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World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide

By : Eric Gilmour
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World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide

By: Eric Gilmour

Overview of this book

World of Warcraft provides an immersive gaming experience with an exciting new world to explore. In this world (of Warcraft), players use gold to improve their characters and buy exciting items such as armor, vanity items, pets, mounts, and so much more. WoW gold not only helps with levelling up, but also helps the player gain respect in the WoW community."World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide" will show you the most effective ways to make gold in World of Warcraft. It includes detailed examples and instructions that will set you up to efficiently make plentiful amounts of gold both now and in future expansions."World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide" will arm you with all the latest strategies to become a World of Warcraft gold tycoon. Start by setting up your accounts for optimal gold making and progress through to advanced market techniques. You will learn to maintain thousands of auctions per day, master add-ons to reduce time spent making gold and increase time spent playing, and set yourself up to obtain anything you want in game. The World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide teaches readers how to go from rags to riches.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
World of Warcraft Gold Strategy Guide
About the Author
About the Reviewers

How gold behaves as a currency

In some ways, gold behaves like real-world currency, with Blizzard's servers acting as the mint that creates and destroys the gold. Gold is created, that is to say it enters the economy, in the following ways:

  • As rewards:

    • By completing quests

    • By completing Dungeon Finder, Raid Finder, and Scenarios

    • As guild rewards

  • By selling items to vendors

  • As loot

  • Transfers via server and/or faction

The first three are an unlimited resource of gold; as long as players keep repeating these, the server will keep creating gold and giving it to the players. The final source is simply a transfer of one economy to another either via a player or guild transfer, or through sales across the neutral Auction House.

Every expansion sees gold raised from these sources; every time the level cap goes up, you get more gold from quests, mobs drop more loot, and higher item levels sell for more gold to vendors. This increase in gold production causes inflation as the server just produces more and...