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March 2016

Warcraft Game Guide Reviews

Warcraft Game Guide Reviews I have been playing Warcraft since beta. I know what it takes to level, I know what it takes to reap in the gold, and most importantly I know what makes a good game guide. Too many of my WOW friends were wasting there money on crap guides. Today I’m going to help you choose some game guides that actually work.

When it comes to The World of Warcraft, or any MMORPG for that matter, having the skills to get to the end game is really all that matters. The problem is that WOW can be complex, and it can be slow going once you get past level 20. To help, many people are turning to Warcraft Game Guides.

There are literally hundreds of game guides out there. There’s leveling guides, guides to earning gold, in-game help systems, and even Race or role specific guides. With so many of them on the market, choosing the game guide that’s actually worth your money can be difficult; and, put simply, some of them are crap. With that, let’s first talk about what a good Warcraft game guide is and is not.

First, a game guide is NOT the be-all-end-all answer to your leveling, gold, or other in-game problems. You’ll still have to get into the game and apply what the guide teaches.

Second, NOT everyone needs a Warcraft gaming guide. If you already have four level 80 characters, and your bank-roll is huge, then the latest guide is likely just a waste of money.

Third, a Warcraft guide IS an excellent way to take your game to a whole new level. A good game guide will take your World of Warcraft experience to a whole new level of enjoyment, and it can help you learn to earn gold and level faster!

Fourth, if you don’t take the time to find the right guide then you are just wasting your money. A crap guide can make your game worse, not better, and if you’re really interested in getting to the end game you need to take the time to choose the right guide.

To help, along with some of my in-game friends, I took the time to go through the top

guides on the market. We worked to evaluate close to thirty guides and from those we found the top five. I based my evaluations on the following criteria.

· Warcraft Play – Obviously the whole point of a game guide is to get tips to make the game work better for you.

· Up to Date – Since MMO’s are constantly evolving, so should the guides that teach us to play them. Higher ratings were given to the guides that looked up-to-date and didn’t recommend old styles or techniques.

· Ease of Game Tips – The best guides we evaluated gave ideas to accomplish tasks quickly without having to work through complex material or spend hours relearning a new style of play.

· Guide Value – Did the guide actually teach what we expected? Was what it taught worth the money we spent?

· Legal Tips (we hate cheats) – Higher ratings were given to guides that didn’t recommend things that violated WOW’s TOS. It’s no good getting kicked out of the game because some game guide taught us bad ideas.

· Overall Rating – From the above criteria we gave each guide an overall rating.

To test each guide we took what it taught and put it through the ropes in-game. With each guide we tested we tried the tips with different levels of characters, with different races, and we worked to learn and implement the ideas we learned. As a side note – we obviously chose appropriate situations for our testing. For example if it was a level 80 tip, it wouldn’t make sense to test with a level 20 character.

With the recommendations – the top rated guide is a gold secrets book. I am recommending Gold Secrets to anyone who plays Warcraft. If you need a leveling guide as well, you may also want to look at one of the other top-five that we listed (number 2 was an excellent leveling guide).

The best Warcraft guide we found hands down was Gold Secrets. The #1 Rated Game Guide for 2011. This one isn’t actually a leveling guide, but you need this one anyway, and here’s why:

Most players in WOW get to a certain level and then begin having problems because they can’t afford to keep up. There armor and weapons are levels behind, and they don’t have the gold to replace them. With Gold Secrets you get legal tips that will teach you how to make a pile of in-game money without investing a lot of time.

In other words – even if you do plan to buy a leveling guide (see our number 2 pick), you need this one first.

Gold Secrets is written by Luke Brown (a kick ass gamer btw), and in his guide he teaches you many different ways to make gold. You’ll get tips for your low-level characters, for you mid level characters, and for the end game. And, here’s the best part – every single idea Luke shares really works!

Games to Play at Christian Summer Camps

   Spending one’s summer at Christian Youth Camps is certainly fun and memorable for most teens. Among the many things they look forward to in these camps are the different games that are played. These games are great ice breakers and getting to know you ways in order for everybody to have a great time. Playing games with biblical themes is a great way to learn valuable lessons while having fun at the same time.

The Banana Lesson – Form several teams and give each team a banana. The instruction is to cut the banana into several pieces and with thumbtacks and glue try to put back the banana together again. It would surely be entertaining to watch the kids trying to make the banana whole again. After the game discuss the lesson learned which is it is difficult to undo mistakes in life. Kids would be made aware that there consequences for their actions so they should think first before doing something wrong.

Who Are You – Write the name of a biblical character on index cards. Make as many index cards for all kids to have one. Tape the index card at the back of each kid without them knowing what was written. Make them go around the group asking each other with “yes” or “no” questions about their biblical character. The first one to figure out his biblical character wins. Follow this up with lessons on identity an d what makes people unique.

Take a Hike – this game make the kids open up and get to know each other better. Place tape marks on the floor in a circle. Make each kid stand on a mark with one kid standing in the middle of everyone but without a mark. Make him reveal something unique or quirky about himself and those who can identify will have to “take a hike” or scramble to find a mark to stand in. Repeat until the kids have told something about themselves. Follow this up with a lesson on the surprising things the kids learned about each other and how most of them actually have many similarities.

