GemFX is graphics enhancement add-on that allows users to apply a wide range of visual effects and improvements to certain games. It works as a shader injector that overrides a game’s default graphics effects. GemFx works great with Guild Wars 2 and installation is relatively easy, plus there is no risk for getting banned for using this add-on since it doesn’t violate GW2’s terms of service. This guide will show you how to get GemFX up and running with GW2.
You can display a list of rich resource nodes in Guild Wars 2 by using your Guild’s “Message of The Day” feature. This can come in handy if you spend a lot of time hunting for resource nodes and find yourself constantly switching out of Guild Wars 2 to check your internet browser.
The October 23rd update has added a new camera mode called “Action Camera”. Enabling the new camera mode replaces the mouse cursor with a white cross-hair that is fixed to the middle of the screen. In effect, the mouse is used for moving the camera without having to click any buttons down. Clicking the mouse now initiates an attack on the targeted enemy. In other words, the Action Camera allows the mouse to behave similarly to the right thumb-stick on…
Guild Wars 2 is a game that can run well on lower end hardware but can also cause higher end setups to struggle. While GW2 offers preset graphics setting configurations, these presets leave a lot to be desired. By tweaking certain settings you can get the most out of your setup without sacrificing graphics quality. If your PC isn’t running GW2 as well as you’d like, then these optimized performance settings are for you.
Guild Wars 2 has several command line arguments that can be added to the launcher short-cut and will take effect when the game is started. These commands affect behaviors such as login, diagnostics, and graphics/audio.