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  • Stalkingwolf.6035Stalkingwolf.6035 Member ✭✭✭

    @VDAC.2137 said:

    @Stalkingwolf.6035 said:
    i know weird problem, but i think its too much going on.

    • new Map
    • Mount
    • new Legendary
    • Event Week
      i'm overwhelmed

    You don’t have to do it all in the same week! :lol: Maybe take a break from the new map and collecting for the new mount and legendary for the event week — they’ll still be there! :)

    nono. everything at the same time.
    No kidding. i know, but currently i want to do everything :-)

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  • VDAC.2137VDAC.2137 Member ✭✭✭

    @Stalkingwolf.6035 said:

    @VDAC.2137 said:

    @Stalkingwolf.6035 said:
    i know weird problem, but i think its too much going on.

    • new Map
    • Mount
    • new Legendary
    • Event Week
      i'm overwhelmed

    You don’t have to do it all in the same week! :lol: Maybe take a break from the new map and collecting for the new mount and legendary for the event week — they’ll still be there! :)

    nono. everything at the same time.
    No kidding. i know, but currently i want to do everything :-)

    Lol, I know the feeling! Still working on getting finishing LWS4 and collections and and and :lol: Sometimes I have to tell myself to just chill and work on whichever I’m in the mood for and be glad that there is always so much to do in this game! =)

  • reddie.5861reddie.5861 Member ✭✭✭

    just leave WvW alone :( we dont need events...

  • Ashen.2907Ashen.2907 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I personally don't feel, "rewarded," by crafting materials. Such, "rewards," seem less about rewarding players for their efforts and more about driving people to participate in crafting or the crafting economy.

    "Oh great hero, slayer of BAM, savior of us all, here are a few scraps of silk for your deeds..."

    doesnt really sound better than:

    "Oh great hero, slayer of BAM, savior of us all, here is a scrap of silk for your deeds..."

    ...to me.

    Thank you for trying though. I am sure that this will be great news for some.

  • Pirindolo.9427Pirindolo.9427 Member ✭✭✭

    @Chris Cleary.8017 said:
    your feedback speaks volumes and we have made some changes that we feel are for the best based on this feedback.

    I believe this is not the case. The big majority of the posts I saw regarding the previous world boss event, and specifically regarding its bonus loot boxes, were against the system you are repeating now. Basically a system with 99.999999999% chance to get everyday kitten and 0.000000001% to get something extremely good and valuable.

    Getting 8x times the previous kitten doesn't make the kitten 8 times better. It just fills the inventory (of kitten) 8 times faster.

    Just in case it works for the next event, the magic word is "TOKENS".

  • bOTEB.1573bOTEB.1573 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Wait, something is not very clear about the Tiered Community Goal. At this moment there are 5 tiers. Can players achieve these tiers at different times? Let's say some people get to T5 in 1-2 days but other players will need 5 days. Or are they like one time event for everyone, at the same time? Is the progress towards this goal similar to the dynamic event in Lion's Arch (with the mystic forge) where everyone can contribute and progress, lets say the bar, together? If so, won't some people miss the opportunity to get to T5 because they are sleeping, working or other RL things, thus they can't progress to the "bar" and participate/log in during the world meta event?

    Wishlist:
    Everything that kills me should be nerfed
    Remove all time gates - I play more than some people yet I receive the same rewards per day/week (PvP/WvW tickets etc)
    ANET developments/events and everything else should be in a schedule with the time I play

  • nottsgman.8206nottsgman.8206 Member ✭✭✭

    material bags/caches/etc stopped feeling anywhere near rewarding or interesting to me when they were added to virtually everywhere from Black Lion Chests to random chests in maps. really that's all these bonus boxes will end up being, glorified material boxes, because the chances of getting anything other than that will be on the level of getting a perma contract drop from blc's.

    nowhere near tempting enough for me to move away from the stuff I'm already doing and enjoying.

