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Purchasing WoW Game Time with Gold. Legitimately.

Don't get too excited yet, because often times these sorts of ideas don't make it into the game, but recently a blue post by Bashiok wrote of a new mechanism Blizzard is considering for purchasing game time in game. From this blue post:


New Ways to Play
We’re exploring the possibility of giving players a way to buy tradable game-time tokens for the purpose of exchanging them in-game with other players for gold. Our current thought on this is that it would give players a way to use their surplus gold to cover some of their subscription cost, while giving players who might have less play time an option for acquiring gold from other players through a legit and secure system. A few other online games offer a similar option, and players have suggested that they’d be interested in seeing something along those lines in WoW. We agree it could be a good fit for the game, and we look forward to any feedback you have as we continue to look into this feature.

To me this would be a great opt…

Adding WoD Transmog Items to my Transmog List

I've been getting a lot of comments, PMs, and emails about when/if I'm going to update my transmog list to include Warlords of Draenor items.

I'm not.
The gold to be earned from transmog is based on the inherent lack of the items on the AH and the low ease of farming these items (ie. if someone wants a specific item their odds of getting it are something like 1 in 5,000 mobs or something). There's fewer players in super low level content, and very few of these items are generated, so it's easier to control the price on these. On the other hands TONS of players are currently playing WoD, and getting all sorts of greens that they can sell on the AH. The problem is
They look mediocre at bestThey are too readily available to control the price That's all. Logic wins the day. If you are looking for an import list with WoD items, look elsewhere. I did however recently update my transmog list, and if you'd like to read about that and all the changes I made, you can …