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Account QoL gem purchases need to be account wide. I'm more than happy to support the game monetarily within reason but having to purchase bag slots for my alts is definitely mildly frustrating and fe

Be able to save dye configurations.

Again, can the awful Confused reaction (🥺) be removed permanently from the forum?   It brings NOTHING apart RUINING threads.

Could you please remove the "Your screenshot folder is full" message in yellow text?

Or make it optional?

I know my screenshot folder is full. I don't need reminders

Could we also please turn off the red "Your inventory is full" text? I know it's full, I looked at it before I opened a chest and the Encumbered sign also tells me

And please let us turn off the wvw red texts "This is already fully repaired" , "You require more supply to do this" and "You cannot carry more supply"

Please let us turn off the floaty glowy balls in the air. They spoil so many screenshots

Please stop reward chests and mastery point symbols on the bottom right of the screen flashing, they also spoil screenshots

Let us set the frame rate to 15 frames per second and 120 frames per second if we want in the graphics menu

Let us use the Home Portal Stone in WvW

Let us turn off for all guests the noise the blue and yellow catmanders make in our home instance when they costume brawl each other

Add a "Tactivator Trolling" option to the right click report menu in WvW

Add a "Golem Stealing" option to the right click report menu in WvW

Add a "Supply Stealing" option to the right click report menu in WvW. Some trolls make basic siege next to a supply depot to waste it, or make golems and leave them at another server's keep

Add a "Ask a GM to come" option to the right click report menu in all game modes. When chosen, a message box should appear and you can write why you think a GM needs to log on to the map right away and look at a player

Add a "The tacts here have been trolled" button to all towers and keeps, so we can tell Anet without making a support ticket

Add a tick box option at guild claimed places to only allow guild members to take supply from it. It should only be for max level guilds and only their officers should be able to choose. Once the officer leaves the map, it should go back to letting everyone take supply

When one server's players go to another server's keep, they sometimes put food trays on tactivators to stop them being pulled. Please make the area around tactivators special so no one can drop food or banners on them

At the top right corner of our screen, there's message boxes for what's happening. If I go to a keep, a box will appear saying I'm in that keep and how much supply it has, and if the keep is attacked, a second box will appear with a countdown. Please let us turn off these boxes, and the personal story one too

Change Chilling Fog, Invulnerability, Emergency Waypoint and Airship tactivators so they can only be turned on if the place is contested and has white swords on

When an Emergency Waypoint is turned on, it should be automatically announced in Team chat with a link to it

Make Auto Turret tactivators much stronger or change them to laser turrets or flamethrowers on walls and doors. Some people troll WvW by putting them into buildings. They don't do anything

It's hard for red team to defend Anzalias Pass when Overlook doesn't have a waypoint because there isn't a straight path from their spawn. There's also lots of lumpy terrain and water slowing them down. Most servers don't bother to siege it and put tacts in, or even defend it when it has them. Can it be moved nearer? Or can an asuran jump pad be put in the spawn to lower the distance?

Lowlands and Overlook have their banker and repair npcs inside the lord's room. Valley has its outside the lord's room. Please move Valley's npcs inside

If someone in a guild is repping that guild and is in a place their guild has claimed, they should get double the Guild Aura buff of what other people are getting

Guild claims on places should have a tick box option to lock the claim in place after the claimer has logged out. I've claimed places and when I next logged in, the claim is gone because another guildie moved it

Give a small amount of wvw exp for making superior siege and give a small amount of participation for finishing them. Something nice to give to scouts who siege up a place

Scouts use expensive siege disablers to delay a zerg, sometimes lots for many minutes. It costs one and a half gold and 450 badges to disable golems for 10 minutes. But scouts don't get anything back for it. Give people who successfully disable siege some xp and participation

When we take falling damage, our skills are locked for a few seconds. But if we swap weapons during that, our weapon swap is locked for 9 seconds even though we're not in combat. Please change this

When we move the mini map in wvw to a place away from where we are, a lot of times it immediately moves back to center on us after we let go of the left mouse button. Sometimes even when we're holding down the mouse button, the mini map will struggle against being moved and we can't use it to see what we want. Please change this. There should be a menu tick box that lets us keep the mini map where we move it, no matter what happens

