In the ninety-fourth World of Warcraft podcast episode, we ding 100 just like everyone else and head straight into separate Molten Cores, we spend all of our time running our alts through Garrisons crafting Truesteel Helms, Sláinte changes his name and introduces Azeroth to Dark Sláinte, Molsan repeatedly falls off of circular wind platforms in Skyreach, we run Scenarios, Proving Grounds, and defend invasions… all without leaving our Garrison, and we remind everyone that the auction house is neutral, you still need fifty thousand gold in the expansion, and play the game without reading any guides.

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

Ding 100!!!

Now what? Molten Core? Level alts?

NAME CHANGE

MC runs

Same time… not same place??

Tanking trash

Fishing skulls in MC

WoWScrnShot_120514_213009

Skyreach Wind Boss

Platform FAIL

Legendary Ring Quest

Gearing Up Beyond i600

Crafted Truesteel Set

i640 Inscription Trinkets

Garrison Missions for i615 now to equip at 100

“You can only have 3 crafted items equipped at once” – WHY

MC gives you an i640 helm… Of course the first item I crafted was a helm

Garrison Invasions and Gold Victory

“Once you reach max level, these events are triggered organically. What this means is, as you fight powerful foes among the enemy factions of Draenor (generally in and around the areas for Apexis Crystal Missions) you’ll draw their attention and an enemy force will eventually prepare to attack your Garrison. When that happens, the commander outside your Town Hall will have a quest for you, allowing you to trigger the invasion.”

Each award can be earned once a week

Invader’s Forgotten Treasure can contain an i645 piece or a mount

http://us.battle.net/wow/en/forum/topic/15270579566

Listen to Molsan

You do need like 50k for garrisons

AH is Neutral??

Forgot about this…

Music

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

Additional clips of music taken from “Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines ft. T.I. Pharrell ( INSTRUMENTAL )” by ADreamOfficial

Contact Info

Email: podcast@bitterandsalty.com
Phone: 413 BIT SALT or 413 248 7258
Molsan Method: http://molsanmethod.com

Twitter

http://twitter.com/bitterandsalty
http://twitter.com/molsan
http://twitter.com/saltyslainte

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In the eighty-eighth World of Warcraft podcast episode, we roll brand new Hunters and heirloom them out for the third time, we critique various ways to level a character and determine that semi-AFK battlegrounds is the worst, we reveal our official list of expectations for day one of Warlords of Draenor, Sláinte deletes all of his alts except for four, or five, maybe five, no four, Molsan bids farewell to a friend, but still has the nerve to ask if he can have his stuff, we plan to raid normally and mythically up until the very last moment before the expansion, we decide to build professional gaming rigs using eight-core processors and quad GTX 980s, and we reveal what Blizzard will be revealing during this year’s Blizzcon opening ceremonies.

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

The New Hunter

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Hunters are fun and easy to level

Heirlooms… Leather and then Mail or Mail first

Best Worst Way to Level

Mousewheel or Semi-AFK in Battlegrounds?

Why no experience from fishing?!?

How to Start Out in an Expansion

How to get ready for xpac

What to expect during the first few minutes

How much gold to have going in

What to do with addons? Will they be updated?

Deleting Alts

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Characters will be deleted

Only play three or four or five or four characters

A Rexor Retrospective

Counterclockwise

Rexor will Be Missed but I can have his stuff

Almost gold capped now!!

Salty Raiding

Getting carried through the hard parts of SoO

Rig-O-Nomics

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: It’s a new computer build time!!

WTH is M.2 and why I must have it

Rampage V x99 LGA 2011 MOBO

5820, 5930… or OMG the 5960?!?

Video… 780 or 780 TI, or just go 980?

pcpartpicker.com is awesome

Tentative Molsan build: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/QVMcyc

Salty Blizzcon Tip

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: Character model reveal

Buy all the computer parts and headsets and mouse pads

Music

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

Additional clips of music taken from “Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines ft. T.I. Pharrell ( INSTRUMENTAL )” by ADreamOfficial

Contact Info

Email: podcast@bitterandsalty.com
Phone: 413 BIT SALT or 413 248 7258
Molsan Method: http://molsanmethod.com

Twitter

http://twitter.com/bitterandsalty
http://twitter.com/molsan
http://twitter.com/saltyslainte

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In the sixty-sixth World of Warcraft podcast episode, we fail miserably at Herald of the Titans and complain about all the things we did wrong, we commit ourselves to properly preparing for the next raid by leveling Cooking to make Seafood Manifiques, we ask all the pet battle and pet collecting questions you could ever want or stand to listen to including what it means to be a true collector, we level more alts to help other guilds Stay Classy, and we blow our minds by resetting all of the events of the Cataclysm.

