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Southsun & Crab Toss Offline

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Due to a bug, the Southsun Cove map currently is inaccessible and the Crab Toss activity is unavailable.

At the present time, we do not have a timeframe for when we’ll be able to re-enable these two game elements, but the team is continuing to look into the situation and we’ll re-enable both as soon as possible.

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Grawl Shaman over +4bil. more annoying

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Weve got people looking in to this issue, thanks for posting here!

Fractal Scale 72 - Blocking Issue

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We’ve been able to reproduce this internally and have people looking in to it. It looks to be a global issue present in other similar event objectives as well. Thank you for bringing it to my attention!

Season 2 Trouble at Fort Salma

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We’re looking into this. Thanks for the report!

Game Update Notes - July 25, 2017

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Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed a bug that prevented completion of the Art Critic achievement if the player died during the “Where’s Balthazar?” instance.
  • Fixed an issue where Non Instance Owners inside the Shining Blade Secrets instance were not properly immobilized in some areas.
  • Addressed an issue with the “Shining Blade Secrets” instance in which the Images of Guilt were not immediately obvious as being part of the fight’s mechanic. These creatures will now display a marker over their heads—and at their location on the minimap—when they are able to be interacted with.
  • Fixed an issue in the “Shining Blade Secrets” instance in which the books for the collection achievement would sometimes become unresponsive.
  • Fixed an issue in the “Shining Blade Secrets” instance in which some players did not receive the Precision Blade achievement when they qualified for it.
  • Difficulty has been adjusted and streamlined for the objective to defend your ally during the final boss fight of “The Last Chance” instance.
  • Fixed a server crash.
  • Fixed a server crash specific to Siren’s Landing.

Sup and camp timers out of sync . . .

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We are looking into it.

Daily Tournament Grenth's Game Bugged

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Thanks for the post. We’ve pulled the tournament logs/information and we’re looking into the cause of this. In the mean time, we’ve had to cancel the tournament.

Sorry for the inconvenience.

Ranger pets in new fractal

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Ive got a fix for this queued up. It will be in the next patch, sorry about that.

Forums have slowed to molasses speed

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Yes, load times are really miserable and we’re very sorry for that!

Right now, team members are looking into this problem and seeing what they can do to address it. I’ve found that without logging in, I can get into a post much more quickly, but that does not allow me to participate, so that is not ideal. (And it might not be the case for others.)

I reported this early this morning, and I have not heard back with information about this, but I know it’s being worked on. I’ll post when I know more, and again, we’re sorry for this inconvenience and irritation!

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Game Update Notes - July 25, 2017

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Bug Fixes:

  • The visuals in Mistlock Sanctuary have been adjusted so that they appear for the 64-bit Mac test client.
  • Back-end maintenance has been conducted.

New update - Network Error on Connection

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I’ve relayed these reports to our team. Can you please confirm that this is still an issue for you? Details that would help:

  • Your geographical location
  • Whether you cannot log in or cannot stay logged in
  • Where you are in the game when you are disconnected: loading screen, a certain map, etc.
  • The error code you receive; if you are not getting a code, please note that.

Thanks very much and please accept our apologies for the inconvenience!

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Siren's Landing map image tiles

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Should be up sometime today.

The Real Forum is Reddit .

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We like Reddit just fine, but there are differences between the two media. Official information, update notes, new about upcoming releases (we’re working on one of those now, actually), and other official info and substantive posts are presented here.

Our “Dev Celebrations (AMAs)” take place on Reddit because the formatting works for them, but that’s not an indication of any sort of official migration.

As to dev “freedom,” well, devs are free to post as they wish here, there, or anywhere else.

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Blinded With Science - Guardian

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facepalm.. coming right up good sir.

GW2 Viirastra normal mode solo

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Very nicely done! Good choice of class and build for this, and well done with the execution

Game Update Notes - July 25, 2017

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Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed a blocking issue in the Shattered Observatory fractal.
  • Fixed an AI bug in the Arkk fight in challenge mode in the Shattered Observatory fractal.
  • Fixed a bug in which the oyster home-instance node was not visible on the Siren’s Landing vendor for some players.
  • Added a repair anvil to the open-world map (Siren’s Landing).
  • Fixed an issue in which the “Defeat the undead giant before it can kill Willowdread” event would not start.
  • Updated the art on reward-chest markers.

