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Community News – October 28, 2011  
  • Crossing Tyria and The Highland Wolves [PACK] will be having a Halloween bash on October 29 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT in Ascalon City International District 1. Your hosts have a ton of fun games, activities, and prizes planned, so be sure to visit their event page for all the details!
  • Blade Radio is hosting what might be the last Night of the Minipets event on October 29 – 31 in Lion's Arch International Districts 1 – 3. They’re giving away over 1000 minipets as well as other in-game prizes to their party guests, so don't miss it! Check their event page for more information!
  • Would you like to have your event, blog, or fan creation featured on Guild Wars Community News? Tell us about it by sending an email to community@arena.net. Give us at least one week's notice before your event for localization and publishing. Here's what you need to include:
    • Your event name
    • The organizing guild, alliance, or player
    • The location of your event (i.e., Shing Jea Monastery International District 2)
    • The date, time and time zone of your event
    • A short description of your event (about 175 words)
    • If possible, a link to your event web page so that players can find out more.
 
 
Community News – September 30, 2011  
  • The Gaming World Entertainment Network (GWEN) and Gamers Giving Back are hosting their annual Pink Day in LA event on October 15 from 12:00 - 6:00 PM (CDT). Pink Day in LA is an in-game charity event in Guild Wars created to support the Canadian Cancer Society’s research for a cure for breast cancer. Listen to the stream on GWEN Radio and check out the Pink Day in LA in-game events in Guild Wars! There are TONS of incredible prizes that you can win by participating and donating to this worthy cause! Last year, Guild Wars players raised an incredible $11,000 for the Canadian Cancer Society! This year, the goal is to raise $13,370 for the Canadian Cancer Society, and with your help, Pink Day in LA can meet it! Find out more about Pink Day in LA on the official website or their official event page!
 
 
Community News – July 15, 2011  
  • Hosted by the Presearing Community fansite and sponsored by the guilds and members of the community, Survivor 2: Prophecies will carry the competition cycle of the first Survivor: Pre-Searing into the hostile world of Post-Searing! Competitors will face weekly challenges and the 'tribes' will vote to cast out one of their own! With prizes totaling over 2 million in Guild Wars gold and in-game items, the competition is going to be fierce! Check out all the details and learn how to apply at Presearing.com's Survivor 2: Prophecies page. Turn in your applications quickly for the best chance to join the competition!
  • Blade Radio is hosting a Wintersday in July celebration! Join your favorite Blade Radio DJs for some tunes, fun, and awesome in-game prizes! The fun will start on July 22 11:00 AM PST in Embark Beach International District 1. For more information and a full schedule of activities, visit the Blade Radio Wintersday in July 2011 event page! Stay up to date with Blade Radio events on their Twitter feed!
 
 
Community News – April 08, 2011  
  • Guild Wars Guru is hosting the 2011 GvG Championship Series tournament, sponsored by NVidia, Logitech, Rude Gameware, and Bigfoot! There are four divisions in which to participate, and alongside the tournament, Guild Wars Guru will schedule GvG workshops for new players, as well as creating a mentorship program for the Casual Division. If you've ever been interested in playing GvG, this is a great opportunity to learn from veteran players. The Bronze and Casual Divisions will compete on April 9, and the Gold and Silver Divisions will battle on April 16. The tournament is open to everyone in the Guild Wars community. To learn more about it just visit Guild Wars Guru.
  • The Archivists' Sanctum [Lore], led by Konig Des Todes, with help from GuildMag and GW-EN invites you to MantleCon! The event, set once again in the Maguuma Stade International Districts returns for the fifth year. It will be hosted on April 10th at 9:00 AM Pacific (GMT-7) and will last until 12:00 PM Pacific. There will be costume contests, a scavenger hunt, and a variety of other activities to enjoy. For more information and details, check out the MantleCon event page.
  • You're invited to join the Gaming World Entertainment Network for their 2nd Annual Toga Party to support multiple sclerosis research! It all happens on April 16 from 12:00 PM – 6:00PM CDT in the International Districts of Chahbek Village. Come party with the Gaming World Entertainment and the Gamers Giving Back teams to support this cause! For all the details, check their event page!
 
 
Community News – March 24, 2011  
  • GuildMag’s latest issue, GuildMag: From the Mists, is available! In this issue, the GuildMag team discusses the Mists, Lyssa, and the humans of Cantha. Team members also provide opinions about the latest Guild Wars novel, Edge of Destiny. They also speak to blogger Ravious from Kill Ten Rats, well known in the MMORPG blogging community for his opinions on Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2. To read the latest issue, head to the GuildMag download page.
  • Myth and Legends [Myth] is hosting a Masquerade Madness party on March 26 in the Ascalon City International Districts starting at 6:00 PM EST. Put on your finest mask and costume and bring your plus-one for a chance to become King and Queen of the night! It’s a night of mystery and imagination, with games, giveaways, and support from groups such as Crossing Tyria and GuildMag! For more information, check out the Masquerade Madness event page!
  • Next month, you’re invited to join the Gaming World Entertainment Network for their 2nd Annual Toga Party to support multiple sclerosis research! It all happens on April 16 from 12:00 PM – 6:00PM CDT in the International Districts of Chahbek Village. Come party with the Gaming World Entertainment and the Gamers Giving Back teams to support this cause! For all the details, check their event page!
 
 
Community News – February 04, 2011  
  • Snapshot Henchman is an incredible gallery of screenshots taken in various locales in Guild Wars. With nearly 6200 images, it’s a comprehensive series of galleries depicting locations in Tyria, Cantha, and Elona. Annarti painstakingly gathered these images for over two years, and now the Snapshot Henchman project is complete. Head on over to Snapshot Henchman to check out her amazing collection of images!
  • Having trouble collecting Nicholas the Traveler gifts each week? Trey has created tutorials on YouTube as a way to help his fellow players, particularly those newer players who may not know the best spots to collect trophies. Along with in-game footage, each video has a webcam feed of Trey explaining where the prime hunting spots are, how to get there, and what to look for. The YouTube Channel is updated every Monday, so go check it out!
  • The Year of the Rabbit is upon us! Gaming World Entertainment Network, Crossing Tyria, and GuildMag, [TIG] Alliance, [DRGN] Alliance, [SPG] Alliance, and [ANKH] Alliance bring you "Getting Lucky 2011!" Join them in Chabek Village Traditional Chinese Districts and Japanese Districts this weekend to celebrate Canthan New Year! For more information, check their official event page!
  • Save the date! Myth and Legends [Myth] is hosting a Masquerade Madness party on March 26 in the Ascalon City International Districts starting at 6:00 PM EST. It’s a night of mystery and imagination, so put your best mask and costume on, and bring your plus-one for a chance to become King and Queen of the night! They will have random giveaways, games, and support from groups such as Crossing Tyria and GuildMag! For more information, check out the Masquerade Madness event page!
  • Would you like to have your blog or event featured on Guild Wars Community News? Tell us about it by sending an email to community@arena.net. Give us at least one week's notice before your event for localization and coordination. Here's what you need to include:
    • Your event name
    • The organizing guild, alliance, or player
    • The location of your event (i.e., Shing Jea Monastery International District 2)
    • The date, time and time zone of your event
    • A short description of your event (about 175 words)
    • If possible, a link to your event web page so that players can find out
 
 
Community News – December 23, 2010  
  • English-language Elite Fansite Guild Wars Guru is holding their yearly Winter Art Workshop, where community members are invited to share and improve their artistic creations through constructive feedback and discourse. Participants in the discussion can win some great community-contributed prizes, so go join the conversation today!

