I think GW2 did a lot of things right in game design. I like the classes, dynamic events are much more entertaining than questing in other MMORPGS (though still really not my thing), character development is interesting, and WvWvW is a great design. The combat really falls short for me though. It's better than WoW in that attacks can at least hit things you didn't have tab targetted and the dodge mechanic is ok, but it really seems to come down to coming up with a build and then just hitting hot keys when they come off cooldown. I liked the combat in TERA a lot better but the rest of that game sucked pretty bad. Hot key cool down just doesn't do it for me I guess. Truth is, I probably just hate MMROPG's, at least until we get a real skill based action MMORPG that isn't just a mindless click fest.
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I will play no more MMORPGs until somethign good comes out!