Mog the World!

Mog the World is a transmog contest by Dragonray of Azerothian Life. She started this contest earlier this year and I decided to submit some outfits. It’s the first transmog contest I’ve entered so it’s a challenge but also very fun. Each week represents a month and the countries which has their national day that month and we choose one of those countries and make an outfit with those colors. We can’t share our outfits with anyone until the week with that outfit has passed because the judges aren’t supposed to know who created which outfit when they judge.

I’ve had a lot of fun creating outfits so I want to share those I’ve created here and I will update this post with more as we progress through the contest.

Week 1 – January – Australia

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  • Rose Colored Goggles
  • Royal Amice
  • Proudmoore Cloak
  • Blue Linen Vest
  • White Linen Shirt
  • Earthmender’s Bracer of Shattering
  • Buccaneer’s Gloves
  • Dustfeather Sash
  • Simple Kilt
  • Vindicator’s Mooncloth Slippers
  • Sinister Revenge
  • Buccaneer’s Orb

Week 2 – February – Estonia

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  • Merciless Gladiator’s Mooncloth Hood
  • Merciless Gladiator’s Mooncloth Mantle
  • Blackmetal Cape
  • Mooncloth Robe
  • Blue Martial Shirt
  • Astralaan Bracer
  • Gloves of Absolution
  • Mindfire Waistband
  • Stoneweaver Leggings
  • Astralaan Boots
  • Cudgel of Consecration
  • Fan of Fiery Winds

Week 3 – March – Tunisia

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  • Bloodwoven Mask
  • Consortium Mantle
  • Sky Darkener’s Shourd of Blood
  • Fireworm Robes
  • Formal White Shirt
  • Earthmender’s Bracer of Shattering
  • Safeguard Gloves
  • Sash of Whispered Secrets
  • Buccaneer’s Pants
  • Courtier’s Slippers
  • Windweaver Staff

Week 4 – April – Sierra Leone

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  • Emerald Beholder Eye
  • Tusked Shoulderpads
  • Striderhide Cloak
  • Brutal Gladiator’s Leather Tunic
  • Formal White Shirt
  • Guardian’s Leather Bracers
  • Righteous Gloves
  • Riverblade Waistband
  • Brutal Gladiator’s Leather Legguards
  • Fasc’s Preserved Boots
  • Shard of Azzinoth
  • Shard of Azzinoth

Week 5 – May – Norway

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  • Skyshatter Helmet
  • Azure Shoulderguards
  • Cloak of the Gathering Storm
  • Bloodlust Breastplate
  • Formal White Shirt
  • Imbued Infantry Bracers
  • Icy Scale Gauntlets
  • Formidable Belt
  • Bloodlust Britches
  • Misshapen Boots
  • Torall, Rod of the Shattered Throne
  • Zom’s Crackling Bulwark

Week 6 – June – Sweden

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  • Foreman’s Head Protector
  • Glorious Shoulder Pads
  • Cloak of the Devoured
  • Replica Breastplate of Heroism
  • Stylish Blue Shirt
  • Judgement Bindings
  • Gloves of the Swarm
  • Replica Lightforge Belt
  • Replica Legplates of Heroism
  • Conqueror’s Greaves
  • Scimitar of Seven Stars
  • Crusader’s Shield

Week 7 – July – Canada

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  • Bloodscale Helm
  • Darksoul Shoulders
  • Formidable Cape
  • Alabaster Breastplate
  • White Linen Shirt
  • Warbringer’s Armsplints
  • Ragesteel Gloves
  • Thorium Belt
  • Legguards of the Fallen Crusader
  • Bloodforged Sabatons
  • Hanzo Sword
  • Bloodforged Shield

Week 8 – August - Trinidad & Tobago

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  • Hateful Gladiator’s Plate Helm
  • Darksoul Shoulders
  • Dragon’s Blood Cape
  • Warrior’s Embrace
  • Nexus-Bracers of Vigor
  • Ragesteel Gloves
  • Tenacious Defender
  • Dark Iron Leggings
  • Bloodforged Sabatons
  • Warmonger

