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Old Mar 28, 2011, 01:03 AM // 01:03   #61
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Far from getting GWAMM (and prob won't), but i'm surprised at the number of people who are against this.

Is it because of jealousy ?

Those people put so many hours in GW, I think they should get something more than a title.

It's just like those who are against putting more reward for post 30 points on the HoM.

I don't understand the mentality here, considering all rewards are cosmetic.
The problem is that people seem to think that other people actually care about what titles you have. Titles are completely meaningless and GWAMM deserves little to no recognition. You've got your title, that's all you were going to get. I don't want people with their stupid glow in my face everytime I zone into an outpost. Titles are for personal benefit, and if you're disappointed that I couldn't care less that you grinded out some titles then that's your problem. GWAMM isn't really an achievement so much as an indication you've been playing for a while and care for such things.
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Old Mar 28, 2011, 03:45 AM // 03:45   #62
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The problem is that people seem to think that other people actually care about what titles you have. Titles are completely meaningless and GWAMM deserves little to no recognition. You've got your title, that's all you were going to get. I don't want people with their stupid glow in my face everytime I zone into an outpost. Titles are for personal benefit, and if you're disappointed that I couldn't care less that you grinded out some titles then that's your problem. GWAMM isn't really an achievement so much as an indication you've been playing for a while and care for such things.
This post seems quite contradictory.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but boss auras aren't really all that noticeable or obtrusive, and certainly aren't as distracting as Chaos Gloves, which everyone and their dog seems to have now.

If you don't care for GWAMM or what it represents, then you obviously should have no problem if ANet gives out a cosmetic reward for achieving it, seeing as how its unimportant to you.

Nobody gets GWAMM through normal play, otherwise everyone who's beaten the campaigns would have it, therefore it IS a title that represents more than average dedication.

While I have no idea if ANet would implement a "glowy" for the title, its certainly not a bad idea, and according to your logic there's no real reason against it.
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Old Mar 28, 2011, 04:01 AM // 04:01   #63
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but boss auras aren't really all that noticeable or obtrusive, and certainly aren't as distracting as Chaos Gloves, which everyone and their dog seems to have now.
Perhaps not, but I still wouldn't want to see them. Also, for the record, I don't like Chaos Gloves.

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If you don't care for GWAMM or what it represents, then you obviously should have no problem if ANet gives out a cosmetic reward for achieving it, seeing as how its unimportant to you.
There is a cosmetic reward. The title. If that's not good enough for you then you shouldn't have spent the time getting it. People know what the reward is for GWAMM, don't complain or ask for more when you're not satisfied with it.

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Nobody gets GWAMM through normal play, otherwise everyone who's beaten the campaigns would have it, therefore it IS a title that represents more than average dedication.
You can get most of the GWAMM titles from normal play (whatever that means). I'm at 26/30 and I haven't put in any serious grinding. Finishing off the NF/EotN faction titles is all. Now that Survivor and LDoA are easily obtainable on the same character, that could be 28/30.

Also, dedication doesn't necessarily qualify you for a reward. You put a lot of time into something. Big deal. Doing hundreds of MQSC's for the lux title doesn't say anything about you other than you spent the time doing it. If I spent several hours counting the grains of rice in a 10kg bag should I get a medal? Of course not, I didn't do anything noteworthy, just wasted a crapload of time.
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Old Mar 28, 2011, 04:52 AM // 04:52   #64
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No.

-I do have GWAMM
-I believe it was quite easy to get. It's not a matter of time or skill, it's just a matter of playing with a little bit of direction.
-I am not a fan of the glowy armors and abjectly impressive equipment. Function > Form.

Make of those points what you will.
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Old Mar 28, 2011, 05:16 AM // 05:16   #65
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No. /not-sign.

So it "glows". What does that make you? famous?

I don't care one bit of that, its just show-off. Besides the effect doesn't contribute anything, its just there for "eye candy". After awhile, you'll get use to it and ask for something else.
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Old Mar 28, 2011, 05:24 AM // 05:24   #66
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personally it doesn't matter to me in the least

and umm.... aren't there a few topics on this already?


like here: http://www.guildwarsguru.com/forum/d...ght=gwamm+aura

and here: http://www.guildwarsguru.com/forum/p...ght=gwamm+aura
ok wasn't focused on GWAMM but still same idea

and specifically this one: http://www.guildwarsguru.com/forum/i...ght=gwamm+aura

gotta love that search function

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Old Mar 28, 2011, 06:52 AM // 06:52   #67
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Like I posted earlier, very simple solution to people that hate the idea seeing other people's glowing aura, just allow them to switch off "gwamm aura" in their client so they don't see it.

If 10% - 20% of people want this and it doesn't effect the rest because their hatred of it can easily be accomodated then my attitude is "why not?". It then only boils down to whether Anet should invest the time for the proportion of community that wants it.

