This past weekend's final Guild Wars 2 beta event gave players access to the plant-based Sylvari and the Muppet-based Asura for the first time. Thousands of new characters were made, and it looked something like this.
There are five races in Guild Wars 2, but up until now we've only been able to play as three - the humans, the cat people, and the bigger humans. ArenaNet rectifies this the weekend of July 20-22, when the Asura and Sylvari finally get their chance to shine.
ArenaNet character designer Kristen Perry was presented was presented with a thorny task when asked to cultivate the plant-like sylvari race for Guild Wars 2: Finding the balance between green-skinned humans and tentacle monsters.