Category Archives: wowgold

Warlords of Draenor Beta – Alchemy Lab

If you have been following my exploits in the Warlords Alpha you may recall my last short video explaining how I built my first garrison on Frostfire Ridge. The Alpha has now merged in the Beta and I have now created another (Alliance) character in Shadowmoon Valley. Having now explored some of the new zone … Continue reading

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Warlords of Draenor Beta – Auction House Changes

I’m continuing my journey into the depths of the Warlords Alpha which has now morphed into the Beta – at least that is what my application client tells me. While in the Alpha phase of the development I was able to create a Horde Shaman and explored the initial phase of garrison building. But a … Continue reading

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My Year of Making World of Warcraft gold

I’ve been chilling out over the holidays, fighting my way through a mountain of Christmas Pudding and cream, so I haven’t spent a great deal of time in the Auction House. I’ve also parked my army of profession alts for now, giving them some respite  from their endless toil of crafting. It’s at this time … Continue reading

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Teaching Old Gold Makers How To Make A Profit

My Dad always told me that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. What he didn’t tell me was apparently you can’t teach an old gold maker old tricks! At least when it comes to making a profit. There are many strategies in World of Warcraft for making gold but not all of them … Continue reading

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Making Warcraft Gold During Feast of Winter Veil

It was the eve before Winter Veil and all along the shore, players were grinding for small eggs and lots more. Yes, it’s the Feast of Winter Veil in Azeroth which means Egg Nog, Preserved Holly and Winter Garb . It also means there’s gold to made during this time of festive merriment. I love … Continue reading

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Making World of Warcraft Gold By The Sea Shore

When it comes to making wow gold at the lower levels, location can be everything. No matter if you’re Alliance or Horde, where you quest and your journey through the land of Azeroth can present you with some great gold making opportunities. This was the theme that we explored over at the JMT Podcast Epsiode … Continue reading

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Warlords of Draenor Expansion Gold Making Impact

Blizzard announced the new World of Warcraft expansion – The Warlords of Draenor – on the main stage of the 2013 Blizzcon convention yesterday with a raft of changes to the game that will surely have an impact on the making of gold. So, for those that couldn’t attend I’ll briefly review the up-and-coming expansion … Continue reading

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TradeSkillMaster 2 Crafting Tip

I’m loving the new TradeSkillMaster 2 and constantly finding new ways to use this versatile addon. In this post I thought I would share a quick TSM2 crafting tip that I spoke about on the JMT Podcast Episode 12. This example also illustrates some of the complexities behind the pricing models that TSM uses under … Continue reading

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What Drives a Gold Maker?

I’ve made so much gold in World of Warcraft – several million over many alts – that I don’t really keep track of it anymore. With so much gold in my collective bags I’m often asked by other players what drives me to keep making more? As part of this months Blogging Carnival hosted by … Continue reading

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What Makes A Good Gold Maker in World of Warcraft

As part of this months Blogging Carnival hosted by Selltacular at Copper to Gold I’ve tried to answer the question: What is your definition of a good gold maker? How do you measure gold making success? During the last show of the Journal of Marcus Ty Podcast, I was asked the question ‘What makes a … Continue reading

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Getting Around Gold Capped Server Tranfers

So your best buddy is playing on another server and you think its time to join him or her and transfer your main character to that server; but here’s the rub: you have amassed ill-gotten gains of several hundred thousand gold and would desperately like to take it with you to the new server. Except … Continue reading

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Post Patch 5.3 Blues

I received a great deal of feedback from my last post and podcast on the topic of making gold in the new Patch 5.3-Escalation. Many players complained that many of their gold making techniques that had shown a profit pre-patch 5.3 no longer worked as well post-patch 5.3. A case of Post Patch Blues, perhaps … Continue reading

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What’s Been Making Gold in Patch 5.3-Escalation

Just prior to the release of Patch 5.3-Escalation, I posted some thoughts on what would be selling on the Auction House and some general gold making tips. In this post I thought it would be useful to see how well my predictions panned out and what’s been making gold in patch 5.3-Escalation over the past … Continue reading

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Making Gold in Patch 5.3 – Escalation

Latest Warcraft patch 5.3 – Escalation is finally upon us, but little has changed with the wow gold economy for us goblins of the Auction House to worry about. Perhaps the biggest change is to the gathering professions of Mining and Herbalism, which may affect supplies of Old World mats and hence Old World markets. … Continue reading

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Learning Lessons From Old Gold Making Markets

When it comes to making gold in World of Warcraft I try to be active in as many markets as I can comfortably manage without the whole activity turning into a second job. This is important because as the wow gold economy churns, markets come and go. Those players that become too reliant on a … Continue reading

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Making gold In Patch 5.2 – Thunder King

So, patch 5.2 – The Thunder King -  is upon us and I hope you had an eventful time on your first exploration of the Isle of Thunder. In this post on Blizzards latest patch I thought I’d discuss some of the changes that might have an effect on the wow gold economy and, as … Continue reading

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20 Days of Gold Making – Starting Over

I’ve been making wow gold for so many years that I sometimes forget how hard it can be for players new to the game to get started. So, as part of ‘Nev’s – 20 Days of Gold Making‘ I thought I would write a short post on some basic gold making strategies for those players … Continue reading

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WoW Gold Guide of Marcus Ty

Welcome to the WoW Gold Blog of Marcus Ty which chronicles my adventures in the World of Warcraft and my trials at making gold. I’ve been playing World of Warcraft for over five years now and in that time I’ve watched players struggle to make reasonable amounts of gold and lose interest in the game … Continue reading

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