Path of Fire: Piecing Together the Histories of Balthazar, Kralkatorrik, and Palawa Joko

WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR GUILD WARS 2 AND LIVING WORLD PERSONAL STORY, AS WELL AS THE STORY FROM THE NOVELS.   With the reintroduction of former bigwigs in Path of Fire, and as Story and Setting Week comes to a close, we’re going to review the big players we’ll be up against in Elona. Namely, … Continue reading Path of Fire: Piecing Together the Histories of Balthazar, Kralkatorrik, and Palawa Joko

Mabel, Chapter 4: The Danger is Here

What hadn’t been clear to Mabel—and what Oginn had been hiding from her new friend despite knowing that cats were oblivious to changes in heart—was that the girl was looking for a change in occupation. No longer did she want to grow to live her mother’s life, always warm and able to take care of … Continue reading Mabel, Chapter 4: The Danger is Here

Merchants of Kryta, Part 2 (Queensdale, Kessex Hills)

Our reporter returns to the field to assess the non-standard vendors of Kryta, slowly leaving the comfort of the cities and therefore meeting some real characters. Queensdale Winemaker Victoria Area: Beetletun Farms Items: Bottle of Victoria's Red Wine Victoria’s dream of continuing her family’s legacy was shattered when Minister Caudecus instructed his guards to fall back … Continue reading Merchants of Kryta, Part 2 (Queensdale, Kessex Hills)

Mabel, Chapter 3: I’ll Take it, Friend

“I take every opportunity I can to do something like this,” Graff huffed as he jogged along the snowy path, the black cat struggling to stay in his arms. “It’s just so—just so darn cold.” He passed a few norn and bounded down the frost-caked stairs. “Out of the way!” he shouted. “I’ve got a … Continue reading Mabel, Chapter 3: I’ll Take it, Friend

Merchants of Kryta, Part 1 (Lion’s Arch, Divinity’s Reach)

There are quite a few sights to see in the human-centered region of Kryta. It holds a lot of history, but there’s still the unexpected to be found in non-standard merchant items, not to mention the merchants themselves. We sent a correspondent out to get the full story on them. Lion's Arch Gulveig the Grim Area: … Continue reading Merchants of Kryta, Part 1 (Lion’s Arch, Divinity’s Reach)

Mabel, Chapter 2: Increased Traffic to Hoelbrak

Rytlock wasn’t in. He hadn’t been in for months, they said. Mabel didn’t understand. They had been walking in circles for a long time, and yet they were in a completely different place. And now her owner was shouting. “Yes, I know he’s a very important man, but if his mission is so important, then … Continue reading Mabel, Chapter 2: Increased Traffic to Hoelbrak

Guild Wars 2 Recipes: Peppermint Omnomberry Bar

A quick note before we begin: You need a mixer to make this, unless you’re willing to have a serious workout. Even then…you need a mixer. I struggled a little bit with this recipe, and didn’t know whether or not to even post it, due to the slightly disappointing end-product. However, this is a dessert … Continue reading Guild Wars 2 Recipes: Peppermint Omnomberry Bar

Guild Wars 2 Recipes: Steak With Winterberry Sauce

As someone who is generally a terrible baker, I'm proud to make the first recipe on Asura News a savory dish. To the best of my knowledge, this isn’t a dish that you can find easily in-game. Perhaps one of the merchants sells it, a fact that I could confirm if I searched hard enough, … Continue reading Guild Wars 2 Recipes: Steak With Winterberry Sauce