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

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,...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Hands-on with Guild Wars 2’s new Sunqua Peak fractal, live today

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While Guild Wars 2’s Cantha-centric End of Dragons expansion may not be coming until next year, players eager to visit The Empire of the...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Breaking down Guild Wars 2’s End of Dragons expansion teaser trailer

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Last, after a lot of build-up, during a stream dedicated to the 8th anniversary of the launch of Guild Wars 2, ArenaNet finally released...

Flameseeker Chronicles: How Guild Wars 2 can improve underwater combat

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Way back in the lead up to Guild Wars 2’s launch in 2012, I remember the community being all abuzz about the addition of...

Flameseeker Chronicles: First Impressions of Guild Wars 2’s Jormag Rising, live today

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Just two short months ago, Guild Wars 2 introduced us to the Drizzlewood Coast, flashpoint of the civil war between the Charr United Legions...

Flameseeker Chronicles: How Guild Wars 2 keeps meta maps relevant

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Lately I’ve been spending a lot of my time in Guild Wars 2 running through the Drizzlewood Coast meta event (be sure to check...

Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s No Quarter

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After March’s relatively lightweight release, Steel and Fire, a lot of Guild Wars 2 players were expecting something big from this month’s release, entitled...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Reviewing ArenaNet’s Complete Art of Guild Wars 20th anniversary edition book

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Talk long enough to Guild Wars fans about their favorite franchise, and chances are that sooner or later, they will start gushing about the...
Read it and... well, just read it.

Flameseeker Chronicles: Speculating on Guild Wars 2’s Cantha expansion features

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I never thought I’d be saying this with a straight face, but yes, Guild Wars 2 is finally going to Cantha! This fan-favorite locale...

Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s Visions of the Past Steel and Fire

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Just three short months ago, ArenaNet teased us in its 2020 content preview for Guild Wars 2 with a new type of story content...

Flameseeker Chronicles: What Eye of the North means for Guild Wars 2

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Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga has so far been filled with plenty of nostalgic callbacks to the original Guild Wars’ Eye of the North...

Fight or Kite: Examining the state of Guild Wars 2 PvP ahead of the big balance patch

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About two weeks ago, ArenaNet dropped one of the largest - maybe the largest - balance patch previews for Guild Wars 2 to date....

Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s Shadow in the Ice

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The prologue and first episode of Guild Wars 2’s The Icebrood Saga did a lot of setting up, but weren't very satisfying. Episode 2:...

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

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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

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

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