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Friday, October 26, 2012

Halloween Raffle Explosion of Awesomeness!

Heya all,

We've run out of time for contests, but we'd love to raffle off these prizes (courtesy of KingsIsle Entertainment) to the readers of the Friendly Necromancer:

- 10 Death Houses (+ and additional castle elixir)
- 20 Decorating Packs full of Halloween stand-ups and pumpkins
- 20 5,000 Crown gifts

Wow, that's a lot of prizes! Best of luck, friends!

So here's how you enter . . . back in 2008, I asked a question to my much smaller audience and received no answers. Go see the post for yourself.

So here's the question again: Which is spookier, me with my Baby Abbey Krokomummy Pet or the ghoul stand-up, Mr. Slim Shady?

HERE! Use this Rafflecopter to enter. :)

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Prizes will be emailed out on Halloween, 31 October 2012!

Thanks and Happy Dueling

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Test Realm is UP! Azteca Here we COME!

Time to get those test realm game launchers running!

That's right, Azteca was announced today to be KingsIsle's next big addition to Wizard101. Massively and MMORPG.com both had great articles today. You should read those ASAP! (You know . . . while you're downloading the test realm.)

HAHA! I remember when I first heard the word "Azteca" a few months ago, and I had to bite my lip the moment I heard about it. I wasn't even near a computer, and I was tying my fingers in knots. Finally I can at least type the word "Azteca." Whew. That's a load off my shoulders.

After you're done reading the Massively and MMORPG.com articles about Azteca, you should definitely head over to the Update Notes and check out all the changes incoming to the game. Just to give you a quick rundown of the highlights, here you go:
- Level 90.
- Two more training points.
- Rank 10 damage spells.
- New Astral spells.
- New combat tutorials from everyone's favorite Valencian.
- Transcendent crafting levels.
- And a few other needed changes.
Well, looks like my test realm game launcher is ready to go! I'll see you in Azteca!

Happy Dueling!

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Winners of Halloween Contest #2!

Thanks everyone for entering! Here are the winners!

Ashely Wildstone:

Lord Darkwing

Lucas Dragonrider

Mackenzie Stormcaster

Rachel Windtalon

Roslyn Silvertalon

Seth Hunter


Tatiana Winterheart

Thanks everyone for your wonderful entries! Check your email for prizes!

Happy Halloween Dueling!

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Halloween Contest #2--Costume-a-palooza!

Continuing with the Halloween fun, we have another contest to run. yay!

Here's what ya' gotta do. So there are three ways you can put on a cool costume in Wizard101: Polymorphs, Transformations, or use your imagination with a cool outfit or costume in game. Take a screenshot of yourself using one of these three methods to put on your Wizard101 Costume with a Halloween greeting to the readers of the Friendly Necromancer. We'll raffle all entries we receive and post the winners' greetings on the blog for all to enjoy!

Here's an example from the Friendlies to all of you!

It's that easy. Please send your entries to thefriendlynecromancer@gmail.com by Midnight US Central time on Thursday, October 18th 2012. We'll post the winners on Friday, Ocotober 19th. Entries in this contest have a chance to win a Graveyard Pack with cool Graveyard-themed housing items.

All entries will be deleted after the contest. If you're 13 or under, please get your parents to help you with your entry.

Can't wait to see what you all come up with!

Happy dueling!

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Winners of Halloween Contest #1

Congratulations to the following readers of The Friendly Necromancer:
- Aaron StarHeart
- WolfNightcaller
- Alex StormRider
- Amber Firesword
- macewindu2
- Arlen Sanddust
- Tasha Sparkleheart
- spongegregsquarepants8
- Talon Thunderblade
- simplyagamer
- Jordan Seadreamer
- darthever
- Blaze Shadowhorn
- Alex NightFlame
- Neela Lifegiver
- Tabitha Darksword
- Megalus Doomslayer
- frisbeekiddo
- hannahG
- DantonaS
- itryforlife
- Cody SunDreamer
- rupeterson2000
- mstveyes
- Leesha Moonsust

They all won a Spider Pack from KingsIsle!

This ooky spooky ooky pack comes with the following items:
1 Spider Altar
1 Spider Porringer
1 Spider Table
1 Spider Egg Sac
1 Spider Chalice
1 Spider Vase
1 Spider Vessel
1 Webbed Haunted Imperial Shrine
1 Webbed Haunted Monk Shrine
1 Webbed Haunted Samoorai Shrine

Hope that helps with your Halloween decorating around your house! :)

Happy Dueling!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Halloween Contest #1 - Trick or Treating with Team Friendly!

Uber Wife, Friendly, Diaperzilla, Amber, and Kyle went trick or treating together. They each wore a different costume (Malistaire, a Pirate, Morganthe, a Stormzilla, and a Raven). At the end of the day, each of them counted the number of pieces of candy they collected. They each collected a different amount of candy (63, 77, 83, 54, and 84 pieces).

Using the hints below, figure out the costume worn by each member of Team Friendly and the amount of candy each person collected.

1. Uber Wife was not a Raven.
2. The girls' (Uber Wife and Amber) costumes included a Raven and Morganthe.
3. Friendly and Diaperzilla collected a total of 161 pieces of candy.
4. Malistaire collected 77 pieces of candy.
5. A Raven collected 83 pieces of candy.
6. Friendly and Kyle collected a total of 140 pieces of candy.
7. The Stormzilla collected the most pieces of candy.

Fill out the blanks below and send us an email (if you’re 13 or under, get help from an adult) with the answers to thefriendlynecromancer@gmail.com to be entered to win one of our exclusive Halloween party packs from KingsIsle!

Uber Wife was ___________ and collected _______ pieces of candy.
Friendly was ___________ and collected _______ pieces of candy.
Diaperzilla was ___________ and collected _______ pieces of candy.
Amber was ___________ and collected _______ pieces of candy.
Kyle was ___________ and collected _______ pieces of candy.

In one week, we will raffle off winners from all the correct entries received, and all email will be deleted after the contest.

Best of luck!

Happy Dueling!