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  • Witch of Doom.5739Witch of Doom.5739 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited May 30, 2019

    After the last boss event week, which gave mostly junk, the Skyscale acquisition grindfest ("Hee hee, let's not tell players for weeks that it's actually a legendary precursor!"), and the latest Mystic Forge NPC/event joke, I have to truly wonder where this game in going in 2019 and beyond.

  • Stalkingwolf.6035Stalkingwolf.6035 Member ✭✭✭
    edited May 31, 2019

    @Witch of Doom.5739 said:
    After the last boss event week, which gave mostly junk, the Skyscale acquisition grindfest ("Hee hee, let's not tell players for weeks that it's actually a legendary precursor!"), and the latest Mystic Forge NPC/event joke, I have to truly wonder where this game in going in 2019 and beyond.

    this and all stuff added to the game waste your time. you are standing around waiting for events timegated stuff.
    No rewards. i think thats on purpose. Players standing around doesnt farm stuff and harming the economy.

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  • Fenom.9457Fenom.9457 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Is it every meta in game? Like basically every single map? Or just core and base expansion maps?

    HARRY! DIDYA PUT YER NAME IN DA GOBLET OF FIYAH?!

  • Taelac.7036Taelac.7036 Member ✭✭✭

    @bOTEB.1573 said:
    Wait, something is not very clear about the Tiered Community Goal. At this moment there are 5 tiers. Can players achieve these tiers at different times? Let's say some people get to T5 in 1-2 days but other players will need 5 days. Or are they like one time event for everyone, at the same time? Is the progress towards this goal similar to the dynamic event in Lion's Arch (with the mystic forge) where everyone can contribute and progress, lets say the bar, together? If so, won't some people miss the opportunity to get to T5 because they are sleeping, working or other RL things, thus they can't progress to the "bar" and participate/log in during the world meta event?

    Given the way that such tiered rewards have worked in the past, the progress will be a result of how many players participate in how many battles over the whole course of the event. If you participate at all, you will get whatever rewards the community reaches, even if you have to miss part of the event, because you will have helped add to that overall progress by however much you were able to participate. The way it's worded suggests that you might have to log in again between the time the community reaches the last tier and the time the event ends to receive any rewards earned after you stopped participating, but I don't recall that being necessary in the past.

    Good luck, have fun.

  • bOTEB.1573bOTEB.1573 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Taelac.7036 said:

    @bOTEB.1573 said:
    Wait, something is not very clear about the Tiered Community Goal. At this moment there are 5 tiers. Can players achieve these tiers at different times? Let's say some people get to T5 in 1-2 days but other players will need 5 days. Or are they like one time event for everyone, at the same time? Is the progress towards this goal similar to the dynamic event in Lion's Arch (with the mystic forge) where everyone can contribute and progress, lets say the bar, together? If so, won't some people miss the opportunity to get to T5 because they are sleeping, working or other RL things, thus they can't progress to the "bar" and participate/log in during the world meta event?

    Given the way that such tiered rewards have worked in the past, the progress will be a result of how many players participate in how many battles over the whole course of the event. If you participate at all, you will get whatever rewards the community reaches, even if you have to miss part of the event, because you will have helped add to that overall progress by however much you were able to participate. The way it's worded suggests that you might have to log in again between the time the community reaches the last tier and the time the event ends to receive any rewards earned after you stopped participating, but I don't recall that being necessary in the past.

    In other words, if the community reach one goal from 0% to 100% in 2 hours and I don't log during these 2 hours, I won't get participation and I won't get a reward for it?

    Wishlist:
    Everything that kills me should be nerfed
    Remove all time gates - I play more than some people yet I receive the same rewards per day/week (PvP/WvW tickets etc)
    ANET developments/events and everything else should be in a schedule with the time I play

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

    No, it's not like that. During the week-long event, there will be the 5 tiers. If you participate during the week, whatever tier has been reached by the end of the week, you will receive that tier's reward.
    In other words, if the community reaches Tier 4 by the end of the week, and you played sometime during the week, you will receive Tier 4 rewards. If only Tier 1 is reached, you receive Tier 1 rewards. If Tier 5 is reached, you receive Tier 5 rewards. Etc., etc.

