Because I love Guild Wars 2, this is a column I don’t want to write. But because I love Guild Wars 2, this is also a column I have to write. And it’s long overdue.
Read this week’s Guilded here.
This will get worse with the unusually high awards being handed out in the mad king’s labyrinth zone. I predict the place the champion mob spawns will be so choked with bots soon you won’t be able to actually see the combat.
The last few days I haven’t seen any bots. Maybe the latest wave of banning has thinned them out a bit? I spent a few hours in the mad king area yesterday, no bots there that I noticed.
There’s a response, of sorts from Colin Johanson, regarding bots, posted in more or less in response to your Gamespy article:
(there’s something weird about their forum software — that link leads to the 2nd page of the thread, while the post in question is on the bottom of the first page, at least for me)
It’s already been nerfed to only give rewards once a day.
I get what you’re describing, but I’m not sure what problem the gold farmers are causing?