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News Archives - July 2004

Fansite Friday #8 30 July 2004
Our Fansite Friday Mini-Interview has a French flair this week, as it is presented by Guild Wars Mondes Persistants, a French-language Guild Wars fansite. Scope out the latest Q&A here.

Feature on Guild Wars Technology 29 July 2004
The technology of Guild Wars is outlined in a new Q&A on IGN. The piece, illustrated with an interesting three-layer screenshot, provides lots of details on our streaming technology and its many benefits. Get the scoop on this page.

Screenshot: Executioner 29 July 2004
Our newest screenshot from the Guild Wars world presents The Executioner, a powerful monster of massive proportions. Head here for a look at the big guy.

Community Day Report 28 July 2004
ArenaNet held its first Community Day earlier this month. We've prepared a report of the event, sprinkled it liberally with photographs and captions, and offer it here.

New Wallpaper 28 July 2004
This week's Wednesday Wallpaper features a new theme: The Guild Wars World. The inaugural image features a jungle-like region called "The Wilds." Click through to view the new image.

Fansite Friday #7 23 July 2004
The participant in this week's Fansite Friday Mini-Interview is Find their questions and our detailed answers, about PvP gameplay styles, missions, and streaming technology, on this link.

Gargoyle Screenshot 22 July 2004
This week's screenshot shows a view of the Guild Wars Gargoyle in action. This monster comes in several subspecies and uses either ranged or spellcasting attacks. Head over here for a portrait.

Warrior Wallpaper 21 July 2004
Our newest wallpaper reveals a shield-toting warrior in a battle pose. Find it over here.

Fansite Friday Posted 16 July 2004
Number 6 in our series of Fansite Friday Mini-interviews is now posted on, one of our German-language fansites. You can find the interview, in both English and German, on this link.

Battle in Kryta 15 July 2004
Today's screenshot captures a moment of intense combat at the Gates of Kryta where the forces of the Undead attack a heroine and her comrades at arms. You can catch the action here.

Guild Wars Lore & Concept Art 14 July 2004
We offer the dramatic conclusion to The Battle for Khylo in today's installment of our Guild Wars lore. Find the tale, illustrated by concept art, on this link.

Wednesday Wallpaper 14 July 2004
If this is Wednesday, then you can count on us having a new wallpaper for you. Find the offering for this week in the gallery.

Fansite Friday Five 9 July 2004
Our host for this week's Fansite Friday Mini-interview is Guild Wars Vault. Find their questions and our answers over on this page.

Community Day 9 July 2004
Today is our first Guild Wars Community Day. Webmasters from five of our fansites will be visiting today, taking a tour, meeting the staff, conducting interviews and joining us for some Guild Wars action. Look for their reports over the next several days on The Guild Hall, TheGuildWars.Net, Guild Wars Ogaming, Guild Wars Warcry, and RPG Stars.

New Undead Creature 8 July 2004
Our screenshot for today presents the Ghoul. This gruesome member of the Undead is presented here.

Video Interview 7 July 2004
Guild Wars producer and ArenaNet cofounder Jeff Strain was interviewed by French Canadian television for their Micro.Info program. You find both a French-language transcript and a link to the live interview on this link.

New Wallpaper 7 July 2004
We're adding to the Gallery today with a new Guild Wars wallpaper. This newest desktop brightener features a warrior bearing a large battle hammer. Find it here.

Gamespot Preview 6 July 2004
Gamespot paid us a visit late last week and took part in several gaming sessions of both the player-versus-player and cooperative variety. You will find their newest preview, accompanied by a extensive video interview and a half dozen exclusive screenshots, on this page.

Fansite Friday Four 2 July 2004
Our fourth in the series of Fansite Friday mini-interviews has been posted over on Guild Wars Warcry. The topics this week include weapon variety, new Guild Wars chapters, and mission previews. Click this link to get caught up to date.

You may also wish to check out the latest issue of the monthly Photics ezine for more news about Guild Wars.

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