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Too many portal scrolls, not enough space.

Could we get a new item or UI function to contain all our portal scrolls? similar to how tomes will contain the living story scrolls. There's close to 30 scrolls and living story tomes, and they are just taking up space in the inventory.

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  • You can combine portal scrolls into portal tomes, which you can buy at the map vendors.
    there's one for season 3, 4 and icebrood saga.

  • Tukaram.8256Tukaram.8256 Member ✭✭✭

    @BobbyT.7192 said:
    Could we get a new item or UI function to contain all our portal scrolls? similar to how tomes will contain the living story scrolls. There's close to 30 scrolls and living story tomes, and they are just taking up space in the inventory.

    30? I do not even know what you are talking about ha ha. I just looked at the wiki and had no idea there were so many. I have maybe 5 scrolls and wish we had a book.

  • Zephire.8049Zephire.8049 Member ✭✭✭

    What scrolls are you talking about? Aside from the Living World tomes that take up 3 spaces there are.

    • 8 lounges.
    • 7 city scrolls
    • 3 LW3 items with one being for a story, another that can be bought daily, and the final one is just a spot on the map that can be accessed via mounts
    • Home Portal Stone
    • HoM stone
    • Spearmarshal's Plea
    • The starter maps one from the tutorial.

    That's all of 21. 24 if you add the three LW tomes, which is not 30 unless you're also counting the 2 week lounge passes which by their nature are temporary.

    In addition to that, very, very few people would have more than 1-3 lounge passes, even fewer still have/use the city scrolls, and the HoM stone can be purchased as many times as you need so you can delete it.

    The festival ones add up... until you get all of them and combine them into a single item.

    That's all of a single bag's worth of items unless you're someone who collects everything, but realistically more like half a bag at most for most people and that can easily fit on a character or in a bank tab. Letting people combine the city scrolls into a tome would be nice, but other than that I don't see the value in combining everything else.

  • Inculpatus cedo.9234Inculpatus cedo.9234 Member ✭✭✭✭

    No longer need the Hall of Monuments Stone, as there is a free Eye of the North 'scroll' included in the Icebrood Saga Portal Tome, and a free passage to the Hall of Monuments within the Eye of the North.

  • Fueki.4753Fueki.4753 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Inculpatus cedo.9234 said:
    No longer need the Hall of Monuments Stone, as there is a free Eye of the North 'scroll' included in the Icebrood Saga Portal Tome, and a free passage to the Hall of Monuments within the Eye of the North.

    Does the new HoM contain the NPCs giving you the stuff for your GW1 deeds?

  • Inculpatus cedo.9234Inculpatus cedo.9234 Member ✭✭✭✭

    If you mean Eye of the North, then no. But, Eye of the North has free passage to the old Hall of Monuments, as mentioned previously, where you can pick up Guild Wars HoM rewards.

  • Kulvar.1239Kulvar.1239 Member ✭✭✭

    @Fueki.4753 said:

    @Inculpatus cedo.9234 said:
    No longer need the Hall of Monuments Stone, as there is a free Eye of the North 'scroll' included in the Icebrood Saga Portal Tome, and a free passage to the Hall of Monuments within the Eye of the North.

    Does the new HoM contain the NPCs giving you the stuff for your GW1 deeds?

    You can talk to a NPC to send you into the "old" HoM.

  • Inculpatus cedo.9234Inculpatus cedo.9234 Member ✭✭✭✭

    The 'NPC' in question being the Scrying Pool.

  • Game of Bones.8975Game of Bones.8975 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Creating a drop-down "Library" for your tomes would be great.

    GW2 has so many fun shiny things that are useful to hoard.

    I think they want us to buy more shared inventory slots, right now the cap is set at 24/account. The next 30% sale will probably be the Anniversary in August/September.

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  • Teratus.2859Teratus.2859 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited June 24, 2020

    @Game of Bones.8975 said:
    Creating a drop-down "Library" for your tomes would be great.

    GW2 has so many fun shiny things that are useful to hoard.

    I think they want us to buy more shared inventory slots, right now the cap is set at 24/account. The next 30% sale will probably be the Anniversary in August/September.

    I completely support this, my first thought as well was a library option.

    I don't like wasting my inventory or bank with scrolls and tomes.. and my shared inventory is already full of more useful items too.

  • Tukaram.8256Tukaram.8256 Member ✭✭✭

    I like to keep my scrolls in my shared inventory, but only carry 3. I would love to have a book that could hold all of them. Easier to share between characters that way - only 1 slot in the shared bag.

  • Eloc Freidon.5692Eloc Freidon.5692 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Living world scrolls should have been in one tome from the start.

  • Excursion.9752Excursion.9752 Member ✭✭✭

    I've been saying a Master Library Tome where you can put EVERYTHING in has been needed for well over a year now. It could even be added as a novelty item so we don't have to have it in our inventory at all!

