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News Archives - March 2008

Bon Voyage, Gaile! 31 March 2008
After five years as our dedicated Guild Wars community manager, Gaile Gray has decided to assume a new role at ArenaNet. To honor her and the commitment she has shown, we are hosting an in-game farewell party this weekend. For more information about Gaile's new role, visit her user page on the Guild Wars wiki. We'll have more information about our plans for the Guild Wars community team next Monday.
 
Tournament News 28 March 2008
This weekend, players and guilds will, once again, compete in our March Automated Tournaments, so place those last minute Xunlai Tournament House votes. Also, remember that this weekend is the deadline for claiming your February Xunlai prizes.

Next month, the automated tournament is a special event to commemorate Guild Wars's third anniversary. In this tournament, we are offering both double tournament reward points and double cash prizes. To prepare, we've posted April's schedule, map rotation, rules, and enhanced prize list here.
 
March PvP Predictors 27 March 2008
Whether you watch college basketball or Guild Wars Observer Mode, all fans like to root for their favorites and predict how far they will get in the tournament. Check out our fan predictions for the March Monthly Tournaments and then, if you're feeling lucky, head over to the Xunlai House to make your own predictions.
 
Guild of the Week: KISS 25 March 2008
The Passionate Kiss of Nosferatu is a large alliance of ten guilds and more than 800 members, all sharing the KISS tag. The guild enjoys a diverse mix of activities, from PvE to PvP, and was created exclusively for Guild Wars.
 
Spectrum 15 Honors Eight ArenaNet Artists 20 March 2008
We'd like to recognize the eight ArenaNet artists whose works were selected for publication in Spectrum 15, an annual showcase of the best fantasy, science fiction, and horror artwork created each year. Congratulations to Richard Anderson, Matthew Barrett, Daniel Dociu, Jaime Jones, Jason Juan, Kekai Kotaki, Jason Stokes, and Doug Williams.
 
Real-Money Trading and You 18 March 2008
We take the topic of buying and selling in-game items for real currency very seriously, as it has many consequences that affect our community as well as gameplay. To learn more about our stance on this topic and why we don't allow real-money trading, check out our real-money trading policy page.
 
Celtic Collectibles and Gaelic Goodies 13 March 2008
This weekend players can celebrate a traditional, real-world holiday by gathering special in-game items. From Noon Pacific (-7 GMT) on Friday, March 14 until 11:59 PM Pacific on Monday, March 17, you can gather Shamrock Ale and Four-Leaf Clovers throughout the many lands of Tyria. Enjoy the weekend, and remember: think green!
 
Grenth Wallpaper Available 12 March 2008
By popular demand, our patron god of ice and death is ready to shroud your desktop with his darkness. Find this stylized rendition of Grenth in various ratios and resolutions here.
 
PvP Guide Continues 10 March 2008
Veteran PvPer Mark Yu of Delta Formation [DF] continues the discussion of midline shutdown, focusing on Rangers, in the second article of this series. Find it here.
 
March Xunlai Tournament Predictions 7 March 2008
It's that time again! The Xunlai Tournament House is now accepting predictions. If you'd like a chance to be featured in this month's PvP Predictors feature, be sure to send us your winning picks. Click here for more details.
 
Design-a-Weapon Items: The Hunt is On! 5 March 2008
We are pleased to announce that we will add a few of the winning items from the most recent Design-a-Weapon Contest into the game later this week. Your assignment, should you choose to accept it, is to venture forth and find those items. We'll add another group of items in the future, so keep your eye on this page for more information in the coming weeks.
 
Guild of the Week: SoT 4 March 2008
The Soldiers of Thunderstorm is a thriving and well-established Russian gaming community, with roots all the way back ten years ago to Diablo. Read more about this PvP guild here.
 
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