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Launcher music and the gem store preview window that lies !

Ok so ive been playing for a few months , love the game apart from 2 things

1) why has the launcher music changed from epic horns and such to very bad arab themed lift music ? i mean its really bad . Any way to revert or change this ?

2) the item preview screen in the market basically lies. i look at an outfit / skin and dye it , lokos great , yet when i tab back into the game the result is different , almost every skin , outfit and dye looks different in game than in teh viewer. why can anet not normalize the two ?
gems arn't cheap neither are the items bought , it would be nice if they looked the same in game as in the preview window :c

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  • Ashantara.8731Ashantara.8731 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited September 27, 2017

    To extend on my colleague's post:

    1. The character selection screen always matches the most recent expansion, and Path of Fire is African and Arab themed due to its locations and the respective cultures. Nothing bad about that, and IMO much preferable to Heart of Thorns' music.
    2. The lighting in the preview windows is always neutral and shows the actual colors. That doesn't mean that ambient lighting, depending on where you are and whether it's day or night, doesn't influence the colors -- just like in real life. If it's not an ambient/day cycle thing, then I'm afraid there is something wrong with your game files (and you will have to repair the issue).
  • I love the new music!

  • its not ambient lighting at all as i have checked in various lighting conditions and its not my pc either . i'm well aware of why the launcher music changed but i'm asking is it possible to customize the launcher music ?

  • It's not possible to change the launch music. I, for one, am glad to be rid of the HoT overture. Never sounded as epic to me as the original overture.

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  • ah well im stuck with middle eastern lift music , how kitten is that ? oh well , looks like my cash will go on other things than pof and gems , that preview window is broken as kitten , to the point of being false advertising as they look nothing like what they do in game

  • also i really dont care if others like the new music , plz stop saying you do ;)

  • I love the new music. Many props to Maclaine and any others that helped. :+1:

  • Just a flesh wound.3589Just a flesh wound.3589 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited September 28, 2017

    I like the new music better too.

    Since the preview window shows also shows dyes colors differently on armors than in game you might want to refrain from getting any of the new ingame armor until they address your concerns.

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  • I had a similar question about the launch music once before.
    Some kind soul pointed me to this link.
    I haven't ever tried it (I kinda came to like the HoT music, and was too lazy anyway), but here's the link in case you want to try for yourself:
    https://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Customized_soundtrack
    ~TG

  • Oglaf.1074Oglaf.1074 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @TwoGhosts.6790 said:
    I had a similar question about the launch music once before.
    Some kind soul pointed me to this link.
    I haven't ever tried it (I kinda came to like the HoT music, and was too lazy anyway), but here's the link in case you want to try for yourself:
    https://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Customized_soundtrack
    ~TG

    Sweeet. Now I can have something more fitting my Norn Warrior on the main/char select screen. Something like this:

    Please Anet give us a hide Chest Armour-option. Tattoo-clad Norns everywhere beg of you.

  • Lanhelin.3480Lanhelin.3480 Member ✭✭✭
    edited September 28, 2017

    @TwoGhosts.6790 said:
    I had a similar question about the launch music once before.
    Some kind soul pointed me to this link.
    I haven't ever tried it (I kinda came to like the HoT music, and was too lazy anyway), but here's the link in case you want to try for yourself:
    https://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Customized_soundtrack
    ~TG

    Thank you for this link. I tried it for Character Selection Menue and it works. It's pretty simple (Win 10): there was no Music folder in my documents path so I created one. Then I pasted the song there. I opened it with e.g. media player, saved it as a m3u playlist named MainMenu right there in the Music folder too. Then started GW2 and the song was looped in the main menue. Renaming it to something like mu will disable it and the PoF songs will be played again. Renaming it back to m3u enables the personal playlist again.

  • @SPAM lANWALKER.6187 said:
    also i really dont care if others like the new music , plz stop saying you do ;)

    I think the new music is great! ;)

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  • @SPAM lANWALKER.6187 said:
    also i really dont care if others like the new music , plz stop saying you do ;)

    Heyyyyy where'd that thumbs down button go? I like the music btw

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