Archive for February, 2013

In the twenty-first World of Warcraft podcast episode, we profess our love for Outland and for being able to say it correctly, we get back into the Transmog business, Elegon goes down, and Healbot is installed. We look for efficient ways of obtaining Justice points at level 80, we figure out what a Vermling is, and we introduce Bitter and Salty’s Thirty Weeks of World of Warcraft.

Bitter and Salty is brought to you weekly by Molsan and Sláinte.

How to Make Use of Outland

Transmog Business

  • Sláinte’s back! — And he hates it
  • Best places to farm for T-Mog
    • AQ20

Elgelan… Elgalone… Els…

  • Sláinte’s raiding update!
  • HoTT gearing raid update!
  • Molsan wants to be like raider… installed and using HEALBOT

#HotT

  • WHY CAN I NO HAVE JP?
    • Honor point to Justice Point RIP OFF
      • 375-250
    • MENTAL NOTE TO TWEET GHOST_CRAWLER__THE
  • Epic JP tip from Rexor
    • Get iLevel up to be able to queue for regular random Cata dungeons and earn JPs through dungeon finder

Cata Randoms

  • Yep, Molsan’s tanking again! Ran BRC and loved/hated it.
  • Already 2 / 5 on Tier 8 (25)!

Tillering

  • Call from Strumpet
  • Upcoming change in 5.2 to buy the farm:
    • “Players that have grown attached to working the land at Sunsong Ranch can now acquire the farm from Farmer Yoon via a quest. The farmhouse becomes a rest point like an Inn, where the player can bind and instantly log out. Work orders will pour into the farm from factions across Pandaria, and completing a work order will earn a reputation boost with the issuing faction. The option to take over the farm is available to characters that are exalted with the Tillers and have unlocked all 16 farm plots.”
    • http://us.battle.net/wow/en/blog/8226552/Patch_52_PTR_Patch_Note_Preview-12_21_2012#professions

Going to Need More Leashes

  • Call from Jean
  • Achievement reward is… Feral Vermling!
  • A virmen is from wiggling crops (a Voracious Virmen), but what is a Vermling?
  • Call from Jean

Fishing/Cooking

  • Sláinte earns guild achievement while watching the Oscars

Glory of the Hero

  • Share the Love
    • Complete! Gundrak with AIE folks… Here’s how we did it.

Bitter and Salty’s Thirty Weeks of World of Warcraft

Email

  • Moodahla from Emerald Dream, Alliance “Slow Children at Play”

Hey guys,

I’m a little late getting caught up on my podcast listening and I just listened to ep 20. You guys were talking about having trouble keying your PTT on vent or mumble when things get real busy. I’m sure you have received many suggestions by now on this issue but, I just wanted to give my suggestion about that. i use the grave(~) key as my PTT key. It is positioned just right in my opinion. As my hand rests on my keyboard during raiding I can reach that key with my little finger from just about any place on the keyboard.

 Love your show, keep up the awesomeness.

Mentions

@Lanctharus Awww you guys are great! :D

@Grozlok Hey @bitterandsalty , why is it that the BnS calendar broken in the WoW Armory app? All my other guild calendars work fine.

@benredington I loved hearing @The_Koltrane on the@bitterandsalty show. Poor@SaltySlainte, what a good sport.

@HunterSalty @SaltySlainte Just following up on this – do you have time today to get@bitterandsalty to 600 cooking/fishing? #heirloompants

@SaltySlainte Here you go @bitterandsalty cc:@HunterSaltypic.twitter.com/kzHYPqZ1Lm

@jwesleyproctor Hit Exalted with the Order of the Cloud Serpents!!!!

@Mominatrix75 Just found your podcast. ^5 from a local W. Mass girl!

@Elamari I’m proud of my Insane in the Membrane ach. I got it before all of the Cata changes. So many hours :)

@sabrinafaire Sunday I finally got Master Angler of Azeroth & Accomplished Angler!

@apsana After@sabrinafaire tweeting Accomplished Angler, my completion of Shadowmoon Valley quests is just boring! Lol!