    But I believe this is is coming soon right after alliances and the removal of bots from PvP. :bleep_bloop:

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  • Pifil.5193Pifil.5193 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Excursion.9752 said:
    I've been saying a Master Library Tome where you can put EVERYTHING in has been needed for well over a year now. It could even be added as a novelty item so we don't have to have it in our inventory at all!

    Ain't that the truth. These should have been unlocks in some kind of "spellbook" from the start. They also should also have turned all the black lion bric-a-brac (like the trading posts and revive orbs) into currencies that can be spent from some kind of wallet. Then we wouldn't need so many shared inventory slots.

    I guess it's not a problem they're interested in solving. For some unknown and unknowable reason.

    Cough.

  • BobbyT.7192BobbyT.7192 Member ✭✭✭
    edited June 27, 2020

    So for those wondering why I'm saying CLOSE to 30

    8 lounge passes (they have permanent versions, but a single item or UI function can store the 2 week passes as well)
    7 city scrolls
    4 scrolls for LS3 (1 tome and 3 other items not related to that tome {they still count})
    2 tomes for LS4 and icebrood
    5 miscellaneous( home portal, HoM portal, spearmarshal plea, I'm counting the 2 teleport to friend as you can use the consumable one while the permanent has the CD)

    EDIT:
    2 more not listed on the wiki page yet
    World boss portal device
    Maguuma Pact Operation Portal Device

    Total: 28

    So CLOSE to 30 as I said, it's likely that there is more, but I made point.

    Edit 2 counted something twice

  • Inculpatus cedo.9234Inculpatus cedo.9234 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I can't imagine very many players carry all those around with them. Especially, something like Exalted Portal Stone (to Aurene's Chamber) (which you listed twice) or the HoM Portal Stone now that there's a Scroll for EotN (with free passage to the old HoM).

  • BobbyT.7192BobbyT.7192 Member ✭✭✭

    @Inculpatus cedo.9234 said:
    I can't imagine very many players carry all those around with them. Especially, something like Exalted Portal Stone (to Aurene's Chamber) (which you listed twice) or the HoM Portal Stone now that there's a Scroll for EotN (with free passage to the old HoM).

    Yeah, counted aurene's twice. Still a lot even without HoM stone either.
    I liked to carry them around when I can, because I'm cheap and like to save on the waypoint cost as much as I can.
    I know there other free ways to the cities or around in general, but scrolls are generally better.
    Besides if toys can get their own UI function, why can't portals

  • kharmin.7683kharmin.7683 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Why would anyone need to carry around 8 lounge passes?

    I am a very casual player.
    Very.
    Casual.

  • Inculpatus cedo.9234Inculpatus cedo.9234 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @kharmin.7683 said:
    Why would anyone need to carry around 8 lounge passes?

    Amen. No one would. Especially as they have portals to all the cities, and elsewhere.

  • AgentMoore.9453AgentMoore.9453 Member ✭✭✭

    @Inculpatus cedo.9234 said:

    @kharmin.7683 said:
    Why would anyone need to carry around 8 lounge passes?

    Amen. No one would. Especially as they have portals to all the cities, and elsewhere.

    I mean, I hate to be the one to tell you this, but players purchase and carry around a lot of things they don't need to.

    For some, they just like using the different lounges and teleports (for screenshots, personal preference per character, layout preferences, etc.), for others they feel compelled to have everything that gets released or want to support the game by buying all items that get released from the cash shop. Logistically, people run out of bank space and start carrying things around in their inventory, whether they "need" to or not.

    Teleport items fall into this category right now, but before them it was novelty items and before that it was armors because we didn't have a wardrobe system. I personally have the Lily of the Elon, Queen's Terrace, and Eye of the North in my inventory because depending on what map I want to get to next, they put me where I need to be (Lily for daily desert cheevs, Terrace to get to DR festivals or daily Kryta cheevs and home instance, Eye of the North for strikes and Tengu NPC).

    If miniatures couldn't be unlocked account wide and someone suggested a mini wardrobe like the one we have, would you then say that no one 'needs' all those minis or no one would carry them all?

    I don't understand the argument against consolidating these (or any other redundant) items that take up space. Why is it not a good idea to do this?

  • Inculpatus cedo.9234Inculpatus cedo.9234 Member ✭✭✭✭

    It's not that it is not a fine idea. It's that the reason given for the idea is that players carry ~30 passes around with them on each character.
    That seems like something very few players, if any, would do.

    I think the Devs would consider the suggestion more if it didn't have hyperbole.

  • keenedge.9675keenedge.9675 Member ✭✭✭

    The tomes have been here a long time. Why an issue today ?

