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Is everyone a charr? What race will you play?

FealStyrmFealStyrm Russellville, ARMember Posts: 40
What race will you play? (poll)
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  • FealStyrmFealStyrm Russellville, ARMember Posts: 40

    Oh, I just assumed everyone was charr because the number of charr avatar thumbnails on these forums outnumber the other GW races.

    I remember when Darkfall came out, probably 50% of the playerbase rolled Mahirim (wolfman with claw weapons). Darkfall was fun until the population died :'(.

    And of course the tauren in WoW. Doesn't everyone have at least one of those?

    All online gamers must be secretly furries.

  • AdiarisAdiaris RomeMember Posts: 381
    From some of the polls I've seen Charr look like they might be one of the least played races at launch
  • GamefunGamefun Mesa, AZMember Posts: 290
    I'm probably going with sylvari elementalist.
  • ScalplessScalpless SnowballvilleMember Posts: 1,426 Uncommon
    Charr and Norn were the least popular races in Reddit's latest poll.
  • GonzomikeGonzomike Manor, TXMember Posts: 30
    Asura necro ftw! Prob 75% asura,a charr,a norn and maybe a human.

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  • MikeJezZMikeJezZ DenmarkMember Posts: 1,170 Uncommon
    All my chars will be Norn

    Playing ATM: Black Desert, Xbox One
    MMO's shelted: Check my mmorpg profile
    KICKSTARTED: Camelot Unchained. (250 USD)

  • solarinesolarine IstanbulMember Posts: 1,203

    The two starting zones I like the most are that of the Charr and the Norn.

    Thing is, I just can't get used to their slow, languid running animation. I made them as short as possible, but not really helping. 

    I'll probably go Asura.

     

  • scotty899scotty899 townsvilleMember Posts: 166
    norn necro first then a charr ranger down the track
  • AdiarisAdiaris RomeMember Posts: 381
    Originally posted by solarine
    The two starting zones I like the most are that of the Charr and the Norn. Thing is, I just can't get used to their slow, languid running animation. I made them as short as possible, but not really helping.  I'll probably go Asura.  

    This, I really liked the Charr design, but couldn't stand the perceived slowness...

  • GalthonGalthon Willamette ValleyMember Posts: 50 Uncommon
    I love my Norn Thief. He looks like a 9' tall cross between Altiar/Enzio from Assassin's Creed and TechnoViking.
  • MikeJezZMikeJezZ DenmarkMember Posts: 1,170 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Galthon
    I love my Norn Thief. He looks like a 9' tall cross between Altiar/Enzio from Assassin's Creed and TechnoViking.

    Even though I LOVE Norn and all my chars will be a Norn...

     

    Doesnt it feel stupid to be a tall building that vanishes?

     

    A Norn cant look like an athletic fast paced Ninja, but rather a slow heavy warrior.

    Playing ATM: Black Desert, Xbox One
    MMO's shelted: Check my mmorpg profile
    KICKSTARTED: Camelot Unchained. (250 USD)

  • ArcheangelArcheangel Brooktondale, NYMember Posts: 49 Uncommon
    So far my list of characters includes 2 sylvari, 2 norn, 2 human, an asura, and a charr. I keep juggling around what prof/combos they will be though. I have a spreadsheet detailing 9 different character lists with names and question answers included.
  • itgrowlsitgrowls newport news, VAMember Posts: 2,951
    i've seen more humans then anything. Its weird, play a fantasy game where you can be anything, pick the same thing you are in real life. doesn't make sense to me.
  • KingGatorKingGator Tampa, FLMember Posts: 428 Uncommon
    Asura, remind me of dobbie and that is a good thing.
  • ConnmacartConnmacart OsloMember Posts: 659 Uncommon
    Asuran Ranger. I'm going to find the biggest pet out there and pretend it's my temperamental mount that dislikes being ridden.
  • ariboersmaariboersma Yankton, SDMember Posts: 1,802
    Originally posted by FealStyrm
    What race will you play? (poll)

    I think ill play everything BUT Charr lol.. I just dont like the feel of them but I LOVE the look of the males.

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  • BlindchanceBlindchance WhywouldyouliketoknowMember Posts: 1,081 Uncommon
    Probably Norn as I love the animal form, skin changer theme, HOWEVER I hate the male Norn model. Why oh why all of them need to look like Super Mutatants ? I just might ened up playing a female char or just say:"F...this s..." and play a human. 
  • CenthanCenthan Toms River, NJMember Posts: 483

    I wanted to go with human, norn, or sylvari for my mesmer, but I'm picking asura for a purely psychological reasons.

    Small targets seem to be picked on last .

    In a fight for survival, who do you try to kill first?  The big monster trying to rip your arms off, or the small pasty thing with purple butterflies flying out of it's a**  image

  • Ice-QueenIce-Queen USA, GAMember Posts: 2,442 Uncommon
    Asura, I always like the smallest race for pvp.

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    What happens when you log off your characters????.....
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFQhfhnjYMk
    Dark Age of Camelot

  • GamefunGamefun Mesa, AZMember Posts: 290
    Originally posted by Tayah
    Asura, I always like the smallest race for pvp.

    I've always heard playing small races tends to last longer in PvP because people tend to eye glance taller races because they are more noticable. I'm gonna have to try out the asura and see if it works out.

  • GeezerGamerGeezerGamer ChairMember Posts: 7,662 Epic


    Originally posted by Galthon
    I love my Norn Thief. He looks like a 9' tall cross between Altiar/Enzio from Assassin's Creed and TechnoViking.

    HAHA!, For some reason, this reminds me of an old cartoon.

    "Why there are no Tauren Rogues"
    **Rogue Stealth** (Tippytoes) CLOP CLOP CLOP CLOP STAB!

  • HellSingsHellSings Toronto, ONMember Posts: 185
    Sylvari.
  • EvelknievelEvelknievel Ehrenfeld, PAMember Posts: 2,953 Uncommon
    Originally posted by itgrowls
    i've seen more humans then anything. Its weird, play a fantasy game where you can be anything, pick the same thing you are in real life. doesn't make sense to me.

     

    Some players find it easier to RP as a human race then a imaginary lore race <imo>

    example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtiaYVyF_18

    I know it's a stretch, but hopefully you get what I am saying.. LOL!

  • expressoexpresso meMember Posts: 2,218 Uncommon
    If it was not for Asura I would not be playing GW2.  I hate toplay serious characters.
  • FealStyrmFealStyrm Russellville, ARMember Posts: 40
    Originally posted by Gamefun
    Originally posted by Tayah
    Asura, I always like the smallest race for pvp.

    I've always heard playing small races tends to last longer in PvP because people tend to eye glance taller races because they are more noticable. I'm gonna have to try out the asura and see if it works out.

    In daoc this was true. You couldn't see them because of the hills and bushes and bumps in the terrain.

    I used to paint my armor green on my eldrich (magelike) and wear pants(makes you look like a rogue or something else not as one-shottable) instead of robes to hide in the trees and to blend in with the grass.

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