In lots of big wvw fights, the ground target green circle and mouse cursor can't be seen because of all the flashy skills and people on the screen. Please give us a menu tick box that makes them black and twice the thickness so we can easily see them

Hitting white ambient creatures shouldn't bring us into combat and slow us down

When siege is down to 10 minutes or less before they disappear, they should turn red


Put Gem purchases in Gem Store History and tell us how much they were bought for and what time

Say who a gift was bought for in Gem Store History

Let people choose if they want to receive gold and items in the mail from only those on their Friends list and in their guild. If people choose this, anyone who isn't won't be able to send them mail with those things

There's a limit of 10 mails we can have in our mail box. Please let us have more, like 200. Sell a Gem Store upgrade for it if you want

Let us be in 8 guilds or more

Each toon can only add 8 dyes to the Favorites list. Let us have 20 for clothes, and another 20 for mounts

Clothes and outfits should have different dye channels for day and night, with our dyes changing in the middle of dawn and dusk

We can only have 10 bag slots each toon and 17 bank tabs. Let us have 12 bag slots and 20 bank tabs

Put in the guild membership Roster list that's in the guild window, the date someone joined a guild, and how long they've been in it

Please increase the decoration limit for guild hall areas. Sometimes I want to put a decoration somewhere but I'm told the limit has been reached

Please put a Trading Post npc in all guild halls

Some guild trek places and races are bugged and don't give rewards after being completed. And some guild missions like races need too many guild members to finish and get a reward. Change races to be like treks, so if one guildie finishes a race, they get a reward even if they're the only person from that guild doing the mission

Guild roster history has had a bug for the last few years. For anyone who joins the guild then leaves, or declines a guild invite, their entry in roster history will be blank for 10 minutes or more. Please fix this bug

When someone rejects a guild invite, the guild roster says that person left the guild. Please change what the roster says to "declined a guild invite from" and give the name of the person who invited

Let guild officers whisper everyone online in their guild at the same time from the guild window. Some guildies don't read guild chat but do read whispers. It's helpful for when they want to tell guildies about events or missions

Guild hero banners and swiftness banners should show the full name of the guildthey only show the guild tag right now

In WvW, if you want to repair your clothes, you have to talk to a npc and choose to repair themIf you want to also sell something, you have to close the box and talk to him again and choose it, and a merchant menu will appearYou should change it to talking to the npc should automatically repair your clothes and open the selling menu

When you click on a guild banner, it shows a large message saying please enjoy this service. But to get rid of it, we have to move quite far away or click on the X. This should be changed to a small message that automatically disappears after a second

When a guild reaches 500 members, everyone with an invite who didnt accept yet gets kicked from the invite listInstead of doing this, they should stay on the invite list, but their guild window accept invite button should be dark and unclickable, with a mouseover message that says until the guild makes space for new members, you can't accept the invite

When we buy a new expansion, it deletes all our game mails from before. When I bought Path of Fire, all my game mails including Heart of Thorns and Master Brewer mails were deleted. Please change this so it doesn't happen again if I buy another expansion

If we buy an expansion for our main account and then make an alt account to play wvw on a different server, we should be able to play that expansion on our alt account by adding some kind of game serial number or purchase code to the alt account. We shouldn't have to buy the expansion again so we can use gliding in wvw

Stop people being logged into 2 wvw accounts at the same time. Trolls sometimes leave their alt toon afk on a map to fill it up and stop real players joining and defending a place because of the map player limit. They also do it to tag watch another server as well as troll tacts and steal supply

In wvw, the only way for a guild to unclaim something is to claim something else. They can't if there's nothing else to claim. There should be an unclaim button for all places

Double clicking on a guildless wvw place should automatically claim it for the guild you're repping


Asura dragonhunters in WvW can't shoot arrows at npcs on the wall of towers and keeps. It gives an Obstructed message because asura are too short to shoot arrows properly and hit anything. It also happens when shooting npcs and sometimes other players in camps. Can the way asura shoot arrows be changed so they hit things without trouble?

