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  • NikkitaNikkita ParisMember Posts: 790
    Originally posted by ShakyMo
    Lol at wow mentality rush to endgame for phatlewt that doesn't exist.

    Theres going to be epic whine from the pavlovs dog type players in a couple of weeks.

    Actually there is lot of shiny to be collected through crafting and otherwise at lvl 80 even though no statistical advantage but i doubt that would stop anyone from being impatient. Also GW2 fans can deny all they want but being lvl 80 does give you an advantage over lower levels in PVP.

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  • DaezAsterDaezAster new york, NYMember Posts: 788 Uncommon
    I wonder what his map completion is? People are acting like he beat the game. Having your friends feed you mats to power level could mean he didn't even play yet and just sat at the crafting station. I'm at level 19 but only have 7% map so there not one in the same. 
  • AshengrayAshengray PagadianMember Posts: 10 Uncommon

    Did he beat the story line or did he just reached 80? I mean just bec he has reached 80 doesnt mean he seen all the game has to offer. In guildwars 1, you can reach max lvl pretty early on but you still got plenty of content before beating the story line.

     

  • ReizlaReizla 127.0.0.1Member Posts: 3,778 Uncommon
    Originally posted by FGTry
    Today at 6:13PM GMT+1 Surfeuze from War Legend French guild EU server Vizuna Square reached the 80th level.
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  • RobokappRobokapp Dublin, OHMember Posts: 5,736 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Ashengray
    Did he beat the story line or did he just reached 80? I mean just bec he has reached 80 doesnt mean he seen all the game has to offer. In guildwars 1, you can reach max lvl pretty early on but you still got plenty of content before beating the story line.  

    title says he just reached 80.

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  • SimonVDHSimonVDH GdanskMember Posts: 178
    Originally posted by Ashengray
    Did he beat the story line or did he just reached 80? I mean just bec he has reached 80 doesnt mean he seen all the game has to offer. In guildwars 1, you can reach max lvl pretty early on but you still got plenty of content before beating the story line.  


  • NildenNilden Canada, NBMember Posts: 1,796 Rare
    Well it's not like Guild Wars is known for grinding levels, which IMO is a good thing.

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  • banadonabanadona IlawaMember Posts: 16
    Originally posted by CujoSWAoA
    Am I one of the only people in the world that finds this kind of "achievement" to be the opposite of Impressive? And somewhere in the catagory of Sad.

    Well I kinda agree with you. Although, I do agree that It can be seen as some kind of achievement for some, for me its just a waste of the game. For me it is like a speed eating contest while eating your favorite dish...such a shame.

  • ictownictown iowa city, IAMember Posts: 123
    Originally posted by Ashengray
    Did he beat the story line or did he just reached 80? I mean just bec he has reached 80 doesnt mean he seen all the game has to offer. In guildwars 1, you can reach max lvl pretty early on but you still got plenty of content before beating the story line.  

    He only reached level 80. His personal storyline line is only at level 16.

    Seems like he power leveled through crafting quite a bit.

    My main character is level 17 and I created another alt for crafting and leveled to 15 in few hours just crafting alone.

  • DaezAsterDaezAster new york, NYMember Posts: 788 Uncommon
    It's funny if you look at the map on the screenshot he is standing right inbetween the crafting stations. Kind of smart guild wise, he can now feed them all kinds of goodies....
  • AshengrayAshengray PagadianMember Posts: 10 Uncommon
    The reason i ask is, some people are assuming that he has beaten the game when infact he just reached 80. Reaching 80 does not equal to beating the game.
  • CalerxesCalerxes LondonMember Posts: 1,633 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Ashengray
    The reason i ask is, some people are assuming that he has beaten the game when infact he just reached 80. Reaching 80 does not equal to beating the game.

     

    To many players it does, but just wait for the whining about no endgame quicker than other MMO's this time.

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  • The_KorriganThe_Korrigan EastMember Posts: 2,630 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Illyssia
    It isn't a silly acomplishment at all. If you play the game intensively you can beat it really fast.

    To you really think hitting 80 is "beating the game"?