Scheduled Server Maintenance: July 28, 2017

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We will be conducting scheduled maintenance on Friday, July 28, 2017, from 12:01 AM Pacific Time until approximately 12:15 AM Pacific Time. During this 15-minute period, players may have difficulty logging in to the game or transferring between worlds. In addition, EU players may not be able to create a new account or access the Gem Store during this timeframe.

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Game Update Notes - July 25, 2017

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Bug Fix:

  • Fixed a server crash.

Daily Tournament Grenth's Game Delayed

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We’re pushing registration back to 1:30PM (20:30 UTC) to make a little bit more room for the hotfix.

Daily Tournament Grenth's Game Delayed

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Hey folks,

There’s an incoming hotfix in the near future. We’re going to push today’s Grenth’s Game back 1 hour to avoid conflicts.

Registration will open at 1PM (20:00 UTC).

Bug in Tournament (screens)

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We actually talked about that today. I’m always hesitant to put invuln buffs in, on the off chance that people will find a glitch that lets them keep it during the match.

Bug in Tournament (screens)

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We’ve tried to fix this via map art changes a few times, but people seem to just find another way in. I’m just going to add kill planes to the bases on Kyhlo.

Fractal Nightmare Chest Disabled

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Thank you for your patience while we addressed this issue. The content has been re-enabled.

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Feedback: Guild Wars 2 Mac 64-Bit Client

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Thanks for the latest reports! We’re investigating them.

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Achievements from Episode 6 patch are missing

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Forgot to go through the whitelist yesterday.

All the achievements unlocked so far should be blessed.

Repairing 64 bit Mac Client

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It appears both of you have found the instructions for the 32-bit client. We have yet to complete the hook up for the repair dialog in the 64-bit test client.

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Game Update Notes - July 25, 2017

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Bug Fixes:

  • Fractals: Fixed an issue in which swapping characters could provide an unintended benefit on challenge-mode boss encounters.
  • Fixed a bug that was preventing completion of the Cozen Desolation Mastery point in Fireheart Rise.
  • Corrected the price of the legendary trinket collection items on renown-heart merchants in Draconis Mons.
  • Fixed a bug that prevented players from earning credit on a step in “Where’s Balthazar?” when participating in another player’s instance.
  • Fixed an issue in which shards were being destroyed multiple times in “Where’s Balthazar?”
  • Fixed an issue in which the Nightmare Skin Chest was giving the wrong items.
  • Fixed an edge-case bug that would cause the last boss of the instance “The Last Chance” to disappear at 5% health.

07/25/2017 – Late Notes *
*Bank

  • The Material Storage tab has been updated and now allows many additional items to be deposited.
  • Two new Material Storage collections have been added: Cooking Ingredients and Scribing Materials.
  • The Common, Fine, and Rare Materials collections have been renamed to Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced, respectively.

Items

  • Charged Thorns are now classified as Rare.
  • Elonian Wine is now classified as Exotic.
  • Mystic Forge Stones are now classified as Rare.
  • Fractal Research Pages are now classified as Rare.
  • Mystic Runestones are now classified as Legendary.
  • Bricks of Clay are now classified as Uncommon.

Mac Client

  • Fixed a few shadow bugs.

Official Episode 6 Feedback Thread: One Path Ends

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As Season 3 wraps up with “One Path Ends,” we’d love to ask you a favor, as we have in the past:

Please share your high-level feedback (75 words or fewer) on Episode 6.

Please mark any spoilers with the spoiler tag (see formatting guide) to avoid giving away the story to those who have not yet played all the way through.

Devs will be reading other threads, of course, and longer or more detailed feedback is welcome. This thread is designed to amass your high-level views.

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Please Anet commit to 2v2 (or 3v3)

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I mentioned this in the AMA, may as well repeat it here. For a multitude of reasons, balance being just one, we don’t have any plans on doing a 2v2 (or 3v3) queue.

We’ve been talking about doing special tournaments on occasion. 2v2 would be one option for a special tournament.

ATs and Untimly Patch updates

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We’re looking into it.

