The most recent addition to NCSoft and ArenaNet’s flagship is that of Guild Wars Eye Of The North. This expansion takes place 8 years after the searing of Ascalon. This is a true expansion as you must have one of the previous games installed to play. The other Guild Wars games are Guild Wars Prophecies, Guild Wars Factions and Guild Wars Nightfall. Adding GW:EN to any of them will unlock a whole new experience for your characters that you might already have. Read more...(692 words, 38 images, estimated 2:46 mins reading time)
Guild Wars Prophecies is an online MMO that takes place and a fantasy world like no other. It is the first of the 4 campaigns that have been release under the Guild Wars title. As the game first starts you find yourself as a new recruit into the royal guard. War threatens the land and they are training any and all able bodies people to be able to combat the threat that is to the north. Long ago the people that first settled the land did so by force. They pushed back the indigenous creatures, the Charr a feline looking race. They pushed them back so that they could found their new kingdom, the kingdom of Ascalon. For many years there were skirmishes but not all out war but that was to change. Read more...(603 words, 31 images, estimated 2:25 mins reading time)
Ghosts Of Ascalon is the link between Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2. The story starts with Dugal, a human thief / deserter / adventurer / romantic that is helping another group of adventurers raid the tomb of an Asuran golumancer under the city of Divinity Reach. This is taking place about 250 years after the searing of Ascalon by the Charr and about 230 years after the waking of the ancient dragons. The Charr are a warrior like race of feline looking bipedal creatures that just want all of their hunting ground back and will stop at nothing to get it.
Anyway, Dugal is a deserty from the last outpost of old Ascalon and one of the only people that have ventured into the ghost filled ruins of Ascalon where King Adelbern, father of the once famed Prince Rurik who lead the refugees of Ascalon into Kryta. Dugals post was at Ebonhawke and he deserted there with others to go in search of treasure in the ruins of Ascalon city. Read more...(395 words, 2 images, estimated 1:35 mins reading time)