Author Topic: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?  (Read 1398 times)

Thanamira

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Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« on: February 11, 2013, 10:50:18 AM »
I have three 30+ chars, so I'd like to bring one of them to the first dungeon.  

1.  Do we need 5 people?
2.  How does Sat afternoon, evening, or Sun afternoon sound?

If class balance matters, my chars are elementalist, guardian, and mesmer.  I should update my sig, hmm.

Oh, and I like watching all the cutscenes, so I expect to want to move slowly.
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Re: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2013, 12:04:08 PM »
From what I remember (without spoiling anything)

The first time we did it, it was with 4 but I think we had some rough moments (and some graveyard rushing...) so 5 is probably best.

Class balance doesn't matter as much as everyone bringing a variety of weapons with them so they can swap abilities as the fights demand. The first time we went there were a lot of "wow...really wish I had thought to bring [weapon type]" comments.

Slower is better because you'll really want to control how many mobs you're fighting at once, especially early on when everyone is getting used to actually being part of a group. Also folks will probably spend a lot of time re-arranging their abilities as they suddenly remember they have things that are group oriented that they usually spend a lot of time ignoring.

I updated last night so if you end up needing someone to fill in let me know! My Guardian is 51ish I think but I'm pretty sure you get scaled down for the dungeon. (I'm also ok with sitting out if you'd like to prioritize folks who've never been there)

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Re: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2013, 01:58:04 PM »
My read from the GW2 wiki is that people get scaled down, so yay, another person!  (The wiki also implied? stated? that the dungeon doesn't scale down with less, but I figured I'd ask.)

So Wren, you free sometime this weekend?  :)  (Gawd, I should check my vent settings, to make sure the server/password hasn't changed.)
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Re: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2013, 05:54:02 PM »
I can do a thing! Also some folks you know are playing on Tarnished Coast (Towan, Brandon, Slynn) if you want to check with them (or I can if you'd like) since I think guesting is working now? (I haven't attempted it yet)
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Re: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2013, 03:04:19 AM »
Bluhh...  I remember who Slynn maps to in real life, but not Towan or Brandon.  (Brandon...  holy priest in Karazhan?)  But yeah, if you could, ask them for me.  And/or direct them to me via fb.  :)  "Wren, the fixer" ;)
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Re: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2013, 11:38:32 AM »
So far, we got me, Wren, and another NJ friend, so we just need two more.  Sat afternoon or evening, or Sun afternoon.  Right now, I'm suggesting Sunday at 2pm, but feel free to countersuggest a different time.

Gwy & Avi?  Shardy & Falafals?  Bueller & Bueller?  :)
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Re: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2013, 05:27:40 AM »
I don't think Avi has a level 30 toon yet, but she might.

She can't do Saturday afternoon as she will be slaving in the Girl Scout Cookie Booth mines. I might be able to, depending.
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Re: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2013, 01:15:00 PM »
How about Sunday?  If Sat is the only option, I'll similarly suggest 2pm.

We might be able to armtwist Trun into coming along.
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Re: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2013, 02:03:00 PM »
My only ton I have leveled is 20-somthing. Kinda lost interest in GW. Maybe I will be back at some point. Once my arm is better I intend to dive back into WoW, as I am falling behind my raid group due to having missed many a raid.

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Re: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2013, 01:11:39 AM »
One or both of us can come!  Any time this weekend should be fine.

Also, there's no need to guest in order to do dungeons with people.  You can group across servers and everyone will go into the same dungeon.
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Re: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« Reply #10 on: February 15, 2013, 03:53:29 AM »
Okay, let's go with Sunday, 2pm.  Hop on vent, and we'll sort it out from there.

Or if that plan sucks, let me know a better one.  :)
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Re: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« Reply #11 on: February 16, 2013, 12:16:54 AM »
Sounds fine to me!
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Re: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« Reply #12 on: February 19, 2013, 04:54:33 AM »
I think I totally forgot to do this and played Diablo instead.
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Re: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« Reply #13 on: February 19, 2013, 07:27:05 AM »
We had 5 and had a blast!  :D
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Re: Ascalonian catacombs, weekend of 2/16-17?
« Reply #14 on: February 19, 2013, 09:38:44 AM »
We threw rocks like champs!