LMFAO! “We’ve just pushed out a gigantic patch without any warning whatsoever, right in the middle of an AT. What’s that you say? Lag? Glitches? Don’t worry boys, ’We’re looking into it. By god, we’ll get to the bottom of it.”

God kitten I love you Arenanet. 0 kittens given.

Heh, didn’t mean to sound quite THAT nonchalant about it. We have some code in place that’s supposed to handle things auto-magically when updates happen. We’ve tested it internally quite a lot and it functioned fine in our test. Obviously, something happened differently between live and internal testing though.

Cal and Ray are literally tracing through the tournament logs to find the break point now.

ATs and Untimly Patch updates

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We’re looking into it.

Tactics cause the whole map to DC

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Tactics should be up and working again.

Game Update Notes - July 25, 2017

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Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed a client crash.
  • Fixed a server crash.

Are "Intelligent" Macros allowed?

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1 up 1 down question

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The fix for 1 up 1 down went out with this release. So this Friday we will be using 1 up 1 down again.

Fractal Nightmare Chest Disabled

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We’ve temporarily disabled a fractal chest while we correct its contents. You will be able to activate the chest in your inventory once it has been updated.

Gaile Gray
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Tactics cause the whole map to DC

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We are disabling tactics until a fix is in.

What's going on with Outnumbered?

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It went out in today’s patch. Just missed release notes.

Tactics cause the whole map to DC

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I recommend not slotting any tactics until we get this fixed.

Tactics cause the whole map to DC

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We are aware of the issue and working on it now.

WVW Maps keep crashing

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We are aware of the issue and working on it now.

Game Update Notes - July 25, 2017

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07/25/2017 – July 25th Release Notes
Living World Season Finale- “One Path Ends”

Balthazar has disappeared again, and it’s top priority to find him—especially if what he’s planning could bring disaster to Tyria. And if one thing’s for sure, it’s that he’s gearing up for something big. He’s already managed to collect magical power from a bloodstone, and now he’s set his sights on an Elder Dragon. With Taimi’s device broken, you’re on your own—for now.
New Legendary Sword
A new legendary weapon is now available. Speak to Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs in Lion’s Arch to learn how to craft the new sword precursor, Save the Queen, and forge the new legendary sword.
New Legendary Hammer
A new legendary weapon is now available. Speak to Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs in Lion’s Arch to learn how to craft the new hammer precursor, Might of Arah, and forge the new legendary hammer.
World Polish
General

  • Players can now turn in midair while jumping.
  • The event “Kill the Risen before they reactivate the Statue of Lyssa” now rewards players with the same chest as the event “Kill the Corrupted High Priestess.”
  • The skeleton and his treasure hoard have been located and returned to their ship in the Gilded Hollow.

Blazeridge Steppes

  • Fixed an issue in which the Shatterer event failed to start when both prerequisite events were completed.
  • Prerequisite events for the Shatterer will now automatically fail if they are not completed within the time limit to lure out the Shatterer.

Fractals
New Fractal: Shattered Observatory

  • A new fractal is accessible through the Mistlock Observatory.
  • Added a new Shattered Observatory fractal achievement category under Fractals of the Mists on the Achievements tab of the Hero panel.
  • New rewards are available from BLING-9009 in the Mistlock Observatory.
  • The continued perseverance of adventurers has again caught the eye of the Harbinger.

Molten Furnace

  • Fixed a bug in which wiping during the final fight with the Weapons Test Engineer could cause the instance to stall on retry.

Molten Boss

  • Falling from the platform during the battle against the Molten Berserker and Molten Firestorm will now result in death.

Nightmare

  • Fixed a bug in which completing the fractal would not award some daily achievement progress.
  • The Nightmare fractal is now accessible at scales 24, 49, 74, and 99, replacing the fractals previously at those scales.

Mistlock Instabilities

  • Adrenaline Rush now permanently enrages enemies and applies a 150% damage increase instead of a 200% damage increase.

Miscellaneous

  • The glider animation for Ad Infinitum has been updated to be more suitable for a legendary glider.
  • Fixed a bug in which Fractal Avengers were prevented from finishing players.
  • Mist-potion boon icons are now invisible outside of fractal maps.
  • Reduced the gold cost of medium and heavy ascended chest pieces by 1 gold to match the WvW ascended armor cost.

Raids

  • Added a new achievement for acquiring legendary armor pieces.

