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  BillMurphy

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Joined: 7/28/06
Posts: 1577

 
OP  3/30/13 4:43:51 PM#1

Guild Wars 2's April Fools' Day content is just about the most ambitious and large-scale joke we've ever seen in an MMO... and it also happens to be the most fun take on the April 1st holiday in recent memory. Read on to learn all about the Super Adventure Box: a terrific jaunt into 8-bit nostalgia with a heap of really awesome rewards to be earned.

For its first annual April Fools' content, the time of year when MMORPGs really let their hair down and stop taking themselves so seriously, ArenaNet has crafted the Super Adventure Box: an invention by an Asura named Moto (as in Miyamoto) which transports players into an 8-bit fantasy world filled with every Zelda/Mario/Metroid-ism you can imagine.  It is, quite simply, the best April Fool's event any company has ever attempted, and it's mostly very successful.

Read on for the rest of Bill Murphy's Guild Wars 2: The Super Adventure Box Revealed.

  Aerowyn

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Joined: 2/20/12
Posts: 7969

3/31/13 6:24:25 PM#2
LOL awesome! 

I angered the clerk in a clothing shop today. She asked me what size I was and I said actual, because I am not to scale. I like vending machines 'cause snacks are better when they fall. If I buy a candy bar at a store, oftentimes, I will drop it... so that it achieves its maximum flavor potential. --Mitch Hedberg

  Ghavrigg

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3/31/13 6:24:38 PM#3

This is funny as hell, and SO amazing! I'm gonna log into GW2 for the first time in a while just for this!

I watched a small bit of the complete playthrough, and I couldn't stop myself from smiling and laughing the whole time.

 
  Grakulen

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Joined: 3/07/12
Posts: 381

3/31/13 6:25:27 PM#4
Best thing they have done since release.
  byx900627

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Joined: 4/19/12
Posts: 3

3/31/13 6:31:05 PM#5
Finally, something would make me log in this game again.
  Bladestrom

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Joined: 4/04/11
Posts: 2735

3/31/13 6:35:52 PM#6
lol brilliant

rpg/mmorg history: Dun Darach>Bloodwych>Bards Tale 1-3>Eye of the beholder > Might and Magic 2,3,5 > FFVII> Baldur's Gate 1, 2 > Planescape Torment >Morrowind > WOW (9500 hrs on main mage)> oblivion > LOTR (480 Hunter) > Rift (230 hours mage) > Guild Wars (1900hrs elementalist) Vanguard. > GW2(850 elementalist)

Now playing GW2/vanilla wow

  jtcgs

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Posts: 1843

3/31/13 6:38:04 PM#7
GW2 is starting to remind me a lot of Asherons Call...every month something new, for free.

“I hope we shall crush...in its birth the aristocracy of our moneyed corporations, which dare already to challenge our government to a trial of strength and bid defiance to the laws of our country." ~Thomes Jefferson

  Aerowyn

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3/31/13 6:41:40 PM#8
OMG doing this thing now... just INCREDIBLE! :)

I angered the clerk in a clothing shop today. She asked me what size I was and I said actual, because I am not to scale. I like vending machines 'cause snacks are better when they fall. If I buy a candy bar at a store, oftentimes, I will drop it... so that it achieves its maximum flavor potential. --Mitch Hedberg

  Zzad

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Joined: 2/14/11
Posts: 1220

3/31/13 6:42:02 PM#9

Simply awesome!!! LOL

Didn´t see this one coming....

Arenanet has impressed me big time with this!

FUN !

 

  EvilGeek

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Joined: 8/17/08
Posts: 1237

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3/31/13 6:42:47 PM#10

Anet have always been fantastic with their April Fools 'jokes' (commando reveal for GW2 was always a fave along with its quest line in GW), this takes the biscuit. A whole month of 8bit frustration and fun.

GW2 has never been a game that takes itself too seriously, you only have to listen to some  NPC conversations to get that. This fits fine and dandy, Asura being the perfect vehicle. 

Nice one anet :)


  Quailman

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Joined: 10/08/09
Posts: 164

3/31/13 6:49:28 PM#11
And just when I was thinking of taking GW2 off my hard drive... Well played Anet, well played.

Consume. Be silent. Die.

  shamall

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Joined: 7/30/04
Posts: 479

played: almost every mmo out there

3/31/13 6:53:30 PM#12
Just watched the first couple of minutes and yeah, guildwars 2 is getting reinstalled.

The Brave Do Not Fear The Grave

  SnakeEnd

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Joined: 12/15/07
Posts: 13

3/31/13 6:54:55 PM#13
Like my horse, this is amazing.

  Eir_S

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Joined: 8/07/11
Posts: 4530

GW2 socialist.

3/31/13 6:57:17 PM#14
Originally posted by SnakeEnd
Like my horse, this is amazing.

Does it taste just like raisins?

Anyway yeah, I love ANet more all the time.  When I first saw it and knew what day it was, I thought for sure this wouldn't be real... but holy crap, they are dedicated to their cause.

  azzamasin

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Posts: 2410

We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.

3/31/13 6:58:33 PM#15
Hope I can get enough willpower to play.  I've pretty much lsot all interest in GW2 with so many new games on the horizon.

If your idea of a Sandbox is open FFA Full Loot PvP, full crafted world with minimal support for anything combat then your sandbox ideas are bad! Sandbox means open world, non-linear gaming PERIOD!

  Xiaoki

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Joined: 3/07/04
Posts: 2377

3/31/13 6:59:28 PM#16

Interesting little thing.


Kinda makes me wonder what the "dont ruin my immersion" people think about this.

  rojo6934

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Joined: 8/13/09
Posts: 4550

"It is double pleasure to deceive the deceiver". - Niccolo Machiavelli

3/31/13 7:00:57 PM#17
This is fantastic!

"in peace, in sleep under the barren, abandoned soil"

  raapnaap

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Joined: 12/08/05
Posts: 283

3/31/13 7:03:00 PM#18

I'll give them negative criticism for their handling of WvW, but I'll give them positive comments for great PvE elements like this, well done on this one ArenaNet.

 

I just finished a run on 'easy mode' and I must say I'm well impressed with the effort that went into making this, it's a shame it's only 4 levels, the last level ends rather suddenly with an NPC asking for continued funding, a rather clever way of asking for more cash from the players to see this further developed, which I hope it does, and not suffer the same faith as Fractals - Forgotten after being added.

  expresso

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Joined: 3/10/10
Posts: 2068

3/31/13 7:07:11 PM#19
Clealy a lot of effort when into it that and look like a blast but it's not worth the reinstall  - some might say their efforts could have been spent else where?
  Wizardry

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Joined: 8/27/04
Posts: 6355

Perhaps tomorrow will be better.

3/31/13 7:11:32 PM#20

I guess i can see it being fun for some,not my cup of tea the super mario plus lego land look.

I would say for what it is doing,there was some effort put into it,just not my cup o tea.

http://www.youtube.com/user/Napolianboo#p/u/15/rCYLLQCNc1w
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