Furthermore, some people have complained that it's all about ego and the need to show off. For me it really isn't. I know I'm a very mediocre player (both in game and in real life). I finally crawled over the finish line in last place, way behind most of the GW people I know who have Gwamm. I'm not bothered about being last. I was happy for them when they got the title and I'm pleased that I finally got mine. I just want more of a reward for dedicating so much time to the game that I love and am easily pleased with shiny things.
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Old Mar 28, 2011, 05:15 PM // 17:15   #68
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I just want more of a reward for dedicating so much time to the game that I love and am easily pleased with shiny things.
you have the reward, a title you can have others see, i personally dont care to see a bunch of glowing auras on the few occassions i decide to stay in an outpost for more than 5 minutes, just like i dont care to see some random fireworks display some noob decided he/she wanted to throw

GWAMM gets you a title, that is the reward for it, stop asking for even more meaningless shyte
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Old Mar 28, 2011, 05:56 PM // 17:56   #69
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you have the reward, a title you can have others see, i personally dont care to see a bunch of glowing auras on the few occassions i decide to stay in an outpost for more than 5 minutes, just like i dont care to see some random fireworks display some noob decided he/she wanted to throw

GWAMM gets you a title, that is the reward for it, stop asking for even more meaningless shyte
A few words over your head sucks as a reward though, no matter how you see it.

If I was the game designer, I would've given stuff like golden wings (ala aion) or maybe a shiny king's crown for a hat. Something to reward those who put the time for it.

It's all cosmetic, so nothing to whine about since it doesn't unbalance the game.
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Old Mar 28, 2011, 10:34 PM // 22:34   #70
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GWAMM gets you a title, that is the reward for it, stop asking for even more meaningless shyte
Glad/Champ gets you a title, that's the reward for it, stop asking for even more meaningless shyte, like emotes.

Ohwait, haven't people been asking for a glad emote ever since Hero got one?
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Old Mar 29, 2011, 04:24 AM // 04:24   #71
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I don't see what the problem is...and i don't understand why people are complaining so much, if i had GWAMM I sure as hell would like people to know i got it.
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Old Mar 29, 2011, 04:35 AM // 04:35   #72
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A few words over your head sucks as a reward though, no matter how you see it.

If I was the game designer, I would've given stuff like golden wings (ala aion) or maybe a shiny king's crown for a hat. Something to reward those who put the time for it.
Here's an idea: if you don't like the reward, don't do it. All you were ever going to get is five words under your character name. Obtaining GWAMM is completely voluntary.

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I don't see what the problem is...and i don't understand why people are complaining so much, if i had GWAMM I sure as hell would like people to know i got it.
I don't want this because I sure as hell couldn't give less of a shit what you've got. No one cares. I'm sorry if you think that getting GWAMM will impress other people, but it doesn't. Titles are for personal achievement only.
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Old Mar 29, 2011, 01:11 PM // 13:11   #73
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Marty has his grumpy hat on today but this........

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Titles are for personal achievement only.
is spot on.

I have enjoyed the thread tho - far too many words of wisdom or at least fun to quote

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I don't want my screen to look like a disco bar when I'm in town.
is irrisistable

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Old Mar 29, 2011, 02:31 PM // 14:31   #74
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I don't see what the problem is...and i don't understand why people are complaining so much, if i had GWAMM I sure as hell would like people to know i got it.
First you got that little green sentence appearing "XXXXX as acheived GWAMM gods have extended their favor" blabla...

Second you can display your title so anyone can see it

Third IMO GWAMM has been so devaluated that it's not worth showing it...

So : /notsigned
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Old Mar 29, 2011, 02:51 PM // 14:51   #75
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This might have made sense for the first x amount of accounts with a GWAMM when 30 titles was somewhat prestigious but not now. The times have moved on and 30 titles has became easier and easier to get.

Marty might have his grumpy face on,but he's 100% right.
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Old Mar 29, 2011, 10:29 PM // 22:29   #76
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I don't see what the problem is...and i don't understand why people are complaining so much, if i had GWAMM I sure as hell would like people to know i got it.
you get a title under your name letting everyone know you got it.

PROBLEM SOLVED

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Old Mar 30, 2011, 12:54 AM // 00:54   #77
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I have to say the ideas of an emote or name displaying in gold instead of blue are more to my taste than a glow. I tend to go for detailed armours and like picking out interesting dye combinations. I don't really want that messed up by becoming a neon-tinted blur when I get my GWAMM.

So yeah, emote/gold name sure.
Aura? Nty.

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Side note: Am I the only person who finds the "Kind of a Big Deal" title and title track ironic these days?
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Old Mar 30, 2011, 01:02 AM // 01:02   #78
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Side note: Am I the only person who finds the "Kind of a Big Deal" title and title track ironic these days?
Me, because I had to earn 30 other titles to wear a title that explains what I already had been, but I guess now I no longer have to explain it to anyone.
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Old Mar 30, 2011, 03:35 AM // 03:35   #79
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It has been suggested many times (and at least once in the official feedback pages in the wiki) and I would only agree with it if it was active ONLY in towns and outposts, and ONLY if the title is selected.

In PvP IA has the glow, and in PvE, bosses have it.

So only towns and outpsots.
I actually suggested bout 3 years ago for people that had 35 titles :P
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No, nearly got there now and wouldn't want to like an out of place Dhuum if when I do get it!
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