@HunterSalty Game Over.i.imgur.com/yhkhhUf.jpg

@Ashayo I think I look forward to the@bitterandsalty bloopers each week a little too much. Always a fun laugh/smirk/giggle…aaaaaand stop.

@NevAHAddict just listening to latest show, I have same problem on my rogue-fan of knives with slowing poison is my only action in BG’s!

@NevAHAddict also, The Wakener achieve is for waking all the guys but can get to exalted without waking all of them

@Grozlok For next weeks show.pic.twitter.com/ICAk3xAJke (5 90’s)

Music

  • Clips of intro and outro music taken from “Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix)” by spinningmerkaba.

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In the twentieth World of Warcraft podcast episode, we find out the actual dates for Blizzcon 2013, we talk about user-interface compilations and addons, we reveal a time-saving tip for posting auctions, more raiding pet peeves, and get into some character-naming back story. We recap our recent Eye of Eternity run, wonder if Shadow Priests are OP, and do a little Pet Battling… and we try to understand why we make Meat sick.

Bitter and Salty is brought to you weekly by Molsan and Sláinte.

Blizzcon 2013

User Interface

  • Graphical Compilation – MayronUI Gen2
    • Configuration
    • Getting used to new addons
      • Kgpanels
      • Auto quest acceptance
      • ShadowedUnitFrames
      • Bazooka
      • Ara Tradeskills
    • Missing crucial addons
      • Wow-pro
      • GoGo Mount
      • TSM
      • Carbonite
        • Minimap issues
        • Quest tracking issues
          • /run WatchFrame:Hide()
      • Arkinventory vs. Bagnon
      • Altoholic
      • Ara Reputations

TSM Tip

  • Scroll wheel macro posting/canceling

Sláinte Story time

  • Rogue dies too much
  • Too many alts
    • NEVAR
  • Raiding PET PEEEVEEEES
    • Not Communicating
      • I can’t talk while raiding, too focused.

Raiding

  • Eye of Eternity run
  • GTFO is NOT a raiding addon!!

Shadow Priest

  • OP or just fun?

Pet Battles

  • Audio from Strumpet
  • Forget leveling… just capture a pet a couple levels above you and add them to your team
  • Molsan’s team now uses 16s and 15s, but main team is now 14
    • Use rare Strand Crawler, “Ghostcrawler,” when capturing higher level pets

Character Names

Bitter and Salty Guild Update

  • New members Kick arse!
  • HotT Updates
    • Ulduar this Friday… Do we have 10?

Comments

From Meat:

So you want raiding level blacksmithing plans for non-raiders via “epic” questlines? Is not the game easy enough for you already? There are 496 plans in this first tier that are indeed BoE as well as the patterns themselves, merely takes gold. Yet you suggest “epic” quests so you don’t have to raid, I know why not just take raiding out of the game and people can just quest all day for all thier epic gear and patterns, because obviously players love doing this already via this new dailies system MoP has…….

CASUALS MAKE ME SICK

Mentions

Mildred Phone Call

@GrimmAIE Latest achievement: Stay Klaxxi and “The Wakener” title for reaching exalted with them!

@benredington I’m going to lvl a horde character & join the @bitterandsalty guild. I’m worried about joining the dark side.#alliance #crtguild #wow

@JetrixAdune Got my 4th 90 over the weekend and my image is now 475 and can now be a back up dps for my raid team.

@DustinDTC Spirit of Competition. Got it 1/10/2012 :D

@strumpet101 Even if I’m playing Skyrim,@bitterandsalty is still the best podcast out there – and I’m still a WoW player at heart. #guilt #bloodelves

@jwesleyproctor Next step to Salty title complete! Me. Pinchy…check!

Music

  • Clips of intro and outro music taken from “Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix)” by spinningmerkaba.

