Elder Scrolls Online Crafting Leveling Strategy Guide: Tips for Fast Levels

Leveling up crafting in Elder Scrolls Online can feel very time-consuming. As a result, I have decided to share some of my favorite tactics for leveling up professions that have enabled me to create a lot of great weaponry, armor, and enchantments for my characters.

Strategy #1. Read Lorebooks

I first read about this strategy on www.esoguide.org and I was very happy that I did. It turns out that when you read books in the game (typically found on bookshelfs of various sorts), you will earn experience points with skill trees that are related to these skill lines. I have many crafting skills up to level 5 alone just from reading books without ever doing a single craft. While I have not crafted heavily just yet, I can say that I have certainly earned at least as many experience points from reading books as I have from crafting itself.

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CoD Ghosts Strategy Guide: 4 Tips for Dominating the Competition

In this quick CoD: Ghosts guide, you will discover the top 4 tips that you can use to make a huge difference in your game. By implementing these strategies, you will be able to significantly increase your kill to death ratio with little time invested.

Tip #1. Pick Killstreak Rewards That Match Your Ability

One of the biggest mistakes new players make in Call of Duty: Ghosts is selecting killstreak rewards that are beyond their current skill level. While the Helo Pilot killstreak reward might be awesome, there is no point in choosing this reward if you are not skilled enough to ever reach 12 kills in a row.

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Upgrading My Computer For Guild Wars 2

I recently participated in the Guild Wars 2 beta and was disappointed to find out that not only did I have to run the game on the absolute minimum settings possible, but in group PvP I definitely lagged a bit. The World vs World PvP features a ton of players (think Alterac Valley but no player limit, 3 servers in the running, and a map about 15 times as big).

As a result, I began on a quest to either get a new computer or upgrade my current one. This is when I came across a handy guide at http://www.gw2guide.net/best-computer-for-guild-wars-2-getting-a-deal-on-a-new-pc/ which is all about getting a new PC or upgrading your current one for GW2.

Unfortunately, I do not know too much about computers and when I bought my current one I actually got a “slim” desktop. This slim desktop has a case that is too small to fit in larger, more powerful video cards apparently. Since it is a slim case it only holds a power supply of 350w as well, which is another bummer. Not only does my case not fit big cards but even if it did I would not have enough power in my computer to power a bigger card.

Fortunately, there are some cheap pre-assembled PCs that are discussed on that website that are much better than my computer. I wish I would have had a guide like that originally as I spent about 1200$ on my current PC and even though it is 2.5 years old, it definitely is a lot slower than it should be for that price point. The computer recommended in the article is only 600$ and it completely blows away my current set up. I am sort of embarassed that I spent this much money on my Dell computer.

I used to think Dells were good computers if you did not know how to build your own computer but now they have just gotten way too expensive. There are other companies out there like iBuyPower which sell pre-assembled computers for about the same price that you could put it together yourself, which gives you not only a much better but a much cheaper computer than you could ever order at Dell or another major company!

My Top 4 Heartburn Remedies

Heartburn RemediesIn this article below, I will be revealing my top 4 heartburn remedies. These are things I have used time and time again and I have found that they really work!

A little backstory: I recently came down with a really bad case of the flu, complete with vomiting and just about every digestive problem you can imagine. Ever since then, I have had to deal with heartburn all the time. I have become a bit of a guru on heartburn remedies since then as otherwise I would be in pain all the time!

Top Heartburn Remedy: Gum

I would say according to heartburn no more, my favorite remedy is chewing gum. It is just so easy to do and you can do it anywhere, which is great for me as I am always on the go. After all, some of the other remedies can require a time commitment, or just aren’t easy for travel. Popping a stick of gum in after a meal is so easy and so effective. Nowadays every time I eat I make sure chew on some gum, and since doing this I have virtually no heartburn. I do have to be careful though as I do not want to injure my jaw from all the chewing!

#2: Walking

Whenever I have the chance (usually after dinner or lunch) I try to take a walk. This combats heartburn on multiple levels. First off, walking helps increase digestive motility, which is just a fancy way of saying it increases the rate at which the stomach and intestines move food along. This is great because food hanging out for too long in the stomach is one of the main reasons people get heartburn.

It also is a great way to lose some extra weight, and being overweight is a strong risk factor for getting heartburn.

#3 – New Toothpaste

Without fail, I had the uncanny ability to get heartburn right before going to bed. I knew laying down made heartburn often get worse, but this often started while I was still sitting up for no apparent reason. I finally figured it out: I was getting heartburn within 5-10 minutes of brushing my teeth!

It turns out that certain ingredients in toothpaste can act as a trigger for heartburn. I switched to one of those granola “natural” toothpastes, and while they feel a little gritty when you are brushing with them, it has certainly reduced my heartburn.

#4 – Mustard

I found out that mustard contains vinegar, and that vinegar is a great home heartburn remedy. Apparently vinegar stimulates the production of saliva, and saliva is great for combating heartburn. What I like to do is cook with mustard; I use it in many meat sauces and marinades and it works great. When I combine this with chewing gum and going for a walk, I can have a really tasty dinner without reeling in pain all night.

Try some of these heartburn remedies out, you won’t be disappointed!

The Ultimate Tinnitus Cure

Tinnitus CureIf you have been looking for a good tinnitus cure, look no further. Tinnitus, which means ringing in the ears, has bothered millions of Americans without a single cure in sight. Fortunately, some forward-thinking individuals have been able to identify things which seem to work to help defeat tinnitus.