Let us swap full sets of clothes and trinkets with one click. At the moment if I want to, I have to double click 11 times and find them first in my inventory or drag them across to the box in the Hero window

Let us swap builds with one click. Some people use four. One for wvw zergs, one for wvw roaming, one for fractals and one for pve

Blue team players in Eternal Battlegrounds can't move their mini map down to their spawn waypoint so they can click it. The mini map always gets stuck on something. If they want to waypoint there, they have to open the full size map to do it. Can this be fixed?

Please add a wvw tactic for Sharks with Lasers on their heads for Bay only ^^It should go in a special slot for Bay only

Change Quentin Lake to Quaggan Lake and the hylek village next to it to a quaggan village ^^

Make a Fireworks Confetti wvw tier 1 tactic that lasts a minute and gives Confusion and Daze

Change npcs in keeps and castle so they run to the lord's room to defend and contest the circle once the lord goes down. Or make it a tier 1 wvw tactic

Change the Hardened Siege tactic so it also lowers damage to player siege inside a keep by half

Friendly npcs in wvw should res you if you're downed or dead and they're not in combat

Please let people tagged up in wvw use voice to talk to everyone near them, or everyone in their squad, or the whole map if they want

Let us have a tick box option in the menu for if we want auto target and auto skill target to choose ambient creatures and wvw keep walls

Make wvw loot bags dropped on the floor disappear after 5 minutes so we have enough time to run back from spawn and collect them

Let people who open the Enormous Mistwrought Chest in the wvw alpine map jumping puzzle and obsidian sanctum have a chance to find an ascended clothes or weapon box

Let us make big guild hall messageboard and whiteboard decorations with lots of space to write messages. At the moment if we want to leave a message for guildies, we can only use small decorations like flagpoles or stones, which most guildies don't know have messages in them, or put it in the guild window's message of the day, which no one reads. If guild officers had a big messageboard to put in the hall for what they want to say to the guild, and also a whiteboard for guild members to leave messages for everyone, it would be nice

Please add some jumping puzzles and hidden areas to Windy Haven guild hall

Let people map break and explore maps without being killed for leaving the playable area. It's fun and nice to explore

Please make the playable area in the asura home instance bigger. At the moment if we jump down to the river, we die

If we fly down to the bottom of Rata Sum map, we get teleported to an asura peacemaker prison. Please let us reach the bottom. We don't mind if it's an unfinished area. It's just nice to explore

Lost and Gilded Halls each had a hide and seek place that was nice for relaxing. They could both be found only by swimming and were lovely easter eggs. When Path of Fire came out, they were walled up and we couldn't go to them anymore. Please let us back in

Tarir had a hide and seek easter egg place that looked like a big blue starry curtain. The way to it was blocked when Path of Fire came out. Please let us back in

The asura home instance has a really horrible high pitched sound near the tree in the fountain and wintersday present tree. It spoils what should have been a serene place of peace, relaxation and reflection. Please turn it off

Waypoints have a loud sound that's part of environment sound. It spoils immersion for people who like to run around with music and effects turned off and only listen to environment ambience. Please change the sound so it either can be turned off with a tick box in the menu, or make it an effects sound

Please make the sound made by holodancers in guild halls an effects sound instead of environment

The black lion home garden in the asura home instance looks really out of place to the rest of the instance. Instead of having a triangle garden sticking out over the edge, can the plants be planted on grass somewhere else in the instance?

When Heart of Thorns came out, we got a desert wvw map. When Path of Fire came out, we didn't get a jungle wvw map. Can we please have a Heart of Maguuma wvw map like Auric Basin or Gilded Hollow?

There are a lot of trophies and junk items that are soulbound, like dandelion blossoms, spikes, and path of fire collection and reward track trophies. They should all be account bound instead

There should be a way to queue for full maps for people on overflow maps

The Black Lion Trading Post only lets us see the last few months of our items bought and sold. Can it be 6 months or longer?

