Re: Vanguard Questions
I can't answer a lot of those questions, because I never played EQ series or WOW. Vanguard is my first MMO. But what I can say is that I've been pleasantly surprised at how good-mannered and helpful the population that plays Vanguard is. I haven't ran across one "teenage punk" yet that was rude or obnoxious, and I'm ~100 hours into the game.
Getting into a guild is especially beneficial, but even the general population will help you out 99% of the time if you need it.
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