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Friday, December 30, 2016

Blog Feedback Survey


This past year has been really exciting for Swordroll's Blog. There's been a lot of cool content and different types of posts. I tried some modeling and texture art with my Darkmoor Castle Block set, continued on with the second annual September Guest Post series, and more. Now, I'm wondering what you think.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Wizard101 Seasonal Fish Guide

Wizard101 Seasonal Fish School & Location Guide

As the number of seasonal fish in Wizard101 grows, the list also grows more and more expansive. I've decided to separate out the seasonal fish in an easy-to-navigate list of its own, including additions of all of the most recent fish, the Stubby Sharks. 

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Top Ten Deadliest Companions (5-1)


We meet any number of crazy characters in the Pirate101 Spiral, but some are definitely deadlier than others. With over 150 different companions, there are plenty to choose from for your crew, but a few in particular are noteworthy fighters. Here's a look at the top ten.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Top Ten Deadliest Companions (10-6)


We meet any number of crazy characters in the Pirate101 Spiral, but some are definitely deadlier than others. With over 150 different companions, there are plenty to choose from for your crew, but a few in particular are noteworthy fighters. Here's a look at the top ten.

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Why Wizard101's Empyrea Will Be the Last World in Arc 3


With the threat of destruction brought on by Grandfather Spider increasing with each reveal, I believe the end of the arc is imminent. I'll provide some evidence as to what Empyrea might look like and why I think it'll be the last world in the third arc.

Monday, December 19, 2016

Community Spotlight #2


There are a lot of cool things happening around the Spiral, and not all of them get the attention they deserve. Earlier this year, I started out with an idea for spotlighting some of the content created around the Spiral that people ought to see that they might not have. 

Friday, December 16, 2016

A Panoramic Journey through Mirage


Mirage is Wizard101's latest world and one of its strong point is the variety of environments and locations within the world. Looking at the Mirage world map, you wouldn't guess there's much diversity with only five similar-looking areas marked. There's actually a lot hidden within the sands of Mirage, and I'm going to show some panorama images as I walk you through the world. I'll summarize important story pieces and examine which areas are mapped and sold in pay walls.

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Wizard101: Winter Wonder Pack Review


For the latest day of the Spiral, Wizard101 has unveiled a new winter-themed holiday pack. The Winter Wonder Pack is full of unique surprises - everything from the usual mount to some adorable new pets, epic gear, and really captivating furniture. On top of that, there are some new stats to take a look at on these pieces. Here's a quick overview of what's inside and my thoughts on the pack.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Top Five Must-Have Wizard101 Mirage Drops

Wizard101 Mirage Best Gear Drops

Mirage doesn't have quite as many noteworthy drops as usual, but there are definitely some things you should pick up while you're there. The good news is that you'll likely get some of these without even trying, and others will provide you with additional end-game content once you're finished with the world. Here are the top five drops you need from Wizard101's newest world - Mirage!

Friday, December 9, 2016

How Mirage Is Making Your Wizard Weaker


With the release of Mirage, players are enchanted by a compelling story, vibrant characters, and a desert world full of mystical environments. However, recent changes in stat systems and lack of gear are adding up to actually slow down the abilities of leveling wizards. For the first time ever, wizards could actually be less powerful than they started out, even after leveling up. Here's how Mirage is making your wizard weaker.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

The Community Weighs In: Mirage Update


Wizard101's latest Test Realm update includes Mirage, Castle Magic, and more. As always, there have been plenty of praises and some mixed reactions. With Test Realms going live quicker and quicker, some bugs are missed, less feedback seems to be taken into account, and other issues have arisen. On the contrary, many features are released at a more polished stage than ever and the worlds seem to be getting better and better. Let's have an open and honest discussion of the update with members of the community.