Tag Archive: Farming

20 Days of Gold Making: Day 10–Do You Farm Materials? Why? Why Not? And Which Ones, Where?

I’m pretty sure I’ve mentioned this many times before not only on this blog, but on my Twitter and on /r/WoWEconomy as well, but I hate farming. Hate it hate it hate it. Always have, probably always will. It always has just seemed like too much work, and usually for too little reward. It’s not …

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Creating Starting Capital

I was hanging out with Jim of Power Word: Gold the other day on his gold making live stream and one of the questions one of the views posed was how to get the initial starting capital to begin your goblin empire. We of course answered the question on the stream (at least I think …

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Farming: The 8th Deadly Sin

Someone on the Consortium IRC quipped the other day (and I really apologize I don’t remember who said it) that farming in World of Warcraft is the 8th deadly sin. This is a sentiment shared by many in the gold making community and though frankly I can see where they are coming from, I find …

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Report: World of Warcraft Gold Survey

Lorenze Curve for WoW Wealth Distribution

The results are in from the World of Warcraft Gold Survey, and I’d like to thank all that participated, in all 2,531 usable results were collected! The survey has produced interesting results which I hope can provide insight to the in-game economic condition of the player base, and allow gold theorycrafters to better understand the …

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