Traveling Journalist: A Monk to Guardian story

Mystical Sparkle is ready to become a Guardian of Tyria

LION’S ARCH — The cold wind of the Far Shiverpeaks pierce my charr pelt, I’m not meant for this frigid weather. Mountains to the left and right; you get a sense of claustrophobia — it seems like the mountains are always getting closer and closer. Only the brave venture this far north (this journalist was lucky to hitch a ride with some traveling heroes), the path is laced with Ice Imps, Tengu and Snow Wurms (just to name a few) that will attack without thought or reason. The bitter cold chills my bones but I travel this far north to talk to a Monk that is willing to sit down with me and discuss some new events in Tyria. Prophets have foretold that Monks, as we know them, will have to pick up armor, forgo their traditional cloth robes, and prepare to fight along side their Warrior brethren — the destruction that is to come to our land will need everyone to fight. Read more of this post

Loosing Screen Caps from Games Is Like Loosing a Memory

So I’m just sitting here watching Star Wars: Episode II — Attack of the Clones and my mind started wondering a few moments ago. I wish I still had my screen captures of my early days in Guild Wars.

My computer has had issues during the last five years and and formating my hard drive let’s me get a fresh new area to destroy. I remember having screen caps picturing the old UI to my first time in the Hall of Heros, as well as my first time in The Vault — “gold water!”

Screen caps carry a lot of memories, from my early days in Cult of the Frog, to Neo Dreamers and finally to the guild I stayed with the last few years, Inyurface Gaming. Sigh.

So I did a bit of snooping around and I came across my very first post on GuildWarsGuru.com, which is perfect because it tells the story behind my very first Guild Wars character.

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