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Can we get a crafting speed increase?

I've noticed that crafting ignots, planks and whatnot that usually I have a ton to do take way too long. It can take a half-hour or longer just to craft these. Can we get a bulk craft option where instead of single item it does multiples at higher stacks of material? It would make crafting less of a hassle or time sink.

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  • Linken.6345Linken.6345 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Or you could sell your ore, wood cloth and buy the refined from the tp if your that pressed on time mate.
    personaly i go to the bathroom or make a cup of coffie while i do that 1 time a day.

  • Yamazuki.6073Yamazuki.6073 Member ✭✭✭

    Crafting is generally meant to be a time sink to encourage trading, and on GW2 it doubles up as a gold sink due to the fees set on the TP.

  • inubasiri.8745inubasiri.8745 Member ✭✭✭

    I think the whole crafting system needs a bit of a reboot, but then again Monet would add some gemstore nonsense into it, so maybe it's better this way.

  • Emprer.7256Emprer.7256 Member ✭✭✭

    Yes please. Some items take too long to craft

  • Urud.4925Urud.4925 Member ✭✭✭✭

    But... don't we already have a speed boost after the 5th or so item? How many ores do you craft guys? :o

  • @Urud.4925 said:
    But... don't we already have a speed boost after the 5th or so item? How many ores do you craft guys? :o

    I'm approaching 700 of one material type, because I've been too cheap to work on my Leatherworking or Tailoring to get there. My crafting storage is full, at 250, I have a 250 stack in my main bank, and I'm working on the third stack.

  • Urud.4925Urud.4925 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Well, I refined a stack of 250 mats few days ago. I didn't check how much time I needed, but no more than 2-3 minutes. I couldn't finish my ice cream in time. Half an hour, like the OP says, it would mean thousands of mats... It's not something you do that often to require a game fix imho. Easier to sell them, like Linken said.

  • Ayrilana.1396Ayrilana.1396 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I don’t really see it as a real issue unless you do a lot of crafting. For example, I used to spend something like four hours a week doing refinements with at one point spending eight hours.

    While it could be a QoL change to players, I personally don’t see it as being a large enough issue to change.

  • bobsort.4097bobsort.4097 Member ✭✭✭

    I don't mind the crafting speed, specially on my Leatherworker when she does clothes. but it is a really tiring job, Can we have a few chairs there to sit while doing crafting? I get back pain from standing and doing the crafting!

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