Monday, February 11, 2019

Pirate101 Unique Boss Gear Guide

Pirate101 has a rather unique set of offerings - unique gear that matches a boss' appearance. I had previously shared this guide on Pirate101 Central, but for some reason, the table and coding were not showing up. With Jester's approval, I have decided to share it here.

Friday, January 18, 2019

Wizard101 Nimbari Hoard Pack Review

Wizard101's latest pack has arrived. The Nimbari Hoard Pack offers wizards a chance to traverse Empyrea in style in a new chariot mount or build their own fan base of dwarves. Let's take a look at the new pack and whether it's worth spending crowns on.

Monday, January 14, 2019

Wizard101: The Mysterious Eldritch Tower

We've recently seen hints of something new coming to Wizard101, but what exactly is The Eldritch Tower, and where might it be located? Let's take a look at this and other examples of location hinting, and use that to learn more about the Eldritch Tower! As we await any official announcements, I've done a few quick graphics envisioning what a spooky tower might look like.

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Ten Wizard101 Wishes for 2019

Following the conclusion of the third arc, we can expect the usual quality of life updates in the spring, but we'll also likely see more side content rather than simply a new world. Here are a few things I'd like to see in Wizard101 this year.

Sunday, January 6, 2019

The Brilliance of Empyrea Part 2's Gear System

Empyrea Part 2 did something different with its gear that we haven't seen in past worlds. In the final part of this third-arc world, you've got options for obtaining some great gear drops. Wizard101 has set up a really cool system that's a little bit of an adaptation of some past ideas and allows wizards with different interests to still grab some great gear. Let's take a look!

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Top 5 Empyrea Part 2 Drops

While Empyrea Part 2 doesn't have as a great of drop offerings as some past worlds, the structure of gear drops and some of the items offered from Wizard101's latest world are super cool. But what should you farm for? We'll take a look at the top five drops you need in Empyrea Part 2.

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The Trouble with End-World Bosses

Empyrea brings with it one of the toughest fights in the game, but that's not a new trend with bosses that bring a world's storyline to an epic conclusion. But are these bosses really working as intended? Let's assess how end-world bosses used to work, how they work now, and what effects the changes are having. Note: this post contains story spoilers, including about Empyrea's final boss.