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Old Jan 21, 2008, 06:31 PM // 18:31   #121
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now that i have all 3 chapters my advice would be to get nf first then if u really like gw and spend some time get premium (proph+gwen), then factions. like some people before me said.
phrophecies is great for new players with the facts that it introdouces players in game mechanics much better, areas are unlocked and u can access them with runners(and i think that makes up for the slower lvling) and there are some of the most beautiful and coolest areas in game. the only big downside players should consider is that there are not so much players in phrophecies and in some mission and outposts u will be all alone (if u have nice guild or friends that can be avoided).
nihgtfall has the best storyline imo, it has 2 new professions that can be played whitout lack of skills from others campaign which is very important to say. it has nice new skills and also core skills that exist in every chapter. lvling and progress is not slow as in phrophecies but not so fast as in factions. it has beautiful areas some that can compete even with phroph but its pretty much same type of landscape that is in most of the campaign. u also get heroes who are very useful and bring one new and fun aspect to the game.
in my opinion i would only buy factions first if i really love asian theme, assassains and ritualists and alliance battles. other thatn that i wouldn't reccomend it as first chapter to get. the chapter is good but nf and phroph are just better.
so in my opinion the best choice is getting nf first. you should consider that whichever chapter u get first u did not make mistake.
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Old Jan 23, 2008, 02:14 PM // 14:14   #122
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wow, that was a really good fourm I read the whole thing. I got propechies. really great job on that.
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Old Feb 21, 2008, 08:55 AM // 08:55   #123
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love the chart the OP made. you hit the nail right on the head. ^^
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Old Mar 12, 2008, 10:08 PM // 22:08   #124
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I agree. Nightfall is the best campaign to start a newbie off.
No way,its a massive map I think factions is the best....donno bout the 1st gw.
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Old Mar 25, 2008, 07:41 PM // 19:41   #125
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I skimed it, and of what I saw it was a good post. Profesies is difinitly the way to go. Factions is awesome though, it seems like you put Factions down a lot.
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Old Mar 31, 2008, 08:10 PM // 20:10   #126
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Im new and i wanted a new MMO to play, i currently play WoW but need something else when i bored of grinding on WoW.
Do i need to buy the first GW to play, or can i just get the expansion?
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What is the order of the Expansions?
i would like to buy them all in order, like 1 every month or something.
And what is the gameplay like? on wow the max lvl is 70, yet ive heard and read that lvl 20 is max on GW. i would supose that getting to that lvl would be harder than getting to that lvl on WoW!
Do you get with each expansion a new max lvl, like new mobs to hunt in the new areas?

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Old Apr 06, 2008, 05:03 AM // 05:03   #127
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hi
i just wanted to ask

what are the benefits of eye of the north?

because i recently got factions and EotN in a special offer for cheap and i was wondering if i should try to exchange EotN for nightfall (at another store :P) since everyone seems to recommend it.

I'm finding factions not too difficult to learn from what i've played so far [im only level 5 so that's not much i guess hehe- but the OP said factions had a very steep learning curve]
but yeah, any help/advice would be appreciated.

I'm also wondering which, EotN or NF, would be better in the lead up to GW2 since that's coming out this year?
(eotn box says "your achievements earn your descendents the right to unlock exclusive heroes pets weapons and more in guildwars2" )

thanks in advance.
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Old Apr 19, 2008, 09:59 AM // 09:59   #128
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Prophecies is the best
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Old May 07, 2008, 10:21 PM // 22:21   #129
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IMO I would suggest the platinum edition prop/GWEN pack. It a good combo of learning in proph and high level quest/exploration in GWEN. 2nd I would suggest Nightfall...only because I HATE factions. I think its too short and makes you play quicker than the other 3.
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Old May 18, 2008, 09:21 PM // 21:21   #130
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Thanks for the post!
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Old Jun 12, 2008, 09:10 AM // 09:10   #131
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Alright if you live in the UK. GAME is having a sell on some GW titles atm.

Guild Wars Special Edition: £9.99
Guild Wars: Eye of the North: £12.99
Factions Collectors Edition is going for £29.99

For more info visit http://www.game.co.uk/PC/AtoZ/Defaul...etter=G&page=4
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Old Jun 17, 2008, 09:43 PM // 21:43   #132
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Why not add GWEN to a side list? For a new player that wants to experience the game, get prophecies and GWEN, pick up UB, yay!!!
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Old Jun 26, 2008, 11:41 PM // 23:41   #133
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I just saw GW Factions platinum in my local wally word for $39.99. It comes with Factions and Prophecies. I already have Prophecies, but I need Factions and wouldn't mind buying that back if I could give the Prophecies part to someone. So, does it come with separate codes? I could add Factions to my account and give Prophecies code to someone?

Actually that comes with the Bonus Mission Pack, which would cost me $10 more in the online store
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Old Jun 30, 2008, 02:42 PM // 14:42   #134
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Anyone new to GW SHOULD get Prophecies and also its expansion Eye Of The North, perfect to keep you entertained till gw2 is out not to mention EOTN has the much needed Hall Of Monuments which is used to transfer any character achievements to GW2...so this by far is better than getting the other two campaigns.
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Old Jul 07, 2008, 03:56 PM // 15:56   #135
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Hello. You have to forgive me i am a new player in GW and my questions may seem noobish. Still, i have to ask you:

1. if you own all 3 chapters (Prophecies, Nightfall and Factions) and you want to experience all chapters, is there any point in going through all chapters with only 1 character as opposed to creating a character for each chapter? I mean do you get any rewards/skills/anything for going with your Prophecies character through nightfall?

2. On this page you talk a lot about skills being unlocked. Does that mean that when you activate another chapter let's say factions, you can buy those factions skills for a trainer forums in ascalon for example when you login with your Prophecies character?

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Old Jul 10, 2008, 12:33 PM // 12:33   #136
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I just bought GW/Factions combo pack from Wal Mart. Does it have GWEN on it already? The manual has alot of references to it and I would like to know before I run out and buy just to find out I already have it. Thanks!
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Old Jul 10, 2008, 12:52 PM // 12:52   #137
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How about check in the shop? Nobody has a Wal Mart in his town/country/continent. Should be written on the box.
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Old Jul 10, 2008, 01:23 PM // 13:23   #138
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Ther's nothing on the box, but like I said theres alot of references to GWEN in the manual.
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Old Jul 10, 2008, 01:56 PM // 13:56   #139
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How about check in the shop? Nobody has a Wal Mart in his town/country/continent. Should be written on the box.
what do you mean "Nobody has a Wal Mart in his town/country/continent"? Obviously this guy does... Did you mean "Not everybody has..."?
Anyway...
I'd say probably not, but why not just play the game and see if you have access to GW:EN.
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Old Jul 10, 2008, 02:04 PM // 14:04   #140
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what do you mean "Nobody has a Wal Mart in his town/country/continent"? Obviously this guy does... Did you mean "Not everybody has..."?
Anyway...
I'd say probably not, but why not just play the game and see if you have access to GW:EN.
Thanks, I didn't know if it was a "seperate" game or just added more things to Chapter 1
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