When we cancel an order in the Black Lion Trading Post, the money should go straight to us. We shouldn't have to collect it from an npc

When we add a skin to our account wardrobe, it shouldn't disappear from our inventory. It should stay in our inventory but become account bound

When we transmute something to a skin we added before to the account wardrobe, the original skin shouldn't disappear from our inventory if it's still there. This happened to me once. I transmuted something on one toon, and the original skin in another toon's inventory disappeared instead of using a transmutation charge

The dye preview window in the Hero window only shows what our toon looks like in one kind of lighting, not what our toon would look like at the time of day it is now with all the light coming off the ground and walls. And to see lots of dyes, we have to left click them, then left click the dyeable clothes boxes, move the mouse to click apply, move the Hero window out of the way to see our toon, then move it back to the middle to change to a new dye. It can get really tiring quickly. Let us with a double left click on a dye in the dye list, dye everything we're wearing in that dye without needing to confirm. So if I double left click white, everything my toon is wearing right now becomes white and the Hero window also moves itself to the left or closes. And if I left click a dye and left click on the clothes type box, the one left of the dyeable boxes, it changes all dyeable boxes in that clothes type to that dye and closes the Hero window or moves it to the left. And if I right click a dyeable box, any left clicks on dyes after that should change that dyeable box to the dyes I'm clicking on without being asked to confirm the change, until I close the Hero window

Sell passes in the Gem Store to map instances of old Lion's Arch, Lion's Arch during the fight with Scarlet's Army, and Lion's Arch while it was rebuilding. Put in all the npcs like banker, guild banker, trading post and crafting stations

At the end of Halloween, I was a few seconds away from finishing Mad Memorial and getting the Emissary title and Mad King purple backpack. I had the dialogue box open for the last npc I needed to talk to and was halfway through. The npc and dialogue box suddenly disappeared, and I have to wait a whole year to get it. Please give us a one hour warning when you are going to turn off a festival, and let npc dialogue boxes stay open after time so we can finish achievements

When the game came out, we could put minis in storage collection. When the account wardrobe was made, minis still in storage could be taken out but couldn't be put back, and we couldn't put new ones in. Let us put minis into storage collection, and also let us withdraw account bound copies of minis from our wardrobe to put in our inventory. Let us make a favorites list for account bound minis in the Minatures window

Please add something to the customer support FAQ about what we can do if we're double charged for buying gemsIt's happened to me a few times and I don't buy gems anymore

If we take a really good or unique screenshot ingame and want to turn it into a mousepad, poster, calendar or other merchandise at the Guild Wars 2 Fan Forge, there should be a way to get permission from Arenanet for it

Have a forum thread open and sticky'd at top for making suggestions to the Current Activities Team for events and other things like the hungry cat hunt, and let us tell them about problems too. One of my cats has been missing from home for more than 2 years and I haven't been able to tell the devs directly

Please accept donations from people to make Super Adventure Box World 3You don't have to rush, but it would be nice if it came out in 3 years or less

Let us repeat a music track that's playing right now by ticking a box in the sound menu

If we have Heart of Thorns and Path of Fire, we should be able to choose which login screen and music we want

Add a tick box option in the menu to show character names on top of pictures in the login screen. At the moment if we want to choose a toon, we have to move the mouse cursor over each one to see who it is

A support ticket should stay open for at least two months from the last reply before closing, or stay open forever until the problem is fixed

Some people use things like ReShade and Hook to improve how the game looks, but they aren't supported by Arenanet. And some people want the game to look nicer but don't want to put those things on their computer. Can Arenanet increase the number of graphics options in the game menu so the game can look as nice?

Some people use Launchbuddy to choose the least laggy login server with the fastest ping, but it isn't supported by Arenanet. Please change the game login page to let us do that

If we want to buy the Guild Wars 2 original soundtrack for GW2, Living Story, Heart of Thorns and Path of Fire, we can only buy them in mp3 on Amazon and iTunes. Please sell them on Bandcamp in lossless Flac, and also make a CD and SACD with nice cover art we can buy from the GW2 website

When Heart of Thorns came out, choosing "The Music of the Golden Chambers" in the Guild Hall put "The Golden Cave" track on repeat. But after Path of Fire came out, it changed to a variety of music tracks. Please change it back to just "The Golden Cave" and add in an extra option for "The Music of the Golden City" (Auric Basin) tracks

