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What's the future for community TS/Discord?

ThunderPanda.1872ThunderPanda.1872 Member ✭✭✭
edited February 1, 2018 in WvW

How's this going to work now?

As a random pug I would like to see GW2WvW discord host voip for all different worlds and restrict access based on their api keys.

I can't imagine myself being comfortable with changing it frequently

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  • hunkamania.7561hunkamania.7561 Member ✭✭✭✭

    i'm sure most servers will start their own alliance so it'll be the alliance ts/discord

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  • Dawdler.8521Dawdler.8521 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited February 1, 2018

    The only way I can see it still working under a world->alliance (WvW guild)->sub guilds->players system is that they effectivly replace alliances with the guilds the eqvivalent size of current servers, replacing community guilds. Meaning, an alliance is the old community, not the world.

    So if it a server looks this now (very simplified):
    (500 man community guild)
    5x100 man raiding guilds + the community guild
    500 random players in their own guilds + the community guild
    Then 50% of those 1000 raiders+randoms are part of the current community guild, spread out.

    If Anet increase guild size and have 1000 spots then all members of the raiding guilds and randoms would join the community guild and mark it as their WvW guild, ie the alliance. There you have a clean transfer of the entire community in an alliance->sub guild layout.

    I highly doubt we will get anything this clean though. Plus I think we would need like... 2000+ man guilds to get an entire server.

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