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Tips For New Players of GW2 | GuildwarsInsider

Master10KMaster10K LondonMember Posts: 3,065

Just saw 3 helpful videos with some useful tips, for anyone that's new to the game and hasn't really researched it or played a lot in the betas. Though even I didn't know some of these.

 - 5 Tips For New Players

 - 5 More Tips For New Players

 - 5 Additional Tips For New Players

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  • NadiaNadia Topsham, MaineMember Posts: 11,866 Uncommon
  • BadaboomBadaboom Moose Jaw, SKMember Posts: 2,380 Uncommon
    I did not know about the ingame wiki search function, or linking waypoints.  Cool
  • Master10KMaster10K LondonMember Posts: 3,065
    Originally posted by Badaboom

    I did not know about the ingame wiki search function, or linking waypoints.  Cool

     

    Me neither. The waypoint linking seems particularly useful.

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  • ariboersmaariboersma Yankton, SDMember Posts: 1,802

    the first vid was really bad advice IMO, well tip 2-4 were. These are playstyle opinions not set in stone to make your gameplay better.

    2nd vid was good

    the 3rd vid was brilliant, good job! I also didnt know about linking waypoints of the in game wiki, I just wish it was more like GW1 where f10 brought up a window with links to the wiki for various articles

    edit: removed, problem solved woot

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  • DrDwarfDrDwarf TeesideMember Posts: 475
    He's got more tips than a Rabbi after a mass brit milah.
  • DragonantisDragonantis DublinMember Posts: 974
    Oh nice, thx for linking the tips buddy XD
  • UnfathomableUnfathomable Houston, TXMember Posts: 19 Uncommon
    Very nice, a couple of those were new to me, thanks for sharing.
  • korent1991korent1991 CakovecMember Posts: 1,364 Uncommon
    thank you! :)

    "Happiness is not a destination. It is a method of life."
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  • Stx11Stx11 West Hills, CAMember Posts: 415

    Oh nice stuff here!

    TYVM!!!

    (hmm... I wonder if Aerowyn knows about these yet?)

  • nolic1nolic1 Kingman, AZMember Posts: 676 Uncommon
    I just started following there stuff but I like the tips they offer as everyone else I did not know about the shift click way points that is cool. The videos explain some good tips for new players and I hope it helps.

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    To me I enjoy gaming I dont play to be uber I play to have fun. If a game is not fun to me guess what I move on and play something else till I find one that is. When I find that great game and not sure if in my life time there will be one I hope it has everything I want in an mmo.

  • Master10KMaster10K LondonMember Posts: 3,065
    Originally posted by ariboersma
    the first vid was really bad advice IMO, well tip 2-4 were. These are playstyle opinions not set in stone to make your gameplay better. 2nd vid was good the 3rd vid was brilliant, good job! I also didnt know about linking waypoints of the in game wiki, I just wish it was more like GW1 where f10 brought up a window with links to the wiki for various articles edit: removed, problem solved woot

    Yeah, I do agree that the 1st video is more of a personal preference thing, but some people may not know that you are able to turn off those settings and I myself perfer to turn off double tap dodge. Makes jump puzzles a lot less aggravating. image

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  • ariboersmaariboersma Yankton, SDMember Posts: 1,802
    Originally posted by Master10K
    Originally posted by ariboersma
    the first vid was really bad advice IMO, well tip 2-4 were. These are playstyle opinions not set in stone to make your gameplay better. 2nd vid was good the 3rd vid was brilliant, good job! I also didnt know about linking waypoints of the in game wiki, I just wish it was more like GW1 where f10 brought up a window with links to the wiki for various articles edit: removed, problem solved woot

    Yeah, I do agree that the 1st video is more of a personal preference thing, but some people may not know that you are able to turn off those settings and I myself perfer to turn off double tap dodge. Makes jump puzzles a lot less aggravating. image

    I did quite a few jumping puzzles and didnt accidentally dodge once >.< You know thinking about it I bet ones keyboard has a lot to do with it.. mine tends to not be popular to my husband and guildies =P its a real pain as the space bar has a sort of pressure problem and Im sure it extends to other keys.  http://www.geekiegadgets.com/2008/illuminated-keyboard/ itsnot old but looks like the newegg page is no longer there.

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