The community right now is pretty happy about how efficient the process of Guild Wars 2 is. We are still expecting a closed beta sometime this year. The hype train keeps on going, and ArenaNet is continuing the hype train with their reveal of next week’s Asura week! Anyways, let’s see what’s happening this week in the roundup…
→ ArenaNet | Introducing the Guild Wars 2 Charr Plush
→ ArenaNet | Prepare Your Minds for Asura Week!
Fansites, Forums and Blogs
→ Kill Ten Rats | [GW2] Big Government Guilds
Ravious discusses the controversial topic of the “Multiple-Guild” system and why he thinks that Guild Wars 2 players will stay true to their Guild’s colors.
→ Kill Ten Rats | [GW2] Asura Week and Arrows
Ravious from Kill Ten Rats talks about what will be happening next week and also what the final big arrow is for Guild Wars 2?!? Check this one out!
→ Hunter’s Insight | Will Guild Wars 2 Get an Authenticator?
Hunter from Hunter’s Insight talks about how ArenaNet and NCsoft have “talked” to Vasco about security measures for Guild Wars 2. Of course, it seems like ArenaNet has everything taken care of from their last security measure.
→ Talk Tyria | Thoughts on Multi-Guild System
Greibach from Talk Tyria talks about the new Multi-Guild system in Guild Wars 2. He also discusses the difference between the system where one account joins a Guild and where one character joins a Guild. He also discusses the Alliance system in Guild Wars 1.
→ Talk Tyria | My, oh My. The New, New Guild Wars 2
Damagedself talks about the new changes made in Guild Wars 2 and why he had his hopes up for a 2011 release date! Check this one out!
→ The Lonely Asura | Episode 4
We’ve been getting pretty lonely waiting for The Lonely Asura’s new podcast. They finally return with an episode detailing their PAX experiences. Check this one out!
→ Shattered Trinity | New Netcasts!
For this week, AqualisGaming brings us not a Podcast, but rather a “Net”cast! Go to their channel (courtesy of Youtube) as they discuss more on PAX, the Q%A sessions on PvP, and lots more! Check these guys out!
Upcoming Events and Contests
→ Presearing.com’s Survivor 2: Prophecies | View Official Forum
UPDATE: Tribal Spots are limited! Deadline will be 26-September-2011! Presearing.com is hosting an event that you should all check down for! Welcome to Presearing.com’s Survivor 2: Prophecies! Random contestants will be grouped in tribes and be placed in the hostile regions of the Prophecies campaign to complete random challenges each week! Still not convinced? Will 2-million-golds-worth of items make you apply? (“TWO MILLION GOLD….WOOOWWW”) Application are now accepted. If you want to read more FAQs and details about the application process, click here. If you would like to sponsor this event or like to check out the awesome 2 million-golds-worth of items, click here. Deadlines will be 26 September 2011!
→ Big Boss – Art Challenge #21 | View Official Forum
Although the GW-community has a pretty good idea of what the next profession will be, do you think you can illustrate a brand-new profession? Go to the Art Challenge #21 Forum now!
→ Pink Day in LA | View Official Forum
(CORRECTIONS: SEE UPDATED TIMES AND DATES) Pink Day in LA is back! GW-EN is hosting/reviving this tradition in support of Breast Cancer Research and Awareness. This year, they hope to raise $13370.00. They will be encouraging everyone to donate to help this cause. If you can’t donate, then still come out for support and to win some awesome prizes. Don’t feel left out if you have no pink on, GW-EN will be providing the pink dyes for everyone! Check this event out!
Date: October 15th, 2011
Location: Lion’s Arch
District: International Districts
Time: 12PM – 6PM Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
→ Dynamic Events
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→ Fanmade | Guild Wars 2 Character Creator
Although the last profession is not out, design your future character now with the Guild Wars 2 Character Creator!
The Last Words
Well, we all know that Asura week is next week. With all this hype and probably a release date in 2012, I just hope that ArenaNet won’t give their fans an info-drought. Anyways, I’ll see you next time on the roundup!
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