Category Money Making Guides

The Living World of Guild Wars 2

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As we announced back in December , we’re down to just four releases to go in the current storyline of living world. The first of those four releases is nearly upon us, and we wanted to help take a moment and look back at the key moments that have brought us up to this point as a refresher before we dive-head first into countdown to the big finale:

At the very beginning of 2013, trouble arose from the depths as the dredge and Flame Legion charr worked together to begin production on sonic based, magically infused weapons in an underground facility...

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GuildWars2 Announcing the Holiday Gifting Event

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The Black Lion Trading Company has a variety of items that can be gifted – everything from armor skins to dye packs to kites can be bundled up and sent to your friends or guildmates at no extra cost for you!

Since this is the season of giving, we here at the Black Lion Trading Company are rewarding everyone who sends a gift: From now through December 31, every time you purchase an item as a gift for a friend or guildmate, you’ll be given the option to purchase the same item for yourself at 40% off the current price! This offer lasts through 11:59 PM PST on December 31 – so make sure you make use of your discounts before then!

My promotions manager would like me to clarify that this is a one-for-one basis...

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Guild Wars 2 Darkhaven PvX

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Hey there!

Jaded [Jade] is a fairly well established casual PvX guild that has been on Darkhaven since launch.Our leaders have a lot of experience with mmos and have been together for years. We are a family-style guild looking to form long-term friendships through PvE and PvP. We have a forum a Facebook and a vent.
We are looking for people who want to have fun and hang out together. We like to have an active chat and a community of helpful members that are willing to go out of their way for each other.

Even if you aren’t on Darkhaven you can still hang out in GW2 Guides chat with us, guest with us now and then or run some dungeons cross server until you feel we are worth the transfer :p
Things you can expect from joining Jaded:
-friendly guildies
-dungeon parties
-PvP, both WvW and Stru...

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How to make money in Guild Wars 2

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As some of you may have noticed that amount of gold you receive in Guild Wars 2 is much less than other MMOs.  I have thought about ways to preserve the gold you get and decided to share what I’ve come up, with you.

1. Be aware of the loot you get.  This is rule number one because it defines the way the rest of the choices are determined.  Do not simply mindless move your mouse through your bags clicking on whatever highlights blue for salvage.  I know the deposit all materials function is tons of fun, and I used to do this, but I 100% guarantee, you are losing a huge amount of gold.

2. Have a basic understanding and ability to determine what a trading post worthy piece of gear is.  For example it’s probably not worth it to put a blue piece of light armor with +healing and + crit damage on the trading post.  Not that there is a limit of things you can put up there, it’s just that you are wasting copper to post it and you are delaying the inevitable.   The inevitable is rule 3.


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5 tips for making money on the trading post – Tip 1

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Tip 1: Learn a craft and max it out

Learn a craft. Maybe that seems obvious. You craft and you sell the gear you craft. Pretty straight forward, right? But selling that gear you’re crafting gives you something invaluable for making money on Guild Wars 2′s trading post. You see,  it’s actually possible to make money on the trading post without crafting. By exercising the time-honored principle of buying low and selling high, you could get by without a craft. For instance, you could buy orichalcum ore when it’s price is too low and you could resell it when the price rises.

But how do you know when the price is too low?

Buying low means you have to know the market, you have to know what’s a good price and what’s not. You have to develop an understanding of the prices on the Black Lion Trading Company (BLTC), and the best way to develop that understanding is to start crafting and resell what you make on the trading post. The more you buy and sell from the trading post, the more knowledgeable you’ll get about those prices.

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