Week 9 – September – Macedonia

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  • Spellstrike Hood
  • Flarecore Mantle
  • Insignia Cloak
  • Robes of the Battleguard
  • Scarlet Filigreed Doublet
  • Durable Bracers
  • Red Mageweave Gloves
  • Voidweave Cilice
  • Crimson Silk Pantaloons
  • Kavan’s Forsaken Treads
  • Sunflare
  • Drakestone

 

Week 10 – October – Cyprus

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  • Helm of Burning Righteousness
  • Spaulders of the Thalassian Savior
  • Ornate Cloak
  • Glowing Breastplate of Truth
  • White Tuxedo Shirt
  • Emerald Vambraces
  • Sunscale Gauntlets
  • Girdle of the Endless Pit
  • Imperial Plate Leggings
  • Sunscale Sabatons
  • Light’s Justice
  • Antonidas’ Aegis of Rapt Concentration

Week 11 – November – Angola

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  • Hood of the Burning Scroll
  • Shoulderpads of Twisted Fate
  • Cloak of Impulsiveness
  • Cindercloth Vest
  • Yellow Martial Shirt
  • Glowing Magical Bracelets
  • Red Mageweave Gloves
  • Girdle of Ruination
  • Merciless Gladiator’s Silk Trousers
  • Fire Striders
  • Athame of the Sanguine Ritual
  • Drakestone

Week 12 – December

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Which of these transmogs do you like the most?

Breathing life into Ash

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After many months without a guild, my boyfriend and I decided to blow the dust of old Ash and make it into a social/casual guild. Most people left Ash after we stopped raiding last year, but many still got their alts there. Our mains are still stuck on Tarren Mill and Ash is on Kazzak, so we have our alts there which we play more than our mains at the moment. The game kinda stopped being fun when we stopped raiding in Ash and everyone left and it hasn’t been very fun since then. So we thought it would be a good idea to try to get something going in Ash again. We hope old Ash players who don’t have a lot of time to raid anymore will come back and join us, but we’re also looking for new players who wants to raid more casual flex or just be in a Scandinavian social guild.

Several old Ash players thought it was a great idea but most of them raid with their main in another guild so it’s not easy to find a day which is good for everyone. But we also got some old players who don’t raid anymore interested, so hopefully they’ll come back and join us soon. We’ve invited a few new players none of us know, most of them don’t have good enough gear to do the last part in flex and some of them don’t have a lot of experience, but they’re all really nice people and I hope they want to stay in the guild so we can continue to grow.

Our goal right now is to get more people who like our idea which is a Scandinavian social guild where you can play casual and still see the content through flex raids, called normal in Warlords of Draenor, and find other Scandinavian players to play with. There won’t be any raid attendance requirements, so people don’t have to worry about missing raids or feel like they have to play if they want to do something else. People are free to arrange other raids, PvP and whatever they want and when they want. We still got our website and a ventrilo server which we’ll use, and we’ve fixed the guildbank so people can both give and take a small amount of items each day.

I don’t know if this idea will succeed but I hope so, because we don’t have anything else. But I still don’t feel like putting all of my energy into it, after all the time I’ve spent fixing, thinking and worrying, and then get disappointed and sad when it doesn’t work out the way I hoped. So I hope we’ll find more people who want to help us run this and it’ll become easier for us all.

You’re welcome to join if you got a character on Kazzak. Sadly our requirement is that you understand Norwegian and Swedish, and can communicate in one of those languages as we’re a Scandinavian guild and most of our members are Norwegian or Swedish. I think we got a few Danes, but none of them are very active at the moment.

Anyone of you got experience from running a guild? Maybe a social or casual guild? Would love some tips or just your thoughts.

