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Episode #47 – Questing in Bikini Bottom

by on December 13, 2010

Questing in Bikini Bottom
These show notes are for Episode 47 of The Warcraft Syndicate Copyright 2010.

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Intro

Cata-something or other launched.

Stacalm – Dinged 85 last night after a 7-hour questing marathon with Tobito. Did my first JC daily. Healing dungeons is hard.

Gill -Dinged 81! Have a lot of thoughts on Cataclysm – torn between questing in Cata-Content and leveling content 🙂

Novernaura – Dinged 50! Questing in Burning Steppes, looking forward to Outland.

jessiecox.com – youtube (omfgcata) commentary videos on Cataclysm.

Segment 1 – This week in WoW

Hot fixes for Dec 8th
http://wow.joystiq.com/2010/12/09/cataclysm-hotfixes-for-dec-8/

  • Guilds no longer receive guild experience when earning guild achievements. You can read more about this on our forums.
  • If a guild maxed their experience gains for the day, subsequent tallying of individual members’ weekly and total experience gained was not always properly being saved and stored. This has been corrected.
  • Specific mounts, when used in Eastern Kingdoms, were not receiving the appropriate movement speed modifiers between land and ground. This has been corrected.
  • Fishing skill gains were increasing too rapidly past 500 skill and have been adjusted.
  • The tradeskill nodes were too dense in Deepholm and Twilight Highlands for Mining and Herbalism. Several have been removed.
  • All existing guard posts in the world (e.g. Goldshire, Azure Watch, Bloodhoof, etc.) now properly spawn level 85 capital city guards.

Suck it Horde!
http://wow.joystiq.com/2010/12/02/alliance-wins-darkmoon-faire-contest-final-video-unlocked/

Segment 2 – Blizzard Blues

It’s Nerfed or nothing… well, you get something…
http://wow.joystiq.com/2010/11/30/low-level-dungeon-quest-experience-nerfed/

Changes to XP Gains!
http://wow.joystiq.com/2010/12/07/level-80-to-gain-only-10-experience-from-wrath-mobs/

Segment 3 – Loot Table

MPQEditor – Updated for Cataclysm!

Steins!
www.taverncraft.com
www.thinkgeek.com 

Segment 4 – E-mail/Q&A

Peter sez, “hey guys, i’m a relatively new listener and really enjoying the show so far. just had a quick question – my friend and i have recently started a wow podcast and i’m not sure how to get our name out there. i don’t expect you to read this on the show or anything, just wondering if you have any tips on getting new listeners. i dont mean to be eliciting trade secrets but any tips are sincerely appreciated

thanks guys and keep up the great work 🙂

– pete”

Segment 5 – Wrap-up

  • Special thanks to DJ Dan Morrell, TexasMusicForge, Herbert Bolland, and Lukaso at Freesound.org.
  • How to participate – e-mail us at thewarcraftsyndicate@gmail.com
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  • And just like Blizzard, the next podcast will be released within 7-10 days, or when it’s done (registered Trademark)
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4 Comments
  1. Heh, right after listening ot the podcast I was questing in Vash’jir and ended up going to my next “rally point” in a cave (straight across from the Naga and the sailors you need to rescue with air bubbles). I ended up going to the surface, instead of going in the cave. Guess what? Flight point! Right there on the beach.

    Leads to Ironforge too.

    And the hunter pets also get 10% experience in the level 80 and below areas just based off thier own experience calculations. They don’t get 1% as you guys stated, but it is SIGNIGICANTLY less.

    The big deal here is that hunters can now tame 20+ pets to have on hand. At three levels below you, that’s at least 60 to 75 pet levels (spread out over all the new pets) that need to be earned to get all your pets up to your level. Typically a pet could be leveled to 80 in about two random heroic runs and a handful of mobs. But now a dungeon run will net your pet about a little over a bubble.

    I’m glad I leveled my important ones before the change. =)

  2. Ahh HAA! Once you’ve gont to a place (Hyjal, Vash’jir, etc.) a portal to that place then open up in SW by that “farseer” guy (on that little island near Stormwind Keep) so you can set your hearth in SW and then just hop over tot he portals when need be.

    I also see a portal for Tol Barad and for other places that I must assume are Uldum and the like.

    • gillrisper permalink

      I found that out as well! I just need to go to SW and set my hearth there – just haven’t had the time to do it yet!

  3. Here’s a potential solution to your problems with accidentally clicking flagged horde instead of a questgiver: in the keybindings, there’s one for “interact with target.” Bind that to something, target the quest giver (either by clicking or /tar), and hit your newly bound key. This also works for interacting with quest givers or npcs upon which someone has parked a mammoth. I used it very successfully while wrestling others for starting the CoC quests, when there’d be 20 mounted people all trying to click the npc.

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