General Info

Discussion in 'Guild Wars 2' started by Feidan, Dec 19, 2011.

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    Feidan Community Member

    Just putting in some sources for information I stumble by. More stuff is more than welcome.

    General:

    Arenanet Main Blog: http://www.arena.net/blog/
    Official web site: http://www.guildwars2.com/en/
    Open Beta and Release: http://www.arena.net/blog/dragon
    Wiki: http://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Main_Page
    Skill tool: http://gw2.luna-atra.fr/skills_tool/?lang=en
    Huge mass of game info and discussion (these are quite similar): http://www.mmorpg.com/gamelist.cfm/...read/287180/Everything-We-Know-about-GW2.html ; http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=440171 ; http://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=3455607 ; http://www.guildwars2guru.com/forum/guild-wars-2-mass-info-t25557.html ; http://www.mmo-champion.com/threads/1058358-Guild-Wars-2-Mass-info-for-the-uninitiated ; http://uk.ign.com/wikis/guild-wars-2
    Frequently asked questions: http://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Frequently_Asked_Questions
    New news and forums: http://www.guildwars2guru.com/ ; http://www.guildmag.com/ ; http://www.teamquitter.com/index.php ; http://www.guildwarsinsider.com/ ; http://vigilantfans.blogspot.com/ ; http://www.monkeysjunk.com/
    Podcasts: http://www.gamebreaker.tv/category/guildcast/
    Leveling: www.youtube.com/watch?v=J5yQiouuX-c&feature=relmfu
    Dungeons: http://www.arena.net/blog/william-fairfield-on-designing-the-dungeons ; www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMFIXNuReYU&feature=relmfu ; www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMFIXNuReYU&feature=relmfu ; Catacombs Cinematic (not much is known about them yet): www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Kr-P-nylHk; Action: www.youtube.com/watch?v=uh428dRV7IY
    Combat: http://www.arena.net/blog/jon-peters-talks-combat ; www.youtube.com/watch?v=fGmiYXrwDJM&feature=relmfu ; http://vigilantfans.blogspot.com/2012/01/my-skillbar-goes-to-15.html ; www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4iexQui2xA-
    Cross profession skill combinations: www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3AnKGEVoak&feature=g-u&context=G2526cbbFUAAAAAAAAAA ; http://www.arena.net/blog/guild-wars-2-development-update-by-jon-peters
    Crafting: www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnWz3fSnOdU
    Achievements: http://www.arena.net/blog/guild-wars-2-year-end-development-update
    Pie Charts!!!: http://gw2census.com/charts.php
    Art: http://www.creativeuncut.com/art_guild-wars-2_a.html ; http://conceptartworld.com/?p=7460 ; http://kotaku.com/5824336/more-amazing-guild-wars-2-art-to-kickstart-your-working-week/gallery/1 ; The Art of Guild Wars 2 Artbook dowlnoad link : http://www.filesonic.com/file/2181590104/The_Art_of_Guild_Wars_2_Artbook.rar
    Fashion: http://www.arena.net/blog/the-fashion-of-guild-wars-2-an-interview-with-kristen-perry
    Crafting: www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnWz3fSnOdU
    World Boss fights: Gamescom 2011, Tequatl the Sunless: www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1JfSbKjHHI&feature=related ; Gamescom 2010, The Shatterer: www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=XUVLclPDCBE#t=8s
    Basic Lore: http://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/The_Movement_of_the_World ; http://img542.imageshack.us/img542/3876/guildwarsloreupdated.png
    Underwater Combat (Necromancer): www.youtube.com/watch?v=je0mT7AHKqI
    Character creation video (Gamescom 2011): www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhPMysnqFwc
    Character creation tool (very basic): http://streamchan.com/gw2/ ; http://gw2.luna-atra.fr/character_tool/
    Dynamic Event Creation (Pax 2010 part 1): www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mjiRKkHwXk
    Sidekicks: http://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Sidekick ; http://guildwars2blog.tumblr.com/post/4817929654/guild-wars-2-sidekick-system-explained ;www.youtube.com/watch?v=uP3yDL-b2fY
    PvP: World vs World vs World PvP: http://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/World_versus_World ; http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/commen...ars_2_developer_ama_about_professions/c381447); http://www.arena.net/blog/mike-ferguson-on-guild-wars-2-world-vs-world; PvP Roundtable: http://www.guildwarsinsider.com/2012/01/guild-wars-2-pvp-roundtable/
    Personal Story: www.youtube.com/watch?v=KBEUtSGFWT0&feature=g-u&context=G2a89a0fFUAAAAAAACAA
    Cinematic conversation mimic: http://www.arena.net/blog/chuck-jackman-on-updated-cinematic-conversations
    Gamescom 2011 Press demo with developer commentary: www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMTs74eWBJ4&t
    Music (Jeremy Soul): Norn Theme: www.youtube.com/watch?v=JAOe-WNiQLY ; Human Theme: www.youtube.com/watch?v=AvC7mGLVv4M ; Charr Theme: www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8_5SccCJEU ;
    --Asura theme: www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y8_724zzhU ; Silvari Theme: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2ze7znnAmo
    Status effects: http://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Boons ; http://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Condition
    Race names: www.guildwars2guru.com/forum/gw2-character-naming-resources-t12713.html
    Interviews: Colin Johanson on farming, armor sets and dancing in underwear and other stuff(gamescom 2011): www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXCh3pw0wmM&feature=g-vrec&context=G28cef03RVAAAAAAAABg ; GDC 11: www.youtube.com/watch?v=OysNHL0O3Q8 ; Q&A www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CvKPEeyyDI#t=07m20 ; Interview with Ree 11.01.2012: http://www.guildwarsinsider.com/2012/01/guild-wars-insider-interview-ree-soesbee/ ; Interview with Angel Leigh McCoy (12.01.2012): http://nevermetpress.com/interview-...her-author-guild-wars-2-designer#.TxHiFJdRqRh
    Sylvari design: www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9duJul-AaM ; http://www.arena.net/blog/kristen-perry-on-designing-and-redesigning-the-sylvari
    PvP vs PvE interview: http://massively.joystiq.com/2012/01/09/flameseeker-chronicles-arenanet-talks-pve-vs-pve/
    World Map: http://www.guildwars2guru.com/forum/world-map-image-heavy-thread-t8094.html#tyria
    Guild Wars 1 30/50 points Hall of Monuments guide: http://dragonseason.com/Home/tabid/...y-collect-30-points-in-Hall-of-Monuments.aspx
    Role of the Community: http://www.mmorpg.com/gamelist.cfm/game/473/feature/6074/Guild-Wars-2-Community-Support.html

