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.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

KingsIsle's First Livestream Recap!

Community Managers Leala and Tom, also known as Professor Greyrose and Professor Dworgyn, hosted the first ever KingsIsle Livestream to celebrate Wizard101's birthday. Here's what they covered!

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Wizard101 Pet Idea: Celestial Jellyfish

I've been playing around with Adobe Illustrator, and in the process, I created a new creature that would make an awesome pet in Wizard101! Let me tell you a little bit about the process and how you might obtain such a pet.