Tag Archive: Characters

An Interesting Development

So there was an interesting announcement out of Blizzard yesterday, apparently they’re going to be releasing some names that have been parked with old characters. Specifically any characters that have not logged into the game since 13 November 2008 will have their names forfeited letting anyone snap them up once 6.0.2 hits live. I know …

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The Free Character Boost Dilemma

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So apparently “dilemma” has two m’s in it, I can’t believe I’ve gone my whole life so far without typing or writing “dilemma” before. Well, I suppose I might have wrote it but spelt it wrong. So I’m in a bit of a pickle, the level 90 boosts have come and I am completely unprepared. …

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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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Community Blog Topic: Is Leveling Too Easy?

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This blog post is in response to this week’s community topic on WoW Insider, Is Leveling Too Easy? Regular readers will remember several times in the past I have mentioned that I hate levelling characters. Let’s take a look at my current roster shall we? Now for me, this is absolutely excellent. I mean I …

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Why Gold Has a Bigger Impact on the Game Than Many Players Think

Whenever the issue of gold is brought up it seems at least one person in the discussion has to have the knee-jerk reaction of “Well it’s not like gold is used for anything. I mean besides repairs and gems/enchants/potions/flasks/etc., what do you need it for?” First of all, that’s a lot of stuff to spend …

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To-do List for Mists of Pandaria

I must admit I’ve been slacking quite a bit, taking a fair amount of time off in the pre expansion slump but I’m slowly making my way back, and I’ve realized I have a whole lot of stuff to do before Mists of Pandaria lands this September. While new expansions are always exciting I’ve never …

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