qwerty.8943 Posted November 21, 2018 Share Posted November 21, 2018 I wish I could post this anonymously....I write this as a semi-casual, semi-serious player. I've played GW2 off-and-on since launch. I've also raided regularly, in other games, at "competent" levels, but never at top-tier / world-first / competitive levels....In those times, I loved raiding....I loved figuring out that last 1% of mechanics, or positioning. or build....that let us finally beat that "impossible" boss.....and I never gave 2 shits about the gear! Gear was only a means to an end....to allow us to kill that boss, and have more fun.But in GW2....I see such a huge rift between raiders and not-raiders.....a rift that grows with every update, every raid...Even in my own guilds, when recruiting for their raid team(s)....they are only interested in "experienced" raiders. I understand their view...they did their time in PUG raids back in 2016 and 2017, learning mechanics and classes and how to build a raid team. They don't want to waste infinitely - 1 sec training others! But at the same time, when I look in LFG, every raid wants me to ping a trophy count...to prove to them that I have tons of kill experience, in every raid.. Or they want to sell me boss kills.....something I'd never, ever, consider paying for!So what is a 'semi-casual', "competent-but-not-uber DPS", though "wants-to-learn" supposed to do? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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