The Scrying Pool: Arboring Excitement

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The Scrying Pool is a Guild Wars 2 column where I simply ask what if? Nothing is off the table as I dive into possible features and future content, looking at what currently exists in Guild Wars 2 before I answer my own what if question with how I think the feature and content could be implemented.

In this week’s article, I will be talking about Sylvari and where they stand in the story leading up to the Heart of Thorns expansion. If you have not yet played through the Living World Season 2 content, be warned that we will be entering into some very big spoiler territory.

Guild Wars 2: Specialization Reveal

Ever since Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns was announced, players have been wanting to know more about specializations. Specializations is the platform for which professions in GW2 will be expanded, and in a pair of blog posts today ArenaNet has given more information on what this system will actually entail.

The Scrying Pool: Necromancer's Dreadknight

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The Scrying Pool is a Guild Wars 2 column where I simply ask what if? Nothing is off the table as I dive into possible features and future content, looking at what currently exists in Guild Wars 2 before I answer my own what if question with how I think the feature and content could be implemented.

This week we continue the speculation series covering the new specialization feature coming in Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns. Starting off, I had given my general speculation specialization before jumping into the profession specific speculations with Guardian’s Cleric followed by Engineer’s Mechanic and Elementalist’s Mage. This week I dive into speculation for another profession with Necromancer’s Dreadknight.

The Scrying Pool: Elementalist's Mage

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The Scrying Pool is a Guild Wars 2 column where I simply ask what if? Nothing is off the table as I dive into possible features and future content, looking at what currently exists in Guild Wars 2 before I answer my own what if question with how I think the feature and content could be implemented.

This week we continue the speculation series covering the new specialization feature coming in Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns. Starting off I had given my general speculation specialization before jumping into the profession specific speculations with Guardian’s Cleric followed by Engineer’s Mechanic. This week I dive into speculation for another profession with Elementalist’s Mage.

Guild Wars 2: Stronghold PvP Public Beta

The Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns beta continues with a test of the new PvP game mode Stronghold. This test will be a 24 hour long beta starting at Noon Pacific on April 14th. Not only will this beta last for an entire 24 hour long period, it will be open to anyone with a Guild Wars 2 account and will be played on the live client replacing Unranked Arenas for the day.

The Scrying Pool: Engineer's Mechanic

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The Scrying Pool is a Guild Wars 2 column where I simply ask what if? Nothing is off the table as I dive into possible features and future content, looking at what currently exists in Guild Wars 2 before I answer my own what if question with how I think the feature and content could be implemented.

In the last couple of weeks, The Scrying Pool started its speculation series covering the new specialization feature coming in Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns. Two weeks ago I gave my general speculation specialization before jumping into the profession specific speculations last week with Guardian’s Cleric. This week I dive into speculation for another profession with Engineer’s Mechanic.

The Scrying Pool: Guardian's Cleric

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The Scying Pool is a Guild Wars 2 column where I simply ask what if? Nothing is off the table as I dive into possible features and future content, looking at what currently exists in Guild Wars 2 before I answer my own what if question with how I think the feature and content could be implemented.

Last week I gave my overall speculation for the Specializations that are coming with Heart of Thorns. This week I dive into the first of the profession specific speculations with my idea of the Guardian’s specialization, the Cleric.

Guild Wars 2: Legendary Journey

In a new blog post released today, ArenaNet overviews a few more features coming with Guild Wars 2's first expansion, Heart of Thorns. The first is precursor crafting which will give easier access to one of the items required to make the special Legendary weapons. The other feature will also help players craft their Legendary by providing materials through the new map bonuses.

The Scrying Pool: Spec Spec

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The Scrying Pool is a Guild Wars 2 column where I simply ask what if? Nothing is off the table as I dive into possible features and future content, looking at what currently exists in Guild Wars 2 before I answer my own what if question with how I think the feature and content could be implemented.

Heart of Thorns is coming to Guild Wars 2 as the game’s first expansion, so it only makes sense that the return of The Scrying Pool dives right into speculation about what this expansion is going to deliver.

Guild Wars 2: New Borderland Revealed

Last weekend ArenaNet showed off the new Guild Wars 2 World vs World (WvW) Borderlands map that was hinted at during the PAX South expansion announcement. This new map is called the Desert Borderlands and will be replacing the current borderlands (now called the Alpine Borderlands) once Heart of Thorns is released.