World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide


World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide
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  • Earn gold to purchase all the luxuries that World of Warcraft has to offer
  • Master the add-ons you need to make gold efficiently
  • Full of examples, detailed breakdowns, and step-by-step instructions

Book Details

Language : English
Paperback : 196 pages [ 235mm x 191mm ]
Release Date : May 2013
ISBN : 1849693625
ISBN 13 : 9781849693622
Author(s) : Eric Dekker
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Other, Games

Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Setting Up Your Gold-Making Empire
Chapter 2: Earning Your First Gold
Chapter 3: Exploring Your Major Income Sources
Chapter 4: Using Your Professions Effectively
Chapter 5: The Tools of the Trade
Chapter 6: Understanding and Profiting from Market Behavior
Chapter 7: Expanding and Streamlining Your Empire
Chapter 8: The Final Stages of Becoming a World of Warcraft Gold Tycoon
Index
  • Chapter 1: Setting Up Your Gold-Making Empire
    • Setting goals
      • Why goals help you keep your head in the game
    • Setting up your main banking character
      • Choosing your bank alt
        • Choosing a character name
        • Choosing your character's operating city
        • Choosing a character class
      • Whether or not to remain anonymous
      • Setting up your bank alt
        • Managing bags on your bank alt
        • Using banks for storage
        • Storing items in mailboxes
      • Dealing with hate mail
    • Picking your first professions
      • Optimal profession pairing
      • Profession priority
      • Leveling alts
      • Filling empty profession slots
      • Leveling professions
      • Secondary professions
    • A warning against gold-buying and other Terms of Service infractions
      • Gold-buying
      • Botting
      • Item duplication
      • Scams
    • Summary
    • Chapter 2: Earning Your First Gold
      • You need to spend gold to make gold
        • Reselling vendor pets
          • Neutral vendors
          • Pets from in-game events
          • Faction-specific vendors and pets
        • Fishing
        • The Tillers, farming, and Sunsong Ranch
      • A copper saved is a copper earned
        • Costs associated with the Auction House
      • Milking every copper from daily activities
        • Daily quests
        • Player versus Player (PvP)
        • End-game Player versus Environment (PvE)
          • Raiding
          • Gold Dragon Killer Points
          • Dungeons
        • Leveling
      • Summary
        • Chapter 4: Using Your Professions Effectively
          • Alchemy
            • Learning new recipes
            • Potions
            • Flasks
            • Elixirs
            • Transmutes
            • Masteries
          • Blacksmithing
            • Armor
            • Item enhancements
          • Enchanting
          • Engineering
          • Inscription
            • Glyphs
            • Shoulder enchants
            • Equipment
              • Trinkets
          • Jewelcrafting
            • Gems
          • Leatherworking
            • PvP gear
            • PvE gear
            • Item enhancements
          • Tailoring
            • PvP gear
            • PvE gear
            • Item enhancements
          • Summary
          • Chapter 5: The Tools of the Trade
            • TradeSkillMaster
              • Installing the add-on
              • Starting TradeSkillMaster
              • Module Options
                • Auctioning Groups/Options
                • Shopping Options
                • Crafting Options
                • Mailing Options
              • Module Features
                • Accounting
                • AuctionDB
                • Item-Tracker
              • Crafting Professions
                • Crafts
                • Materials
                • Options
              • The TSM Auction House tab
            • The Undermine Journal
              • The realm page
              • The item page
              • The seller page
            • Summary
            • Chapter 6: Understanding and Profiting from Market Behavior
              • How gold behaves as a currency
                • Gold sinks
                  • The Black Market Auction House
                  • Repairs as a gold sink
                  • Auction House cuts as a gold sink
              • Market cycles
                • Daily cycles
                • Weekly cycles
                • Patch cycles
                  • The patch effect on bot programs
                • Expansion cycles
                • Holiday seasons
              • Supply-and-demand
                • The relationship between raw goods and finished products
              • Wealth disparity
              • Game holidays
              • Summary
                • Chapter 8: The Final Stages of Becoming a World of Warcraft Gold Tycoon
                  • Using multiple accounts
                    • Setting up Altoholic to share information across accounts
                    • Setting up TradeSkillMaster to share ItemTracker data
                  • Obtaining suppliers
                  • Flipping items
                    • Unusual items
                  • Remote Auction House
                    • Buy
                    • Sell
                    • Auctions
                    • Tips
                  • Identifying gold-making opportunities on your own
                  • Other resources at your disposal
                    • Blogs
                    • The Consortium
                    • Gold Capped
                    • Twitter
                  • Summary

                  Eric Dekker

                  Eric Dekker is a civil engineering student who has been playing computer games ever since he first started using his computer. His gaming experience runs the gambit from first person shooters such as Team Fortress 2 and Left 4 Dead where he ran servers, to competing on teams on MMOs such as World of Warcraft. In World of Warcraft, he's had experience on the front lines of heroic raiding and gold-making. Eric Dekker currently writes The Golden Crusade, a blog that focuses mainly on gold-making in World of Warcraft. It can also be found at xsinthis.net.
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                  What you will learn from this book

                  • Create banking characters to manage your gold and inventory
                  • Setup add-ons like TradeSkillMaster
                  • Make gold using every profession in the game
                  • Trade across factions
                  • Profit from patch and expansion changes
                  • Earn gold in everything you do in-game

                  In Detail

                  World of Warcraft provides an immersive gaming experience with an exciting new world to explore. In this world (of Warcraft), players use gold to improve their characters and buy exciting items such as armor, vanity items, pets, mounts, and so much more. WoW gold not only helps with levelling up, but also helps the player gain respect in the WoW community.

                  "World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide" will show you the most effective ways to make gold in World of Warcraft. It includes detailed examples and instructions that will set you up to efficiently make plentiful amounts of gold both now and in future expansions.

                  "World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide" will arm you with all the latest strategies to become a World of Warcraft gold tycoon.

                  Start by setting up your accounts for optimal gold making and progress through to advanced market techniques. You will learn to maintain thousands of auctions per day, master add-ons to reduce time spent making gold and increase time spent playing, and set yourself up to obtain anything you want in game.

                  The World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide teaches readers how to go from rags to riches.

                  Approach

                  Rich with examples, detailed breakdowns, and step-by-step instructions, this book gets down to the nuts and bolts of gold making, to help you become a World of Warcraft gold tycoon.

                  Who this book is for

                  This book is for every World of Warcraft player who’s tired of scrapping for gold or has ever wanted to be the one showing off expensive items in town.

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