  • Can we get identification on the items in the loot box? I can't identify them all, especially since some have duplicate icons.

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

    If you mean the Bonus Box of Goods, then: https://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Bonus_Box_of_Goods_(Meta-Event_Rush)
    (You'll have to copy/paste in browser.)

  • VDAC.2137VDAC.2137 Member ✭✭✭

    @Inculpatus cedo.9234 said:
    If you mean the Bonus Box of Goods, then: https://wiki.guildwars2.com/wiki/Bonus_Box_of_Goods_(Meta-Event_Rush)
    (You'll have to copy/paste in browser.)

    Thank you! I’d been wondering about the identify of the various items just out of curiosity! And I confess that, even though I am unlikely to get one, I am pleased to see that there is one I actually like, specifically the aurillium, as it appears the effect is more subtle and doesn’t just drench a color/effect over your character.

  • Ayrilana.1396Ayrilana.1396 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited June 2, 2019

    If you have an option of either doing the Maws of Torment meta in Desolation or another meta, such as Forged with Fire in Vabbi, then do the other meta. It's been about 20 months since PoF launched and they still have not fixed this meta from bugging out. The NPC still goes underground during the escort halting the lane's progression and the meta's. No sense in losing out the chance to get one of the bonus loot boxes because the meta bugs out.

  • Skotlex.7580Skotlex.7580 Member ✭✭✭

    @Ayrilana.1396 said:
    If you have an option of either doing the Maws of Torment meta in Desolation or another meta, such as Forged with Fire in Vabbi, then do the other meta. It's been about 20 months since PoF launched and they still have not fixed this meta from bugging out. The NPC still goes underground during the escort halting the lane's progression and the meta's. No sense in losing out the chance to get one of the bonus loot boxes because the meta bugs out.

    This doesn't always happens, which is probably why its harder to fix.

    So far, it seems to trigger when the first event (destroy turrets and some elites) fails on the southernmost lane. I'd recommend players give priority to the south lane events to confirm if indeed this helps.

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

    @Skotlex.7580 said:

    @Ayrilana.1396 said:
    If you have an option of either doing the Maws of Torment meta in Desolation or another meta, such as Forged with Fire in Vabbi, then do the other meta. It's been about 20 months since PoF launched and they still have not fixed this meta from bugging out. The NPC still goes underground during the escort halting the lane's progression and the meta's. No sense in losing out the chance to get one of the bonus loot boxes because the meta bugs out.

    This doesn't always happens, which is probably why its harder to fix.

    So far, it seems to trigger when the first event (destroy turrets and some elites) fails on the southernmost lane. I'd recommend players give priority to the south lane events to confirm if indeed this helps.

    Ah. Good to know.

  • Tanith.5264Tanith.5264 Member ✭✭✭

    @Etria.3642 said:
    Looked this over and I'm delighted at the inclusion of the Orr events.

    I enjoyed this the last time and I'm sure I will enjoy it this time. The tiered stuff is neat too.

    Me too...I've long felt that the Orrian temples should be added to the world boss timer, in fact. And I'm glad to see our old friend the Fire Shaman has been included in this! He may not have Modnir Ulgoth's gift for supervillain trash talk, but he's fun.

  • aspirine.6852aspirine.6852 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Is it me or is the pointer towards the meta broken? Keeps on pointing towards the same temple over and over again and there is nothing going on there.

  • So I opened the 9 bonus boxes that I had and got an exotic torch!?! Where was that item on the preview??

  • Image.8630Image.8630 Member ✭✭

    Meta just been reset but no idea where to go. All the temples have been done so how are we suppose to know where to go? Not gonna hop on every map to check. Is there a bug? Did 1 meta and AP didn't show any progressg. How many meta are needed to complete each tiers? This needs a lot more info.

  • Jayden Reese.9542Jayden Reese.9542 Member ✭✭✭

    @aspirine.6852 said:
    Is it me or is the pointer towards the meta broken? Keeps on pointing towards the same temple over and over again and there is nothing going on there.

