Thursday, March 31, 2011

Mount Contest List


Will keep updating the list once I find out more info about each.


Scavenger Hunt Saturday 6pm CENTRAL
Find clues from twitter


There will be 5 different contest announced between April 1st and April 5th. The contests will each run for 2 days, so there will usually be 2 contests at a time.


The First contest will be a to solve a "Puzzle".

The Second Puzzle will be "Your Favorite Dialogue in Game" contest.

The Third contest will be to "Create an Image with Color, or Words of An Item you Want Added into the Game".

The last two are currently secret, so stay awake everyone!



The Awesome Pyromancer's Diary has a contest for Dark Redwing Dragons

Ditto Wizard has a contest for Snappy Lobsters 
Details will be posted on the 2nd.

Wizard101 Central has a contest for Starshine Ponies

Paige's Page on Wizard101 Central has a contest for Royal Lionesses - Details will be posted on 1st
Wizard101 Central Wiki has a contest for Bat Wings

There will be 3 contests

1. Scavenger Hunt
2. Come find us in game 

3. Random Drawing

Scavenger Hunt Prizes
10 Starshine Pony Mounts

10 Royal Lioness Mounts


Come Find Us In Game Prizes
4 Starshine Pony Mounts
2 Royal Lioness Mounts


Random Drawing Prizes
1 Starshine Pony Mount
3 Royal Lioness Mounts
KingsIsle also donated 15 permanent Batwing mounts to the Wizard101 Central Wiki Masters. They will also be holding a contest here on Central.


Links to the contests will be posted on Central on April 1st 2011



Petnome Project has a contest for Proud Lions

Miss out on the above contest?  Well, there's another contest coming up shortly, starting on April 1st!  (And no, this is not an April Fools' joke; we swear on Kevin's Defender Pig!!)  Ever wanted a*Permanent* Proud Lion mount?  The Petnome Project Team will proudly give away three (3) of them each day, on April 1st through April 5th!  Keep your eyes peeled here for instructions on how to win -- we'll be putting some of our PPC2 contestants' Contest Ideas to work!  Catch you on the first!

Mount Giveaway Contest #1:  Scavenger Hunt

On 4/1/11, at 10 AM Pacific, some clues in the form of a riddle will be placed in this Announcements section.  Each of these clues will require you to figure out which five (5) Talents and/or Derby Skills the riddle is referring to.  Permanent Proud Lion Mounts will be distributed once three correct submissions have been received!  


Homework in a Graveyard has a contest for Swiftshadow Wings


A Mythspent Youth has a contest for Ancient Koi


Friendly Necromancer has a contest for Moonlight Ponies


Sorcerer's Corner has a contest for Blue Dragons


West Karana has a contest for Manta Rays

I’m going to tell you a few facts about manta rays, and at the end I’m going to ask you a question about manta rays. Leave a comment with your answer, and I will randomly choose fifteen of the correct answers and send you a code for a Permanent Manta Ray mount!
A couple of rules before we get started: Make sure you leave an e-mail address where you can be reached with the comment — there’s a field for it. Don’t put your e-mail address in the body of the comment, spammers will find it there.
Second, the contest will run from Wednesday, March 30 to Thursday, April 7th.


The Shadowthistle School of Wizardry has a contest for Dream Fillies

I'm having a 3-part contest.  Each section of the contest will have five winners. 

SECTION 1 (5 mount prizes)

To enter, you must do some Wizard101 photo editing.  I don't care what it is, but it has to be Wizard101-related and it has to be awesome. 

SECTION 2 (5 mount prizes)
To enter, you must write a poem.  It must be about Wizard101 in some way, it has to be 5 lines or longer, and it MUST rhyme.  No haikus.


SECTION 3 (5 mount prizes)

This is the wild card section.  You can do just about anything, as long as it is Rat Magician themed.  That's right, anything.


HOW TO ENTER:

Send an email to shadowthistle@aol.com on or before April 7th with the title "SECTION __" (whatever section you're entering).  Include your contest entry as an attachment if it's an image, and in the email text if it's a poem.  No word document attachments, please.  

RULES: (please, please read!)
-Nothing inappropriate.  Duh.
-You can enter more than once, but you can only win once in the entire contest.  You can't win in multiple sections and you can't win multiple times in one section.
-If you enter more than once, put all your entries in ONE email, or else they won't be counted. 
-Make sure your email address is usable, because I will be emailing back your code if you win.
-No entering through the comments on this post.  I won't count any comment entries as valid.
-Any entries after April 7th will not be counted.  Try to submit well before midnight to avoid confusion.

I will judge entries on which ones I think are the coolest/best/most awesome.  There won't be a particular judging system.