  • VirtuGuild needs your help with their research project. The purpose of forming this virtual guild is to study whether social skills like leadership and teamwork can be learned using online games like Guild Wars. For more information and details about this research project, please visit the VirtuGuild website.

  • Gaming World Entertainment Network is holding a 12 Days of Wintersday singing competition! Join them from December 20 – December 31 in Lion's Arch International District 1 for all the events related to 12 Days of Wintersday! For more information about the competition, visit the Gaming World Entertainment Network website.

  • The Lady Patrisha MacFarlane of House Caribdus, Callisean Ambassador to Kryta, will again reprise her role as The Winter Lady, traveling the nations of Tyria on a gift-giving tour of goodwill. During this five-day event Lady Patrisha will give away many gifts of value to the citizens of Ascalon, Kryta, Cantha, and Elona, starting in Ascalon City, American District 1. This is Lady Patrisha's sixth Wintersday season in the service of Dwayna as her Winter Lady and she is hoping many citizens will attend to help her spread the season's good will. Additional information and a complete five-day event schedule can be found at the event page.

  • The days are getting colder and snow is spreading across the land. In the sky there shines a bright spot that marks the coming of something special. GuildMag presents: Rudi's Quest. In his quest to find Santa, Reindeer Rudi will visit Lion's Arch International District 1 on December 26, 2010 at 7:00 PM GMT. Check the GuildMag website for more details!

  • GuildMag's latest issue hits the web just in time for the winter holidays. In this issue, GuildMag covers the story behind the Wintersday festival, talk about winter fashion, and discusses Guild Wars Guru's Wintersday Art Workshop. Plus, a special interview with ArenaNet Game Designer and RPG legend Jeff Grubb! Check out the latest issue at the GuildMag website!
 
 
Community News – October 26, 2010  
  • Join CrossingTyria.com this Halloween to celebrate their triumphant return, as they party with the Highland Wolves and friends! They have a lot of fun events planned, and this year their theme is to help the asura learn what Halloween is all about! There will be trivia, drinks, a scavenger hunt, and of course, the Mad King's favorite game, "Rock, Paper, Scissors," in which the top scavenger hunt teams will get to compete for undedicated Miniatures! The Crossing Tyria Halloween Bash begins on October 30 at 9:00 PM EDT in Rata Sum, International District 1! For more details, see Crossing Tyria!

  • Lore of Mythos has been updated with new changes and additions to the site. In addition to major updates to the Maps, Missions, and Heroes sections of the site, they launched new sections devoted to books and a profile section in which you can show off your characters and achievements. Take a look at the changes at the Lore of Mythos website!

  • Ghostfest 2010 is coming! [XXX] and the [SMF] Alliance cordially invites all Guild Wars players to celebrate Halloween this year at Ghostfest! This in-game event includes the traditional prizes and games that players have come to expect from community events, as well as a special show with coordinated consumable item activations! Join them on October 30 at 6:00 PM EDT in Lion's Arch International District 1 for this event. Be sure to check out their event page for further details on prizes and other activities!

  • Countess Reapera and the Order of the Phoenix Alliance are hosting Hallowed Eve in association with Gaming World Entertainment Network! On October 30, starting at 9:00 PM PDT, they're counting down to the triumphant return of the Mad King in the Lion's Arch International Districts. They'll have creepy games and prizes sure to entertain and delight all guests! Join OOP, if you dare, in celebration of Halloween with freely flowing refreshments, old favorites like the ever popular costume contest, and new events such as the King and Queen's Fable! More details at their event page!

  • Join Blade Radio for the Nights of the Mini-Pets, an event that runs from 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM PDT each day from October 29 to October 31. Blade Radio's third annual Night of the Mini-Pets promises to be a fantastic celebration with plenty of mini-pets for all (over a thousand and still counting). In addition, they'll be hosting a costume contest, trivia questions, scavenger hunt, and bunch of prizes for participants! See Blade Radio for details!

  • Mad Queen Malafide and Daniel Frozenwind are hosting another Horrorween celebration in Lion's Arch International District 1 on October 31 starting at 7:00 PM GMT! For nights on end, the Queen of Halloween and the King of the Snowmen have been working in secret under the cover of darkness to bring the community this awesome annual event. Malafide's minions have been busy every night constructing a mysterious arcane device while all of Kryta was asleep. See their teaser video and event page for more details!

  • The latest issue of GuildMag is out! This edition's theme is the "Waters of Tyria," and they've included coverage of the summer conventions, lore on aquatic Tyria, the Luxons, the serpentine races—all this and the return of their regular columns! Read more at GuildMag!

  • The MARA guild would like to invite you to celebrate their fifth anniversary on November 13! They'll have a bunch of community games and prizes for party goers, and the DJs at the Gaming World Entertainment Network will bring some sweet tunes to the festivities. MARA is a guild for gamers 30 and older who want to play alongside those of a similar age group and life experience. Over the years, they've grown into 13 guilds, and would like to share their success with prizes mostly geared towards helping people fill their Hall of Monuments! For more details on this event, take a look at their promo video and event page!
 
 
Community News – September 24, 2010  
  • The Gaming World Entertainment Network, Malibu Barbie, and the Gamers Giving Back team are hosting Pink Day in LA to raise funds for the Canadian Cancer Society and breast cancer research! It will be taking place on October 16 from 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM MST (GMT -6) in the Lion's Arch International Districts. They've got tons of prizes and fun activities planned. For more information on Pink Day in LA, check the event page and the official Pink Day in LA website.
  • Countess Reapera, Konig Des Todes, and Katherine the Blood are hosting the Tyrian Ghost Walk! This event travels to locations throughout Tyria, where participants will hear Guild Wars ghost stories, written from the perspective of actual in-game encounters with these ghosts. As part of the fun, the organizers are asking for submissions from the community for short works of fiction that describe how a ghost originated and how the ghost manifests itself based on an in-game location. Entries are due by October 1st. See the event page for more information and an example story that illustrates what they're looking for!
  • The Next Top Runner from the Electric Celerity guild is hosting a series of races for runners that will test not only speed, but also knowledge and ingenuity. Players will compete for the crown of the Electric Celerity Competition 2010 Champion. For more details, check out the EC Running home page.
  • The French Guild Wars fansite Luna Atra has a new look as well as some interesting new database tools. Check out the skins of green weapons and where to get them, take a look at the armor models, and locate the bosses directly on maps!
 
