I would like to introduce a new community tool, the ShardShopper. ShardShopper is a supplementary auction house aid designed for the value-conscious deck builder. Whether you are a new player or simply someone who likes the glitter on your gold, ShardShopper aims to get you from no-deck to adventure as painlessly as possible.
ShardShopper is a powerful database that lets you search for cards based on price ceilings. Put in the maximum gold or platinum price, filter by Set, Shard, or Rarity, and ShardShopper will output a list of cards that match your criteria based on averages from the past two weeks.
What sets this tool apart from others in the HEX community is that we present all our information side-by-side for easy comparison.
When you search with ShardShopper you get gold and platinum prices side-by-side, an easy link to a local image of the card in question, and information about rarity and set all in one simple package. And best of all, to use ShardShopper all youneed are fingers! Also maybe acomputer. A spreadsheet program likewise helps…
In any case, the point is that ShardShopper can find all sorts of things, including cards and equipment for the PvE campaign. This equipment can be sorted by slot *and* includes useful information like where the equipment can be found or farmed. Finally, with ShardShopper we include a supplementary tool, the TraitTabulator which can pull up cards based on their race and class. This should prove incredibly useful when you start your adventures in the world of Entrath.
When designing this tool, Celendine and I had no idea how many legs it would grow. The database we created for this project has become the foundation for the ever-growing Twitch Bot, WorkerBot (http://www.twitch.tv/workerbot
). We have been working together with community members such as DocX and Skaro to bring you things we hope will make everyone’s Hexing easier. And we are not done yet! ShardShopper is a work in progress. In fact, we have updates for both ShardShopper and WorkerBot just around the corner. But in the meantime, if you find bugs or have suggestions, please don’t hesitate to contact us. With the community’s help, we plan on eventually releasing an online tool with even greater functionality. Stay tuned to see where this project will end up next!
To watch a quick video overview of ShardShopper, go here