Valerian's School for Wayward Wizards has a contest for Chestnut Ponies

There will be 3 ways to enter:
1) Draw a picture of a Wizard related character or Anime related picture for me to post (Email your drawings to: inetsuperman @ yahoo . com (without the spaces))  Your picture can be posted if you want me to or it can simply get you entered into the contest.  * you could randomly win one of 4 chestnut ponies with your drawing and 1 chestnut pony to the best drawing * For each drawing I'll contibute to the Japanese quake relief effort.
*** you can enter more than once by submitting additional drawings ***


2) Sign up to follow the blog  * randomly win 1 of 5 chestnut pony mount *  That's all.  Just sign up to follow and you could win!


3) Random drawing for anyone filling in the survey below.  * randomly win 1 of 5 chestnut pony*  You won't get any emails or spam from this blog EVER, unless you win a pony that is!!!
*** you can enter more than once by visting every day and submitting the form below ***


Diary of a Wizard
15 Sea Turtles
one for each day from April 1st - 7th
Make sure you join DiaryofaWizard.com so you will get an email from them on the 1st about how to enter the contest!!!
http://diaryofawizard.com/main/the-ultimate-wizard101-mount-giveaway/

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Cody Raventhorn's House: The Secret Garden


Last week, I visited the most gorgeous house I have ever seen.
And it was created by Cody Raventhorn who said he got his idea from a book cover.
WOW! I promptly told him I MUST have this built on my own Myth house.
This is a girl's dream house, well for the outside that is!

Now our tour starts!

The outside general view


The front view. Don't you love that entry of the Minotaur and hedges? Simply marvelous!



As you enter, you will see two paths. Am taking the right path first.


This is a stunning display of Ambrose and the candles.
He did the candles in a perfect line which was amazing!
This is such a perfect tribute to the wizard who started us off on our path
through the Spiral.



I loved the pavilion, but I couldn't get to it from the ground.

Had to go all way back to the door and there was a secret platform behind that
allowed me to drop down to the platform. Hehe. So clever!

Nice View right?!

Behind this bridge, there was another floor made out of Metal Platform that you could climb
to YET another Metal Platform above it.

Stunning view


Now back to the Minotaur and taking the Second Path:

This path was easily overlooked which I liked.
Celestian Warrior Statue with mini games. So cute!

Another metal Platform but with Mooshu style.
There was two Jade Onis hidden in the planters
and folders between them.
If you climbed the folders, UP YOU GO!

That mannequin looked so real to us. We thought it was a real person ROFL!
The perfect bartender.
It had a cozy feeling while we stood around and chatted with a cold soda in our hands.

Then there was a space to jump down from. Good thing we didn't break our legs.

But it didn't end there. there was another bridge we had to go through.

I love that Obsidian Firecat statue. So pretty!
Then we had to go back to the platform and to all way back of it.
We climbed up the broken land stairs up to the island in the sky.


Gorgeous view with the MB crown pond and all!


And this ended the tour and left me breathless.
Every time I think of this house, it just takes my breath away.

I can't believe Cody Raventhorn actually topped himself!! Way to go, Cody!!

Monday, March 28, 2011

Updates on Wintertusk from Zeke

I just saw this post on the Wizard101 forum regarding Wintertusk. I thought it was interesting to share.

1. Yes, you will be required to complete Grizzleheim before you can enter Wintertusk. 
Oh boy, means I have to work on my wizards that haven't even completed GH! EEEEEK!! Only Kelsey Fireheart out of 8 Wizards I have completed GH. That's Karma for me!

2. No, there will not be a raise in the level cap. 
This is quite Interesting. Means this is just a minor world. The new monsters are probably not even that much stronger than we think. Maybe same as Celestia? But regarding the level cap, I wasn't surprised that they wouldn't raise it. This is way too soon for another ten levels to be added. They couldn't have created a HUGE world like Celestia. I think Wintertusk is just ONE simple area of GH. Thats it. Probably through those Nidavellir doors. 

3. Yes, players who are over level 58 will be able to obtain their pet.
This is a great relief for those who were so worried that they couldn't get their pets if they were already Legendary!!

4. No, the Selena Gomez quest/rewards will not be returning. 
Of course, Selena is way too busy to come back. She's still on her tour with the Crab King showing the rest of the Spiral their wonderful new concert.

5. Yes, players who have reached Legendary will be able to obtain their new school spell. 
YAY! I wasn't even worried. But still can't wait for the new School Spell. Wonder what ours will be???