 
Community News – August 13, 2010  
  • On August 21, Forever Knights will host a celebration marking their 10th anniversary! This year, the guild turns 10 years old, and everyone's invited to their in-game party! They'll have competitions, epic prizes, and loads of fun. To top it off, Blade Radio will be supplying the music. To learn more about this celebration, head on over to the Decade of Forever Knights event page!

  • The latest issue of GuildMag is out! This special issue is packed with 28 pages of comprehensive War in Kryta coverage! Learn more about the lore behind the war and key historical figures involved in the War in Kryta. The latest issue is available from the GuildMag website.

  • The Saw Alliance will host a running competition, the "Road Challenge," administered by members of the South African Warlords guild. All details and logistics of this event are found on their event page.
 
 
Community News – July 1, 2010  
  • GuildMag's latest issue is now available! Inside, you'll find articles about the asura, the lore of Orr, summer fashion, Weh No Su status, the goddess Dwayna, and more! Plus, GuildMag has partnered with Guild Wars 2 Guru to host a contest to win either a Shining Blade or a White Mantle costume code! It's all in the latest issue of GuildMag, available at their website here.

  • But wait! That's not all for GuildMag! They're also starting up a weekly podcast, the appropriately titled GuildMag Podcast. Brought to you by SabreWolf and Malchior Devenholm, the GuildMag Podcast will discuss the latest Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 news every week, so be sure to tune in!

  • D.W. Kirin finished documenting her travels across Cantha in time for the Dragon Festival! Take a look at her in-game photo blog, A Tyrian Odyssey, and savor the sights of the Dragon Empire!

  • Would you like to have your blog or event featured on Guild Wars Community News? Tell us about it by sending an email to community@arena.net. Give us at least one week's notice before your event. Here's what you need to include:

    Your event name

    • The organizing guild, alliance, or player
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    • The date, time and time zone of your event
    • A short description of your event (about 175 words)
    • If possible, a link to your event web page so that players can find out more. This could be a link to your blog, website, or forum post.
 
 
Community News – June 25, 2010  
  • The Gaming World Entertainment Network is dedicated to providing in-game entertainment and event support for the Guild Wars player community! You may remember them from their successful Haiti earthquake relief charity fundraiser earlier this year. Help Gaming World Entertainment Network celebrate the launch of their brand new website on July 3rd in Shing Jea Monastery, Traditional Chinese Districts. They'll be partying all day long, with music, prizes, and fun! It all starts at 10:00 AM PST and runs until 10:00 PM PST. Head over to their website for more information about the launch event.

  • Calaval Elwvyan is a video maker dedicated to creating inventive Guild Wars fan videos. Check out Calaval's video creations, some of which include machinima, on his YouTube channel.

  • Interested in having your blog or event featured on Guild Wars Community News? Great! Let us know about it by sending an email to community@arena.net. Give us at least one week's notice before your event for localization all that other stuff. Please include:

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    • If possible, a link to your event web page so that players can find out more. This could be a link to your blog, website, or forum post.
 
 
Community News – June 11, 2010  
  • The time is now! The Football World Cup kicks off in South Africa on June 11. To make it even more exciting, German Guild Wars Elite fansite, Wartower, is holding a World Cup Prediction Game! You can win awesome prizes, including the grand prize of an 8GB Apple iPod Touch! For more information, visit Wartower.de.

  • Univers Virtuels has compiled a detailed summary (in French) of the War in Kryta campaign, covering all the major and minor events of this new chapter in the history of Tyria. If you happen to read the language of Moliere, check the guide out!

  • AriaSilverfyre is a video maker specializing in creating Guild Wars fan videos. Check out her videos on her YouTube channel!

  • The Photics—Guild Wars Edition fan ezine has been renamed to The Guild Standard with Issue #36, which covers recent Guild Wars 2 news.

  • Interested in having your blog or event featured on Guild Wars Community News? Great! Let us know about it by sending an email to community@arena.net. Give us at least one week's notice before your event for localization all that other stuff. Please include:

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    • If possible, a link to your event web page so that players can find out more. This could be a link to your blog, website, or forum post.
 
 
Community News – May 13, 2010  
  • On May 7, the inaugural issue of GuildMag, an online Guild Wars fanzine, was released to the public. To celebrate the launch of the fanzine, you're invited to join GuildMag staff, readers, and supporters to the GuildMag Release Party! It takes place on May 15 in Abaddon's Mouth, International Districts 1 and 2 from 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST! Join GuildMag for games, prizes, and trivia! For more information, check the event page! Make sure to stick around for the GuildMag After Party with more fun, games, and on-air prizes, hosted by the Gaming World Events team!

  • You're invited to the Ascalon Royal Family Masquerade Ball 2010! Join Countess Reapera, The Order of the Phoenix alliance, the Gaming World Events crew, and members of the Guild Wars community in Serenity Temple, International Districts on May 22 starting at 1:00 PM PST as they celebrate this year's theme: Hope. Come join the oldest and grandest player-run event in Guild Wars for a fourth year of prizes, games, and fun! For more information, take a look at the event page!

  • Interested in having your blog or event featured on Guild Wars Community News? Great! Let us know about it by sending an email to community@arena.net. Give us at least one week's notice before your event for localization all that other stuff. Please include:

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    • If possible, a link to your event web page so that players can find out more. This could be a link to your blog, website, or forum post.
 
 
Community News – April 29, 2010  
  • D. W. Kirin has just finished documenting her travels across the lands of Tyria in A Tyrian Odyssey, an incredible in-character travelogue of each area in the world of Tyria. She also includes several posts devoted to revisiting previously explored areas in Kryta. Join D.W. Kirin as she embarks on travels beyond Tyria!

  • Check out the new comic this week at Healbot Blues. What's Healbot's take on all this War in Kryta business? Find out here!

 
 
Community News – April 13, 2010  
  • Show your support for the Unseen Ones and their White Mantle associates! MantleCon 1080 AE, formerly known as the Mursaat Rally, will take place on April 17 in Maguuma Stade International Districts 1-3 starting at 12:00 Noon PST. You can enter a costume contest, take in the Golden Theatre play, join the Search for the Unseen scavenger hunt, and other great activities! You'll have the chance to win in-game prizes, too! For more information, visit the event post!