Tekton and Elwynn Falls

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Elwynn Falls in Elwynn Forest, Eastern Kingdoms, used to be a closed off area, until the Shattering and Cataclysm when it became possible to fly in Azeroth. It was created as a scenery when using the flight paths.

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But it wasn’t impossible to get to Elwynn Falls, because I remember I went there in the Burning Crusade with some friends. I’m not sure how we got up there but I think it was by climbing and jumping up from Burning Steppes and then jumping down. We spent a lot of time there looking at the pretty waterfalls and trying to find a way up to the house above but it was impossible.

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So it after Cataclysm was released and I learnt to fly in Azeroth this place was one of the first places I went, and I visit it every time I’m in the area, which isn’t very often as I play Horde and I’m rarely in the Eastern Kingdoms.

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The house is now inhabited by a gnome, Agee Tyler, who sits in front of the fireplace in his otherwise empty house. A herd of sheep graze outside the house, they all look like normal sheep except for one which looks like a robot sheep, that sheep’s name is Tekton.

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Most players love killing critters, but I’m warning you, killing these sheep might cause you to get blown off the cliff and die, because Tekton explodes and knock back on death.

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Agee Tyler won’t be very happy with you either, because he will come out of his house and yell at you “HEY! What the heck, guy?!”, before storming back in while muttering “Of all the slimy, inconsiderate, bullheaded…”

Dress Up – Vanilla

dressup This is the final post in the challenge, created by Batinna.

  • You don’t have to transmog the items, only wear it.
  • Buffs doesn’t count.
  • This is not a contest with a prize. This is for fun and to inspire others.

The sets I’ve made might not be a full or real transmog set because I might mix different armor types, use poor or common quality items and I might not always find items for all slots. I’ll use what I can find cheap on the auction house or items I’ve already got because I don’t have a lot of gold to spend on over-expensive items, characters who can craft items for me or time to farm.

15. Vanilla

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Feralheart Raiment look-alike with my favorite weapon. These items are no longer available in the game.

  • Malcontent’s Cowl
  • Malcontent’s Spaulders
  • Malcontent’s Vest
  • Malcontent’s Gloves
  • Malcontent’s Belt
  • Malcontent’s Kilt
  • Tigule’s Harpoon

Throwback Expansion

This week’s shared topic on Blog Azeroth comes from Amerence who writes

I know we heard the word “Throwback” many times around the net, but as part of World of warcraft expansions. I want to know what is the best expansion in game that really highlights a lot of your accomplishments in game especially that the new upcoming expansion is coming its nice to look back it could be the one when you started playing with your main character, getting a cool mount, being in a great guild, or your very first screenshot in game if you still have it or being in PvP battlegrounds or Arenas, even your raiding experiences back in BC or PRE-BC, Cataclysm, etc. You can be creative how you want to do this it could be storyline, poem, screenshots up to you it is pretty much a throwback experiences you can share to everyone.

It’s hard to pick one expansion because I’ve so many great memories from all of them.

The Burning Crusade was when I first started playing this game. I created my first character which was my main for a long time. Everything was new and amazing. I spent hours just exploring and looking at everything. I’m sure I was a complete noob back then, but I had so much fun. TBC was also when I first met my friends from Ash and joined them as social for the first time.

Wrath of the Lich King was when I rerolled moonkin and leveled my shaman. The guild I was in back then wasn’t the friendliest, but it was ok and I still enjoyed raiding with them in Ulduar, one of my favorite raids, and Icecrown Citadel. One of my favorite memories from WotLK was actually late in the expansion when I left my guild and joined Ash, the same guild I was social in back in TBC. It was so great to be back there, catch up, get to know a lot of new people, it was a real community and I’ve never felt more at home in a guild before or after.

Cataclysm and Mists of Pandaria were also great expansions, mostly because of Ash and the amazing people in the guild. We weren’t always the best guild with the best progress and best players, but we were still one of the most social and friendly guilds and I’m sure almost everyone who’s ever been in the guild agree with me.

Ash, Big Love <3