Bastion of the Penitent

  • Fixed a bug in which safe zones in the Cairn the Indomitable encounter became out of sync with certain attacks.
  • Adjusted the initial impact arc of Orbital Sweep during the Cairn the Indomitable encounter.
  • Fixed a bug in which players took multiple instances of damage from Cairn the Indomitable’s Energy Surge attack.
  • Fixed a bug in which Rigom behaved erratically when stunned and brought to 0 health at nearly the same time.
  • Fixed a bug in which Samarog abandoned the fight when pushed past certain health thresholds too quickly.

Personal Story
Items

  • Exotic backpacks acquired from the Druid Stone collections in the “Flashpoint” release now have an upgrade slot.
  • Fixed a bug in which killing the Eye of Zhaitan in the Promenade of the Gods in Cursed Shore would not progress the Flameseeker Prophecies III collection.
  • The Jade Maw Lens is now required to test items at the Metal Forest for the Bifrost III collection.
  • Players who have deleted the Humming Krait Crystal without crafting the Krait Focusing Crystal for the Kraitkin III collection can now purchase a replacement from Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs.
  • Players who have misplaced components for the Incinerator III collection can now purchase replacements from Grandmaster Craftsman Hobbs.
  • Fixed various legendary journey text bugs.
  • Two sets of Heirloom Seed Pouches have been renamed to avoid champion loot bag confusion.
  • Fixed a bug in which certain weapons prevented progression of the Twice-Told Legend achievement.
  • The Charged Quartz Orichalcum Amulet now has a chance to drop from grand exalted chests in Auric Basin.
  • The following jewels can be converted into infusions in the Mystic Forge:
    • Preserved Queen Bee
    • Chak Egg Sac
    • Poly-luminescent Undulating Refractor: Black, Green, Orange, and Teal
    • Vial of Liquid Aurillium
  • The following legendary weapons now have custom projectile effects:
    • The Juggernaut
    • The Moot
    • Bolt
    • Meteorlogicus

Structured Player vs. Player
PvP Lobby

  • Cautrell the Traitor has returned from his exile and is back to vending in the new lobby.

World vs. World
General

  • Made the following adjustments to participation grace times:
    • Defending caravans has been changed from 2 minutes to 5 minutes.
    • Hitting a player/objective with a siege weapon has been changed from 1 minute to 2 minutes.
    • Capturing a shrine has been changed from 2 minutes to 5 minutes.

BLACK LION TRADING COMPANY GEM STORE
New Items and Promotions

  • For a limited time, a new set of Abaddon weapon skins are available from Black Lion Weapons Specialists for 2 Black Lion Claim Tickets. Keys can be found in the Special category of the Gem Store for 125 gems each.
  • The Shield of the Goddess has returned for a limited time and can be found in the Style category of the Gem Store for 600 gems.
  • Introducing the Mistlock Sanctuary—the most elaborate Black Lion lounge to date. In addition to a full suite of general services and amenities, the Sanctuary also contains everything a fractal explorer could need. For easy access, pick up the lifetime pass in the Utility category of the Gem Store for 1,000 gems, or check out some of the Mistlock Sanctuary’s unique features with a two-week pass for 150 gems.

Improvements

  • The Black Lion Chest has been updated to the Return to Orr Chest and can be previewed for a full list of its contents.
    • The Black Lion Material Bag has been added as the new guaranteed item. It contains a collection of high-quality crafting materials, special Living World Season 3 materials, and a few surprises.
    • The Unidentified Dye and Tome of Knowledge have been removed, and the Mystic Forge Stone and the new Black Lion Booster have been added as common drops.
    • The Communal Boost Bonfire has been added as an uncommon drop.
    • The new Mini Dwayna’s Messenger is available as an uncommon drop for the duration of the Return to Orr Chest.
    • The new Feathers of the Zephyr Package with the Golden Zephyr Backpiece and Feathers of the Zephyr Glider is available as an uncommon drop for the duration of the Return to Orr Chest.
    • The new Advanced Leather Rack and Advanced Cloth Rack are available as rare drops.
    • The Daydreamer’s Weapon Collection is now available as a rare drop for the duration of the Return to Orr Chest.
    • The Dwayna’s Weapon Collection is now available as a super rare drop for the duration of the Return to Orr Chest.

