Community Roundup

The forums have been buzzing with all new videos, pictures, and blogposts from the San Diego Comic-Con. Adding to our collection of demo videos and pictures, the highlight of this weekend was probably the demo of the Engineer (courtesy of GT) and an all new Sylvari reveal! Anyways, here’s the latest from the community.

Official Releases

→ ArenaNet | Twitter Update : Sylvari!

Fansites, Forums and Blogs

→ Talk Tyria | A Re-Return to Guild Wars

I know we’ve got some die-hard 24/7 Guild Wars players out there. But, if you’re like me who logs on to Guild Wars maybe once a week, you need some inspiration. Here’s a list by The Lazy Geek from Talk Tyria to re-return to Guild Wars.

→ Talk Tyria | Logan Thackeray: Brother, Rebel, Guardian, Human, Legend.

Ubi Major from Talk Tyria gives us a character look on Logan Thackeray. Is he a brother, rebel, guardian, or something more? Check this one out! HEAVY SPOILERS ABOUT EDGE OF DESTINY AND GHOSTS OF ASCALON But still, check this one out!

→ Talk Tyria | Underwater Combat Guild Wars 2

BigCat72 from Talk Tyria goes into more depth on the hyped-topic of Underwater Combat. He shares his overall impressions and compares how Guild Wars 2’s underwater combats differs from that of regular MMOs.

→ Talk Tyria | Magnus the Bloody Handed Profile

Meet Magnus the Bloody Handed, one of the Norn captains on the Captain’s of the Ship Council in Lion’s Arch. If you never heard of this guy, just don’t get in his way when you’re walking down the alleys of Lion’s Arch. Distilled goes into depth about this “complex” character: What professions is he, exactly?

→ Hunter’s Insight | Choosing a Race in Guild Wars 2

What race are you going to choose? The ferocious Charr or the witty Asura? That is the question that we will all ask ourselves at one point in our journey to Guild Wars 2. Hunter gives his insight on all the races, and what he personally chooses. (For me, Human ranger all the way!)

→ Guild Wars 2 Guru | Comic-Con 2011 Media Roundup

All Guild Wars 2 Comic-Con videos right here in a convenient location! Everything from high definition videos to photos to blogs and interviews! Check this one out!

→ GuildWars2Live | ComicCon 2011 – Guild Wars 2 Panel (via Youtube)

Check this one out! Full coverage of the Guild Wars 2 Panel at Comic-Con. Check our the various developers and artists from ArenaNet give more insight to Guild Wars 2, answer fan-based questions, and also reveals some cool, leafy stuff…Check this one out!

→ A Tyrian Odyssey | Grothmar Wardowns

Come join the A Tyrian Odyssey gang as they explore the Grothmar Wardowns in the Charr Homeland!


No new podcasts for this week! Check next week for more Guild Wars discussions!

Upcoming Events and Contests

→ Drawing Exercise | Progression Stages – Art Challenge Week #18 | View Official Forum

This is something different. Instead of a drawing challenge for this week’s Art “Challenge”, we have a drawing exercise. Broken down into four different steps (sketch, refine, color, and finalize), our first step is to sketch any GW2 character that has some relation to the theme of unicorns?!?! Check this one out!

Creative Works

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The Last Words

Well, the San Diego Comic-Con has finally come to an end. We’ve got enough videos, pictures, and reveals to last us until Gamescon on August 18th! I’ll see you next time on the roundup…

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