Guild Wars 2

guildwars2-07-1600x1200It’s kinda funny; I have been complaining about the Dilex rate until the Phoenix Pack dropped it to a reasonable level. Hurriedly I liquidated the dilithium reserves on every single one of my toons, which left me with more Zen than I know what to do with. At the same time, for over two weeks straight I have been running dailies on each of my toons to rebuild their dilithium pool… which takes over 2.5 hours of doing nothing but clicking at various screens.

Guess what happened? Burnt out. 😦

So I’m taking another break from Star Trek Online. Meanwhile, Fungi and I have taken up Guild Wars 2.

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Character Spotlight – Star-Crossed

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I had fully intended to use some, if not all of the Science ships that I got on Black Friday, as someone’s endgame ship. Trouble is, none of my toons has the proper skills or gear to properly fly Science ships….even Heidy, who has the right skills, is specifically built around lighter Science vessels such as the Pathfinder and the Nautilus, and won’t do very well in the slower Nebula. With that in mind, I ended up making a couple of new toons for that specific purpose… but since then they have kinda taken a life of their own in my head.

Meet Starfleet Lt. Adam Kunzel, helmsman of the USS Portsmouth, and Nessi, medic, slave girl and assassin of the Orion Syndicate.

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Phoenix Prize Packs and Dilithium Exchange Rates

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Guess where I’m at on this graph? Not sure? Read on.

Fair warning: This is not a happy post. Skip this if you don’t feel like reading my rant.

Last night the Phoenix Prize Packs came into effect. In effective it’s a lockbox that you buy with dilithium, which gives a chance for players to pick up old event or discontinued items. I’ve included the writeup below:

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T6 Escorts Comparisons

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Whew! I pretty much blew my entire Zen reserve this Black Friday, and got myself a couple of new toys. Yes I got the brand spanking new T6 Science ship bundle, but no, today I want to discuss the other bundle I got, namely the T6 Escort (Defiant) bundle. I realize it’s old news now, but having flown all three T6 escorts over the weekend, I can finally offer an informed review.

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