Category Archives: World of Warcraft

Gold Making Tips for those Continuing to Play WoW

After finishing my final paper, I just thought that I would share some gold making tips that I used or came across while playing/researching. I made about 1700 gold using the auction house during the month of play without too … Continue reading

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WoW game tokens at Auction House

We mentioned this in passing during class with the new patch of the game and it seems to be having quite the affect. If anyone is thinking about getting more game time after the class is over, you may wanna … Continue reading

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Losing Yourself in the Game: History in World of Warcraft.

I completed my History Major last semester, so I have a natural inclination towards stories behind stories. I enjoy looking back to see what causes perpetuated the effects we see today. Since I did this at a university, as a … Continue reading

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“Ni Hao” Video From Nakamura Article

Here is a link to the “Ni Hao (A Gold Farmer’s Story)” video mentioned in “Don’t Hate the Player, Hate the Game: The Racialization of Labor in World of Warcraft” http://www.warcraftmovies.com/movieview.php?id=45561

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King of Stormwind = Hint to Success

I’d like to start by noting my underestimation of what “extensive narrative” truly meant. I was interested in “human” as the game defined it, but I quickly found that that was much too broad an interest. So I honed in … Continue reading

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Diegisis of Menus

  When playing Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft there are many game mechanics that can be looked toward as having formal meaning. Of these many mechanics, the one that intrigues me the most are the menus in the game. At … Continue reading

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Time is Money (Option #2)

Blizzard is implementing a new item into World of Warcraft called the WoW token. This token can be purchased using real money and sold in-game on the auction house for gold. The purpose of the token is that it can … Continue reading

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