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Friday, March 28, 2014

W101 Collections: Some Assembly Required


First, I got some inspiration (HERE). Now I'm ready to decide what I'd like to start collecting and begin putting together pieces that I have. From there, I'll have to decide how I'll be improving and expanding on those collections. For now (the second of four posts in the series), I think it's time to take a look at what I'm interested in.

Thursday, March 27, 2014

My Theory on Maria Celestia

Pirate101 recently released another panorama, which you can see HERE. It's one of Maria Celestia, a haunted-looking ship available in the next update. But there's something special about it, and I've got a good guess on what that is.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Upcoming Pirate101 Update Sparks Major Controversy


I'm sure you've all heard - Pirate101 has announced advanced pets and advanced companions. But there are a few interesting points that you might not have considered. In thinking of those, big debates have begun all across the community about the upcoming update.

Saturday, March 22, 2014

W101 Collections: Inspiration Ahead


I've always pictured Pirate101 as the collector's paradise - unique boss gear, all kinds of weapons, and a lot of items that we're discovering all the time. But as it turns out, Wizard101 has long had some even more fascinating sets of items to collect from a number of locations.

Friday, March 21, 2014

Pirate101 Panorama Teaser Analysis


Most of us know that Pirate101 posted a new teaser today on social media sites - it's an interactive Panorama showing the updated Avery's Court, and promises these changes this spring. You can see it HERE.

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Ratbeard Promises Interesting Gear Updates


If you don't keep up with the Pirate101 forums, you won't know that Ratbeard often posts as many update clues as Blind Mew. And if you do, you'll be just as excited and confused for the next update as I am. Let's analyze some of his proposed gear updates.

Monday, March 17, 2014

Wizard101 Environments Through the Years


Everything changes through the years. And, of course, it's reasonable to believe that things would improve over time. Anyone who knows me will tell you that one of my favorite parts of a new world is the various environments - the look and feel of that space. Let's look at how that's evolved over time.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Rethinking Rank 3 Movement Epics


With the Marleybone and Aquila update came the release of Rank 3 epics. Some seem incredibly overpowered, while others seem useless. I recently did some gold retrains to try out some of these epics with Destiny, and came to some interesting conclusions. Here's what I learned about each of the Rank 3 talents and what I think about their usefulness.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Rethinking Rank 3 Response Epics


With the Marleybone and Aquila update came the release of Rank 3 epics. Some seem incredibly overpowered, while others seem useless. I recently did some gold retrains to try out some of these epics with Destiny, and came to some interesting conclusions. Here's what I learned about each of the Rank 3 talents and what I think about their usefulness.

Monday, March 10, 2014

Rethinking Rank 3 Attack Epics


With the Marleybone and Aquila update came the release of Rank 3 epics. Some seem incredibly overpowered, while others seem useless. I recently did some gold retrains to try out some of these epics with Destiny, and came to some interesting conclusions. Here's what I learned about each of the Rank 3 talents and what I think about their usefulness.

Friday, March 7, 2014

Critical Pets: Why You Want to Avoid Them


Critical Pets have become extremely popular - stacking as many as four total critical talents in addition to Fairy or whatever else. But how much are those pets really helping you?

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Upcoming Content Hints from Ratbeard


We've been paying attention to all of the obvious signs and hints about the new update in Pirate101 - teaser images, tweets and Vines, etc. But there are some really great posts on the message boards that tell us just as much, if not more, than these teaser images.

Monday, March 3, 2014

Analyzing the Latest Pirate101 Teaser

Pirate101 Shrimp Class Companions

I'm sure you've all read the Pirate101 March Newsletter (HERE), and seen the latest teaser image, but I'm pretty sure that the whole community is divided on what this one means - I think I've got a pretty solid answer.