  • Gamers Giving Back and the Gaming World Events team will host a Toga Party in Chabek Village, Traditional Chinese District 1 on April 18 from 12:00–6:00 PM CST (GMT -6) in support of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada! They're going to host exciting activities that you can participate in, like Jeopardy!-style trivia questions about multiple sclerosis, global issues, and of course Guild Wars! They've got tons of prizes on offer, including an Aion wing code, a Bone Dragon Staff, Zaishen Keys, in-game gold, and much more! The out-of-game component of the event will see the event organizer and her family participating in the Walk for Multiple Sclerosis on April 25 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada—and they'll be sporting togas! Join the Gaming World Events team in-game on April 18 to learn more about multiple sclerosis and to support this worthy cause! For more details, click through to the Gaming World Events website!

  • Lorenna De Vir and the TGtL Alliance will be hosting a community event on April 24 in the Henge of Denravi, International District 1, to celebrate the fifth birthday of Guild Wars! They have various games and activities planned, such as trivia, raffles, and much more! In-game giveaways include five sets of Elite armor, Everlasting Tonics, Aion wing codes, and more! Malibu Barbie of Gaming World Events will be supporting the TGtL Alliance and will be the DJ for the event! In-game items will also be given out on the air. For more information on how you can participate in the Denravi Extravaganza, visit their event page!

  • Bogus Dude is hosting a couple of YouTube competitions in gratitude for all the support and inspiration he's received from the Guild Wars community over the past four years! Both competitions will take place at 8:00 PM GMT on April 27! Up-for-grabs is a full Obsidian armor set, complete with assistance to get to the Fissure of Woe Merchant and a perfectly-modded Obsidian Edge. For more details on how you can win, check out Bogus Dude's competition video!

  • Bouye on the French fansite Jeux Online is the official voice of Uriel, the news reporter from Lion's Arch working at the Sunspear Chronicle newspaper. Uriel has been actively tracking the events of the War in Kryta and translating it for the French-speaking Krytans out there. Make sure to check the latest translations on the discussion thread.
 
 
Community News – February 26, 2010  
  • Join the [KISS] Alliance as they celebrate their fourth birthday in their own unique way! Kiss Maragon is a two-day, riddle-based marathon through all four Guild Wars campaigns. You'll team up with [KISS] members to solve a series of riddles that will allow you to progress through the Maragon. As part of this event, the [KISS] Alliance will be handing out in-game prizes, including pets, weapons, mods, tomes, ectos, and more! The top prizes are three Obsidian Armor sets on any character of your choice! Kiss Maragon 2010 begins on February 27th in Kamadan European English District 1 at 14:00 BST and February 28th in Lion's Arch European English District 1 at 14:00 BST. For more information on how to participate, visit the [KISS] Alliance website!

  • Interested in having your blog or event featured on Guild Wars Community News? Great! Let us know about it by sending an email to community@arena.net. Give us at least one week's notice before your event for localization all that other stuff. Please include:

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    • If possible, a link to your event web page so that players can find out more. This could be a link to your blog, website, or forum post.
 
 
Community News – February 12, 2010  
  • Feed your inner beast! The Brotherhood of the Shadows Alliance is hosting a Canthan New Year event, the [bots] Tiger Feast! Join them in Shing Jea Monastery International District 2 and American Districts 36 and 69, from 12:01am PST on Sunday, February 14 through Monday, February 15 at 12:01am. The Brotherhood of Shadows will generously supply all the feast items to the Canthan chefs, and they'll have random giveaways and other fun activities!

  • D.W. Kirin runs a great Guild Wars inspired blog, which documents a character's journey through all of the explorable areas of the game. Check out A Tyrian Odyssey, and revisit Tyria!

  • Interested in having your blog or event featured on Guild Wars Community News? Great! Let us know about it by sending an email to community@arena.net. Give us at least one week's notice before your event for localization all that other stuff. Please include:

    Your event name

    • The organizing guild, alliance, or player
    • The location of your event (i.e., Shing Jea Monastery International District 2)
    • The date, time and time zone of your event
    • A short description of your event (about 175 words)
    • If possible, a link to your event web page so that players can find out more. This could be a link to your blog, website, or forum post.
 
 
Community News – February 5, 2010  
  • Gaming World Events is hosting their very first Guild Wars in-game event this weekend, and it's for a great cause! "Gamers Giving Back to Haiti" will help raise money for the Canadian Red Cross and their relief efforts in Haiti. This six-hour event runs on Sunday, February 7 from 12:00—6:00 CST in Lion's Arch International District 1. On top of all the in-game prizes they'll be giving away, the Gaming World Events team will raffle off 10 copies of "The Art of Guild Wars 2" hardback books and a bunch of signed Guild Wars 2 art postcards, donated by ArenaNet. The goal is to reach $1337, because after all, we're gamers, right? Guild Wars Community Manager Regina Buenaobra will stop by to support the Gaming World Events crew. If you're unable to donate money, please attend to show your support and have fun! Check out the Gamers Giving Back page on Facebook, the Official Guild Wars Wiki event page, or this forum post on Guild Wars Guru for more information on the event, and how you can help the earthquake victims in Haiti.

  • Celebrate Canthan New Year with the "Eye of the Tiger" event, brought to you by M A L I B U Barbie, Anolie Midknight, Daniel Frozenwind, and DJ Popcorn. Join them for an in-game celebration of Canthan New Year and the upcoming Year of the Tiger! They'll have lots of in-game prizes and other cool stuff to give away. For more details, please see their event page!

  • We're always on the lookout for new Guild Wars blogs, and this one hit our inboxes via Twitter. Guild Wars Bard, written by Laird (@HexDSL), features tutorials, commentary, and discussions about the game and community. Laird, an experienced podcaster, currently brings listeners the 404 Radio podcast and the One True Cast podcast, and plans to expand to podcasting about Guild Wars 2 in the future.
 
 
Community News – January 29, 2010  
  • GWTactics is dead—long live GWcom.de! The team behind GW Tactics just completed a full revamp, and now they're back with a shiny new web presence, complete with a new name—GWcom.de. Welcome back, gang!

  • Guild Wars: Conquest, the fun, fan-made game brought to you by GuildWars.us, is back! GuildWars.us (formerly Photics.com) has re-launched their free text and image-based game, inspired by Guild Wars lore. The re-launched game is sporting a new engine, PvP fighting, monsters, fishing, arcade games, quests, and more. Guild Wars: Conquest can be played on the web or from an Android phone—check it out!

  • Remember: You can get your very own Guild Wars themed blog through the GuildWars.us fan site! There's a new theme for GuildWars.us blog owners, and your blog has the chance to be featured on the GuildWars.us blog network!

  • Healbot Blues has reached incredible milestone! To celebrate over 1 million views at the Healbot Blues Gallery, they've updated with a brand new comic!
 
