General


At one point in your Guild Wars 2 career, you might have wandered into a WvW map and bought a Commander’s Compendium. This little book gives your characters the right to wear a brightly colored Dorito, or Skittle, if you prefer, over your head. You will then be visible on everyone’s […]

10 Commandments of Being a Commander


I see you there. You have your eye on that shiny ascended weapon. It’s so colorful, it glows, and it’s a nice stat upgrade compared to that cheap exotic you’ve been using. But you can’t make it. It’s not because you don’t have the appropriate crafting skill level, and it’s […]

Iron and Platinum Ore Farming Guide


Let’s not mince words: you’re cheap. Frugal. Thrifty. You don’t want to spend a ridiculous amount of gold becoming fully ascended. But then again, no one does. The name of the game in Guild Wars 2 is horizontal progression, not vertical progression. Ascended and legendary equipment will forever be best in […]

Cheap Ascended Equipment Guide



Guild Wars 2 has gone free-to-play and that means there is a large influx of players looking to get their feet wet before the first expansion, Heart of Thorns, is released on October 23. This is a multi-part guide based on some of the problems I ran into when I […]

New Player Guide: Help Yourself


Guild Wars 2 has gone free-to-play and that means there is a large influx of players looking to get their feet wet before the first expansion, Heart of Thorns, is released on October 23. This is a multi-part guide based on some of the problems I ran into when I […]

New Player Guide: Help Me Help You


Guild Wars 2 has gone free-to-play and that means there is a large influx of players looking to get their feet wet before the first expansion, Heart of Thorns, is released on October 23. This is a multi-part guide based on some of the problems I ran into when I first […]

New Player Guide: Managing Your Inventory