Thursday, March 31, 2016

Pirate101 Hybrid Spotlight: Heck Scarab

Pirate101 Heck Scarab

While many have been busy with their wizards or outside the Spiral, others have hunted fiercely for the multitude of unknown hybrids in Pirate101 that Decius consistently provides hints for. That's one major difference with the pet systems in Wizard101 and Pirate101 - in Pirate, hatching and creating a pet is a short-term (or shorter) process, but hybrids are not so cut and dry. It takes some pretty serious dedication and/or crazy luck to locate them.

Monday, March 28, 2016

Wizard101's Astral Spells: Extended Feedback Friday Answer

Wizard101 Astral Spells

This week on Falmea Thursday, the question revolves around some of our secondary schools - the Astral Spells. These three schools are first encountered in Celestia, the first world in the second arc and our introduction to the magic that Morganthe attempted to master. (Didn't anyone tell her the trainers were in Celestia Base Camp?)

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

An Assessment of Online Interactions

If you don't leave your waiter or waitress a tip in the United States, they're probably not going to be too pleased with you. But in countries like Japan, if you DO leave your waiter or waitress a tip, they probably won't be too pleased with you either. The world is full of diverse cultures, values, and belief systems. You can find a differing opinion on any topic. So what happens when you take all of these differences and insert them into one online universe?

Monday, March 21, 2016

Wizard101: New Skeleton Key Boss Guide (Omen Stribog, Ra, Ixcax Cursedwing)

Wizard101 Omen Stribog, Ra, Ixcax Cursedwing Skeleton Key Boss Guide

The Wizard101 Test Realm is live again, and it includes some epic drops from three new Skeleton Key bosses - Omen Stribog, Ra, and Ixcac Cursedwing. Let's take a look at their cheats and the items they have to offer!

Thursday, March 17, 2016

Wizard101 Zafaria Fish School, Location, XP, Rank, and Tank Size Guide

Wizard101's latest Test Realm reveals new fish in Zafaria! With rank 2 sentinels to battle with in these wild waters, all new tactics will have to be employed to catch a host of creative new fish.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Pirate101's Top 5 Taverns

Pirate101 Taverns

With the addition of Marleybone and Aquila, Pirate101's variety of taverns has been growing. There are any number of places to stop in to earn your Tavern Crawler badge, but not all of them are precisely the same. Sometimes the yum can spoil your perfect memory of a tavern, but have no fear. Here are the top five taverns to visit in Pirate101.

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Wizard101: Road Warrior's Hoard Pack Review

Wizard101's latest pack addition is the Road Warrior's Hoard. With a series of innovations in the last several packs, including the Witch's Hoard and Terror's Hoard, there was a lot for our Road Warrior items to live up to. As usual, I'll be taking a look at what's inside this pack and how it stacks up against the competition.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Wizard101's Third Arc: What's Next?

Polaris led to a number of interesting revelations, some of which those who completed history quests and paid attention to the storyline already knew, and others that were complete surprises. Unlike any previous arc in a KingsIsle game, Wizard101's third major storyline is laid out very clearly for us. Fair warning: If you have not completed the storyline, there are spoilers ahead!