 
Community News – December 21, 2009  
  • Come on out for Jingle Jangle '09, a festive event sponsored by Blade Radio. The fun starts on December 21st and ends on January 2nd. Jingle Jangle '09 offers twelve days of Wintersday cheer, plus one to grow on for the New Year! Join them for some great tunes, awesome prizes, and loads of fun! See Blade Radio for more details.

  • The Lady Patrisha MacFarlane, Callisean Ambassador to Kryta, will once again reprise her role as The Winter Lady, traveling the nations of Tyria on a gift-giving tour of goodwill. During these cold winter nights, the Lady Patrisha will give away many gifts of value to the citizens of Ascalon, Kryta, Cantha, and Elona. All the Winter Lady's gifts are free, of course, and are intended to favor the new, young, and less fortunate heroes of our lands. But don't worry; gifts will be available for veterans as well! The tour stats in Ascalon City, American District 4 on December 26th at 6:00pm PST, and visits Lion's Arch, Shing Jea Monastery, and Kamadan on December 28th, 29th, and 30th, all in American District 4, at 6:00pm PST. The tour comes full circle in a grand finale taking place in Ascalon City, American District 4 on December 31st at 5:00pm PST. This is the fifth Wintersday season that the gift giveaway has taken place, and Lady Patrisha is sure that this year will be the best yet!

  • Tzu is hosting an ongoing Wintersday art workshop on Guild Wars Guru! The goal of this friendly workshop is to give and receive constructive criticism, foster community spirit, and have a lot of fun in the process. To join Tzu's art workshop, participate in the thread on the forums!

  • Photics.com is now GuildWars.us! But that's not all—they're offering an awesome new feature: free Guild Wars blogs for everyone! That's right! You can create your very own Guild Wars themed blog on GuildWars.us! They're continuing to accept volunteers to write features and other blog content, so if you're interested, head on over to their site for more info.
 
 
Community News – December 3, 2009  
  • The days are getting shorter, the temperature is falling, and Christmas decorations are visible nearly everywhere. To celebrate the spirit of the season, Wartower.de will once again host their Advent Calendar. Starting on December 1st, the Wartower Team will open one of the 24 windows in the calendar each day for exactly 20 minutes (between 5:00pm and 9:00pm CET). Everyone who answers a specific question during this time period gets the chance to win fantastic prizes! For more information about this year's Advent Calendar, visit Wartower.de!

  • Last week, CT Poundz completed a Halloween 2009 music video. Check it out at YouTube!
 
 
Community News – November 6, 2009  
  • The Order of the Phoenix Alliance and Countess Reapera invite every Guild Wars player in the known universe to their Soiree at the Sanctum, a huge autumn bash in the Imperial Sanctum International Districts. This party, which celebrates autumn and the anniversary of the Phoenix Alliance's founding, begins on November 14th at 6PM EST! The Countess and the Alliance are serving free refreshments and are hosting costume contests, scavenger hunts, and other tests of wit and ability throughout the evening! Join them for the Soiree at the Sanctum!
 
 
Community News – October 29, 2009  
  • On this month's live Ascension Show, DJ Lonesamurai will lead a discussion on the brand new Codex Arena! Request tunes! Discuss Guild Wars! Listen to music! The show airs on Sanitarium.fm on October 29 from 9:00pm—midnight GMT (5:00pm—8:00 pm EDT)!

  • Healbot Blues has an extra special update just in time for Halloween, featuring a new comic and Healbot's reaction to the Guild Wars 2 trailer!

  • InfestedHydralisk is hosting the Commander's Challenge! Create a compelling video that tells the story of your Guild Wars character! The Commander values interesting stories over fancy special effects, so all you creative types, this is the contest for you! You have until November 29 to submit your video! To learn more and to get a shot at winning in-game gold, check out the contest page!
 
 
Community News – October 23, 2009  
  • Plan to attend Nights of the Mini Pets, an October event sponsored by Blade Radio! Starting on October 29, join Blade Radio personalities and listeners in Lion's Arch International District 1-3 as they play great music and give away more than 1,000 mini pets! Special guests will join Blade Radio on-air for tunes and discussion! Nights of the Mini Pets will last for four fabulous days (or nights)—be sure to show up!

  • Don't forget about the King and Queen's Horrorween! Hosted by Mad Queen Malafide and Daniel Frozenwind—with support from SCAR Alliance, Blade Radio, and others—the King and Queen's Horrorween offers loads of spooky activities to fright and delight! It all happens in Lion's Arch, International District 1 on October 31 from 7:00pm-1:00am (GMT).

  • Photics.com continues to create amazing stuff for our player community—this time for Guild Wars fans who love to blog! In just a few minutes, you can skin your site with a stylish Guild Wars WordPress theme created by Photics! To add the "Bluish Victory" theme to your WordPress site, download it from Photics.com!

  • Earlier this month, Photics.com announced the release of an epic new Guild Wars fan fiction tale on the Android platform. Now the "Guild Wars: High Ground" fan fiction story is available on the iPod Touch and iPhone! You select skills to progress this interactive story, which features appearances by popular Guild Wars characters, vividly described battles, high drama, and an internet meme! Head on over to iTunes to download it!
 
 
Community News – October 2, 2009  
  • Photics offers two great creative features this month. "Guild Wars: High Ground" is a work of fan fiction that is now available online and for Android phones! In this interactive tale you choose skills to progress the epic story, which features cameo appearances by popular Guild Wars characters, vividly described battles, drama, and an internet meme! Sounds like fun, huh? To read it, check out the Photics web site!

  • Issue #35 of the Photics e-zine is jam-packed with Guild Wars goodness, including fan art, poetry, and opinion pieces. This issue contains "The Moa," a parody of Edgar Allen Poe's "The Raven" that talks about the wait for Guild Wars 2. This issue also includes an interesting piece that discusses game marketing and how the industry has changed since Guild Wars was first released. Read on!

  • Mad Queen Malafide and Daniel Frozenwind are at it again! With support from the SCAR Alliance, Blade Radio, and many generous individuals, they're bringing you The King and Queen's Horrorween, a Halloween event not to be missed! Join them in Lion's Arch, International District 1 on October 31 from 7:00pm – 1:00am (GMT) for loads of activities to fright and delight! Highlights include an Aion Wing emote giveaway, one epic trailer, and many staple activities from the terrible two! Head over to the information page for details!
 
 
Community News – September 18, 2009  
  • The monthly Ascension Show on Sanitarium.fm airs on September 24 from 9:00 pm—12:00 am (GMT +1). Join DJ Lonesamurai for a discussion covering GW skill balance changes and Guild Wars 2. As always, they'll be playing rockin' tunes, and they're taking song requests! You can chat on their IRC channel -- you may even get chosen to join the on-air discussion!
 
