Friday, April 29, 2011

Don't forget! Transmuting gems can be profitable

With gems selling as fast as they are, I find my stash of hundreds of each rare gem waining.  I had almost forgotten about transmuting gems other than Inferno Rubies.  Ember Topaz are selling especially quick this week, and I'm hard pressed to keep them in stock.  But I have tons of Hessonite, and Cinderbloom is cheap.  Good thing I have an alchemist of 4 on hand.

There was almost no solid profit to be had with transmutes before now, but opportunity knocks!

Monday, April 25, 2011

I think I like these patch trailers too much

Since I watch them at least a few dozens times when they are released.  I don't know what I'm going to do when Raimi and his team get around to putting out the Warcraft movie.  Anyway...

Friday, April 8, 2011

The Obsidium Shuffle or: How I learned to stop worrying and love Hypnotic Dust

The data mined fix is in.  Uncommon cut Cata gems are getting a price fix from 9g to 75s.  Huge citation needed there.  But if this comes to fruition, how will we make money from all that cheap ore?

I remember a time when I had to complete the shuffle to be profitable, crafting rings and necklaces to disenchant for dust and essence.  It appears that will soon be the case once more.  I think a lot of players are going to abandon this method for greener pastures (at least for a while), and can see dust and essence going up in price a bit.  This will probably make it as profitable as it is right now, you just have to put in a little DE time.

All is not lost folks.  It's just not going to be quite as easy (or guaranteed) as the golden age.