GW2 Expansions: New Profession vs New Races vs New Content

Izari from Talk Tyria provides her insight to the “No stand-alone expansion” buzz. She talks about the difference between expansions and content patches, and how new races or new professions could fit into Guild Wars 2.


→ Relics of Orr | Episode 42: Of Anniversaries and Shoddy Duets

Relics of Orr is joined by Tasha and Csquirrelrun to talk about interviews, conventions, beer, and mesmers, and the Gemini Duet. Check this one out!

Upcoming Events

→ Group Picture – Art Challenge #14 | Visit Official Forum

For this week’s art challenge, one has to create a painting five characters. Diversity is key to win this competition as you are to mix and match classes and races in your paintings. Check this one out!

→ Relics of Orr: Phat Lewt | Visit Official Site

Relics of Orr’s birthday is here this week, and they are celebrating with a podcast contest. To participate, record a birthday message wishing the podcast happy birthday. It’s that simple! Prizes include Relics of Orr merchandise as well as some cool Guild Wars art books. Entries must be received before 23:59 UTC on Wednesday 22nd June 2011. More Rules an Regulations are on the website.

→ GW-EN’s 1 Year Anniversary Party | Visit Official Forum

The peeps down at GW-EN are turning one this year, and it’s time to party! Of course, they will be providing awesome prizes: Everlasting Tunics, Rabbits, Fireworks, etc! Also, they will be having a “Commercial Competition”, where you can create a vocal advertisement celebrating GW-EN, Guild Wars 2, or any other item about the Guild Wars community. More rules and regulations are on their official forum.

Place: Shing Jea Traditional Chinese Districts
Date: July 2nd, 2011
Time: 3pm-9pm MST

Creative Works

No Creative Works for this week. Check back next week for more Guild Wars 2 fan art

The Last Words

Well, that’s it for the community roundup. I’ll see you next week for more Guild Wars news!

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