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In the nineteenth World of Warcraft podcast episode, love is in the air and we’re hot for some love token grinding, we review the 5.2 valor point reset and Elder Charm changes, we explain the upcoming changes to Fishing and break down pool migrations, we reveal more Tiller tips, and we deliver breaking news that valor points actually won’t reset after all.

Bitter and Salty is brought to you weekly by Molsan and Sláinte.

Love is in the Air!

The Valor/Justice Point System and 5.2 Changes…

  • Valor/Justice and Conquest/Honor Resets
    • “With 5.2 we won’t be changing current Valor items to cost Justice, but they will be much cheaper (discounts from 50-75% off their current costs). You’ll need to acquire Valor after the patch is released to buy pieces for their discounted rate, or to buy the new 5.2 Valor items, but we’re also introducing new items to spend your Justice on, including heirlooms and Pet Battle stones.”
  • Elder/Lesser Charms
    • “While Charms won’t be converted, Lesser Charms of Good Fortune will no longer be used to purchase Elder Charms in patch 5.2. Instead Lesser Charms will purchase Mogu Runes of Fate. They’ll be purchasable in the same way; once a week, 90 Lesser Charms can be converted to 3 Mogu Runes of Fate via a quest in your faction’s Shrine. Mogu Runes of Fate will be usable for bonus rolls on 5.2 raid and world bosses only. Elder Charms will continue to be used for bonus rolls on 5.0 raids and world bosses, and will now be acquired as item drops by killing enemies in the new 5.2 Thundering Isle outdoor zone.”
    • http://eu.battle.net/wow/en/blog/7189123/52_Currency_Conversions-06_02_2013
  • Grimm fighting it out with Bashiok on Twitter

OH WAIT… THANKS, ZARHYM!

  • After reading your feedback and locking ourselves in dim, florescent-lit rooms for much deliberation, we have decided that we are NOT going to convert Valor to Justice and Justice to gold when 5.2 ships.
  • In addition, we’re making a change to ensure that there are some gear rewards available via the Kirin Tor Offensive and Sunreaver Onslaught, the two new factions with which players can earn reputation in 5.2 without raiding. The patch was shaping up to be a real challenge for players who don’t like raiding (including LFR), as our original design meant that no new Valor rewards would be available to them without needing to run Throne of Thunder. You can expect to see the Valor rewards on the Kirin Tor Offensive and Sunreaver Onslaught quartermasters updated on the 5.2 public test realms in the near future. These rewards are ilevel 496 and will only accommodate a few slots, as they aren’t intended to be very attractive to raiders (including those running LFR), but should give non-raiders something to shoot for in 5.2.
  • http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/7909111142#1

Professions

Tiller Tip

Tracking Raw Level Mats

  • GIO price up… so stay away!

HotT updates

  • Crafting gear
    • Sons of Hodir enchants
  • New concerns??
  • Always looking for alts to help out
  • Monthly event for B&S guild?

Sláinte is Dual-Boxing

  • SoR on myself

Mentions

@Ashayo – Now I understand why ghost iron prices have gone up Thanks @bitterandsalty

@SpankingBArthur -

  1. @bitterandsalty 7th Alt to 90. 8th is 3 levels away. 3 pets to level 25 Spending time on lowbies waiting for patch 5.2.
  2. Question for show: Do you think crossrealm mailing of heirlooms is a possibility at some point soon?
  3. Oh, and Doombringer got me 500gold on AH
  4. OH! Just hit Exalted with Hydraxian Waterlords AND hit 55 exalted reps! :) No more Molten Core!

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  • Clips of intro and outro music taken from “Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix)” by spinningmerkaba.

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In the eighteenth World of Warcraft podcast episode, we are not panicking about Ghost Iron Ore and the changes to leveling Blacksmithing in 5.2, we buy Battle Pets through the RMAH, we figure out that JCs can make their own Primal Diamonds, we discuss auction house ethics when someone mistakenly lists an item too low, we walk you through using a script to retrieve item IDs from Wowhead, and we realize that it’s time to get organized.

Bitter and Salty is brought to you weekly by Molsan and Sláinte.