Bombs Away – Find a space that is four feet wide and twenty feet long. Mark the area with a tape and take seven pieces of construction paper and scatter them all over the area. Break the teens into groups and assign a guide for each group. The objective is to have all members navigate the area blindfolded to get from one end to another. The guide will give them directions but each time a member steps on the boundaries or bombs(construction paper) make loud noises like hitting a pot with a spoon as if a bomb is going off. After everybody has done their run, follow this up with lessons on trusting God’s direction.

How to Make Your Own Board Game

  Boardgames are fun yet a bit dated. Yes people might say that board games are no fun now that there are tons of other ways to have fun such as the Playstation, the X-Box and other types of entertainment gadgets but there are still a lot of people who consider board games and their direct descendants and offshoot as still an “in” thing.

For the former there are still a lot of things they haven’t experienced. Playing board games really is fun. What’s even better is to have some friends come over and spend an evening playing board games as opposed to just plumping down in front of the LCD TV in the living room and start watching Blu-Ray discs or even get entangled in great looking video games such as Tekken.

But while technology has made significant leaps and bounds in how we get entertained, the old stuff is still there and there will still be people, no matter how luddite they might look like, who will play board games like scrabble or monopoly rather than sit for hours in the computer playing World of Warcraft or other Korean MMORPGs (Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games).

There are a lot of great and inventive ways of to make board games. However, board game makers should always consider the mechanics of the game first and foremost before going into the details. You should remember to always base the mechanics of the board game on a dice. Rolling the dice is one of the best features of board games. It’s part chance and part statistics but loads of fun otherwise. From Snakes and Ladders to Monopoly, all these games use dice for players to know how many steps they must take.

Once you’ve already considered what you’d want for the game you’re conceiving, you should start with the overall look and theme. If you’re gunning for a “Dungeons and Dragons” kind of feel to your game, start imagining dragons, warriors and other fantastic creatures and characters that other players might use. For more standard games with similarities to the classic Monopoly, you should start conceptualizing what the overall look of the city or the landscape would be.

For a more DIY (Do-It-Yourself) approach, you might want to start looking for materials such as a board, some markers or sharpies as well as a playing dice. This is an ideal way to pass the time especially for parents who want to get their younger kids away from the television or away from their PSPs or X-Boxes. Apply the first few details in this article and start doodling with your kids for an even grander time with them. This not only introduces them to the concept of board games, you are also starting to introduce to the kids the notion that not all entertainment can be derived from electronic gadgets.

For the more serious board game developers and makers out there, it is important to have a preview night. Invite friends over and start playing the game based on your original concept. The idea is to look for the flaws in the game itself and to find out which idea works and which one does not.

Board games are fun and if there ever will be a resurgence in the number of people who will be playing board games then you might want to join in on the fun and experience a whole new world of enjoyment and entertainment.

Tips on Creating a Cool Game Room For Your Family

   A game room in a house can be a room where the whole family can hang out and have fun. Creating your own game room at home would be a great award system for your kids who work so hard at school. You and your partner might even sign up for the fun too.

There are a lot of things that you can put in your game room. Here are a few suggestions to get you inspired.

Your game room is going to need lots of colors. Gaming is fun so inject color in your room in a tasteful way. Opt to choose bright and vibrant colors to give the room an exciting and energetic feel. Paint your wall apple green, yellow or light orange to give the wall a lively sun kissed theme. This room has to pop. Your wall color has to coincide with the fun that will go on into this room.

Choose furniture that are colorful too. A big sofa and several individual sitting options are a must. Remember, your family will be spending a lot of time here so get seating in. Your kids might also decide to bring their friends over so it helps if you have many of seating options. You can use big curved couches for a more intimate and cozy feel. Bean bags are a great option for individual seating. They are funky and comfortable additions to your game room.

Put in a high definition tv in your game room. The tv will be useful for the kids to play games on. By bringing one to this space, it also doubles as a movie room. You can plug in your favorite flicks and watch it with your family. Attach a reliable dvd player and good speakers to match.

Be sure to have sturdy shelves to put in your tv and other gadgets like a cd player, computer or a radio.

A game room wouldn’t be one without the games. Here are some games for you to choose from.

1. Billiard (Pool Table)
2. Miniature Golf Course/Track
3. Pinball Machine
4. Basketball Machine
5. Bowling Machine
6. Console Games: Xbox provided (such as Tennis, Dance Central, Drum Revolution, Guitar Mania, Car Racing and etc.)
7. Chess
8. Mini Games (like snakes and ladders, scrabble and etc.)

Choose a game that best fits your family. You can also take it to the next level and add a karaoke machine, popcorn machine, an ice cream maker, a refrigerator and lots more.

Personalize your game room and make it your family’s fun wonderland. Give your family a treat by making this room as creative looking as possible. It should have fun! fun! fun! written all over it. Indulge once in awhile in a game or two. Show your kids that they don’t have to go out to have a good time. You and your family are guaranteed to spend hours and hours playing games and spending precious time with one another in this fun wonderland.