Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The KingsIsle Bundle Buyer's Guide!

Sometimes, bundles can be tough to snag. You make countless phone calls, you drive all over the place, and sometimes you even find the bundle... sort of. Then, it turns out they said "yes" to the wrong card or that you can't purchase it yet. And what stores are people even buying bundles from, anyway? Save the trouble and get informed about how to properly track down bundles, where you should be looking, and what you should be expecting.

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Wizard101: Mystic Fishing Bundle and Evergreen Bundle!

Wizard101 Mystic Fishing Bundle and Wizard101 Evergreen Bundle Card Images

Wizard101's latest bundles - the Mystic Fishing Bundle from Wal-Mart and the Evergreen Bundle from Gamestop - are two that you don't want to miss out on! There's quite a lot of information available on one, and much speculation on the other. Here's everything you need to know!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Malistaire the Undying Player Gear Concept

Paige Moonshade recently held a Costume Contest on her blog HERE. The contest, challenging contestants to design their own Halloween costume using a character gear template, led me to create a player version of Malistaire the Undying's gear. Because let's be honest, he's pretty creepy. Let me walk you through the process.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Wizard101 Harrowing Hoard Pack: A Review

Wizard101 Harrowing Nightmare Hoard Pack

Wizard101 has released a new Halloween pack - the Harrowing Hoard! This unique new card pack contains guitar weapons, new gear, a new pet, and ghostly wing mounts in three colors! Take a look at my thoughts on the new pack here!

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

H.P. Lovecraft's Dreamland and the Third Arc

Wizard101 Old Cob

Things inside Wizard101 or Pirate101 that reference outside culture are called "Easter Eggs." Oftentimes, it's cool to look at the source for certain material that we're all very familiar with, but it does more than just amaze. KingsIsle may be tight-lipped about future content, but these sources of inspiration are wide open for our research - and my 500th post!

Friday, September 26, 2014

English Bill, Old Cob, and the Before Time

Pirate101's latest update, Moo Manchu's Tower (see a drop guide HERE), also slipped in some lesser-known details, including a new puppet show for the Duck of Death. This telling tale of English Bill's background story reveals much about his origin... and perhaps a little bit about Old Cob, too.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Ten Tips For Speeding Up Your Tower Runs

Even the most experienced Moo Manchu groups have room for improvement. After having done all lengths of runs, from smooth hour-and-a-half trips to not-so-smooth three-and-a-half-hour visits, and completing nearly 30 runs between the Test and Live Realms, I've seen what helps not only complete runs, but make them speedy, too.