Monthly Archive: August 2012

Disappointments with Patch 5.0.4


Well a few days have passed since Patch 5.0.4. dropped and the gold making scene has been…disappointing to say the least. In case you’ve been living under a rock for the past few days, Blizzard ruined glyphmas 2.0 (those grinches!) by means of a “bug” (I’m using obnoxious air quotes when I say that just …

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The State of Blogging

The other day (okay it was a few weeks ago, but I didn’t have enough content to actually write about it till now) I realized something that’s fairly unique to your gold community: We’re the most monetized sub community in the WoW blogosphere. I mean think about it, most of my fellow bloggers, including myself, …

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Into the Mists

Well today is the day folks, Patch 5.0.4. is going live today on US realms. Here are some final notes about what’s going to be changed and what’s happening when the realms go live today with the new patch: The new pet, mount, and achievement system is rolling out, but pet battles won’t be available …

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The Bot Shuffle


Yesterday on the WoW Gold Blogger Hangout one of our listeners/viewers, Flarbish of Gnomish Gold, picked up on something I said. As I was describing the relationship between bots, gold sellers, players, and goblins like us he noted that it sounds like a shuffle, and I realized, yea, it is pretty much. Specifically I was …

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WoW Gold Blogger Live Hangout: August 26, 2012 – Notes and Recap

We had yet another sucessfull live WoW Gold Blogger Google+ Hangout today (Sunday, August 26th, 2012). This time in attendance we had (alongside myself): @SexyJedi of Gold Shields @Sapu94 creator of TradeSkillMaster @MarcusTy of Gold Blog of Marcus Ty Alto of Alto’s Goldish Advise I’ve embedded the video below for those who haven’t seen it …

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To Craft Or Not To Craft Glyphs Ahead of Patch 5.0.4.

On my last post, Mists of Pandaria Stockpile, two readers (farli and Dan) enquired about whether or not I was pre crafting glyphs. I responded quickly but I figured I’d expand on it because not only is the commenting system terrible for longer thoughts, but I figured I might as well make a post out …

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Mists of Pandaria Stockpile

Pets and Mounts Stockpile

Just thought I’d fire off a quick post to talk about my stockpiling efforts. I’ve decided to use the nifty tool to display my current inventory. I say stockpile but there’s some just plain inventory in there that I haven’t gotten rid of yet, but the obvious stuff is stockpile. See my current stockpile …

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Google+ Hangout: Recap, Corrections, and Further Speculation

Yesterday (August 19, 2012) I got together with a bunch of fellow bloggers for the third WoW Gold Blogger On Air Hangout. This week besides myself we had: @SexyJedi a.k.a. Brandon of Gold Shields who organized this Hangout and the previous ones @NevAHAddict of Auction House Addict @ssmith091 a.k.a. Cold of Cold’s Gold Factory Gimp …

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Saving TradeSkillMaster Data In A Database


In my last post I mentioned that I might be clearing out my TSM data in preparation for Mists of Pandaria. The other day I asked my twitter followers “Informal Survey: Will you be clearing your auction house data for MoP or 5.0.4?” and the results were a bit mixed. One suggestion by @Twitchietgw @Xsinthis …

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Getting Ready to Make Gold in Mists of Pandaria

The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago, the second best time is now. I’m sure most of you reading this can relate to that Chinese proverb, as we now have a set date for patch 5.0.4 and Mists of Pandaria everyone sort of kicks into a panic mode and I don’t know …

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