Guild Wars 2 | Masquerade of Madness | Fashion Wars Competition

Masquerade of Madness | Fashion Wars Competition
http://tiny.cc/ballofmadness

DATE EU COSPLAY DATE 26th October 14:00

GMT NA COSPLAY DATE 2nd November 22:30 GMT 14:30 PST

LOCATION Rata Sum | Idea Incubation Lab

Incubation Waypoint – [&BLUEAAA=]

THEME Halloween

You are cordially invited to The Masquerade of Madness

That time of year has come once more. There’s a chill in the air, and a shadow creeps across the land. Celebrate the return of Mad King Oswald Thorn and his son, Bloody Prince Edrick Thorn. As the the endless night draws near, soon our all-time-favourite monarch, Mad King Thorn, will bestow us with his beautiful and terrible presence. The theme of this competition is Halloween! Display your best spooky looks for a chance to win the Mad King’s favour! Join us and dance the night away at the ball of madness. Your Mad King says…

Don’t be late… or else!

HOW TO ENTER

Join our guild’s discord at https://discord.gg/pTymzPq and follow the instructions in the #new-start-here channel to receive the “Participant” role. Then use the form template below to submit your entry into our #fashion-wars-entries channel. We strongly recommend you send in a form if you plan on entering the competition. But, if for some reason you are unable to submit a form, we also accept last minute walk-in entries on the day.

RULES ▶ No outfits allowed

▶ Gemstore skins, armour pieces, back pieces, and weapons are permitted

▶ Only one entry per participant

▶ Screenshots must show every side of body (front, back & side) in #fashion-wars-entries

▶ Participants must provide a small description of their character and their references/inspiration and name your armour used. (images)

▶ Participants are free to take environmental screenshots to showcase the character in #fashion-wars-showcase

▶ No explicit content or NSFW is allowed

▶ Entries must only be set in the Guild Wars 2 universe

▶ No plagiarising other participants. Your entry must be your own original concept

▶ Good sportsmanship is encouraged

▶ No foul language or inappropriate behaviour, such as dirty jokes

▶ Judges reserve the right to disqualify participants for any disruptive or inappropriate behaviour

By entering the competition, the participant has consented by default to bear any personal purchases, as they will not be reimbursed by the guild. The guild will not pay for any items you have purchased in relation to your armour, weapons, weapons skins, hairstyle and makeover kits, dyes, transmutation charges or character slots you have purchased for the competition.

PRIZES

These categories are for both EU and NA Crown of Madness

– Grand Prize 800 gems

People’s Choice Both Male & Female Character Body Type

First Place

Ascended Aurene Outfit
Vision of the Mists Mini
Devil Dog Mini
Twisted Reaver
Endless Common Clothing Tonic

Second Place
Ascended Aurene Outfit
Mini Devil Dog
Mini Twisted Reaver
Endless Common Clothing Tonic

Chappy Loot for ALL
Mini Devil Dog
Mini Twisted Reaver
Endless Common Clothing Tonic

Tonic NOTES This event will be livestreamed. Prizes may or may not be changed and updated depending on the funds raised. Participants may or may not be asked about their character’s backstory during the showcase. Kindly refrain from foul language or inappropriate behaviour during the livestream. You may be asked to leave if you are too disruptive. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early to the event so we can explain how the event will proceed, and you can be sorted into your appropriate groups efficiently.

GW2 Lore/Speculation | Lovecraft’s Dark Influence

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Weird Tales
http://www.openculture.com/2016/06/download-issues-of-the-pioneering-pulp-horror-fantasy-magazine-weird-tales.html

Guild Wars 2 | The Spirits of the Wild | Lore and Speculation

Here I cover the story and known lore of the Spirits of the Wild and their relations with the Norn people. I also dive into some deep speculation about the possible mastery lines for the Great Spirits of Bear, Raven, Snow Leopard, and Wolf. And share with you my mad-cap ideas about a SHARED Elite Specialisation I would love to see in the game, The Shaman.

Competition | Breath of Ice Fashion Wars Showcase

Embrace the touch of the Dragon and forge your legend with Jormag.

DATE
EU COSPLAY DATE 21st September at 18:00 (BST)
US COSPLAY DATE 22nd September at 06:00 (BST)

LOCATION
 Hoelbrak | Courage Brewery
Hero’s Compass Waypoint – [&BJADAAA=]
Courage Brewery Point of Interest – [&BHEDAAA=]

In this chilling competition, we invite you to re-imagine your beloved characters as victims, or willing participants, of the Elder Dragon Jormag’s corruption.

Fill out the form below and send in screenshots of your corrupted and Icebrood characters to enter. If you have a video showing off your outfit, feel free to post a link to it in the “Videos” section. (Krytan Herald Guild Discord https://discord.gg/pTymzPq – Open to all)

We will hold the showcase on 21st Sept for EU players and 22nd Sept for US in Hoelbrak, at the Courage Brewery point of interest. This will be your chance to show off your creations in real time, and you may be asked some questions about your look and your character. You must both complete this form and be present at the showcase for your entry to count. Good luck!

PRIZES
Stream Voted Winner
Peoples Choice Award
(700 Gem) – Gemstore outfit.

Female Character Body Type
First Place
– Ascended Aurene Clothing Outfit
– Jormag Corrupted Weapon
– Mini Angry Snowball
– Skritt Mini
– Endless Monkey King Tonic

Second Place
– Ascended Aurene Clothing Outfit
– Mini Angry Snowball
– Skritt Mini
– Endless Monkey King Tonic

Male Character Body Type
First Place
– Ascended Aurene Clothing Outfit
Jormag Corrupted Weapon
– Mini Angry Snowball
– Skritt Mini
– Endless Monkey King Tonic

Second Place
– Ascended Aurene Clothing Outfit
– Mini Angry Snowball
– Skritt Mini
– Endless Monkey King Tonic

All Entries
There will be a mini and an endless tonic prize for all entries. There are restrictions on in game mail, so please do PM Fornax.7928 if you have problems or have not received your mini and endless tonic.

Note: The competition will be livestream-ed.

Rules:
▶ No Gemstore Outfits (Gear from the Trading Post or gained via game play are acceptable)
▶ Only 1 entry per participant
▶ Screenshots must show every side of body (front, back & side)
▶ Participants must provide a small description of their character and their references/inspiration (images)
▶ Participants are free to take environmental screenshots to showcase the character.
▶ No explicit content or NSFW is allowed
▶ Entries must be only to the Guild Wars 2 universe
▶ No plagiarising other participants
▶ Must be participant’s original concept.
▶ There is no character level restrictions.

You can enter by just showing up on the day but if you can fill out of the form, that would help us a lot.

By entering the competition, the participant has consented by default to bear any personal purchases, as they will not be reimbursed by the guild. The guild will not pay for any items you have purchased in relation to your armour, weapons, weapons skins, dyes or character slots you have purchased for the competition.

Please use the form below

https://forms.gle/Cvuxmq5LK4hLGEh78
(You will need to sign into a Google Account to complete this form)

Guild Wars 2 | Soulbeast Elite Specialisation Guide

This my Soulbeast elite specialisation guide for new players. This guide is focuses on pve skills for this spec, not their PVP variants and is also not a deep dive into meta end game– if you are looking for either of those there are links below – instead this guide is here to save new and returning players hours of research and reading on the wiki.