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For QoL, I would like to see some new emote. Examples being/newspaper - You pull out a copy of the Krytan Herald and read it while turning pages (repeated animation)/wallean - you lean against a wall non-chantly/drink - You hold a cup and casually drink (repeated animation)/protest - holds up a protest sign/juggles balls/daggers/whatever/sniff - character raises nose in the air and sniffs around/phew - character shakes head and waves hand in front of face as if smelling something foul...used in tandem with /sniff(Yes, I played CoH and SWG so sue me)

Dungeons to have a solo option with lesser rewards.

other things I would like to have...Shatterer MiniWings of the Sunless backpiece skin to drop from TequatlClockwork pvp map with Scarlet Briar as the announcerScarlet Briar pvp/wvw finisher.

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  1. What I'd really like is the option for a really spiky, anime-style haircut on humans, and for the hair-colours to include a brighter orange. I've got a character based on an anime, but despite the range of hair-styles there isn't one with suitably spiky hair or suitable colors.

  2. Also also, can you please keep track of which waypoints have been unlocked in each Guild Hall? I'm in three guild halls and on switching between them, any waypoints I've unlocked keep getting lost.

  3. As somebody else here has said, it would be nice to have our necro minions automatically come out if we have them out and change maps, if that's not too difficult technically.

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I just noticed that for the heavy luminous armor helmet you have two skins, the parade one with the grid on your hair and the battle-ready one with the grid on your eyes.

So I'm asking, can we have the same thing with aetherblade light, medium and heavy helm skins pretty please? :)

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How about an options in graphics settings to disable others spell effects so I can play the game without seizure inducing clutter..

Has been a major issue for me since day 1 especially in pve so I mostly just stick to pvp even though it's still horrible there I mean team fights are a clown fiesta of aoe and you can't see anything at all. So much for reading enemies skills with visuals lol xD at this point you may as well just add cast bars.

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Turn the Guild Initiative Headquarters into a more open location that has interacting boards.These boards should allow guilds to advertise on them so that people can find guilds more neatly, instead of guild members going on map spams.By default it should list the guild name and tag, with the server they are on. There should also be a list of checkboxes to show which kind of content the guild is most interested in.Then it should have sections to list active times based on server time that can perhaps convert to their local time if possible.It should also have tags to highlight key words for people to find more specific things.And a description, to give more personality.Then a final box to fill in what to do to join, either you write you user name and tell them to mail you with their name or be able to type in a link to send them to your application or website.The guilds would have to interact with the board once a week to keep their notice up or it will be removed from visibility. The visibility of the notice can also be removed if people decide they have enough member, etc. Or the advertisement will be removed if the guild is full. Etc.

This would give more purpose to the Guild Requisition area and give a more solid location for people to find guilds.Instead of telling new players to ask LA map chat or make them watch out in game or go scouring the forums, it is there, in game. A place where they can browse guild lists for themselves. They can go up to the board, scroll through pages of ads or used a filter tool to search tags to try and find their own interests.Maybe they want people who use discord who aren't serious, etc. They can try and search more specifically via tags, etc.To decide what shows up first, whatever one has been most recently interacted with will show up first. Sure, people may just sit at the board and constantly bump theirs up, but at least it's not in map chat anymore and people can still search for their own.

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With all the recent emphasis on speed & movement, I would like to see a movement speed stat on the hero panel along with the rest of the stats that will show your current speed with whatever buffs are present (swiftness, super speed, swim speed, mounts, rising momentum, etc) including while mounted when all the other stats are regularized.

Also, less likely but still nice would be a checkbox UI option to put those stats from the hero on the main UI so that they are visible.

I seem to recall fro GW1 being able to see ping & FPS stats on the main screen too which would be a nice option for those of us who have to use less than idea internet conn.

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Add 6 to 8 new districts to every city,Currently each played character race has its own home area, really just a node storage area,perhaps as characters advance they could get a new home/house/bunk in one of the districts,and a way of transferring home-node locations to the district they chose to live in in the city they also choose..Add new and changing district events just outside the door.Districts would reflect city history and world history in both style and tradition.

