Monthly Archive: October 2011

What Kind of a Force Are Goblins in a Server’s Economy?

Those of us who enjoy playing the gold and auction house sub-game in World of Warcraft (lets just keep calling ourselves goblins shall we?) receive all kinds of flak for what we do. The simple act of owning more than 1,000g seems to incite rage amongst some people that throw around claims we’re all gold …

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Blizzard Development Q&A: Disappointing, and nearly non-existent, profession and economic news

Today’s Q&A hosted on the Battle.net World of Warcraft site was the first of what they hope to be many such sessions. While the developers answered a host of mostly class balance questions over the hour and a bit session, very little information was given to give us hints to what the economic face will …

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The Ins and Outs of Moving Servers (or Factions), and Taking Your Business With You

Update: The original source for my information, the blog post, missed a key piece of information….the character moving a guild needs to be GM for 7 days. The need or desire to switch servers and/or factions can come from many things, your guild fell apart, you’re moving to meet friends, you’re moving to avoid drama …

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Mists of Pandaria New Pet System

According to recent information released in last weekend’s BlizzCon, the dev team at Blizzard are planning on introducing a mini-game revolving around the not-so-non-combat pets. You’ll be able to take up to 3 pets into battle, level, and more. For me this has been the most interesting aspect of Mists of Pandaria in terms of …

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Possible Incoming Spike in Gems and Enchants–Taiwan WoW Site Suggests Twice a Week Resets

A blue post on the Taiwan World of Warcraft blog suggests that the WoW team may be doubling our resets per week. It’s only on the Taiwan site and no official English post, but I’ll supply a babelfish translation: When October 27 server services, we will apply mechanically in view of 4.0 and 4.2 team …

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Blizzard Announces Guild Faction and Server Transfers

Blizzard released today information about the upcoming Guild Services which will be demo’d on select realms “in the coming days and weeks”. The two most goblins will be interested will be the Guild Master Faction Change, and Guild Master Realm Transfer, which for $40 or $35 (respectively), and a $10 discount if you do both, …

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Why the New Pet Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Does

One of the big news items everyone is talking about lately is the new Guardian Club pet Blizzard announced they are going to be released soon. For the unaware, Blizzard has decided to release a new pet to their pet store for the standard $10 USD. There are two key differences between this pet and …

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How To Exit Gracefully From The Gold Making Scene

Chances are if you are reading this article you’re not thinking about leaving the gold making scene, but there comes a time in every goblins life when he or she must quit, or at least take a break. Before you do however you’ll want to take some steps to make sure your return goes easier, even if …

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