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Guild Wars Patch, Bans

These Guild Wars Game Update Notes outline the new update to ArenaNet's MMORPG. The update implements several changes intended to remove the need for "farming" to progress in the game, while also making it easier to identify players using cheats, bots, and hacks. On a related note, they also announce the banning of over 100 user accounts for using bots to farm. The update outlines extensive balance changes and tweaks, and promises more to come:

We know that some players currently engage in repetitive farming activities for the primary purpose of unlocking skills and items for PvP. Rather than preserving the effectiveness of farming for this purpose, it is our intention to address the larger issue of the need for farming by assessing how players acquire and unlock items, runes, and skills, and then by taking steps to ensure that players can acquire and unlock these things through normal gameplay. We believe that the most effective way to play the game should also be the most fun way to play the game. You can expect to see the first meaningful changes towards this goal next week.

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17. Re: GW v WoW Jun 9, 2005, 15:12 nin
 
nin and other Blue's GW players,

What are your in-game names?

We've gonna have to start putting these in our .sigs

Nilaar Madalla, lvl 17 R/Mo...

Note: Nilaar is on vacation in San Andreas... He should be back this weekend.



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