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

Herald of the Titans

Did it happen?!?

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Herald of the Titans Prep

Leveling professions

No head enchants

Min DPS? 5K?

Fortune Cookie to be made, NO, SALTY MAKING FEASTS!!!!!

Gemmed BEFORE raid

GEARED, as in have your gear on before raid

Potions, potions, potions… and flasks

Dying stars = AOE RAID DAMAGE

WE CARRY NO ONE

Leveling that Cooking at 80

You can’t do anything

There Will be Blood

ToCrusader

Sláinte Interview

All the questions that weren’t asked on APA

Pet Collecting Etiquette

Buying Pets

The list

How I track what I have and don’t have

Leveling!

Panda Mage

Blood Elf Monk

Mining

NEXT WEEK: TWoWoD Week 8 – Nagrand and the Warsong Clan led by Grommash

Music

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

Additional clips of music taken from “Epic Sax Guy [Original] HD” by SunStroke Project

Contact Info

Email: podcast@bitterandsalty.com
Phone: 413 BIT SALT or 413 248 7258
Molsan Method: http://molsanmethod.com

Twitter

http://twitter.com/bitterandsalty
http://twitter.com/molsan
http://twitter.com/saltyslainte

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In the fifty-third World of Warcraft podcast episode, we fix all the problems with professions and request a new UI for crafting,  we wonder if our alts would get any attention if our mains had access to every profession, we get back to our weekly challenges and discuss participating in a new gold-making challenge; Sláinte wants to delete some of his 90s, while Molsan begins powerleveling pets to 25, we give out yet another tip for Blizzcon, and we continue the circle of rage over LFR and Flex Raiding by speculating about a Blizzard conspiracy to get rid of LFR.

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

Professions and Alts

Deleting 90s

Should Sláinte just delete 3 of his 90s? (Druid, Rogue, Warrior)

Weekly Challenge

Finish old dungeons/raids? Mount runs? Level another alt to 90? Level LW to 600 NO BUYING MATS

Weekly Challenge #2: Attumen the Huntsman

Gold Making Weekly Challenge

Dominate the market with one item / process (i.e. Living Steel Belt Buckles, Flasks, etc.) instead a bunch of random items

Try for a week to focus only on one way to make gold and report back with detailed stats and compare it to posting random transmog/flipped items

Guild Bank Random Item of the Week

Murglesnout

Need recipe: Scalding Murglesnout

http://www.wowhead.com/item=68688

Pet Battles

Guide to Leveling Pets and Selling them

This is all I am doing now. Someone help me.

http://stormspire.net/consortium-quality-guides/11195-guide-profiting-pets.html

Call from Strumpet

Achievement report

LFR Talk

I think there are raid encounters that are made to fail in LFR

Galakras, but not Jin’rokh

Is there anything else that has more QQ than LFRz?

Email

Kanzaki

Hey sliante and molsan,

Kanzaki from ER here. Was just listening to episode 52 and though it’s not one of your weeks of wow questions, I really liked your question about top 5 wow changes…

So, for me, the biggest change in the game was at the end of the burning crusade: Plus healing gear and plus spell damage gear merged into just spell power. I was a priest that leveled shadow, loved it, but decided to be useful, and would spec into mooncloth tailoring and be a healer at 70. When I hit 70, I was ready to heal, with my mooncloth set and all my plus healing gear. I hated it. I couldn’t do anything right and regulars were a complete disaster. Knowing that I would have to respec my character and my tailoring to get back to shadow, I said “forget that” and quit the game. I came back six months later and started leveling a new alt, but it wasn’t shadow. At the end of BC, healing power changed and I could join my guild in Karazhan for the first time, and I could do it as shadow. Though I have leveled other characters or specced into disc or holy, Kanzaki the shadow priest is my main and will stay that way, on the top of my character list.

Thanks for reading my rant and thanks for the great show.

Sincerely (in shadowform),

Kusof the Pally

Hey Molsan and Salty. Love the show and your tweets.