6. Wintertusk storyline has nothing to do with the Morganthe story line. The horn in Grandmother Raven’s hand has no bearing on the prophecy."
OOOooooh.. This is sooo interesting. Now I wonder what stories Grandmother Raven has to tell. Means I wrote that poetry that I have yet to post for nothing. ROFL!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Kristen Silverthorn's Adventure in Wizard City


For the heck of it, I created a new wizard named Kristen Silverthorn on a new account.
I used my Life, Kaitlyn Lotus, on my first account to help her breeze through Wizard City without being bored. This way I could level both wizards at the same time.

I received my first quest school spell at level 2 and I received Freeze which stuns the opponent.
Nice spell, but not cool so far.

The Mystery of the Countdown!!

The mystery countdown is a "Easter Egg Hunt." Makes sense since some of the pets seemed like they were released too early. Pets, Eggs and soon Easter! That's my GUESS!!!



Monday, March 21, 2011

Morganthe; how I hope I will someday spell that correctly.. - Chapter 1

There was a Morgana Le Fay fable that said a horn will be used by someone unfaithful who accidently blows the horn. Therefore, unleashing the evil dreaded Morganthe.



A younger brother and older sister walks on a back trail in the woods. The boy notices a cave 50 feet away through the woods and decides to explore. The big sister says "No, don't go in there. You don't know if there's bears in there or something. I'm not responsible if something eats you. I don't wanna be grounded because of you!"

The brother replies, "Oh please you're always so paranoid! Will you just liven it up!" He resumes walking and goes into the cave which luckily is empty. As he explores, he comes upon a horn sitting behind a rock in the back of the cave. "Oh awesome! Look at this thing! It's a horn! I wonder what does it do? I wonder why it was hidden all way back in there??"

"Oh you better put that down. It's dirty and if it's hidden, who knows what it could do? It could be evil or whatever." The sister scoffs. 

"Really, wow. You're that paranoid? PLEASE!!! It's just a HORN!" The boy shakes his head in disgust. He again looks at the horn which feels so big in his hands.  "I wonder how it sounds." 

"DON'T BLOW IT! I have a bad feeling! Seriously, come on!!"

He scoffs and blows it. The sister plugs her ears, shuts her eyes and hides behind a rock. There's a loud BOOM! sound and Morganthe appears in a huge puff of purple smoke. 

"AH it feels so good to be free!!!" Morganthe says. She looks down and notices the boy right in front of her. He's shell shocked and is speechless.

"I TOLD YOU!!!" the sister screams from behind of the rock.

"Ah, are you children my new slaves? I guess so," Morganthe laughs cruelly. "We have a lot of work to take over the spiral and get rid of that bothersome Ambrose. Come my children!"

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

New Pets coming to the Spiral!!

This just in from Professor Greyrose:

"I know many of you were looking for information on some pets that have appeared lately, seemingly out of nowhere, and I wanted you to have this as our response:


It seems as if the gate on the holding pen swung open & a stampede through the Spiral has occurred.  We were trying to hold some of the pets back as holiday treats, but they were too anxious to make an appearance and escaped into the world.  Enjoy!"

And here's the first two pets that busted through! 
Nightmare = Regular Unicorn + Helephant
Pet Egg = Regular Dragon + Colossus

But wonder what other new combinations are out there?!






Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Wintertusk: A new world coming soon!

Wizard101 just announced that they are working on a new world called Wintertusk which will continue the storyline in GH! Seems like that one of the areas of Wintertusk is named Jotungaard.
There also will be a new NPC in GH named Grandmother Raven.

Wizard101: Grandmother Raven

She will be in the new world and will explain the mysteries behind the spiral. Should be interesting!!

But, also we will get new spells to earn and new Level 58 pets to have for each main schools.

I'm wondering what new Level 58 pets will be and if they will include Critical and Block in its talents?
And since there will be new spells meaning there will be more points to earn? If so, that's great!

As a bonus, they are bringing back Crab Alley to continue the story of the Crab king after Selena leaves. Am so curious how the story goes.

What's even more, they stated that there are even more surprises coming!

So can't wait!!!

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Goof Moments in Wiz101

I am posting some goof moments that I took lately. Hope they made you laugh.
I wish there was more pictures that I could put up. 








FLASH MOB with KBB as our leader!
Dance, Clap, Dance, Clap, CHEER!


What the heck have I just walked into?


Queen of the World!

BLOOD VAMPIRE!

Cass just died and was rolling her head around because she was dizzy from the attack.
So Alric wanted to help her by holding her head straight. ROFL!

Weird, my plant needs sun and music twice? What a needy plant!

Aww Mr Cupid and Mrs Valentine!

Blood Shark! RAWR! CHOMP!

I accidently walked in the wrong direction and got this weird view.
Is it just me or is this too creepy?

Was looking through my Reagents and saw this.
Was  like what the heck is that?!

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