Tag Archives: World Of Warcraft

Diablo 3 Gold Sinks

In any virtual economy there needs to be “gold sinks” – assuming the currency is gold. Otherwise the amount of gold in circulation increases too quickly. A gold sink is an expense that players pay which has the effect of taking gold out of the economy. This prevents prices from getting too high as more […]

Barbarian Stats Preview

The barbarian’s main abilities are physical melee attacks like Bash and Hammer of the Ancients. Most similar to World of Warcraft’s Warrior class, the barbarian generates fury, instead of of rage. and exhausts it with special abilities. Your barbarian’s build will be focused on fury generation and then hard hitting ways to exhaust accumulated fury. […]

Demon Hunter Stats Preview

The Demon Hunter reminds me, and probably a lot of people, of the Hunter in World of Warcraft. They keep their distance from their targets, use crossbows, bows and traps and have practically no melee ability. If you choose to play a Demon Hunter you’re going to want to have at least a general idea […]

WoW’s New Heart of Aspects and $1,000,000!

If you’re still playing that old World of Warcraft game you may have noticed all over the news that earlier today Blizzard made available an extremely flashy and good looking mount called the Heart of Aspects. This thing is pretty fancy looking.

Diablo 3 Market Tracker

If you’re like me and you’re a well seasoned WoW profiteer, with bank tabs full of Pyrite, Pristine Hides, extra gems and more gold than you know what to do with then you’re probably familiar with some of the popular market tracking tools for World of Warcraft. The first one that comes to mind was […]

Blizzard Promises: “You’ll Get Your Assess Kicked”

Blizzard released a little teaser video the other day with 3 of the development team’s artists featured explaining in no uncertain terms: “You will die in inferno difficulty!” One of them emphasizes that beta players have played a tiny portion of the easiest difficulty, which he refers to as ‘Farming Level’. It’s been awhile since […]

Using the Auction House – See The Market

Diablo 3 is obviously not live yet, so we can only look through the lenses of beta testers and speculate how we can make gold and real money once the thing goes live. Instead, we use our past experience of making gold in other games and try to imagine how it will fit into the […]

What Aspect of Diablo 3 Will You Use to Make Gold?

This question was posed by Markco at Diablo 3 Gold Guide but the answer isn’t something I can put my finger on just yet. There will be more strategies to make gold than we can write about coming in Diablo 3 but they will break down into 3 general categories. The Auction House / Market […]

Beta Level Cap – Not Spoiling Diablo III

Blizzard has made very clear in the past, and once again on the forums here, that they have no plans or intention to raise the level cap in the Diablo 3 beta. “Nah. Thirteen will still be the level cap in Beta Patch 10, and we’ve no plans at this time to raise the cap […]