Archive for July, 2009

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Win a Limited Edition Figurepets Set!

Monday, July 13th, 2009

Here’s another prize you could win if you donate for the “Need More Stable Slots!” SPCA Charity Drive!

Shawn from wtfcraft has a limited edition set of the first series of FigurePets that he’s offered as a prize for the draw!

If you’re like me, you don’t just collect the in-game non-combat pets for the achievements… but also because they are so darn cute to look at!  Well, with FigurePrintsFigurePets, you can have them with you when you’re out of game too!  These are being produced with the same high-quality process as the FigurePrints.

If you win this prize, youll get all 3 pets!

If you win this prize, you'll get all 3 figures!

So please head over to the “Need More Stable Slots!” SPCA Campaign page to find out how you can donate to a great cause and enter to win this and other prizes!

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I remember…

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Dueg wrote up a list of things he remembers from “back in the day”.  It filled me with nostalgia, so I decided to add a few memories of my own!

I remember…

… when you had to grind up to Exalted with Frostwolf clan to get the Howler.

… when Mend Pet was channelled.

… when only the most doughty players had epics and tier sets.

… when Broken Tooth was the best pet, not because he looked cool, but because he had a super fast attack speed.

… when there were no Summoning Stones.

… when Summoning Stones were Meeting Stones and they were (not) used as a poor auto-LFG tool.

…when mages had to conjure stacks of food/water and hand them out individually (Healthstones as well.

… farming gold.  Not farming mats to sell and make gold, but killing Humanoids to get gold.

… when mailing items to your other characters wasn’t instant.

… when you needed a specific rank to get into the PVP Hall in Org/Stormwind.

… Feign Death + drinking during boss fights to regain mana.

It will be interesting after another year or two of the game, and we look back on what we’ve got now that’ll be different then.

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Getting Twisted! (Tonight at 9:30 PST)

Thursday, July 9th, 2009

TNB_NewLogo144The Twisted Nether Blogcast has invited me to join them for an interview!  I’ll be joining Fimlys and Nibuca to record for the next TNB tonight!

I’m gonna need to hit Tim Hortons beforehand, because 12:30AM EST is waaay past my bed time!

If you’d like to come and listen in live, you can get some more info by visiting the Twisted Nether page.  And if you can’t make it to the live recording, you can always download the episode after!  I’m sure I’ll post a link to it.  Well… as long as I don’t say something horriblly stupid and want to bury it for ever and ever! *shifty eyes*

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Win Custom Character/Pet Art by Hyena84!

Thursday, July 9th, 2009
An example of hyena84's artwork, click to bigify.

An example of hyena84's artwork, click to bigify.

We’ve got another prize lined up for the “Need More Stable Slots” SPCA Charity Drive that you might be excited about!

Hyena84 has offered to draw or sculpt one of the winner’s characters or favourite pets.  I don’t have any examples of their sculpture work, but you can see their favourite pet as drawn by them to the left.

I’m so excited about all the support and prizes that have been sent in from the WoW community!  I would like to keep a few of the prizes for myself… ;)

I’ll continue to feature each prize individually while they keep coming in, so keep your eye open and keep in mind what you’d want the most if you get picked in the draw!

Make sure you get on over to the “Need More Stable Slots” SPCA Charity Drive page to find out how to win and to check out the other prizes available!

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Win a Custom-designed UI Skin by Tigerfeet!

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

I’ve got a prize to announce for the “Need More Stable Slots” SPCA Charity Drive, and this one is pretty special!

Tigerfeet has offered to design some custom artwork for you to used to skin your

An example of what Tigerfeet can do for you!

An example of what Tigerfeet can do for you!

Of course, she’s not just gearing this towards other druids like herself, she’s willing to work around your current UI preferences and put whatever kind of image you’d like to be looking at while you’re doing your Warcraftings.

Check out her post for more details about this fantastic prize!

And of course… visit the “Need More Stable Slots” page to find out how to donate for your chance to win this awesome prize, or any of the others!