After listening to episode 52, I wondered what you Molsan (and definitely not for Salty who Hates guild repairs) thought was fair for Guild repairs. I had thought 75g or maybe 100g/day for our mains, but complaints came up every day with 5.4 and the damn timeless isle. Eventually I had enough and just bumped it to 250g a day. I’m on Bleeding-Hollow US, Horde side (who could play as the dirty alliance), and run a small guild of mostly PvPers. But ever since the timeless isle opened up, people are dying all over the place from falling or ganking, or even the Celestials, and repairs are adding up.

I can assure you the guild itself (Flonkerton, named after a silly game on an old episode of The Office) doesn’t have the cash flow to cover 250g/day. But gold is easy  to find in WoW…  and we have an army of alts to cover all our enchants/belt buckles/gems/xmutes/etc, so we don’t have many other costs in the game. And I have several markets I use to make loads of cash. But what level of daily repairs is fair?

And Salty, enjoy your DK vacation. I think we all know you’ll be back on your Pally before too long.

twitter.com/theKusof

Jellad

Hey Guys,

I know this mail is really close to recording day, so I hope I make it in this week.  I’ve been meaning to mail you for a few weeks now to close out 30 W-WoW but I’ve been so busy!  Well here goes:

Week 27 — A time you made friends with someone in a group?

As I said on another episode, I met my wife in WoW, our two guilds were doing H Malygos in WoLK.  She had a sexy vent voice, and I was hooked.  I knew her for a year before we first met, and it was <3 at first sight.

Week 28 — Your favorite dungeon/raid/world boss?

I love XT from Ulduar.  I think its the funniest audio in the game.

Week 29 — Your favorite Mists of Pandaria dungeon?

This is hard for me because I love Asian themed anything.  MOP is a wow dream come true.  if I had to choose, it would be Temple of the Jade Serpent, although Stormstout brewery is a ton-o-fun

Week 30 — Your main character and what he/she means to you?

Wow, I am not even sure where to start with this.  Jellad is Me, and I am Jellad.  His history is wrapped up not only in world of Warcraft, but in Rift, Terra, and tabletop D&D that I played with RL friends a few years ago.  He has a long and complicated story filled with dream states, lots of relationships, and life and death choices and situations.  I don’t have it all written down anywhere, but its all in my head and my heart.  He interacts, and treats people as I personally would treat someone.  If you know D&D, he is a true neutral.  Good for bad, tit for tat.  Jellad is the first character, and the last character I will ever play.  I make him first in every game I play, and he experiences game life before alts are even a twinkle in my eye.  I know that sounds corny, but such is life, real, and virtual.

I also wanted to touch on some stuff you guys talked about last week

1. Murloc costumes rule.  period

2. I would love to see you guys do weekly challenges again. (2 conditions, no leveling challenges and no gold making challenges)  I have a personal maxed every class/profession challenge due by Christmas. (Currently 5 / 11)

<3 the show

~Jellad – CTR Aerie Peak

PS – Please don’t hate me for hating fishing, but know that i max it out on all my toons, mostly because I am OCD.

Moomoocachoo

I had two toons that never made it to level 20 before I made Moomoocachoo, my feral druid on Proudmoore to play with several friends who quit a week or so later. Moo was originally a boomkin born during WOTLK. It took me many month of play to level her and died more times than I’d care to remember. But Moo was a determined girl and one of my proudest moments in Wow was when she finally dinged 80. I had never done a dungeon, I had no idea how to gem or enchant, but dammit she was 80 and won my heart.In Cata, with the help of our guildie and friend Lurry Dean, Moo made the switch to Feral and finally found her calling at last and NEVER looked back!

Role Play secrets:

Moo hates boomkins and in PVP goes after them for sport.

Moo hates PVPers on timeless Isle and if they get near the edge will blow them over the cliff.

She and Baine Bloodhoof were in love when they were teens, but his mother couldn’t accept a druid as a daughter-in-law,

Sláinte’s Blizzcon Tip

Take pictures!

Grats to WoW.Ben for Winning the ARMORED BLOODWING Mount

Thanks to Rubmahbellah for the donation

Music

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

Additional clips of music taken from “Ylvis – The Fox (Karaoke/Instrumental)” by danielh7052

Contact Info

Email: podcast@bitterandsalty.com
Phone: 413 BIT SALT or 413 248 7258
Molsan Method: http://molsanmethod.com

Twitter

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http://twitter.com/molsan
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In the fifty-first World of Warcraft podcast episode, we announce the world first 25-man raid takedown of Garrosh while wondering if non-raiders are feeling left out in patch 5.4, Molsan rapidly levels his Elemental Shaman using only a macro and a mouse wheel, Sláinte explains his own methods for finding people to Flex raid with, we question whether or not we could actually switch classes and specs permanently, and we wrap up our thirty weeks of WoW with stories about our main characters and what they mean to us.

