Virtually Free Bags

[Note: This post was originally published during Wrath of the Lich King and lost a while back in a nasty disaster; with the help of the Internet Archive I’ve recovered it, and also updated it for Warlords of Draenor.]

So you just rolled a new character in World of Warcraft and after that woefully inadequate 16 slot backpack filled up on the very first quest, you finally remembered that your alt needs bags. You could spend 20 to 40 gold buying four 16-slot Netherweave Bags on the auction house, which you’ll eventually replace and have to vendor. Wouldn’t it be nice if 16-slot bags didn’t bind, so you could keep them around and mail them between characters? Continue reading “Virtually Free Bags”

2000 Gold at Level 10

Update: This post is out of date. Most of the techniques described in it are no longer possible since Warlords of Draenor Patch 6.0.2 eliminated faction-specific auction houses. It remains here for historical purposes. Learn more about current gold making methods.

[Note: This post was originally published during Wrath of the Lich King and lost a while back in a nasty disaster; with the help of the Internet Archive I’ve recovered it, and also updated it for Mists of Pandaria.]

You’re a new level 10 player in World of Warcraft, and you barely have a copper to your name. How in the world are you supposed to make any gold in this game? How did that level 40 druid afford a 15,000 gold chopper while you’re still wearing cast-off rags? Today I’m going to show you how to put 2,000 gold into your empty wallet at level 10. Continue reading “2000 Gold at Level 10”

Cataclysm: One Month of Making Gold

It’s been almost a month now since the release of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm. Since then it’s been a mad sprint to level 85, then to gear up for heroics and raids. For those of us with a bit more patience, it’s been a long marathon toward thousands and thousands of gold. Here are a few things I’ve been doing to make gold over the last month. Continue reading “Cataclysm: One Month of Making Gold”