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World of Warcraft “Free to Play” wtf

Posted by on 2 Mar 2015 in WoW Token | 1 comment

World of Warcraft Gold Tokens World of Warcraft will be free to play for those with gold and can afford the new WoW Tokens for game time. Coming soon to an Azeroth near you: the WoW Token, a new in-game item that allows players to simply and securely exchange gold and game time between each other. “Players will be able to purchase a WoW Token through the in-game Shop for real money, and then sell it on the Auction House for gold at the current market price. When a player buys a WoW Token from the Auction House for gold, the Token...

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Basic Gold Making in World of Warcraft

Posted by on 1 Mar 2015 in Beginners | 0 comments

There are 4 ways to make gold in World of Warcraft 1 Farming Completing normal quests Daily quests Repeatedly killing the same set of mobs Picking things up from the ground (inc mining, herbalism, skinning, fishing, archaeology) aka Gathering If you like this sort of thing, check our Beginners section 2 Services Gold dkp runs Tank (and healing!) services Power leveling Begging - you provide the service of leaving them alone in return for gold. Prospecting, smelting, – these are covered by services rather than crafting, because you...

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Become a guest poster!

Posted by on 28 Feb 2015 in guest blogs, Guests | 0 comments

LF1M Make Gold Are you interested in leaving a guest post on the Gold Queen, sharing your ideas with other gold-makers, let me know.  I’m looking for FIVE new guest posts to queue during the next month! Guests posts are welcome at the Gold Queen, subject to a few guidelines. Posts may include 1 link to your blog / website home page and a further two deep links to particular articles within your site. Please suffix your post with a thumbnail photo, or logo, or pic and 25 word brief bio. Subjects wanted Posts are particularly sought on...

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Never

Posted by on 27 Feb 2015 in Beginners, mistakes | 0 comments

Never Stand around in the city.  You’re making zero gold per hour. Never buy something you can craft for less. Or your mate can. Waste time arguing with trolls. Undercut unless you want to sell at that price. Throw your gold away. Complete the Auction House module in your garrison. When you do, parts will stop dropping. Parts you can sell. Become stuck in your ways. Farmer? Learn to AH.  AHer? Learn to farm.  Neither? Get off your butt. Leave items to rot in your personal or guild bank/s. Ignore an opportunity. Leave herbs unpicked, ore...

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Sumptuous Fur

Posted by on 26 Feb 2015 in featured, Tips | 0 comments

Patch 6.1 Sumptuous Fur Patch 6.1 has been awesome for my Sumptuous Fur sales. I typically buy them for 1-2g on the Auction House with the aim of reselling them for 3-4g.  Some days only a few will sell. Today, they are selling very well.   Overcutting / Undercutting on the Auction House This is my classic overcutting style, which is the opposite of undercutting on the auction house which you may have learned. A twitch user was trying to troll me yesterday saying he/she knew which server I played and that they were undercutting me on...

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Always

Posted by on 25 Feb 2015 in Beginners, Tips | 0 comments

Always Make sure all your followers and your alts’ followers are busy with a garrison mission. Ensure your assets are available for purchase on the Auction House. Post regularly. Cancel and repost. Treat your competitors and buyers with the same respect.  Competitors are also buyers. Make use of your guild. Think long term.  Transmog items in particular can take months to sell. Read blogs, listen to podcasts, watch youtube and twitch. You can never learn too much. Run old dungeons. Revisit old zones for rares loot and patterns. Abuse...

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Daily Gold Cheat Sheet

Posted by on 22 Feb 2015 in Beginners, Blog, Quick | 0 comments

Dailies were nerfed in Warlords of Draenor but there are still a series of steps to take every day in order to maximise your gold income.  From managing your garrisons, farming those mines/gardens, to running a quick heroic, and re-crafting sold-out potions to replace your stock on the Auction House.   The faster you can get these done, in the most time efficient manner, without forgetting the steps, then the more gold you can make in World of Warcraft. As a girl with a bad memory, I wrote myself a Gold Cheat Sheet to remind me which things...

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Spying on the Competition on your WoW Server 2

Posted by on 20 Feb 2015 in Competitors | 0 comments

Spying on your Warcraft Gold Farming Competition 2 for step 1 see yesterday’s blog post – finding your competitors   Step 1: On TSM website https://www.tradeskillmaster.com/sellers You’ve checked the list of Top Sellers, now click the name of the guy you want to find out more about. (sorry Vincenpi if you’re reading this! I just chose a random name for the sake of illustration!) Step 2: Move to WoW Progress http://www.wowprogress.com/ Here you can be really scary stalker and put in the name of your competitor and...

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Spying on the Competition on your WoW Server 1

Posted by on 19 Feb 2015 in Competitors | 0 comments

Spying on your Warcraft Gold Farming Competition STEP 1 – finding the competition A) on TSM website https://www.tradeskillmaster.com/sellers Go to the above website and check the name of your realm, it will then show you a list of the top sellers on your realm OR B) on TUJ website https://eu.theunderminejournal.com/#bronzebeard Sign into The Undermine Journal and choose your realm from the list.  The main realm page has a list of Top Sellers, Most Available and Potential Deals.   From there, it’s easy to add these names to...

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World of Warcraft Spectral Tiger Duping Hack

Posted by on 15 Feb 2015 in featured, Hacks and Illegals | 1 comment

Spectral Tiger Duping As a known gold maker on my realm, I became aware of Something Strange happening with Swift Spectral Tiger mounts in the middle of January 2015.  Where once Spectral Tigers were rare, the numbers appearing on the AH began to double, treble, and continue to increase, together with an interesting rise in level 1 characters selling them directly or in trade chat.   Guild mates and other gold makers and gold farmers asked my opinion, so I started to research for duping.   Swift Spectral Tiger or Magic Rooster Spectral...

