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Classic Guild Wars’ first campaign.

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Storyboard: Making fights matter in MMOs (and in roleplay)

You know what's fascinating about the original Guild Wars release, later redubbed as Guild Wars: Prophecies? The Prince Rurik fight works. Yes, these are spoilers for...

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

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

Skyforge’s Aelion Day anniversary event asks players to fulfill prophecies for rewards

Why would players challenge themselves to fulfill a prophecy? To face a destiny ordained on paper? Is it fame? Glory? Redemption? In Skyforge,...

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

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

The Game Archaeologist: The legacy of Guild Wars

Last week on The Game Archaeologist, we examined the exciting beginnings of Guild Wars, thanks to a trio of ex-Blizzard developers who...
Have you heard?!

The Game Archaeologist: The rise of Guild Wars

In early 2005, World of Warcraft mania was rising exponentially, month over month. But even as Blizzard's MMO juggernaut barreled toward its full...

Guild Wars 1 fan remake posts trailer with Gwen’s flute, Prince Rurik, and plenty of river scale

Fans of the original Guild Wars might remember that this past spring we reported on an amateur game designer named Jomo who...

Massively Overthinking: Super wrong snap judgments of MMORPGs

The year was 2004, and the month was May. My guild was growing increasingly frustrated with Star Wars Galaxies' slow development pace, so...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Stories Guild Wars 2 could tell without dragons

Thus far, Guild Wars 2’s story has revolved largely around the six elder dragons. The base game’s personal story crescendoed...

Digital Extremes’ retro permadeath MMO Survived By has entered closed beta

Digital Extremes has officially launched Survived By into closed beta today, accompanied by a hefty patch including a new 10-man raid, hardmode...

Path of Exile: Gotta catch ’em all in the new Bestiary League and update 3.2.0, coming March 2

With a new Path of Exile challenge league every three months, you might wonder whether Grinding Gear Games can keep coming up with...

Working As Intended: The best and worst of Guild Wars 2 Path of Fire (so far)

I've spent a chunk of the last week moving through the first part of Guild Wars 2's Path of Fire, finishing up...
No, this one... this one's certain.

Perfect Ten: The 10 tiers of MMORPG lore

In which we discuss varying levels of MMO lore effort and Eliot admits he doesn't remember the names of Pac-Man's ghosties.

Unofficial Guild Wars 2 CCG gets a Prophecies-themed expansion

Back in March, Guild Wars 2 player Luke Dowding announced that he was building a free and unofficial collectible card game for the...

Jukebox Heroes: Your favorite MMO themes, #18-13

Last week we were off to a great start as we listened to the first batch of player-voted favorite MMO themes. As I said...
Good sir, might I have a moment of things I can steal from your home?

Choose My Adventure: The Elder Scrolls Online in review

Back when I played through The Elder Scrolls Online's beta, I said that it was another generic fantasy MMO in a field already...
So I'm in the holiday card this year?

Choose My Adventure: Wrapping up The Elder Scrolls Online in Orsinium

All good things must come to an end, and in this case, my adventures in The Elder Scrolls Online are ending in Orsinium....
Not so bad, eh?

Choose My Adventure: My first week in the Elder Scrolls Online

Despite the fact that for this round of Choose My Adventure, I am jumping into The Elder Scrolls Online in an era of...

Fan project remasters the original Guild Wars Prophecies trailer

The Guild Wars franchise has been known for terrific art style and some rather cinematic cutscenes over the years, dating all of the...

Guild Wars 2’s Ember Bay is over-the-top metal

When Rising Flames launches on Tuesday, Guild Wars 2 players will be transported to the Ring of Fire island chain first introduced...

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