Monthly Archive: February 2013

Profession Changes in Patch 5.2

Blizzard has released some updated patch notes for 5.2, including changes to professions. Here’s the section we’re concerned with for gold making: Archeology Mantid Archaeology has been added. Players will be able to uncover common and rare Mantid artifacts. Players can purchase a Mantid Artifact Sonic Locator to focus exclusively on Mantid digsites. The Lorewalker’s …

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The Golden Crusade Shuffler Has Been Updated to V1.0.0–Release

The Golden Crusade Shuffler has been updated to V1.0.0. and has been brought out of the beta. Changes in this version include: Added support for the Ironpaw Shuffle Added Spirit of Harmony Optimizer Added support for Trillium Ore (both Black Trillium Ore and White Trillium Ore) Changed how the spreadsheet uses your enchanting materials – …

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Racial Profession Bonuses Need to Go

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When I was starting out in World of Warcraft one of the reasons I picked Jewelcrafting was due to the profession bonus. My Paladin was a Draenei so he had the racial bonus Gemcutting which gave me a +10 to Jewelcrafting, which I thought was just fantastic. Draenei aren’t the only race to get a …

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Join me on Google+

Way back in August I joined Google+ pretty much solely to take advantage of the Google Authorship program, but now I’ve become more interested in the social networking site, and it’s kind of lonely on there right now. So, that being said, add me on Google+, I am listed as Eric Dekker and there’s a …

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Cross Realm Auction Houses?

Earlier today on WoW Insider Anne Stickney asked if we need cross-realm auction house, and it’s an idea that’s been floated around in the last couple of months. The supporters of such a move see it as a way to revive dying servers and their economies. The idea is, much like cross-realm zones, the more …

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#BellLetsTalk – Raising Awareness and Money for Mental Health

Just wanted to let everyone know that today, February 12th, Bell is donating 5 cents for to Mental Health programs across Canada for every tweet with the #BellLetsTalk hashtag and SMS or long distance call originating from the Bell network. I realize this is a Canadian program, but anyone on Twitter can support it, and …

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20 Days of Gold Making: Day 9–What’s Your Favourite Niche Market and Why?

I don’t like niche markets. In fact, I hate them. I’ve tried dabbling in niche markets before, but I hated them and quickly dropped them, they were typically too much work for not enough profit. One of the largest of what some might call niche markets I worked was vendor pets and items. Oh, don’t …

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Today I am a Happy Geek (Computer Upgrade Time)

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Last week with the help of some folks on Twitter, especially @msherretz and @GrndNagusMammon) I ordered some minor upgrades for my computer. I say minor because although the total purchase set me back a little over $200 I only upgraded my case, DVD drive, and CPU cooler: Rosewill R5 Gaming ATX Mid Tower Case Samsung …

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20 Days of Gold Making: Day 8–Thinking Back…

Thinking back to day 2, did you ever reach your goal or are you still working towards it? If you reached it – have you set yourself a new one? Looking back to Day 2 of 20 Days of Gold Making I set myself a few goals in the beginning: Traveler’s Tundra Mammoth One Million …

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