At ArenaNet’s EU Fan Day, Yalu from Guild Wars 2 Journal took a crack at the Ascalonian Catacombs with some other press members while under the watchful eye of some devs and gave some thoughts on it . From the NPC’s at the door and an explanation of the Story Mode to the punishing attempts of the Explorable modes, the writer recounts their experiences along with some trials, tribulations and even a couple tips along the way.
At this point many of us had been defeated so often, however, that we had to leave the instance and teleport back to repair our equipment – as long as we left someone behind in the instance, we could just come back and continue where we left off.
Like that. To read their experience, the link is here.