Shared Topic Bonanza!


This week, because I’ve been lazy, we again have 2 Shared Topics in one!

The first of these was suggested by Boize of Moonglade:

Recently I found WoW in a place that I hadn’t expected it to be in the world outside the interwebs.
I was out grocery shopping, saw someone looking at the iPhone Armory app, and struck up a conversation with them about WoW, completely out of the blue.
This was my first real out-of-game “hey, other people around me play WoW too!” kind of moment.
Have you had any of these moments? What’s the most unexpected place you’ve found something WoW-related?


Blogging about finding WoW in unknown places are the following:

Boize from Moonglade

Almaster of Lux Legis


The second Shared Topic, Gearing for a Role You Cannot Yet Perform was suggested by Naithin of Tank N Tree:

Which is to say, Tanking or Healing as the two primary culprits here. Not that I condone waltzing into a heroic as a freshly dinged 80 to ‘DPS’ without having put any effort in either, but you can do this and get through a run. To a lesser degree you can with healing as well, if the tank is suitably geared. Most difficult of all, tanking. Even if the healer is absolutely wonderful and able to keep you alive, good luck then in keeping agro off everyone else.
I haven’t yet finished my take on the topic, but will be sure to link through to it when I have. Feel free to take the idea any way you wish, be it a simple list of gear you can buy cheaply or through to methods of obtaining gear while being something else and their associated ethics (or lack thereof).
Would be very curious to see what others come up with. In this day and age in WoW, it’s probably never been easier to do, but yet, it’s still not precisely easy, and I see post after post asking how it’s done. So have at it! :)

Reponding to this topic are the following:

Icedragon of Druid Main

Naithin of Tank N Tree

Orc Shaman of Orc Shaman

Cybac of Raid Leader


As always, we are looking for more Shared Topic suggestions!  Head on over to the Blog Azeroth Forums and suggest a Shared Topic!

Resource Site Spotlight: JMTC Gold Forum


Today, I’ll be highlighting a forum for warcraft economics. The JMTC forums are hosted by Marco, from the Just My Two Copper blog, and is a place for people to talk about making money on the WOW auction house. It’s one of the larger such communities, and as such has a wealth of information to get people started on using the auction house to make gold.

Please note- some of the ads on the site are for services that break the game’s terms of service, and I have to say that the TNB does not suggest you do anything that would break the game rules, but the info in the forums themselves are all fair game.

They have quite a few guides for different professions, so if you’re trying to figure out how to make money with, say, leatherworking and enchanting, go take a look!

The resource site spotlight (aka wiki tiki utility posts) should happen every week, but is written by Euripides from, and endeavors to fill your favorites bar with an unmanageably large quantity of WOW resource sites. So much knowledge that it hurts. Ow. Ow. Ow. Ow.

TNB Live Friday 10/23 8:00pm PDT – Round Table

roundtable Join us for our Friday night recording at 8:00PM PDT as we’ll have a 3.3 Round table with Matticus(World of Matticus), Stoneybaby(Big Hit Box), Graylo(Gray Matter), Honorshammer(Honor’s Code) and (maybe) Pike(Aspect of the Hare).. We’ll be doing our whole show live!

Listen in our LIVE chat room and we’ll take questions (and hopefully answer them if we can).

  • When is it?: This live show is scheduled for Friday October 23rd at 8:00pm PDT (11:00 pm EDT). Not sure what time that is for you? Use this handy-dandy time converter!
  • Where do I go? To participate on the live show, you will need to go to the TNB Live Show page to connect with the stream. See, totally easy. If you are having issues then go to the Ustream page.
  • Some general ground rules:
    1. Be nice. If you say very inappropriate things be aware you will be kicked from the room. We are doing this to have a great time, come with a beer, come during a raid, come how you wish, just don’t come to cause trouble.
    2. You may ask questions to the participants during the show, but we reserve the right to use them if and when we can. I will be monitoring the chat room and if I can I will use the comments during the show. We love that you are with us, but I will have to weave them in. Even if it isn’t asked, we all appreciate your questions

Outside of that, we will love to have you join us and partake in an enlightening discussion that is sure to follow! Hope to see you there!

Episode 63 – Rip on Hunters


Welcome back for a new episode of TNB! This week we welcome Euripides from and the Hunting Party Podcast! We talk hunters, of course, but also dig into alts, leveling and we announce our new Multi-Cast Halloween Giveaway!

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It Came From The Podcast Spooky Give Away

In the live recording (and in the podcast coming out soon) Nib and Fim mentioned the Halloween Give Away “It Came From The Podcast”. Rules are now posted. Listen to the podcasts, email in the spooky words and WIN!

It’s the “It Came From the Podcast!” Mutli-Cast Halloween Giveaway! Four different podcasts have banded together to bring the spirit of “GIVE ME THE LOOT” to this spooky season. Slash2 Podcast, The Hunting Lodge Podcast, Pugcast and The Twisted Nether Blogcast (that’s us!!) invite you to enter the funhouse and win lots of FABULOUS prizes including the Grand Prize of ONE Figureprints Statue! Each podcast will have a Spooky word you need to listen for. Send those words to and you will be entered to win! In addition to the awesome grand prize, the podcasts will each be giving out their own spectacular booty to those who submit their specific codeword. Entries are being collected from now until November 4th! Then, join us on November 6th for a night of Terror, a night of Surprises, a night of.. PODCASTING!!!! The four casts will come together in a stupendous blowout event where we will not only announce the winners of the 5 prizes, but also get some lucky live listeners in on the prize winning action! So, Listen, Enter, Listen again.. and WIN! Rules and more information are posted on each podcast’s homepage! Or ARE THEY… MUAHAHAHAHA….

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