Divinity’s Reach in Guild Wars 2- Amazing!

As an architectural historian who also plays computer games, I am very excited about Guild Wars 2 which comes out on early release in six days! I was struck by the amazing concept art, particularly this one of Divinity’s Reach (below). 

(https://www.guildwars2.com/en-gb/media/wallpapers/)

I love the fusion between the vernacular medieval and the fortifications to create a nostalgic and impressive atmosphere. The only real-life example I can think of is Mont Saint-Michel of France with its fortifications and abbey. I’m hoping to play the technologically advanced Asura race, but this environment is tempting for another play through as a human also! 🙂

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/2632372/Mont-Saint-Michel-to-become-island-again.html)

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