The news that Gaile Gray is leaving as community manager for Guild Wars and Arena Net will bring mixed reactions from the community but the folks at ANet are sending Gaile off with a literal and figurative bang this weekend:
In recognition of her many years of devoted service to Guild Wars and the Guild Wars community, we'd like to extend an open invitation to all of our fans to join us in a farewell party for our community relations manager, Gaile Gray.
This very special event begins at Noon Pacific (-7 GMT) on Friday, April 4, 2008 and will run all weekend, ending at Noon Pacific (-7 GMT) on Monday, April 7, 2008. Starting on Saturday, April 5, The Frog's personal friend, The Rabbit, will host a series of final extravaganzas so big they span the better part of three days.
As they have touched the lives of Tyrians, Canthans, and Elonians alike, Gaile and The Frog will be honored across the world in the cities of Lion's Arch, Shing Jea Monastery, and Kamadan.
Join The Rabbit, The Frog, and many of their woodland friends as they gather together to host the largest farewell party in Tyrian history! To prepare for the send-off, you will want to collect festive items you can bring to the party.
* If you're low on party supplies, you might want to scour the countryside for special, explosive rewards that will drop from the creatures you defeat.
* The creatures assembling for the event have also brought a variety of special treats they will trade for trophies from their homelands.
After all, what's a party without drinks, snacks, and fireworks?
Bon Voyage, Gaile and The Frog!
Join The Rabbit and The Frog on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday for a series of extravaganzas. Every three hours, this duo will host a light-hearted party, complete with dancing, prizes, and maybe even a conga line!
To help you celebrate in style, The Frog will bestow party attendees with a new, extra-special buff that will grant bearers double points towards their Party Animal title track. To get the biggest bang for your buck, be sure to save up any fireworks you acquire and use them at one of the extravaganzas during the weekend.
Don't miss this event!