Mac Client

  • Fixed an issue in which the command-key symbol was not shown in some contexts.
  • Enabled use of the minimize button in windowed mode.
  • Fixed keyboard navigation behavior in text boxes.
  • Improved the support for non-US keyboard layouts.
  • Improved the rendering of some visual effects.

Demographics

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Hey there,

The idea of players offering a poll or creating a demographic chart that represents favorites of any kind would be just fine. What we have a concern about is someone creating a poll whose results purport to present “certified, verified, irrefutable facts” related to matters of greater sensitivity.

For instance, we want to avoid incendiary or trollish polls, like “Should [person] be tarred and feathered [for doing something that the poll’s creator didn’t like].” That just has no place on the forums. Too, some poll platforms can be “adjusted” to ensure that the alleged outcome is exactly what the poll creator desires. This involves not just biased wording, but the actual configurations of the poll. Then, when the results are presented as “100% of players agree with [something]” the truth is “100% of players who participated in the poll and whose votes were registered and whose input was not disqualified or disabled in some way agree with [something].”

So we’re not opposed to polls as a whole, but ask that they be of a positive, constructive, or even just plain ol’ fun nature.

could you ask please if it is possible to get newer statstics?
like some people mentioned anet did
https://d3b4yo2b5lbfy.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/1c2c9GW2_Anniv_Infographic.jpg
from that blog/web side post along time ago
https://www.guildwars2.com/en/news/guild-wars-2-the-first-year/

would love to look at something similar 5 year mark

I will see if we have something planned.

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Demographics

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Hey there,

The idea of players offering a poll or creating a demographic chart that represents favorites of any kind would be just fine. What we have a concern about is someone creating a poll whose results purport to present “certified, verified, irrefutable facts” related to matters of greater sensitivity.

For instance, we want to avoid incendiary or trollish polls, like “Should [person] be tarred and feathered [for doing something that the poll’s creator didn’t like].” That just has no place on the forums. Too, some poll platforms can be “adjusted” to ensure that the alleged outcome is exactly what the poll creator desires. This involves not just biased wording, but the actual configurations of the poll. Then, when the results are presented as “100% of players agree with [something]” the truth is “100% of players who participated in the poll and whose votes were registered and whose input was not disqualified or disabled in some way agree with [something].”

So we’re not opposed to polls as a whole, but ask that they be of a positive, constructive, or even just plain ol’ fun nature.

Gaile Gray
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Suggestion: Changeable +Stat Agony Infusions

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This is on the short list of QoL that I would like to add. I’ll have to find some time to do this change. It’s not terribly difficult, it just involves a lot of recipes and testing.

Continued Account Sharing Investigations

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We’ve identified additional accounts of players who were involved in account sharing and match manipulation.

We’ve given them dishonor for the remaining season for now. Our investigation is still underway, so additional action may be taken later, should we determine it appropriate.

1 up 1 down question

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This bug fix will be in the next patch.

Mac 64 bit installation

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If you have the 32-bit client already installed (in Applications) the data is shared there, otherwise (by default) it is stored within the 64-bit app.

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Cooking: the next step

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This thread was locked in error, and I have reopened it.

When someone makes a relevant, contributing comment in an older thread, we should leave the thread open to see how it develops. Naturally, valueless comments wouldn’t be great, and they might result in a thread closure. But what happened here was perfectly fine. Someone actually went to the trouble of finding a thread (which ain’t easy without a search engine!) and adding meaningful content, and that’s just fine.

I will make sure that the moderator team is aware of our practices, so that a necro post without value is acted upon but relevant comments remain.

Apologies for the error!

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Bizzare Occurence

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In the past few seconds, I left the unranked queue in order to join a tournament team.

I was kicked into the loading screen for Super Adventure Box and landed outside the door to Rata Sum in Metrica province.

Sorry I wasn’t quick enough to get a screenie for the SAB loading screen.

I was standing atop the jumping puzzle when I exited the unranked queue. Sounds like something is seriously cross wired.

You probably clicked the Leave Queue button twice, which the second click would be clicking “Exit PvP Lobby”. If your character’s last map outside of the lobby was SAB, it would start to load that map but you would get redirected out to Rata Sum as the SAB event is no longer active.

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