Podcast #9: An Interview with Super Squad

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This very special 9th episode of the Boons & Conditions podcast interviews the competitive sPvP team, Super Squad! Join myself (Faelor) and our wonderful guests; Izkimar (elementalist), Lastivka (guardian), and Lowell (thief) as we discuss who they are, their thoughts on Guild Wars 2, and the state of Guild Wars 2 as a serious e-sport.

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Show Notes

  • 00:00 — Introduction
  • 02:50 — How did Super Squad form?
  • 04:47 — First Impressions in BWE1 and what attracts you to Guild Wars 2?
  • 08:20 — What can ArenaNet implement to ensure its position in the growing e-sports world?
  • 13:02 — The competitive community. What can YOU do to help?
  • 17:12 — Team composition & synergy, map strategy, individual character capability.
  • 19:48 — The downed state and its importance.
  • 26:17 — Character builds; runes, sigils, amulets, and jewels.
  • 29:48 — Condition removal importance.
  • 31:39 — Roundtable poll: Over-powered and under-powered professions?
  • 36:15 — Roundtable poll: Favorite sPvP map so far?
  • 39:39 — Roundtable poll: What one thing would you change in sPvP currently?
  • 44:02 — Final tips.
  • 48:10 — Outro; the community is key!
  • 49:54 — ?????