Monthly Archives: October 2007

Big Bear Butt Blogger: Raid Song of the Week #4

I really enjoyed Big Bear Butt Blogger: Raid Song of the Week #4. His first pick was March of Cambreadth, so he obviously has excellent taste. Anyhow, the song is available as an MP3 from Amazon which means it’s DRM-free … Continue reading

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The Daedalus Project: Player Life-Cycle

The Daedalus Project has an interesting article on Player Life-Cycles in MMORPGs. I would put myself at the Recovery stage. I would drop WoW, but it affordably meets my entertainment needs. For my next cheapest alternative, reading, I would have … Continue reading

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Gearing Your Fresh 70 Hunter

My hunter will soon be 70 (currently most of the way through 66) so I need to start looking at gear. Here’s a good starting point. Gearing Your Fresh 70 Hunter | World of Matticus Stats Agility – It improves … Continue reading

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Raiding Consumables

Nightshroud of Alleria has an excellent post on Raiding Consumables. Since the WoW forums tend to eat posts, I’m reproducing it here. Big Bear Butt Blogger also discusses Raiding and instance consumables, all classes which is how I found Nightshroud’s … Continue reading

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Tank Walkthrough – Steam Vaults

TankSpot has a useful Tank Walkthrough – Steam Vaults.

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Raiding and Status

A book I’m reading had the following quote in it. “Maintenance of status in any group is a full-time job.” I suspect this is an overstatement – it’s more like a part-time job for most groups or people simply wouldn’t … Continue reading

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+Hit Caps for Bosses

Blessing of Kings: +Hit Caps for Bosses is good stuff to know. Given that my only 70 is a healer, I didn’t even know about this for the longest time. With an up-and-coming 64 hunter, it’s the kind of thing … Continue reading

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Pre-epic plate healing gear

The Light and How to Swing It: Pre-epic plate healing gear, part 2 – WOW Insider has more ideas for Jaimie’s paladin.

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Let There Be (Back)Light!

Parry! Dodge! Spin!: Let There Be (Back)Light! highlights a new and improved version of a keypad I mentioned earlier. Now I just need to hope that I can save up enough cash between now and Christmas to get Jaimie and … Continue reading

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Tankadin 101 – Gestalt

Here’s another description of how to tank as a paladin. Maintankadin: Tankadin 101 – Gestalt Excerpt: Putting it together: A typical pull 1. Prep Seal of Righteousness 2. Avenger’s Shield, break line of sight/ have other players counter if the … Continue reading

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The Zen of Mage Macros

If ever I play a mage again, Girl Meets WoW: The Zen of Mage Macros is an article I’ll definitely have to look at. I was thinking of something along the lines of her Self Buff in a Can This … Continue reading

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Dofus review

Tobold wrote up a Dofus review. I may well check Dofus out if I get tired of playing WoW again and there isn’t anything else that appeals to me.

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Strida Folding Bike

I would have loved to have had a Strida Folding Bike when I was living in Ottawa. Where I’m living now, it’s much more practical to have a regular bike.

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My Toons

I tend to play a lot of different characters in World of Warcraft. Here is a brief summary of those I’ve played and a little about each of them. Mardin was a gnome mage around level 15. He was my … Continue reading

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Create and share floorplans with Floorplanner

Create and share floorplans with Floorplanner – Download Squad

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MojoPac Freedom

Now that MojoPac Freedom – Lifehacker is free, it should be easy to run WoW off of a thumb drive. That means that if I do get a gaming laptop before the next time I go to my in-laws, Jaimie … Continue reading

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ScanCafe

ScanCafe will digitize your old slides, negatives and photographic prints at high quality. I may do something like this at some point as a present to myself. There are a lot of kid pictures that I would love to have … Continue reading

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GeoPic II geotags your Nikon shots

I’ve been thinking about something along the lines of GeoPic II for the office. It would be useful to know exactly where and when photos are taken, particularly for damage claims. Now to actually get a digital camera for the … Continue reading

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Paladin Tank Guide

I’m trying to learn how to tank on my protection paladin. Mostly I just play her for the AOE grinding, but it would be useful to know how to tank as well. New Paladin Tank Guide – TankSpot The Pull: … Continue reading

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Marking Targets

Priestly Endeavors had a good post on Marking Targets and determining the priority. I’m going to switch from the F-keys to numpad for marking and see how that works out. Given that I’m the tank for our static group, I … Continue reading

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