Colin Henry

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When not writing code, which he does both professionally and for fun, Colin enjoys making alts and spending all of his gold (both real and digital) on dyes and cosmetic gear in a variety of MMOs. He is the new writer for Massively Overpowered's Guild Wars 2 column, Flameseeker Chronicles.

Personal blog: Occasional Hero
Twitter: @ChaosConstant

Datamining offers tantalizing clue about Guild Wars 2 controller support

Ever wished you could play Guild Wars 2 from the comfort of your couch with the simplicity of a controller? That dream may...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Things to do when Guild Wars 2 feels stale

It happens to every player in every MMO: Sooner or later, even our favorite games start to feel stale. It may be that you’re...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2’s 2019 year in review, from Icebrood Saga to the future

The first half of 2019 was a rough time to be a Guild Wars 2 fan. It wasn’t without its bright spots, but...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2’s 2019 year in review, from the layoffs to Icebrood

It’s no secret that 2019 was a rough year for Guild Wars 2. There were some bright spots in there as well, however,...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Deep-diving Guild Wars 2’s Whisper in the Dark storyline

The first episode of Guild Wars 2’s new Icebrood Saga, Whisper in the Dark, has been out for a week now. MOP's Tina...

Flameseeker Chronicles: The best of Guild Wars 2’s Living World soundtrack

One of my earliest impressions of the Guild Wars franchise, before I even owned it, but had only played it at a friend’s house,...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Quality-of-life upgrades Guild Wars 2 still needs

Today, ArenaNet is finally launching the long-awaited build and gear template features in Guild Wars 2. While it has brought with it...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Is it time for Guild Wars 3?

Earlier this month, ArenaNet announced that President Mike O’Brien, former game director on both the original Guild Wars and Guild Wars...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Does Guild Wars 2 release more paid outfits than armor skins?

I’ve noticed a common complaint bouncing around the Guild Wars 2 community, one that I believe to be a myth. Today, I’d like...

First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga prelude, Bound by Blood, now live

It was just two short weeks ago that ArenaNet invited its fans to Seattle for the announcement of the continuation of

First impressions of WoW Classic – from a total World of Warcraft newbie

The gaming world is abuzz with excitement over World of Warcraft Classic. Players around the world are gushing with nostalgia over this trip...

Flameseeker Chronicles: What we saw (and what we didn’t) in Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga announcement event

This past weekend’s announcement of Guild Wars 2’s continuation of the Living World story, entitled The Icebrood Saga, was met with all of...

Flameseeker Chronicles: What would a mobile Guild Wars 2 look like?

Ever wished Tyria could fit in your pocket? That dream could one day become a reality. A couple of weeks ago, we heard...

First impressions of DC Universe Online – on the Nintendo Switch

Last week, DC Universe Online became one of the only MMOs on the Nintendo Switch, prompting many gamers to give it a...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Chairs and other oddities in Guild Wars 2’s cash shop

I love MMO cosmetics, and Guild Wars 2 has a great selection, from armor skins and outfits to gliders to minipets to mount...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Why Guild Wars 2 is the ideal starter MMO

When I met my wife, she was a console gamer, but she had never played an MMO. She was interested in giving some of...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2’s Living World is a barrier to entry

I have really liked Guild Wars 2’s story in the last few years. Quite honestly, I wasn’t crazy about a lot of the...

Flameseeker Chronicles: A guide to Guild Wars 2’s revivified Dragon Bash

Dragon Bash is an event that first ran in Guild Wars 2 in 2013, less than a year after the game launched. It...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Speculation on Guild Wars 2’s gods and dragons

Let's just note upfront that this edition of Flameseeker Chronicles will have lots of Guild Wars 2 spoilers, including but not limited to the recent Living World S3E6 War Eternal. Also, wild speculation that may well be completely wrong. You have been warned!

Flameseeker Chronicles: Why Guild Wars 2 has my favorite flying mounts

When Guild Wars 2 announced that the central mechanic of its Path of Fire expansion was going to be mounts, a lot of...

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