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Lost Ark and Guild Wars 2

They've done a number of things in Lost Ark that have made the game not fun for me to play anymore. I reached a point where I couldn't progress in the quest lines without having gold coins that pretty much need to be purchased with real money. Another issue for me was reaching a decently high level alone to be suddenly forced into grouping with other people in order to progress. I'm not into raiding and shit like that these days, so this also pissed me off. They also forced a respec on me and I was quite happy with how I had been specced, so the last thing I wanted to deal with was a surprise respec, which made it so I could do pretty much nothing on stream. So I've reclaimed nearly 80GB of space on my computer that I can use for several other games that I've been wanting to get to.

Which brings me to my next large game. Assuming I can add it to OBS Studio without issues, I'm going to play A Plague Tale: Innocence. Depending on how much I enjoy it, I may actually pay full price for the next in the series, which comes out in October. If I beat it before the release, I'll just find some smaller games to play in between.

Anyway, back to the Lost Ark Updates problem. This has upset me so much that I would rather start Guild Wars 2 from the beginning again. For those who aren't aware. Guild Wars 2 is finally out on Steam. Those of us who have had it all this time can use a workaround to have it kind of load through Steam, but our accounts can't be transferred. From what I've read, while Steam Users will get some different things, they won't get a lot of the items we've had all along. So they'll have some different achievement options, but it sounds like the OG crowd is better off not having a Steam version. The launch option of -provider Portal is supposed to allow one to use Steam like a centralized place to launch games from without having an actual Guild Wars 2 Steam account.

I wish I would've known how I would feel about the Lost Ark updates sooner. In my desperation for HDD space, I yeeted Guild Wars 2 from my system. I see a long install in my future.

SEPTEMBER GOALS

Declutter

- sell items

- clean condo

Finances

- book calipers appointment

Fitness

- rowing 3x weekly

- walking/dancing 3x weekly

Music

- craft a practise schedule

Twitch Update

- continue working towards Affiliate

Writing

- edit Chapter 14 (Sparker)

- edit Chapter 15 (Sparker)

- continue working on Popcorn Girl


Please check out my digital to-do list: https://trello.com/b/RM8yD3eq/rae-roy-general

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