    Youtube channels:

    Arenanets official channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/arenanetofficial
    Manifesto trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=35BPhT-KI1E
    Short videos on certain topics. New videos every week. Good starter: http://www.youtube.com/user/getbonkd
    Same as above: http://www.youtube.com/user/Alexrediculous ; http://www.youtube.com/user/TubeElephant
    GW2 as well GW: http://www.youtube.com/user/TubeElephant
    TotalBiscuit Gamescom Video #1 (more GW2 coverage promised in the future): www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ttfOuxB6Gc&list=PLA5A4B0EF598B9EB6&index=10&feature=plpp_video
    Introductory play list from above users: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL7A217EFF511F136F
    Fan music videos: www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOYP4ViTYzU ; www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TgAf4lbvTM
    Why the developers love it?: www.youtube.com/watch?v=LZMJ3sw_IcY&feature=youtu.be

    Profession specific:

    Engineer: http://www.teamquitter.com/viewtopic.php?p=393440
    Youtu.be/V-zPpqXf-No

    Warrior: http://www.teamquitter.com/viewtopic.php?f=55&t=26656
    Youtu.be/LrocnSgokV8 ; www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_TDMoOCyHQ&feature=youtu.be
    Elementalist: http://www.teamquitter.com/viewtopic.php?f=55&t=26067
    Youtu.be/h0V3H_VkS2Q ; www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNAITjKJusw

    Ranger: http://www.teamquitter.com/viewtopic.php?f=55&t=26780
    Youtu.be/-8kxYip2Rpc

    Thief: http://www.teamquitter.com/viewtopic.php?f=55&t=26553
    Youtu.be/q34eIWj3GLc ; www.youtube.com/watch?v=mRlFViMpewI&feature=youtu.be
    Update on mechanics (21.12.2011 released): http://www.arena.net/blog/guild-wars-2-year-end-development-update also covered in www.youtube.com/watch?v=TSFj9TpX5V8&list=PL1E1BAB6401128C39&index=3&feature=plpp_video
    G-Star gameplay (Part 1): www.youtube.com/watch?v=LyI7ea5zDCM&feature=plcp&context=C351cffbUDOEgsToPDskIPO0A9a-%20%20Q_AOPvS3QCYq9-

    Necromancer: http://www.teamquitter.com/viewtopic.php?f=55&t=26343
    Youtu.be/7rZMlr3mox4
    G-Star gameplay (bit melee oriented): www.youtube.com/watch?v=iVFJAVrzDXI

    Guardian: http://www.teamquitter.com/viewtopic.php?p=387449
    www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0PT5XqRFAc&feature ; www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWiH3lsjv9I&feature=youtu.be

    Mesmer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=oe4qW6Cfc8Q&feature
    Arenanet Mesmer link roundup: http://www.arena.net/blog/link-roundup-the-mesmer

    Press beta:
    http://www.guildwars2guru.com/forum/press-closed-beta-test-t27964.html?t=27964
    http://www.reddit.com/r/Guildwars2/comments/pxrby/all_news_from_closed_press_beta/
    http://www.guildmag.com/press-closed-beta-test-aggregration-page

    GWOnline weekly news roundup:
    (29.01.2012): http://guildwars.incgamers.com/blog/comments/sunday-weekly-news-roundup-2
    (05.02.2012): http://guildwars.incgamers.com/blog/comments/guild-wars-2-weekly
    (12.02.2012): http://guildwars.incgamers.com/blog/comments/guild-wars-2-weekly-2
    (19.02.2012): http://guildwars.incgamers.com/blog/comments/guild-wars-2-weekly-3

    (Edited last: 20.02.2012 press beta coverage added)
    Edit: I am not sure if anyone finds these weekly updates useful right now so pm me to continue if you think otherwise
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    Feidan Community Member

    Should I sort the whole thing above alphabetically? Or by relevance? Both?
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    Specter Veteran BOON

    skill tools are super useless at this point, imo
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    Feidan Community Member

    Of course right now they can't be used to create an efficient build, more like this is the closest we have to check how the skills work and which combinations are possible, for interest sake. (with the information currently available)
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    Scarface Community Member

    At last some good news for everyone :)

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