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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

First Look at Pirate101's Marleybone With Screenshots


The Pirate101 Test Realm is live, and pirates are in full swing with stopping the Armada in its war against Marleybone... a war that Marleybone is losing. I sailed around and gathered information and pictures - you'll want to see them!

Monday, April 29, 2013

Pirate101 Marleybone/Aquila Information and Concepts!

Pirate101 Aquila

Well, it seems we're being teased by the MMORG website with an article that isn't really there yet... but they couldn't quite clean up the remnants fast enough. Turns out, we're not getting one, but two books, and two new worlds, confirmed as Marleybone and Aquila!

Wizard101 Video and Photo Log


The Wizard101 Test Realm updates have gone live, and I've been doing things left and right. Between a creative video of the brand-new Crown Shop house and photos of event questing and secret rooms, I'm giving you a look at what I've been doing in-game, and what's new in Wizard101.

Friday, April 26, 2013

Complete Marleybone and Aquila Images

Pirate101 Aquila

Well, all of the pieces have been released, and the two images are complete. After slicing, dicing, cutting, pasting, shaving, trimming, and event reinventing part of the image that was lost, I think I've finally matched up all of the pieces pretty perfectly.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Pirate101 Content Preview!


As expected, Marleybone and Aquila are on their way! Both require an orange windstone, so it'll be interested to see how they work with this one. I'll offer you a look at what has been posted so far, and what you can expect to see in the coming days.

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Is "CrownsIsle" an Acceptable Term?


KingsIsle has long worked to please its customers, more so than most online games. So, upon the release of many packs, is it alright for players to label them as "CrownsIsle"? It has become a popular term on Wizard101 Central that even some of the well-mannered sort are spewing. Who is at fault here?

Saturday, April 20, 2013

10 Fun Photo Editing Techniques


Quite a ways back, I think I did some form of post about just editing photos. Well, I'm back with a similar one, but this time, I've got neater edits, better effects, and more styles. Best of all, I'm going to let you vote on which one you'd like to learn, and I'll post a tutorial on it!

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Unreleased Wizard101 Zafaria Duel Trailer


So I hear that you all think something special is on its way. Well, you'd be right! I've got a couple videos for you of a Zafaria Duel Trailer that was never actually used, but seems read-to-go. I've got that clip for you as well as some models of the characters used to make the video. Check it out!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Wizards vs. Pirates: Closing Statements and Final Standings


In the final bit of Wizards vs. Pirates, it's time to look at the last few strong points that wizards and pirates alike hammered out. I'll examine not only who presented the best initial arguments, but who could maintain their positions and defend their game. So, wizards or pirates?

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Myth School Celebration and New Bundle!


Looks like Wizards vs. Pirates got pushed back just a bit, but there's more urgent news to cover! Wizard101 UK has released a brand-new bundle, and the latest school celebration is on the way! Make sure you know what's happening!

Friday, April 12, 2013

Inside Look at the Test Realm Updates


Well, those awesome Stormgate Pirates riddles have kept me a little bit busy the past couple of days, but I'm here now and ready to give you all an inside look at what's new in the Test Realm. Whether you've caught a glimpse, or already seen everything, I promise that there's something in here for you. Note that these are just updates to the Test Realm. The original changes are noted HERE.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

"Sloth Says" Contest Winners


For those of you who don't know, I recently had a contest in which readers told me one thing they'd like to see added or changed on the blog, using their "sloth straightforwardness" (in assumption that that'd be the personality of a sloth). One lucky user will be walking home with a Sloth Mount, and others with various codes for mounts and crowns.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Wizards vs. Pirates Rebuttals


It's one thing to state an opinion based on your views of Wizard101 and Pirate101, but to back it up is a whole other skill in itself. And that was exactly what I was watching for when it came to Wizards vs. Pirates. Not which game was better, but which game was better based on who was arguing for it. Was it the Wizards or the Pirates? Let me tell you now, if you think everyone sat back and kindly offered only their opinions, you've got a bit of reading to do.

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Wizard101 Test Realm: Preview and Review


The Wizard101 Test Realm went live just a couple of days ago, and it's time that you get an inside look and hear what I have to say about the recent updates! Avalon housing, major PvP updates, hairstyles, events, and more - take a look!

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

"Sloth Says" Contest: Win a Sloth Mount + Crowns and Rentals!


These sloth mounts have been pretty popular lately, so I've decided to give one away in your game of choice - Wizard101, Wizard101 UK, or Pirate101. Plus, I've got a few other codes to go only with it. Here's your chance to win a mount, or some crowns if you've already bought yours.

Monday, April 1, 2013

The Slowpoke Sloth Races Into the Spiral!


Ever felt the need to go forty percent slower in Wizard101, Wizard101 UK or Pirate101 to enjoy the scenery and build of the game? Neither have I! Well, this is your opportunity with the 2013 April Fool's Day joke - the Slowpoke Sloth. This isn't an ordinary look, however. I've got something extra special for you...