Category Archive: News

Time is Money (The Math Behind Character Boosting)

So we got a surprise today (well, at least I did, I’ve been kind of busy lately and haven’t been paying much attention to what’s been going on in World of Warcraft) in the form of pre-orders and character boosts. A lot of people claim the $60 price tag for the level 90 character boost …

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2.8 Million Daily Trades

So most people have already seen that Blizzard yesterday released quite an interesting info-graphic on World of Warcraft. It’s neat to see some of the numbers from the official source, instead of player gathered data. The info-graphic has all the information you’d expect, such that over 100 million people have played World of Warcraft (well, …

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Profitz’ Mega 2014 Twitch Stream Follower Giveaway

One of my favourite things about blogging and World of Warcraft (and Twitter) is some of the people I’ve “met” over the last couple of years, some of whom I’ve even worked with on my World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide. One of these awesome people is Profitz, a blogger turned streamer, who was one …

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Report: World of Warcraft Gold Survey 2013

The results are in for the World of Warcraft Gold Survey 2013! This year due the size of the report things will be done a bit differently. The 2013 report is published as a pdf document which you can download below. Summary The survey ran from October 28th through November 10th, 2013 and collected 3,878 …

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Announcing the World of Warcraft Gold Survey 2013

It’s time again for the annual World of Warcraft Gold Survey (previously the World of Warcraft Wealth Survey)! This survey, now in it’s third year, aims to answer the question, How much gold does the average WoW player have? as well as provide some insight into what exactly the average player is. This year the …

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Gold Making Communities/Resources You Should be Aware Of

As a follow up to the launch of the WoW Gold Making community on Google+, I figured I’d mention some other communities and/or resources I recommend. The Consortium The consortium is a great forum for discussing gold making and asking questions (literally, it is mostly a forum). It also includes #theconsortium on Quakenet. The fine …

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The Penthouse–August 25th, 2013

This week Profitz was unfortunately unable to make it, but special guest Sapu, lead developer of TradeSkillMaster, joined Nev and myself for the hour. Watch the full hangout below. The Penthouse August 25th, 2013 With special guest Sapu, lead developer of TradeSkillMaster Twitter: https://twitter.com/Sapu94 Site: http://tradeskillmaster.com Eric Dekker Blog: http://thegoldencrusade.net Twitter: https://twitter.com/Xsinthis G+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/108520475203278453178/ Nev …

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World of Warcraft Gold Making Google+ Community

Late last night I launched the WoW Gold Making Google+ Community as a place for those of interested in World of Warcraft’s economic side to congregate on Google+. I hope to turn this community into the Google+ equivalent of /r/WoWEconomy, I don’t want it turned into just a spammy stream of blog posts. But, I …

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You Could Win a Free Copy of the World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide

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I am pleased to announce that my publisher, Packt, is giving away a free copy of my book, the World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide, to two of my readers. Details on how you can win a copy are below. Overview of World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide

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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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