 
Community News – August 27, 2009  
  • Tune in to Sanitarium.fm for a special edition of The Ascension Show as DJ Lonesamurai leads a discussion about the Guild Wars 2 teaser trailer and takes your song requests and discussion points live on the air! It's all happening on August 27 from 9:00pm—12:00am (GMT+1), so join them for some cool tunes and exciting discussion! Visit Sanitarium.fm every month for Guild Wars chat and awesome music!

  • Join Sealed Deck [Rigd] for their weekly Sealed Deck GvG tournament, every Saturday at 8:00pm (EDT). The next tourney is happening on August 29! Entrants will be given guest invitations to the [Rigd] Guild Hall to be used for the matches. For more information about this regular event, check out [Rigd]'s event page!
 
 
Community News – August 12, 2009  
  • Join Sanitarium.fm on August 13 from 9:00pm—12:00am (GMT +1) (4:00pm—7:00 pm EDT), for the monthly Sanitarium.fm live radio show, with your host Lonesamurai! They'll be discussing the August skill balance and how listeners think the Professions will translate in Guild Wars 2. If you'd like to join the discussion or request some songs between chats, head over to The Guild Hall forums for more information on how you can participate!

  • Photics.com will launch their brand new Guild Wars Fansite e-magazine soon, and are now accepting submissions for their Autumnal Equinox Edition. Are you an artist? Submit a cartoon or illustrate the cover! Are you fluent in multiple languages? They need translators! Are you a writer or editor? Submit an article, write a guide, or help edit copy! You can find out more information at Photics.com.

  • Order of the Phoenix Alliance invites you to "An Evening Under the Stars"! They'll be hosting an open invite festival on Saturday, August 22nd to celebrate recent changes to the Alliance, the end of summer, and just for fun. The festival features a scavenger hunt, costume contest, in-game refreshments, fabulous prizes, and more! Everyone is invited, so why not join them?
 
 
Community News – July 29, 2009  
  • The good people over at The Guild Hall will unveil a massive renovation to their site on July 30. The TGH main page and forum will get a full makeover and will be shinier than ever. Plus, they're adding tons of new content ranging from full length articles to mini-columns. TGH will host an in-game celebration at The Great Temple of Balthazar, ID1 on July 30th from 9:00 PM to 3:00 AM GMT, 4:00 - 10:00 PM EST. They'll be running party events and giving away tons of prizes. Stop by The Guild Hall for more details!

  • Speaking of The Guild Hall, The Sanitarium.FM's Ascension Show will host the TGH staff for a special show discussing all things Guild Wars and TGH. Tune in to the Ascension Show on July 30!
 
 
Community News – July 10, 2009  
  • DJ Bacon of Blade Radio is celebrating his one-year anniversary of giving back to the community! On July 12 at 1:00 PM PDT, DJ Bacon will start giving out over 200k in in-game gold, greens, Ectos, and more! It's six full hours of fun with Blade Radio and DJ Bacon, and everyone is invited! For more information, see the Blade Radio website.

  • Celebrate Wintersday in July with Blade Radio! They're pulling out all the stops to help deliver a big dose of wintery cheer a few months early! The party starts on July 17 and runs until July 22—that's five full days of giveaways and activities, with the chance to win tonics, tomes, perfect weapons, and more! Check out the Blade Radio event page or their website for all the details.

  • Veritas Invictus [TRUE] will celebrate its 4th birthday on July 31st! They'll be partying for the entire second half of July, with daily events both in-game and on the forums! These events are open to everyone, and will be posted in the Veritas Invictus forums at guildwars.incgamers.com. Participants have the chance to win loads of prizes before the grand finale party in Maguuma Stade on August 1! For more information, visit the Veritas Invictus forums and the event page.
 
 
Community News – June 18, 2009  
  • Guild-Wars.info has been busy lately. They've added a new feature called My Characters, which is a tool for you to organize and display your characters in a whole new way. Check it out!

  • The Webmaster of Guild-Wars.info, Kronos1980, has written a series of articles about the history of Guild Wars. If you read German, you'll find Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow a very cool read!

  • Italian fansite Trip4Tyria is hosting a Guild Wars Dragon Hunt Screenshot Contest! Prizes total 200k in in-game gold! The contest ends on July 11, so start taking those screenshots of dragons!

  • Congratulations to GuildWarsWiki.de! They are now a Specialty Fansite. Keep up the good work, guys!
 
 
Community News – June 10, 2009  
  • Kumori Inu, AKA Sabre Wolf, is back with another detailed play-by-play rundown of the May 2009 mAT Final! The video features more improvements to the intro sequence and an extended pre-game show. Watch the video and participate in the discussion over at the Guild Wars Guru thread!

  • The live Ascension Show on Sanitarium.fm radio will be on the air June 11 from 9:00 pm—12:00 am GMT, featuring a mix of on-air game discussion and music. Chat in the IRC channel, submit your favorite tunes to be played on the air by host DJ Lonesamurai, and enjoy the show!

  • Freebies July is coming! In conjunction with in-game events and in honor of his birthday, Prepare to Burn is hosting a series of events throughout Tyria and Cantha in International District 1 during the month of July. There's a lot going on, so for more specifics please visit the event page!

 
 
Community News – May 7, 2009  
  • Kumori Inu posted another awesome play-by-play video commentary of the April Monthly GvG final between Straight Outta Kamadan [KMD] and History Repeats Itself [cry]. He's added a great pre-game show to the video as well, so check out and discuss the two-parter via the thread on Guild Wars Guru.

  • The Defenders of the North [EYE] Alliance and Sanitarium.FM want you to stretch your creativity to the limit in the Mortbane 1079 AE contest, hosted by Grim Mortbane [EYE]! Currently in session is the Short Story contest, with the top three winners receiving 100k, 75k, and 50k in in-game gold! The Sketch contest starts in June, after the winning stories are announced, so artists, get cracking! The top three artists will also win the same amount of in-game gold as the winners of the writing contest. For full details on how you can participate, head over to the event website!

  • In celebration of Greek Mythology, Blade Radio is hosting a Toga Party! Wear your best toga attire and join them in-game in Chabek Village, American District 1 from 5:00 PM GMT on May 17 through 5:00AM GMT on May 18!

  • YaRR is celebrating their first anniversary on May 28, and everyone's invited! Join YaRR and Blade Radio in Kamadan, International District 1 for the party! Check Blade Radio for full details!

  • Celebrate the beauty that was Ascalon by joining Daniel Frozenwind and Blade Radio, with support from The Eternal Night Vanguard [TEN] and the Scions of Carver [SCAR] as they host the 3rd annual Ascalon Royal Family Masquerade Ball! Wear your best ball gown or suit and party with them on May 31, starting at 7:00 PM GMT in the Serenity Temple, International Districts! For more information, see the event page on the wiki.
 
