Meta Gamer

You may have noticed I’ve been slacking on the posting recently.  The slacking might continue on and off for a while.  I’ve been working on creating Meta Gamer.  Meta Gamer is a magazine about the MMO metaverse – gear, fandom, lore, everything that exists around the games you love.  The first issue is available online only and is up for you to read now. I would appreciate feedback on this one.  This is the first time I’ve attempted this and its by no means perfect.  I’m also going to be looking for contributers, both regular and one off.  So check … Continue reading Meta Gamer

Moar Achievements: Midsummer 2012

The Midsummer Festival is one of the easiest of the holiday achievements, but one of the most time consuming.  As a bonus though, you will make at least 500 gold at level 85 doing this achievement.  Its largely unchanged from 2011 other than the fact that Cataclysm Fires and Desecration achievements have been added to the metas. To get The Flame Keeper/The Flame Warden achievement you need to get the following: Ice the Frost Lord – kill Frost Lord Ahune Burning Hot Pole Dance – dance around a pole for 60 seconds wearing the completed Midsummer set Torch Juggler – … Continue reading Moar Achievements: Midsummer 2012

Moar Achievements: Account wide and the promise of a pony

Blizzard has marked several achievements in the beta as account wide by adding a blue tint to the banner at the top of the achievement listing.  Let me clarify this somewhat: all achievements count towards an account achievement total. Some have components that are also account wide.  So Loremaster can be achieved by having different Quest achievements on different toons, but Tabard achievements require one toon to wear all the tabards still. Below are listings of a few achievements where it might not be clear whether components are account wide or not. Account wide Mount achievements including individual mount achievements for … Continue reading Moar Achievements: Account wide and the promise of a pony