Monthly Archive: June 2013

Reminder that Google Reader Shuts Down July 1st

Just a friendly reminder to all my loyal readers that Google Reader and related apps and services will be no more come July 1st. For those who use RSS heavily, here is a list of 12 Google Reader Alternatives. For The Golden Crusade specifically, don’t forget you can subscribe to emails (top left of the …

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Monolithic (1/13H) of US-Stormrage is Looking for More!

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Monolithic is a 25-man Alliance heroic raiding guild on US-Stormrage actively seeking the following raiders over iLvL 515: Cloth DPS Boomkin Hunter Elemental Shammy We finished Tier 14 4/6 HMSV 6/6 HoF 4/4 ToES with elite mode down. We are currently 1/13 heroic mode in ToT Our raid days are times are Wed/Thur/Mon 8-11pm EST …

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Obligatory Post About the Patch 5.4 PTR Notes

Obligatory post is obligatory. So, not 24 hours after I talk about if Blizzard should merge servers, information comes flooding in about 5.4, among which is news about plans to merge servers in so called virtual servers. Which makes everything I said in that post wrong. Herp derp. Read the PTR 5.4 Build 17056 notes …

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Should Servers be Merged?

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This week’s Community Blog Topic on WoW Insider asks us, should servers be merged? The idea of this is to combat the issue of servers becoming deserted with declining WoW subscriptions exacerbated with character transfers enabling players on these declining servers to seek out more populated ones. Merging servers would mean combining low and medium …

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Is Stormwind Keep Really Worth 7.6 Billion Gold?

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Disclaimer: I have no experience in Real Estate, and all knowledge on economics has been self-taught. This past Wednesday René Hüftlein on my Twitter directed me to an interesting article on WoW Insider about an article on a Real Estate blog: World of Warcraft’s Stormwind Keep For Sale at the Auction House. This article attempts …

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What’s Been Selling?

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So I’ve never done one of these before, but ever since I wrote the guide to Saving TradeSkillMaster Data in a Database I’ve been wanting too. I decided to pull all the sales data since Mists of Pandaria launched and see what’s going on. Here are the results: Unfortunately, these numbers aren’t too impressive, it …

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