Home portal works by character after a house is purchased "or given and accepted" not by race.

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Smarter culling based on game mode, draw priority highest to lowest.


  1. Self
  2. Enemy/Neutral
  3. Friendly NPC (if it is feasible to distinguish functional vs decorative NPCs, the latter can be moved to the bottom of the list)
  4. Other players based on a cumulative point value (assuming default 0). Example: +3 points for party or squadmate, +2 points for friend list, +2 points for commander/mentor, +1 point for guildmate, -10 points for blocked player.


  1. Self
  2. Enemy player (not including pets/summons)
  3. Enemy pet/summon
  4. Enemy/Neutral NPC
  5. Friendly players based on point value (as in PvE).
  6. Friendly NPC

Additional notes for WvW: Effective range for applying priority should be extended to visual range (or set to maximum where the model would generate a nameplate). Please REMOVE player nameplates from ranger pets, summons, and other "attached" models that are not themselves players. Targeting keys (e.g. Tab) should also SKIP these characters.

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i don´t know if this has allready been suggested, but i would like to suggest that all dungeons recieve the same treatment Arah recieved and have their story mode difficulty lowered so that they can be soloed.

There is hardly any reason at all to do dungeons nowadays, less of all story more. And like the rest of personal story/expansion content, they shouldnt be locked behind a party. That way new players (and old ones that havent done them all) can enjoy the story mode of dungeons without the hassle of finding a party for them

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Just a few suggestions regarding guilds and guild management:

  • It'd be great, if we could assign different chat-colors to the different guild-ranks. Be it just the name of the characters shown in chat or what they write, would make it a lot easier to identify who is talking. Especially in larger guilds and/or when altoholics like me are in a guild.
  • I wished the right to start missions was splitted into: start missions and finish missions. I'm in a guild where everyone has the right to start missions, primarily for the purpose to be able to finish them, especially race missions, because not everyone likes the races or all of them, but we have some players who are pretty good at it, so they all have the right to bring these missions to a successful ending by talking to the race-NPC. But the right to start missions should be seperated.
  • When I'm in the guild hall (alone), tag up and create a squad and several members join and also go to the gh every time a second instance gets created and I get the message, that my instance will be closed soon. Why is this so? And could you please change it?
  • Please increase the amount of possible ranks and rank-symbols. Sometimes members excel in something very special or behave in a certain manner that I like to honor with a special rank. Some of these temporary, others permanent.
  • Change simple bounty guild missions in a way that the completion of the mission rewards all players in the squad regardless if they hit the mob or not, as long as they are on the right map. It's a recurring issue that the simple mission gets completed because a player or a pet couldn't wait but attacked - no matter if talked about it before or not. And for completion hitting the npc once for 1 damage is enough.

Another great QoL improvement would be to allow commanders who untag to stay in the squad. Currently I have to leave it and need to be invited again. Or add an option for cdrs to hide their symbol to anyone else but squad-members.

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Suggestion for a minor "would be nice to have" thing: when you hover your mouse pointer over the list of titles under Achievements, it would tell you briefly how it was earned. Like "No One Left Behind" would give the brief description of "Revived 1000 players". I can't remember what most of the many titles are for and get similar ones like Relentless, Devoted, Stalwart, etc. mixed up. Thanks!

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@Lanhelin.3480 said:Just a few suggestions regarding guilds and guild management:

  • It'd be great, if we could assign different chat-colors to the different guild-ranks. Be it just the name of the characters shown in chat or what they write, would make it a lot easier to identify who is talking. Especially in larger guilds and/or when altoholics like me are in a guild.

this is nice but it should only work while representing a guild, i'd also prefer they rather make an option to assign a custom colour to /g1 ~ /g5 that way when all 4 (or 5 if you aren't repping any) guilds are chatting all at once, it's easier to distinguish and reply to a particular guild-chat... having to seperate the different guild chats into many tabs is messy and prone to sending to the wrong channel.

--- actually if they ever do that, they should let us assign custom colours to all chat channels like in other mmorpgs

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