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The Highmaul Coliseum

"GUGH NGNUMPH AAUUGG!" - Cung Le's post-fight interview.

“GUGH NGNUMPH AAUUGG!” – Cung Le’s post-fight interview.

PVP is fun. It’s even more fun when it’s in-game, due to the lack of broken things like skin, teeth, and bones. The level of brain damage that can result is arguably comparable.

Master Rokk here. The Highmaul Coliseum is a PVP feature that is unlocked when you reach Level 3 with your Gladiator’s Sanctum. Basically you’re thrown into a big pit with a bunch of other players and have to fight it out, “last player standing” style. There’s thrills, gear, titles, achievement, and all types of wonderful violence and mayhem.

Zumio, he of my last couple of posts (so click there to get to his Youtube channel) has created yet another helpful video. This one outlines a strategy for winning the Highmaul Coliseum. “Easily” win it, he claims. I don’t see it as easy, but it is definitely doable and will not cause me to suffer excessive blood loss. Therefore, I am down with his line of thinking.

So try this out, and post in the comments if you have a strategy of your own that might help, uh, other people. Not me because Master Rokk is a master in fist-to-face combat. But, like, maybe other people who may read this blog and say “Hey, I wonder if someone has a great strategy for winning the Highmaul Coliseum. Also, I am not Master Rokk.”

Be that guy (or gal). Be the one to help me someone else out.

Making Gold With Battle Pets in WoD

When cuteness kills.

Behind that cute smile lies a beast that will eat your skin.

Master Rokk here. Today’s topic is somewhat foreign to me, both in the “making gold” and the “battle pets” sense. Here in the World of Garrisoncraft I can send followers out to bring back gold for me. Sure it’s not a fortune, but it’s not like I’m spending money on gear repairs. And battle pets? The only battle pets I need are affectionately known as Mister Fist and Mister Feet, with Sir Headbutt thrown in the mix should the need arise.

But Zumio, he’s got a plan. And color me shocked, it involves the garrison. But it also makes a nice chunk of change, and therefore it is worth a listen. Or watch, since he made a video outlining his strategy.

Oh, and Happy New Year.

WoD Garrison Resources

Meet the head of my HR department.

Meet the head of my HR department. Complaints are dealt with painfully.

As you can see, my HR department is as ugly as life without garrison resources.

Master Rokk here. Garrison resources are the lifeblood of garrison life. You need them as currency for various items, but more importantly you need them for garrison follower missions. Now these missions are important because they provide gear, gold, and XP without ever having to leave the comfort of your fur-lined comfy chair. So it’s important that you send out your followers as often as you can.

The problem comes when you start to run low on resources. Your garrison chest can provide you with six per hour, but when you’re sending ten to twenty followers out every couple of hours at ten to twenty five resources a pop, those reserves just can’t keep up. I used the Headhunter at my Inn to find me three followers with the Scavenger perk, which doubles the amount of resources retrieved on garrison resource missions. Unfortunately those missions seemed to have run dry. I haven’t had one for days. Plus, with the glut of followers I have I may be forced to lay off my Scavengers. We live in tough times.

Bellular came through with a video to help people, like me, who are in need of resources. It’s good when you need a bump. A little something to get you going. Like coffee for your garrison, but without the barrista chatter. What the Hell is a barrista anyway? I’ll stop now – I may have one working for me. I can’t keep track of all these people running around my garrison. I’d rather not offend any of my employees. I’d like to avoid having to sit in on another nasty meeting with HR. He likes to throw things. Like, horses and large stones kinds of things.

Anyway, here’s the video:

Zumio offered a rather unique method of rounding up resources with a little ingenuity. Well, actually it’s more like Engineerity. Shut up, I know that’s not a word.