The Great Ghost Iron Ore Debacle of 2013

  • Buy and Hold? Who cares; buy and prospect? Panic?!?
  • Blacksmith Leveling Kits
    • What are leveling kits?
      • Leveling a profession from 1-600

Battle Pets Now Listed in the RMAH

  • YES! Now what? Available for scanning yet?

Call from Strumpet – Pet Battle Update

Professions

  • Jewelcrafting
    • Design: Primal Diamond
      • Takes 5 of each uncommon MoP gems and 1 Spirit of Harmony
      • JCs can make use of the SoHs, but if you have an xMute Alchemist, is this better?
      • http://ptr.wowhead.com/item=95471

Noob Tip

Marketplace Ethics

  • Email from Postblue (night elf hunter, is there any other kind of hunter?)
    • “I have a question, when you find a market mistake I.E. is it ethical to proceed with flipping the item.  I found and item posted for 1k that regularly sells for 25-30k and was very excited.  The person that made the mistake contacted me in game and explained he simply posted it wrong. He then proceeded to offer me 2K for it back which I thought was low.  After a little banter I declined to return it to him because I felt it was his responsibility and not mine to post his auctions right. What do you think?”

How to Setup Wowuction Broker with Items from Wowhead

__rows = $("#lv-items table tbody tr");

__itemids = "";
__rows.each(function() {
__cells = $(this).children("td");
__itemname = $(__cells[2]).find("a").text();
__itemlink = $(__cells[2]).find("a").attr("href");
__itemids += __itemlink.substr(6)+",";
});
__newOutputrow = $("<div />");
__newOutputrow.text(__itemids.substr(0,__itemids.length-1));
__newOutputrow.appendTo("body");
  • Copy and paste comma-separated list into Wowuction and categorize your items by naming the list (i.e. “Herald of the Titans BoEs”)
  • Update prices on broker sheet and enable email notification

Call from Plastic Duck – How Do You Get Organized?

#HottT Talk


Email

  • Snupsen Grim Batol EU

Hey, just listened to episode 16 and 17. figured molsen felt like the tank should be geared first and I totally agree.

But Your plan for the gearing is not optimized so after giving it a fast thought I came up with a easy suggestion.

you would need the best gear on all Your 10 level 80s.

hopefully you are not stacking a class so just split up the group in half, 5 80s with diffrent needs of loot and the other half bring their level 90 and boosts you though it all for gear.

(like at freya you leave the 80s at the middle circle, run inn with the 5 90s and zerg her and out. if you run by water with strider you can manage to pull like zero adds)

after the run is Complete, you swap. the next group of 80s and the 5 90s.

Lately Ive been doing ulduar 10 for the proto drake Mount, we was a monk winder Walker 90 and a hunter 90 survival 90. struggeled only with yogg  +1 guardian =)

I dont know if it tracks flasks or you allready know but cata flasks only require leve 80 =) as the MoP flasks require level 85 (great for leveling)

I hope this is readable and that you get my point =)

Friendly regards from a huge Norwegian bitter and salty fan =)

Mentions

@Grozlok I have 34 stacks of windwool cloth. Can we use this for the HotT group?
@SoCalWowGal silly q but can the show line be called at anytime? Or is there a bad time to call in?

Call from SoCalWowGal – Remote Auction House tip

@strumpet101 LF warriors to join@bitterandsalty so we can use these glyphs. @Molsan has a problem and needs a hug.
@badtauren I was promoted in the@bitterandsalty guild, and I’m not sure why.
@aquagorillabear Hit level 75 on my Shaman last night, Bodarru. Have discovered that Shaman healing is super easy.#GettingReady4Ulduar
@MichaelHewesAus I just dinged 90 with my Hunter :-) my 5th 90 and already working on my Mage who is 81

iTunes Review

  • CoastalSatyr
    • “I’m on a casual player, but this show is informative as it is entertaining!”

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  • Clips of intro and outro music taken from “Urbana-Metronica (wooh-yeah mix)” by spinningmerkaba.

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