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    Guild Wars 2 resources

    This thread is supposed to provide people with a concise source of information about everything ranging from official sources to more specific topics like PvP builds or crafting guides. It is supposed to co-exist with Duke's Useful Hints and Tips thread. Opposed to Duke's thread, this will be more like a glossary of links to other sources on the internet with a structure consisting of a couple of main topics.

    Offical sources:
    • Areanet's Guild Wars 2 webpage. The developers will announce upcoming changes and other news concerning the game here. https://www.guildwars2.com/en/ Also home of the
    • Official forums. A good starting point if you are looking for information or support from both the community or the developers themselves. https://forum-en.guildwars2.com/forum
    • Leaderboards. Lists rankings of PvP, WvW, and PvE achievement points for both NA and EU region. https://leaderboards.guildwars2.com/en/na
    • Guild Wars 2 wiki. Still the #1 address for getting quick access to information about different aspects of the game. Can be called from within the game by typing "/wiki topic" into chat, with "topic" being a key word of your choice. Lists upcoming changes to the game on the frontpage. http://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Main_Page


    Other forums/boards and GW2 web communities:


    Youtube resources:


    Podcasts:
    • Sitting On A Couch. An extremely well done series of podcasts, each with a focus on one of the professions covering both PvE and PvP aspects of the specific class. Feature knowledgeable guests for topic specific discussions. http://sittingonacouch.com/
    • Tales of Tyria. Concluded, but has been said to be an entertaining look at a range of aspects of the game. http://www.talesoftyria.com/


    Databases and APIs:


    Guild mission guides:



    Trading resources:


    Online tools:


    Builds and build calculators:


    Crafting resources:



    Tweets and blogs:
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    further reserved post
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    This is an excellent idea Squirrel - thanks. I think both this and Duke's thread are important resources - as a fresh 80 I'm eager to discover all the game's secrets and a thread like this is one of the best starting points. The "inside information" in Duke's post is as much a destination as the other sites linked to here so maybe over time, the topics in Duke's thread might get indexed here with all the resources - assuming it's possible to link to a specific post within a thread.

    Maybe there's even an argument for making the two threads into one mega-thread with the first posts being the contents/index list like here and the following posts containing Duke's topics and other contributions and comments. A sort of one-stop destination for everything. Or should that be ***EVERYTHING***!!??

    On that note, another useful event timers related resource (oriented to Gunnar's Hold since we live here) would be...

    http://guildwarstemple.com/dragontim...207&langKey=en

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    This is awesome Squirrel! D'you think I should get rid of the 'Links' section in my thread?
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    Thanks Duke. I am a bit undecided at the moment about the whole link afair. Maybe keep those links that explain a specific trick? In any case we should try to avoid redundancy.

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    This site shows all events in the world on a map, not just the big ones: http://gw2hero.com/
    This one is handy to check CoF/CoE status for guesting: http://www.gw2bear.com/

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    Updated, thanks Broliant and Malawi.

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    Yoyo removed my section on links in the other threaaaaaad.
    Guild Wars 2:

    Main character name is Seigous Bearheart. I also play on Duke Witherheart. And Lindenheart.

    My GW2 blog that you can follow on Twitter.

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    found this new event timers website yesterday from gw2 reddit, direct link for gunnars hold map: http://divinitysreach.com/map/en/2014/
    It works with the original event api and updates every 15 seconds, plus has some more features.

    Before I was using: http://gw2.thelazy.net/events.html

    http://us.gw2stuff.com/events/gunnars-hold was nice because you can track events, but it caches the api so the updates are slower.

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    The DR one is nice, but I do like to be able to see the timers too so I know what's up next. I've been mostly using GW2stuff; it's small delays aren't so large that one could miss an event, especially now that most of the HP bars have been buffed.
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    GWstuff is already listed above, will add divinitiesreach.

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    Added ghnodes.com to the list of crafting resources.

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    you should add this too, since it means that you can guest and find them anywhere

    http://gw2nodes.com/
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    I've seen this one too but was reluctant to add it due to the "beta" tag. Will add it now.

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    • Gunnar's Hold Community Node Map. An editable map for locating resource nodes, particularly useful for finding Orichalcum and Ancient Wood nodes. http://www.ghnodes.com doesn't work anymore
    Tweetiti but also (ex Knickers) Burlesque Galore, Melons of Steel and Liltweetie
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    Thanks Tweetiti, I have removed the entry from the list. The domain seems to have expired. I would suggest using gw2nodes.com instead.

    Oh and I hate formatting bullet points in forum posts.

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    GW2: Saphnabylni & co.

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    This will be updated soon. Until then: Permanent rich nodes. http://www.reddit.com/r/Guildwars2/c...final_version/

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