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Good Morning Azeroth

Posted by on 12 Feb 2015 in Life Blog | 11 comments

Shall I bring the Gold Queen back? Hey, I miss you.  I wondered if you might be missing me too. I’ve been quietly playing WoW since Jan 2013, pugging alone then finding a guild, fiddling with the WoW auction houses and then unable to resist the urge to own them.  I’ve been leveling up alts, building garrisons, ensuring all my professions work with each other.  I did my usual new expansion trick of spending all my gold before the end of the expansion, starting from zero and racing myself to gold cap again. It’s been a while...

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Who was the the gold queen?

Posted by on 25 Jun 2013 in Tips | 21 comments

The gold queen was the pen name of a player on 3 EU servers 2005-2012 who subtly, elegantly owned the auction house.  Starting from a position of zero, she accidentally then purposefully controlled the economy of one small RP server, and moved to the big boys, one of the  largest servers in Europe. At the time of her disappearance, she owned 1/4 of all the goods that moved through the server.   Where is the gold queen? She is in the stock market, in the real gold exchange markets, and on Facebook supporting other mothers of autistic...

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Are You Harrods or Walmart?

Posted by on 30 Oct 2012 in economy | 3 comments

Big Ticket, or Long Tail Spectral Tiger, Darkmoon Faire Decks, Trading Card Game Mounts.  Wildvine, Cured Rugged Hide, Raw Rockscale Cod, Scarlet Belt. A selection of examples of two very different types of items to sell on the AH.   Big Ticket Items for AH Big Ticket items cost a fortune to buy, or you need a lot of luck. The harder I work, the luckier I get.  Samuel Goldwyn  If gold were no object, then everyone would want the best, most expensive gear upgrades and vanity mounts and battle pets. Reins of the Swift Spectral Tiger...

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Avoiding Burn Out

Posted by on 25 Oct 2012 in Advanced Gold Making | 10 comments

What is Burn Out? Burnout is a state of emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. It occurs when you feel overwhelmed and unable to meet constant demands. As the stress continues, you begin to lose the interest or motivation that led you to take on a certain role in the first place.  See: http://www.helpguide.org/mental/burnout_signs_symptoms.htm    Raiding Burn Out Pretty common, caused by pushing yourself too hard, not knowing your physical limits, and using the stress as a driving force too...

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Kun-Lai Summit Cave Farming with the Bots

Posted by on 19 Oct 2012 in Herbalism, Mining, Ore, Pandaria, Skinning | 4 comments

Kun-Lai Cave Farming   Bored of farming those turtles in Valley of Four Winds yet? Come with me to Kun-Lai Summit and check the Yeti caves. We have Ore Ghost Iron Ore Trillium Ore We have herbs Snow Lily nodes Golden Lotus spawn points We have leather Yeti giving Exotic Leather and Sha Touched Leather scraps We have XP Picking Herbs Mining Nodes Killing Yeti – 52,700 XP a kill   New Gold Farming Movie – Kunlai Yetis <—- Click to tweet this   West of Kota Base Camp Three different caves Don’t need...

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Invisibility Potions

Posted by on 10 Oct 2012 in Alchemy | 2 comments

Invisibility Potions Hi, I love your blog and thought I could share a tip. I haven’t seen any posts anywhere about people doing this and I am the only one in the market atm on my server, here goes. I have been having a lot of success with Invisibility potion, the pattern is a drop, easily found on Auction House. The mats are 1x ghost mushroom + 1x sungrass. Both can be easily farmed next to each other, thousand needles for sungrass and in ungoro crater at fungal rock for the ghost mushroom.  In around 10 minutes had a stack of each I...

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Turtle Power

Posted by on 9 Oct 2012 in Farming, Pandaria, Skinning, Tillers | 15 comments

Secret Gold Makers Farming Spot Discovered by Public Damn it and double damn it. My secret farming spot was discovered by the public on my server today. It’s not exactly a hidden location, but the drops, respawn, and weakness of the mobs was my special pride. As I was passing today on one of my alts, a skinner/miner gatherer, I discovered my secret was out! Hundreds of dead turtles lying in my favourite farming spot.    Wyrmhorn Turtle Why farm them? XP for level 85/86s Spirit of Harmony for level 90s Raw Turtle Meat in enough...

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Ink Trader Preparing to Change His Prices

Posted by on 9 Oct 2012 in Inscription | Comments Off

Blackfallow Ink Buy Ink of Dreams now Tip for Scribes from Dale of Shattered Hand (EU) Just a little tip from my own server. Many people obviously haven’t read that the Ink vendor will be switching back to Ink of Dreams for ink buying again soon (next week?). Currently, Ink of dreams sell for under 2g each on my server. I have bought over 4000 of them at this price, and will be able to either exchange them for Starlight inks to make darkmoon cards, or use them for making glyphs really cheaply. Buy them now, and stock up for when the...

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Jewelcrafting Onyx Panther Mount Guide

Posted by on 7 Oct 2012 in Jewelcrafting, Pandaria | 5 comments

Jewelcrafting Mount Guide The Jeweled Onyx Panther Mount is hailed as the gold sink of Mists of Pandaria. Jewelcrafters can craft 4 rare panthers: Sunstone, Jade, Ruby and Sapphire, and an epic panther mount, the Jeweled Onyx. All are Bind on Equip. All require expensive mats and reputation with Order of the Cloud Serpent to buy the pattern. These are both ground riding, and flying mounts.     Jewelcrafting Panther Mounts explained <—- Click to Tweet This   Mats for Panther Mounts Rare Jewelcrafting Mounts Pattern...

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