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  • Fueki.4753Fueki.4753 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited June 28, 2020

    @keenedge.9675 said:
    The tomes have been here a long time. Why an issue today ?

    Because the amount steadily increases, taking away limited bank and inventory space.
    And Arenanet refuses to even leave a single tiny remark on the matter.

    That aside, for some people it's been an issue for quite some time already, not just "today".

  • Tukaram.8256Tukaram.8256 Member ✭✭✭

    @keenedge.9675 said:
    The tomes have been here a long time. Why an issue today ?

    It has been an issue, and every time a new scroll comes out... it is more of an issue. One book could easily hold them all. They can put it in the gem store. That way if you want to buy it - buy it. If you do not - do not buy it. Easy fix, and they make money. A win-win.

  • Fueki.4753Fueki.4753 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited June 28, 2020

    @Tukaram.8256 said:

    @keenedge.9675 said:
    The tomes have been here a long time. Why an issue today ?

    It has been an issue, and every time a new scroll comes out... it is more of an issue. One book could easily hold them all. They can put it in the gem store. That way if you want to buy it - buy it. If you do not - do not buy it. Easy fix, and they make money. A win-win.

    I'd rather have Arenanet creating an Account-wide page in the hero panel, like Mounts, Gliders, etc..
    After the monetization failure that templates loadouts turned out to be, Arenanet ought to show some good will towards the players and give us a QoL feature that is completely free of monetization.

  • I have all the LW scrolls in their tomes, but I whole heartedly agree that they could be further condensed into a singular tome. They could 100-200 gem it, or restrict it to only being able to accept a completed tome instead of scrolls. Each season could be a chapter option, which opens the menu we're used to seeing.

    I would also kill to have a lounge pass book to store my passes. I've got two now (Airship and Lily of Elon), but I'm going to get the Armistice Bastion pass too. Yes, they all share almost all of the same stuff, but for me it's location, location, location. If I need to get to the PoF maps quickly on a budget (crafting legendaries does this to me. RiP mat storage.) I use my Lily of Elon pass. If I just want to make sure that I don't suddenly log into combat, I use my airship pass. When I get the WvW one, obviously it will be for when I want to see how active my team is before jumping in. Better planning and better patience makes better prepared.

    We just need something to hold the different types of passes together. One tome for permanent passes, one for 2 week passes, one for living story tomes, and one for city scrolls. The rest are less of a hassle once the ones I listed are condensed. I would even gladly pay 200 gems each for them just to help make space in my shared inventory.

  • Tukaram.8256Tukaram.8256 Member ✭✭✭

    @Fueki.4753 said:

    @Tukaram.8256 said:

    @keenedge.9675 said:
    The tomes have been here a long time. Why an issue today ?

    It has been an issue, and every time a new scroll comes out... it is more of an issue. One book could easily hold them all. They can put it in the gem store. That way if you want to buy it - buy it. If you do not - do not buy it. Easy fix, and they make money. A win-win.

    I'd rather have Arenanet creating an Account-wide page in the hero panel, like Mounts, Gliders, etc..
    After the monetization failure that templates loadouts turned out to be, Arenanet ought to show some good will towards the players and give us a QoL feature that is completely free of monetization.

    I would rather not pay for it either, but considering there is pretty much nothing in the gem store I would buy... this is something I would buy.

  • Fueki.4753Fueki.4753 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Tukaram.8256 said:

    @Fueki.4753 said:

    @Tukaram.8256 said:

    @keenedge.9675 said:
    The tomes have been here a long time. Why an issue today ?

    It has been an issue, and every time a new scroll comes out... it is more of an issue. One book could easily hold them all. They can put it in the gem store. That way if you want to buy it - buy it. If you do not - do not buy it. Easy fix, and they make money. A win-win.

    I'd rather have Arenanet creating an Account-wide page in the hero panel, like Mounts, Gliders, etc..
    After the monetization failure that templates loadouts turned out to be, Arenanet ought to show some good will towards the players and give us a QoL feature that is completely free of monetization.

    I would rather not pay for it either, but considering there is pretty much nothing in the gem store I would buy... this is something I would buy.

    And I'd rather not have people give them ideas to monetize even more QoL, but they probably don't read the forums anyway.

  • TheQuickFox.3826TheQuickFox.3826 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Instead of a scroll, a stone and a tome, why not use a map for this. A map with waypoints that you can click on to travel there.
    And when you buy a teleporting scroll, it makes travel to that waypoint free forever.

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  • Tukaram.8256Tukaram.8256 Member ✭✭✭

    @TheQuickFox.3826 said:
    Instead of a scroll, a stone and a tome, why not use a map for this. A map with waypoints that you can click on to travel there.
    And when you buy a teleporting scroll, it makes travel to that waypoint free forever.

    Putting it on the map would almost make too much sense ha ha. That would work great.