For example, one thing that has shown a lot of promise is dietary supplements. Supplements that supply good fatty acids and other brain boosters like vitamin D have been shown to reduce the symptoms of tinnitus. I think the reason for this is that Tinnitus sufferers often have faulty nerves, and nerves can actually repair themselves to an extent and have better functioning if they have the prerequisite materials needed to heal heal them.

If you are still wondering what causes tinnitus, there are a lot of different things which can set off this condition. For example, loud noises can damage the sensitive hairs which help report sound. If these hairs die, which they can in response to loud noises, tinnitus can develop. People who have hearing loss or damage are much more likely to suffer from tinnitus. After all, thing about the ringing in your ears you get after hearing a loud noise suddenly in your ear. Tinnitus is basically noises like this that do not go away over time but rather stay this way constantly. As you can imagine, this is really annoying and makes it hard for people to sleep and gives them headaches, which is why tinnitus will be such a big deal and people are always looking for a tinnitus cure.

The Perfect SWTOR Guide

Out of all the new MMORPGs that will be released in the next few years, most players out there (myself included) are holding their breath for the release of Star Wars: The Old Republic. With nearly 2 million people having already signed up for the beta test, this is certainly one of the most anticipated MMORPGs in history, perhaps only second to World of Warcraft.

The developers are counting on handling at least 500,000 steady subscriptions, with more around release and hopefully growing from there. No other MMORPG in the market today has that many subscribers which pay a monthly fee aside from World of Warcraft. Final Fantasy XI and EVE online come close, but still fall just short of that $15/month requirement.

There are other popular games out there like Lineage, but these games do not have the high fees that Electronic Arts hopes to get out of SWTOR. As a result, they don’t really count as they are not the types of games which can bring in the type of revenue EA is looking to make with Star Wars The Old Republic.

With all of that said, players know a lot is riding on this game. As a result, you will want to have a Star Wars The Old Republic guide like the one at KotorMMO handy for when the game finally does come out. The game is massive, so a good guide has to be truly comprehensive and take care of the game from all angles.

For example, there are 8 different classes you can play, and each class has one of two advanced classes it can progress to. This means that there are actually 16 different classes you can play. Within each class, there are two specific talent trees, and 6 of the 8 classes have two different options by using either tier (i.e. one talent tree is for healing and one is for damage-dealing).

This means that there are actually 26 different “classes” you can play in the game; 13 per faction. With so many classes to work with and play against, you really need to play them all in order to get a good feel for how each class works. This can take too long. As a result, it is much faster if you can just grab a good SWTOR guide which will have all of the information and strategies you need on each class so you know exactly how to work with each class when in a group and how to compete against other players in PvP!

A Complete Diablo 3 Guide

Being a video game junkie, I have been waiting for years for the release of Diablo 3. Diablo 2 was definitely my favorite game of all-time, so I’m chomping at the bit in order to get my hands on Diablo 3.

In order to prepare for this monumental release, I’ve got my hands on the hottest Diablo 3 guide. It contains the strategies I need in order to dominate the game when it finally does come out. I have found that it contains pretty much everything about all 5 classes, including the Witch Doctor, Barbarian, Wizard, Demon Hunter, and Monk.

I think that the Monk is one of the most interesting new classes. I guess it is sort of like the Druid was in Diablo 2, except that it is all about melee combat. I would say it is the only class which strikes me as completely different than any other class we have ever seen in the Diablo series.

We know right away that the Barbarian is just like the Barbarian and the Wizard is just like the Sorcerer. If you didn’t know, the Demon Hunter is a complete hybrid of the Assassin and the Amazon from Diablo 2. It has the bow attacks of the Amazon and the traps and gadgetry that the Assassin possessed.

Meanwhile, while technically a different class, the Witch Doctor is a lot like the Necromancer. Both summon things to aid them in combat and rely heavily on poison attacks and minions in order to damage their enemies.

The only truly unique class is the Monk. It uses hand and staff attacks in order to deal damage. While it focuses on melee damage, it has a lot of variety in its attacks and can even reflect spells. I am really looking forward to checking out a good guide on the Diablo 3 Monk as it is the class I am most excited to play.

My Favorite Starcraft 2 Strategy Guide

If you play Starcraft 2 like I do, no doubt you know how important a guide can be. Fortunately, I have found this excellent Starcraft 2 strategy guide at http://www.osirissc2guide.com/ which has pretty much all the information you need all in one spot. Whether you are looking for new builds or techniques, it has everything.

There is even a section with specific map strategies which outlines how the terrain and layout of each map will effect each and every build. These builds are very effective if you use them against your opponents; I know from experience!

The first place to start out on the site is by checking out the beginner’s guide on the homepage. It goes over key game concepts like economy and APM, and what you can do to maximize these. This way, you know exactly how to play the game. Once you figure out the underlying mechanics of Starcraft 2, figuring out how the strategies work is easy.

Once you know the basics, head over to one of the strategy sections, where you will be treated to the specifics of how each race works and what your goals and overall motives are when playing the game. You need to come up with a strategy first, and then figure out exactly how you can use the units and resources in play in order to execute that strategy.

You do not want to just blindly copy build orders with no underlying understanding of the game. It makes no sense as this does not foster creativity or reactivity. If your build doesn’t go as planned, you need to be able to change it in order to meet the dynamic nature of a match of Starcraft 2.

You can and will have success if you take the time to learn these Starcraft 2 strategies and learn the underlying theory behind each race.