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

Patch 5.4… THE RAIDING PATCH

Is that all there is now… raiding?

Is Blizzard purposely ignoring the rest of the game in order to wrap up this expansion?

Did they mismanage features and put too much into the game too soon?

Look at the Patch Game Tape

Patch 5.4 is just… raiding….?

http://www.wowwiki.com/Patches

Shaman Leveling with a Mouse Wheel

Like a whole new world of character leveling just opened up.

https://twitter.com/StupidGoldTweet/status/383816970577403904

Plastic Duck Solves the Raid Scheduling Problems

Use the in-game Guild Calendar!!!1

Corections and Mistakes Department

Yes, oQuest was WRONG and FAIL

Email from Crusader Kaje

I feel like I’m channeling the Mystery Man here…

After listening to your latest podcast, I decided to go looking for the oQuest addon you mentioned.  After many dead-ends, I finally found oQueue (not oQuest) on curseforge.com.  This addon seems to be what you were describing.  Just thought you might want to update that on your webpage.

Thanks for a great podcast, it’s one of my favorites.

What if We Switched Mains?

What would you do? How would you play?

Would you switch factions, races, genders?

What spec would you be?

Does your playing your “main” ever make you feel locked in to a particular playstyle?

TWoWoW Week 30: Your main and what he/she means to you.

Molsan

Slainte

Audio

Juuno

Strumpet

Rho

Ben

Email

Jerome

I came back to WoW for Jean.

That’s not entirely true, but it serves a a pretty nice logline, don’t you think? I had started playing WoW mostly to get an in with Jean while we were dating; once I had managed to convince her I was a worthwhile housemate, I mostly stopped playing. It was the end of Cataclysm, and I had ground to a halt in Deepholm, bored out of my mind and gazing longingly at other games. So I let my sub lapse, and moved on.

But then MoP came out, and Jean (and many of our friends) returned to WoW and started talking about how much fun they were having. And so I bought a copy of MoP, and rolled up a Pandaren Monk to see what all the fuss was about. And my friends were right; WoW was *fun* again. And Jean and I were now playing together again. Ghraycee was brilliant to play, simple and clever, and I started to think that maybe I could, one day, be a part of that community of people built around WoW.

I started running dungeons, going after achievements. I started focusing on Rep and doing dailies. I even signed up with a VERY casual raiding group, and started learning to Tank (well, off-tank, but still). I started rolling alts and playing on my own, not just grouped up with Jean. Reaching out to new people, making new friends, becoming a part of the community, counting myself lucky. And Ghraycee was my vehicle for that, my vector of infection.

Ghraycee made me want to play WoW for *me*, not just to play along with others. She made me understand how other people feel when they play WoW, how possessive and effulgent and invested they are when they talk about this game, and what it means to them. Ghraycee helped me understand Jean better, and for that I will be forever grateful.

My main is Ghraycee on Proudmoore, a member of Wowcoholics Anonymous. And she means at least one world to me.

Mominatrix

My main toon and what she means to me, Hmm…Well, my original main was an undead mage named Onehotmama, I picked undead because Belf’s felt too close to Nelf’s to be “hardcore” horde and I wanted something with a human-like form. Once Cata dropped, I rolled a goblin DK, Mominatrix. She became my new main because I related to her. She’s a short, sassy little firecracker with cute little purple pigtails. Just like me! (minus the purple pigtails…Although if I could make my hair do that I totally would.) All the /jokes and /flirts she comes up with are exactly the things I would say if I was allowed to! After almost 3 years of playing her she is totally the digital version of me. Big grats to you guys on 50 episodes, it’s a huge milestone and something you should be proud of. Heres to many many more! /toast

Time is money friend.

Mentions

Mentions

Sláinte’s Blizzcon Tip

Be nice to “celebrities.”

Music

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

Additional clips of music taken from “Daft Punk Get Lucky (Mexican Monkey Mix)” by Magic Finger

Contact Info
Email: podcast@bitterandsalty.com
Phone: 413 BIT SALT or 413 248 7258
Molsan Method: http://molsanmethod.com

Twitter
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http://twitter.com/molsan
http://twitter.com/saltyslainte

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