    It will show all locations if you wait. It's not a what's active now pointer.

  • So why did they chose some events that need other events to fail for them to start? thinking the Gates or Arah meta, you need the defence to fail before you can attack again. literally need a couple of people to "grief" and it means that it ruins it for everyone else.

    When i say grief i don't mean always intentionally as they may just not realise and just want to do the event of one reason or another but still.

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

    @Theenjietube.5702 said:
    So why did they chose some events that need other events to fail for them to start? thinking the Gates or Arah meta, you need the defence to fail before you can attack again. literally need a couple of people to "grief" and it means that it ruins it for everyone else.

    When i say grief i don't mean always intentionally as they may just not realise and just want to do the event of one reason or another but still.

    Read the second to last paragraph of their post.

  • Etria.3642Etria.3642 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I am liking this event much better this time around. JUST COMPLETED SERPENT'S IRE with a minimum of fuss. Got an item from the event worth 18g and the /6/ bonus boxes had tier 4 mats(like I was getting 10 or so of each!!), which I will use for Vision, eventually. Plus of course, an amalgamated gemstone. I might just stick to POF maps now, since they are now on a TIMER. The commander was fidgeting around with the most efficient path. I imagine by tomorrow it'll be smooth sailing from one to another. Only issue was the Casino fellow didn't spawn? Otherwise, thumbs up from me.

  • "All of the Community Goal Tiers will have different rewards and anyone who has participated in the end of a Meta Event will get these rewards when/if they log in during the World Meta Event."
    I dont undrestand.
    Do i need to pracipate at EWERY tear to get that tear's loot or i just can do one meta at the end of the event to get loot from all tears?

  • Waiting for Chak and apparently it didn't start on our map for some reason. :( Other maps it's working, just not ours.

  • Would be nice if the amount of spikes needed to close a portal scaled better with large groups - 3 maw events, 2 spikes planted due to vast numbers and super fast closing.

  • aspirine.6852aspirine.6852 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Jayden Reese.9542 said:

    @aspirine.6852 said:
    Is it me or is the pointer towards the meta broken? Keeps on pointing towards the same temple over and over again and there is nothing going on there.

    It will show all locations if you wait. It's not a what's active now pointer.

    INdeed, I am just too impatient. Thanks.

  • guys, does this include the meta events that occur in WvW?

  • Etria.3642Etria.3642 Member ✭✭✭✭

    The description says to check the tracker to see progress toward the next tier but...I am blind? Cannot find. Found achievement boxes. Don't see a progress bar?

  • Hesione.9412Hesione.9412 Member ✭✭✭

    Can you please massively upscale the mobs on these events? Many people seem to think that you need to hit every mob to get event credit, and most mobs are not veteran, let alone elite. It is possible for some people to get zero credit simply because others get there first.

    For example, I have just done the Cathedral of Verdance meta. The mobs come up both sides of the cathedral, but their timers alternate. Most players were on one side, killed the mobs on that side, and then mounted over to the other sides to repeat. When you have a squad of people doing this, to few mobs most of whom are trash, it is possible for players to miss out on credit because the mobs die so fast. The number of players who stuck to participating on one side only was very small (3 of us on the side I was on).

    Yes, I got credit, so this is not "sour grapes" on my part.

    But please, think through the dynamics of how most of the players will act in these events.

    This behaviour is also shown in the daily achievements for the "do 4 events in this map". You get some players massacring the mobs, with a bunch of players missing out. This outcome was predictable.

  • Konig Des Todes.2086Konig Des Todes.2086 Member ✭✭✭✭

    @Rubi Bayer.8493 said:
    A quick update on this event: The Arah defend events are now included as part of the Meta-Event Rush! They will earn the related rewards when you play them, and count toward the overall community goal tiers. Enjoy!

    So I just did Arah defense, Grenth defense, and Melandru defense, and none gave Meta-Event Rush reward boxes. Are you sure this has occurred?