 
Community News – April 16, 2009  
  • To properly celebrate the 4th Anniversary of Guild Wars, Sanitarium.FM is hosting a special edition of The Ascension Show, featuring guest DJ sets by our very own Regina Buenaobra and Martin Kerstein. There will also be a Q&A session with Linsey Murdock. You will find further information about this event on the Sanitarium.FM forum and on their Facebook event page. So join us in-game for the celebrations and tune in for the show!

  • Guild Wars Auction recently re-launched their website. Check out their blog, where they also talk about their new security features.

  • LaZy Nation is again celebrating the Cinco de Mayo Event. The festivities will take place on May 2nd in Vlox's Falls, running from 4:00 PM EST(20:00 GMT) till 6:00 PM EST (22:00 GMT). Bring your sombrero and some dwarven ale and join the party!

  • You have probably seen some of the amazing videos created by our players. Now the Guild Wars Video Makers Group, headed by oggycheese, has collaborated to create a video that received a couple of YouTube honors. See for yourself—and keep up the good work, guys!
 
 
Community News – April 9, 2009  
  • MantleCon is back! Formerly known as the Mursaat Rally, this event invites players to show their support for the Unseen Ones. The theme for MantleCon this year is to seek knowledge of the Seers, the ancient enemy of the Mursaat. Join the event organizers: Gmr Leon, Konig Des Todes, Daniel Frozenwind, and The Archivists Sanctum [Lore] for speeches, lore discussion, costume contests, trivia quizzes, and more! It all takes place in-game in Maguuma Stade International Districts 1 and 2 on April 11. For more details, please head over to the event pages on Guild Wars Online, Guild Wars Guru, or the wiki.
     
  • Guild-Wars.info has published a new guide for Glint's Challenge.
     
  • The Guild-Wars.info auction site has rolled out a new price list feature to make trading even easier. Check it out right here.
     
  • The French Elite Fansite, Luna Atra has released a new version of their Skills module. This is a valuable information and research tool which players can use to search, sort, and view all the skills in the game, including details on how and where to capture Elite skills.
     
  • Kumori Inu has posted an exciting play-by-play video commentary of the March GvG final between Straight Outta Kamadan [KMD] and Dangerous Pumpkins [dP]. Watch his video on YouTube and discuss it over on Guild Wars Guru.
     
  • Italian Fansite Trip4Tyria is hosting a Guild Wars Combat Screenshot Contest to celebrate becoming a Listed Fansite. The prizes on offer total 200k in in-game gold! For more details, check out the event page and enter the contest by May 2.
 
 
Community News - March 19, 2009  
  • To celebrate Easter and the upcoming Guild Wars 4th birthday, Monk of Kindness and Scions of Carver [SCAR] invite you to their community party! The fun kicks off on March 21 in Kamadan International District 1—events include a costume contest, trivia contest, screenshot competition, a Scavenger Hunt kick-started by Blade Radio, and a lottery to win awesome in-game prizes! For more information, check out the event pages on Guild Wars Online and Guild Wars Guru.
     
 
 
Community News - March 12, 2009  
  • Mog Ruith of Armagh and MesCon '09! Join fellow Mesmers and hang out, dance, and make new friends in an informal social setting. Though aimed at Mesmers, MesCon is open to players of all Professions. You are encouraged bring food, drink, and items to share, and to wear green in honor of St. Patrick's Day. The party starts on Saturday, March 14 at 12:00 Noon (PDT) in the Henge of Denravi, International District 1.
     
  • Are you pursuing the Legendary Defender of Ascalon Title? GuildWars.info has a new guide that shows you how it's done!
     
  • Don't miss the fan fiction contest at GuildWars2.info! Submit your 500-2,000 word entry by May 29, 2009 for a chance to win t-shirts, minipets, and other cool stuff!
     
  • Fansite Update: Please welcome our new listed fansite, the Italian-language Trip4Tyria!
     
 
 
Community News - November 26, 2008  
  • Mondes Persistants has revamped their website for the third time and is celebrating by running three contests. Submit your screenshots, artwork, and stories to win in-game items, your character drawn by an artist, and a special forum title. For more details about these contests, please go to Mondes Persistants.
     
  • GWShop now has listings in English in addition to French. Each language has its own separate database, so each user can post items in French or English independently.
     
  • Fansite Update: Congratulations to Serbian language fan site, GW Adria, German language fansite, Guild Wars Fan Buendnisseite.de, and English language fansite, GW Auctions — they have been recognized as Listed Fansites and added to the Guild Wars Fansite roster!
     
 
 
Community News - October 24, 2008  
  • Blade Radio is hosting Nights of the Mini Pets in which over 500 Miniatures will be given away to participating players from October 30 – November 1. For details on this event, please visit Blade Radio.
     
  • The [Rain] Alliance and Blade Radio are hosting a Guild Wars Halloween Video Competition. Prizes for the top three videos total over 300k in in-game gold, weapons, Globs of Ectoplasm, and Tomes. Submit your Guild Wars Halloween-themed video by October 31 to be eligible to win. Complete details are located at the contest information page.
     
  • Daniel Frozenwind, King of the Snowmen, and Mad Queen Malafide are holding court in Lion's Arch International District 1 on October 30 to bring you the King and Queens Horrorween. There are big prizes on offer for participants, so check out the event page for full details.
 
 
Community News - October 2, 2008  
  • Are you in need of a new Guild Wars challenge? If you've got the skills, if you've got the creativity, if you've got a decent Internet connection, then enter the Plush Gwen's Build the Best Blog Contest at Photics.com. The best blog built before the launch of Guild Wars 2 or 21 December 2010, 12:21 AM EST (whichever comes first) could win a custom made plush Gwen doll. See Photics.com for details.
     
  • The Photics folding@home team, which is made up of mostly Guild Wars players, is nearing the 3,000 mark. The team is in the top 2.2% of all folding teams. The folding@home team number is 60254. Other Guild Wars players are invited to join the team. By using your computer's down time, you can help scientific researchers better understand protein folding, which may help lead to cures for deadly diseases. For more information, please visit Photics.com.
     
  • Healbot Comics have rebuilt and revamped their website and galleries.
     
  • Guild Wars Vault has published a guide to the Mehtani Keys for players who are finding themselves a little short on coin.
     
  • MMO Fury announced the winner of their contest, "The Top 5 Reasons You Play Guild Wars."
     
  • Blade Radio is hosting two events this October. The first is an interview with Yt Cracker on October 4. They will also be hosting Nights of the Minipets from October 30 to November 1, during which they will give away over 300+ Miniatures. A complete list of Miniatures available during this event will be available from Blade Radio.
     
  • The LaZy Nation Alliance will host their Oktoberfest 2008 event on Saturday, October 18, 2008 at 4:00 PM EST. Join LaZy for in-game festivities including drinking, quizzes, a costume contest, and other activities, where you can compete for in-game prizes. For more information, check out their event page on theGuild Wars Wiki.
     
