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Flameseeker Chronicles is a Guild Wars 2 column by Tina Lauro and Colin Henry. [Follow this column’s RSS feed]

Fight or Kite: Guild Wars 2’s Bladesworn, Catalyst, and Vindicator walk into an arena…

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No, there’s no joke there. I just wanted to know if anyone actually saw this happen during the Guild Wars 2 beta test a...

Why I Play: Returning to Guild Wars 2 and exploring elite specs after nine years

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I have a strange history with Guild Wars 2. I fell hard for the pre-launch hype, and when it finally arrived, I loved it...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Test driving Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons’ Vindicator, Bladesworn, and Catalyst elite specs

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It’s time again for another End of Dragons elite specialization beta! It’s an exciting time for Guild Wars 2 players, who are learning what elite specs...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Everything we learned about Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons’ fishing and skiffs

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Fishing is one of those weirdly ubiquitous RPG systems. Nobody picks an MMO based on how good its fishing skill is, and nobody complains...

Fight or Kite: How Guild Wars 2’s Harbinger, Willbender, and Virtuoso stack up in PvP

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Guild Wars 2 has always been my go-to home for MMOs. There’s just so much the studio did right when designing the game. But...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Hands-on with Guild Wars 2’s new Harbinger, Virtuoso, and Willbender elite specs

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One of the most anticipated features of any Guild Wars 2 expansion is unquestionably the addition of new elite specializations. We got our first...

Flameseeker Chronicles: The End of Dragons reveal didn’t wow people – and that’s OK

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We finally have our first real peek at the features and story of Guild Wars 2’s third expansion, End of Dragons. It has been...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2’s outage analysis, simplified

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For my day job, I’m a software developer, and all of my previous jobs have been IT related in some fashion. I still remember...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Three better ways Guild Wars 2 could have wrapped up The Icebrood Saga

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It’s easy to be critical of a game when it lets us down. In some ways, it’s equally easy to fall into the trap...

The Stream Team: Hatching Guild Wars 2 griffon eggs

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After scouring the lands for griffon eggs in Guild Wars 2, Massively OP's MJ is ready to deliver them to the roosting griffons so...

Flameseeker Chronicles: The disappointing second half of Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga

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Welcome to part two of this overview of Guild Wars 2's The Icebrood Saga. Last time, I talked about how the first half of...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Recapping the entire Guild Wars 2 The Icebrood Saga

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When looking back on Guild Wars 2's The Icebrood Saga, I think the most noticeable feature was its many ups and downs. If I’m...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Hands-on with Guild Wars 2’s Judgment world boss, Dragonstorm

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Judgment is upon us, friends, in this edition of the Flameseeker Chronicles: The fourth and final chapter of Guild Wars 2's The Icebrood Saga:...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Possible futures for Guild Wars 2’s strikes and dragon response missions

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Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga gave us a new type of endgame group content starting with its prologue chapter: Strike Missions. Each episode introduced...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Lessons Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons can learn from previous expansions

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Any expansion announcement for any MMO is always a cause for excitement, but it's been four years since Guild Wars 2 shipped a new...

Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s ‘Balance’ chapter, launching today

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Another month, another round of Dragon Response Missions. Balance is part three of four chapters in Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga, and things are...

Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga: Power

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2021 promises to be an exciting year for Guild Wars 2 fans, with an expansion looming on the horizon. Before we head to Cantha,...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2’s 2020 year in review

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2019 was a rough year for Guild Wars 2. Its studio, ArenaNet, suffered sizable layoffs, and lost game directors Mike O’Brien and Mike Zadorojny....

Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga: Truce

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So here we are, we’re finally entering the home stretch of the Icebrood Saga. Today sees the release of the first chapter of Champions,...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Tips and tricks for Guild Wars 2’s roller beetle racing

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I’m not a big racing game person. Sure, I played my fair share of Mario Kart 64 back in the day, but beyond that,...

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