    @Hesione.9412 said:
    Can you please massively upscale the mobs on these events? Many people seem to think that you need to hit every mob to get event credit, and most mobs are not veteran, let alone elite. It is possible for some people to get zero credit simply because others get there first.

    I personally hope that the main (or at least secondary) purpose of these community rush events like the World Boss Rush and the current Meta-Event Rush is to gather metrics on how these events handle with current player skills and skill balances, so that they could then update for the next related rush events. There's been a ton of power creep since even when PoF metas came out (they were not very well designed anyways). It'd at least be the smart thing to do.

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  • Cronos.6532Cronos.6532 Member ✭✭✭

    The mail said it runs until June 25. Whoops!

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  • Konig Des Todes.2086Konig Des Todes.2086 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited June 5, 2019

    @Cronos.6532 said:
    The mail said it runs until June 25. Whoops!

    Not quite:

    An extra bounty has been placed on meta-events throughout Tyria. Completing them before 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (UTC-7) on Tuesday, June 11 will grant extra Bonus Boxes of Goods. Additionally, if the community completes enough of these events, all participants will be granted bonus rewards. See Bonus Events in the Achievement tab of the Hero panel for more info. Participants will have until 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time (UTC-7) on June 25 to claim their community-goal rewards.

    Basically, event ends Jun 11th, but players have until June 25th to claim rewards.

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

    Yay! We've completed Tier 1 and received our reward(s).

  • Markus.9162Markus.9162 Member ✭✭

    I think that taking Vinewrath in this meta event rush is a mistake, otherwise I like these events.

  • Aaralyna.3104Aaralyna.3104 Member ✭✭✭
    edited June 5, 2019

    Did some Orr events to defend (as nothing is contested).... Got like barely loot (3 treash items) and zero from the bonus event.... no participation counted either... Went to Elon hoping for Doppelganger event... Saw no such thing happening (not even its pre's).... Day 1 of trying to join this event... no event participation :/

    Update: Did get a maw of torment participation giving boxes :)

  • Willhart.8230Willhart.8230 Member ✭✭
    edited June 5, 2019

    I'm really happy about this event. Figuring out new rotations and metas is a fun challenge.

    Also everyone turned into lizards during one of the bosses.

    Edit: I recommend using LFG Central Tyria Squads for finding events. Can be tricky to get sometimes, especially on Orr.

  • Etria.3642Etria.3642 Member ✭✭✭✭

    Speaking of Orr they need to scale up if there is a map queue on them. Way too difficult to get credit when the boss dies in .0003 seconds.

  • Aaralyna.3104Aaralyna.3104 Member ✭✭✭

    @Willhart.8230 said:

    Edit: I recommend using LFG Central Tyria Squads for finding events. Can be tricky to get sometimes, especially on Orr.

    There was absolutely zero on LFG for any zone of the event when I was in game in the afternoon. The only thing I saw up was 1 riba farm.

  • Blocki.4931Blocki.4931 Member ✭✭✭✭

    I've participated in over 15 full metas and I received exactly nothing. What am I doing wrong? Where are my stupid boxes.

    Bite me.

  • Chichimec.9364Chichimec.9364 Member ✭✭✭

    Just wanted to take a breather from the fighting to thank Anet for this event. It's great fun. :) I've gotten to meta events I hadn't done before and revisited some I haven't done in a while. Heck, even Casino Blitz is great fun with a whole map of people jumping in every direction and the overall coin totals ratcheting up faster than I've ever seen before. Beyond this particular event, I also very much appreciate Anet's ongoing efforts to spice up the current maps. The boss rush was also enjoyable and even though I don't raid myself, I'm looking forward to the June 11th event too. Thanks for such good work!

  • @Blocki.4931 said:
    I've participated in over 15 full metas and I received exactly nothing. What am I doing wrong? Where are my stupid boxes.

    It looks like you participated in a meta that's not eligible for this event. What meta was it?


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  • Randulf.7614Randulf.7614 Member ✭✭✭✭
    edited June 5, 2019

    Does any Orr defence event work? Is it just Arah Gates?

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