 
 
Community News - July 25, 2008  
  • NUKM Radio hosts its first ever Monthly Automated Tournament post wrap-up show this Sunday July 27. Hosting this show is all time favorite Joe Hostile, NUKM radio veteran DJ Evil, and Rebel Rising's very own Three Pounds. Be sure to tune in to hear about all the exciting drama surrounding the highly anticipated July Monthly this weekend! Along with the tournament discussion, NUKM will also feature a special one-on-one interview with a renowned PvP competitor, as well as other fun general discussion and guild drama. For more information visit www.nukmradio.com.
     
  • There are many things that make the Guild Wars franchise such a great experience and now MMOFury is giving players the opportunity to tell everyone their top 5 favorite things about Guild Wars with a chance to come away with a Logitech Precision PC Gaming Headset. Head on over to MMOFury to get all the details.
     
  • Fansite Update: We would like to welcome two communities as listed Fansites, the Danish community, Guild Wars in Denmark, and the primarily Serbian-speaking community Guild Wars ExYu. Congratulations to both!
     
 
 
Community News - July 18, 2008  
  • During the Wintersday in July weekend, Daniel Frozenwind and Blade Radio are holding "Winterfest: The Battle" on July 19 and 20. During the event, you can support your favorite deity, Grenth or Dwayna, for a variety of in-game prizes to be awarded by Daniel Frozenwind. Blade Radio will be awarding players real-life prizes, including graphics cards, digital cameras, AMD CPUs, and more! For more information, see the event page here.
     
  • A member of the Presearing Community, Silhouette Eyes, is hosting the "Survivor: Pre-Searing" competition. This is your chance to outwit, outplay, and outlast the rest. Get placed on a tribe, compete in weekly photo challenges, win weekly prizes, plus have a shot at winning the grand prize and the title of Soul Survivor! The competition promises jaw-dropping twists and shocking surprises to keep you on your toes the entire time. Applications are open from June 24 to August 5. For more information head over to the "Survivor: Pre-Searing" forum thread.
     
  • Guild Wars Vault has recently published an editorial comparing Guild Wars to subscription-based MMOGs.
     
  • The Photics.com Guild Wars Video Guides for the Nightfall Bonus missions (1-15) are now available at a higher resolution. Previously, they were 320 x 240. Now they're 640 x 480 - that's double the size! To view them, head over to Photics.com.
     
  • Scions of Loki is a group journal which uses the setting of the Guild Wars campaigns and chronicles the adventures of the House Scarabae, a family of Necromancers.
     
  • Fansite Update: Congratulations to the Italian language Guild Wars fansite, The Black Fire! They have been added to the roster as a Listed Fansite.
     

 
 
Community News - June 27, 2008  
  • As announced last week, Guild Wars Guru, in conjunction with OnlineGamingRadio.com, is hosting the GvG Challenge 2008 on July 12. Participants, even players who make accurate predictions, can win over $10,000 in prizes! For details and rules, visit the official tournament page.
     
  • Starting in July, the KISS alliance and Prepare to Burn are hosting the Guild Wars Olympics, where players can win prizes for competing in a variety of in-game events. For more information go to their event wiki page.
     
  • Blade Radio is hosting a Fissure of Woe event on June 27, where one player will win a full set of Fissure of Woe armor materials. Tune in and win!
     

 
 
Community News - June 10, 2008  
  • If you're interested in community events, we now offer Community News in its own RSS feed. To get updates from this feed, add it to your RSS reader.
     
  • [DRGN], along with BladeRadio and major alliances such as KISS, is hosting Pink Day in LA in support of breast cancer awareness. This event will take place on June 14 and will be held in the International Districts of Lion's Arch. For more information on this event, please visit their website.
     
  • Photics.com has released episode #48 of Lost In Ascalon, which you can check out here.
     
  • [DVDF] is currently accepting entries for their "Guild Wars 'Dingbat' Contest", which ends on June 25. The contest, primarily focused on creative, lighthearted fun, lets contestants cut loose with clever interpretations of Guild Wars items, skills, weapons, or anything in the game, through the use of images. For more information, please see the threads on Guild Wars Guru and Guild Wars Online.
     
  • Fansite Update: Congratulations to the Guild Wars Romanian Community and the Spanish GuildWiki – both have just been recognized as Listed Fansites and added to the Guild Wars Fansite roster!

 
 
Community News - May 16, 2008  
  • Guild Wars Realm has recently celebrated the release of a new version of their website. GWR now features an intuitive way to share all of your builds, green items, and articles with the community. Check out all of their new content here.

 
 
Community News - May 9, 2008  
  • The Renegades Of Ascalon [TDK] will host an in-game community event, the Ascalon Royal Family Masquerade Ball, on May 10, 2008 in the Serenity Temple International Districts. The event begins at Noon Pacific (which is 7:00 PM GMT) and ends at 5:00 PM Pacific on May 10 (which is 12:00 AM GMT on May 11, 2008). For more information about this event, please see their event page.

 
 
Community News - May 2, 2008  
  • The Nation of [LaZy] will be hosting an in-game Cinco de Mayo event on May 3, 2008 in the Rata Sum International Districts. For more details, please see the announcement on their event page on the official Guild Wars Wiki.

 
 
Community News - April 3, 2008  
  • Guild Wars Vault has more fan fiction this week. Diseased Blades: Chapter 9 features a Hero we all know and love. Check out the rest of Suner45's epic tale, if you need to catch up on the story thus far.
     
  • Ready for a challenge? The DVDF Alliance is sponsoring an Underworld Clear Challenge. The fastest and the most impressive runs will all win prizes. The fun begins April 12, so start planning!
     
  • Healbot Blues, a consistent source of Guild Wars-related comedy, has a new hidden comic for you to locate. Look for a clue in the Crithit Comics Blog.
     
  • If you're proficient in German, you might want to check out Guild Wars Characters at gwchars.pytalhost.org. This site allows players to track statistics for their characters and provides a user-editable profile page.
     
  • Guild Cafe is proud to announce the winners of last week's image portrait contests! Congratulations to Malcheor and Golovanov who won an extra character slot each for their accounts, and Avora who won a 1GB thumb drive. Check out all the winners on the Guild Cafe News Page, and be sure to submit your entries in their ongoing contest for a chance to score future prizes!
     
  • This is the final week leading up to the 2008 Rawr Cup and your last chance to sign up for the tournament, so don't forget to register before it's too late. Registration officially closes April 4, at 9 AM PT (-8 GMT). Tune in during the Rawr Cup on April 5 and listen to a live podcast hosted by Joe Hostile, featuring special guest Isaiah Cartwright. They will talk about the game and give away free prizes during the show.

 
 
Community News - March 27, 2008