     

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  • VyntVynt Member Posts: 660 Uncommon
    Originally posted by banadona
    Originally posted by CujoSWAoA
    Am I one of the only people in the world that finds this kind of "achievement" to be the opposite of Impressive? And somewhere in the catagory of Sad.

    Well I kinda agree with you. Although, I do agree that It can be seen as some kind of achievement for some, for me its just a waste of the game. For me it is like a speed eating contest while eating your favorite dish...such a shame.

    The way Anet designed GW2 and according to most of the avid fans in beta, this wouldn't be a waste of the game because at 80, you get to go down and do all the content anyway. So, really the guy just concentrated on levels before a lot of content where as most people will get more content done before levels.

    Since there is no "endgame" or the "endgame" starts right away, he didn't really speed through anything, heh. Just a different progression route.

    On a side note, I can see why some speed through a game beyond the bragging rights. If they play in beta extensively, there isn't much reason to go through all the content you've down multiple times before. I've done that once before. Kind of why I don't play much in betas anymore.

  • IllyssiaIllyssia LondonMember Posts: 1,524

    if you don't like the phrase beat the game then can perhaps looks upon it as they beat the leveling aspect of the game.

     

    A lot of the fanbois seem very defenisve about the speed at which players hit GW2 level cap, but that's just the way ArenaNet designed it. THe game is fun, it's just not very demanding. A lot will probably focus on PvP and WvWvW long term as that puts player skill into the equation.

  • NaeviusNaevius Houston, TXMember Posts: 334 Uncommon
    I'm waiting for the first to get to Zhaitan, which is considerably more epic.
  • JackdogJackdog Charleston, SCMember Posts: 6,309 Uncommon
    Originally posted by Piiritus
    Well, 80 levels in a bit more than 30 hours is kinda quick. It took longer for world first even in Rift if I remember correctly and that game was ultra easy to level. Edit: Personally I think that achievments like this are brainless. Games should be for entertainment.  

    When EQ1 released the  expansion pack legacy of YKessha I remember a guild leveled a Froglok to 60 within 24 hours. EQ1 was the mother of all grind fests in my opinion.

    this guy cliams he did 1 - 60 in WOW in 23 hours and change

    http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/3341758638

    there is always going to be a "that guy"

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  • MMOwandererMMOwanderer LisbonMember Posts: 415

    Congratulations? I guess...

    Now, WHAT'S THE ENDGAME? image

  • SeariasSearias Edmonton, ABMember Posts: 719 Uncommon
    Wow, Congratulations dude :). I am still level 50.

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  • Method01Method01 VejleMember Posts: 128 Uncommon
    Jebus... Im only lvl 9... Really don't get the point in powerleveling.. Not at all. It has to be something with lack of life.
  • IchmenIchmen Winnipeg, MBMember Posts: 1,228 Uncommon

    this sounds like GW1... i got max lv (20 on vanilla) within 24hrs or so playing it. if they keep the old system that gw1 had you can hit max cap off quests and just powering through all the storyline content. 

    while i never see much point in hitting max in anygame over night.. i guess this person is happy with them selves lol.

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  • ApraxisApraxis RegensburgMember Posts: 1,508 Uncommon

    Gratz all nice orga for the group of players. (or did it really just one? well then not so much orga ;) )

    And in a week we have all forgotten it. So lets move on.

  • MithrandolirMithrandolir The Deep Woods, NJMember Posts: 1,700 Uncommon

    nice! grats!

    I am pokey for sure, 19 hours on a single character and only level 15! Awesome amounts of fun though :) Loving the game!

     

  • KnightblastKnightblast Smithtown, KSMember Posts: 1,798
    Originally posted by Method01
    Jebus... Im only lvl 9... Really don't get the point in powerleveling.. Not at all. It has to be something with lack of life.

    Not necessarily.  It's a very concentrated burst, for certain, but after the burst, more time is freed up for things other than gaming.

    I am not a powerleveler (my main in GW2 is now level 13), but I don't think it's an illegitimate playstyle.

  • tabindextabindex Rancho Cucamonga, CAMember Posts: 70
    Little over a day.  A new low for MMOs.
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