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GoogledGnome #29: Foot Mage

GoogledGnome #29

Foot Mage.

Only until level 30, then you can become a Hoof Mage.

At level 70 you can become a Wing Mage.

Later (coming soon) you can be a Rug Mage. (more…)

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My 3 foot Gnome Mage can now stand tall

My 3 foot Gnome Mage can now stand tall


  • Burning Crusade has been around how long?
  • Gnomeaggedon has been level 70 for how long?
  • Wrath of the Lich King (and the “gear reset”) is how far away?

What did I pick up Tuesday night?

I guess I have been level 70 for around 18 months.. maybe a few months less, but I can’t be bothered counting. (more…)

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I asked your opinion on whether I should upgrade all my gems to Epic Gems in the post Should I save the cash, or blow the mobs away?

Well the poll results are in, and it looks like I am saving the cash for retirement, or WoLK, whichever comes 1st. (more…)

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So I had a quick play with Rawr the other day.

I am not 100% sure I like it, but it gave me another source of gear comparison.

I probably gimped it a fair bit by reducing my potential upgrades (fundamentally to zip, cause I am not doing any serious raiding), but my biggest problem was it came back with great options for both my Trash +damage set and my +Spell Hit set… issue is, it was saying use the same gear, just regemmed…  I don’t really want to create extra Spellstrike etc sets…

Anyway, the best way for me to upgrade my gear was quite simply to regem to Epic gems.

Sure no worries, so I just need 12 shiny new Epic gems at either 15 badges or 300 gold each.

I have decided against using the gems, as there are 2 badge upgrades I could get, so that comes down to cold hard cash.

Should I spend 3,600 gold regemming my gear?

I will let you decide… poll is over there >>

Gnomer and Out!

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<< Part 2. Guiding your twink around the world.

OK, folks, the next installment in the “Twinking your level 19 Warlock” guides.

Not much point in holding your toon back to level 19 if you don’t have the gear to make the difference, so here is a list of potential twink gear.  It is listed (from memory) in a general best -> “worst” order, but you can make the final decisions on what you want your twink to wear.

This list gets two lives.

  1. Use it to outfit your twink.
  2. Use it to buy these items cheap off the Auction House and sell the items for a premium price.

With no further adieu: (more…)

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Zupa reaching out from beyond the grave and across servers?

Something strange happened to me the other night while running Kara.

It was just before the Opera, as we were huddling under the stairs to find out what the night’s performance was going to be, when….  well you see if you can spot the difference…



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I’m a Hoarding Alliance.

No, I spelt it right, I hoard, not Horde.

I am not like some that hoard their 1st drop, or T1 gear (not that I ever got that), or collect pets (I do have my 1st mount and 1st non-combat pet etc).

No, that isn’t the sort of hoarding that is starting to bug me. I have enchanting mats, quest items, quests and “maybe-one-day gear”. (more…)

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