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Dungeon Finder reactions from players

I was shocked at the Dungeon Finder reactions from players.  Almost all the reactions I’ve seen so far have been positive.  You don’t see that too often when a new feature rolls out. I’ve only run one random dungeon – … Continue reading

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Prot Warrior: Endgame Gearing

Achtung Panzercow’s So You Want to Be a Prot Warrior: Endgame Gearing, Part II gives a nice breakdown of endgame gearing for a prot warrior as of 3.2.  I need to rebuild my trash set on Tristam  – it would … Continue reading

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Losing Gear Progression in WoW

Spinks has a post on Losing Gear Progression in WoW.  The part that interested me was when she says this about Ulduar: “There’s no benefit to going there either, you’d be better served for rewards in the newer easier instance.” … Continue reading

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Relative Stat Values in Rawr

Rawr is the tool to use if you’re interested in getting some personalized theorycrafting recommendations for your toon but don’t want to go beat on a target dummy 10,000 times while switching pieces of gear. If you have not made … Continue reading

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Restoration Shaman Pawn Scale 3.2

I got around to doing some healing on my shaman when I was pulled into a Trial of the Champion run.  That first run was just terrible as I really had no idea what I was doing. A little later … Continue reading

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Game Over

One of the tricky things about MMOs is that there is no game over screen.  Even the top players in the top guilds still have more to strive for.  If your character has beaten all the top bosses and has … Continue reading

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Cat Gearing

One of these days I may get around to leveling my druid to 80.  When I get there, WoWInsider has a very thorough guide to Gearing your Cat Druid (part one and part two).  My one caveat would be that … Continue reading

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March Sadness

Doofy the Paladin is suffering from March Sadness. Progress has ground to a halt as their roster of raiders has disappeared. We’re in much the same situation with our guild alliance. Historically we’ve run 2-3 nights per week, but we’ve … Continue reading

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Healing on a Shaman

With my shaman at 80, I now need to figure out how to heal with a shaman.  The only thing I’ve healed with him is Karazhan at 70 and things have changed since then. I’ve managed to get a lot … Continue reading

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How to be a better tank

Shalandra at Tank Hard! has a post on How to be a better tank . The points she raises are very good ones. I find that situational awareness is one of the biggest failings of new tanks. This has led … Continue reading

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Heirloom Items for Clothies

If ever I decide to transfer and level my priest, I may go this route and Level a Priest / Warlock / Mage in style. Here’s a list of heirloom items. I would probably get the cloth set first as … Continue reading

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Resto gear guides for Heroics and Naxxramas

Flame Shock has a roundup of : Resto gear guides for Heroics and Naxxramas in case I level my shaman and decide I want to heal with him. Right now my shaman is the toon I’d be most interested in … Continue reading

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Ret Paladin

I’m thinking of taking my paladin ret.  I don’t like tanking with her as much as I do on my warrior and right now our guild alliance has a surfeit of tanks.  I don’t think I’d raid or even instance … Continue reading

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So You Want to Rip Some Face?

Karthis has a guest post on Resto4Life covering druid cat form DPS, So You Want to Rip Some Face?. I really like the way he’s gone through the stats and broken down the important ones to show why and when … Continue reading

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Bear Tanking Specs and Gear Pre-Naxx

My druid is only 71 or so (and he’s only that high due to doing dailies), but if I decide to tank with him Big Bear Butt Blogger has me covered with Bear Tanking Specs and Gear Pre-Naxx.

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Character Tracker

WoWProgress has a Possible Transferred/Renamed Characters Tracker. I was looking for this tool earlier and couldn’t find it. If you don’t want to be tracked when you transfer, you may want to look at changing as much about your character … Continue reading

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Pawn Scales for Wrath

Here are the Pawn scales I’m using for my toons in Wrath of the Lich King.   As always, Pawn is for quick comparisons, not for squeezing every last point out of your gear.  Read Skeleton Jack’s post on Pawn for … Continue reading

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Tank Gemming in Wrath

Orly Factor – Tank Gemming in Wrath, my experiences seems to match what I’ve seen. Now I need to get some gear with gem slots on it (or at least modify my own gear to provide gem slots).

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Do you care about PvP anymore?

Matthew Rossi asks, Do you care about PvP anymore?  He describes how he went from doing some PvP in classic WoW, less in Burning Crusade to not doing any in Wrath.  I’ve found that as I played Warcraft more I … Continue reading

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I Hate Rep Grinds

Someone put this much more poetically a few months back but by the time I hit exalted with a faction, I hate their guts.  It seems to me that every rep ding should be accompanied by a note saying how … Continue reading

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