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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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Looting the Guild Bank

When I canceled my WoW subscription, I deliberately left people with access to the guild bank and a message to help themselves.  Wouldn’t you know it, two non-contributing players decided to clean it out.  Not take a reasonable amount and … 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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8 Questions Your Guild Should Ask Itself

Matticus posted 8 Questions Your Guild Should Ask Itself.  Since his focus is on raiding, that’s where this quiz aims.  Here’s how I’d answer them for our guild alliance. Do you have a clearly defined identity? We are a raiding … Continue reading

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Raiding as Ret

I raided as Ret for Friday’s run.  It was fun to do a ton of DPS.  The amusing thing for me was that I had one piece of instance loot – the rest was quest rewards, craftable stuff, or rep … Continue reading

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Why Raid?

It seems that loot drama is inevitable.  Raid leading is a stressful thing (and the pay sucks).  It seems to me that a decent raid leader, like a decent manager, is a jerk (the great ones are not, but that’s … Continue reading

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Dancing with Heigan

We ran Naxx last night and I had a blast.  My favorite bit was the Heigan fight.  We didn’t come anywhere close to downing Heigan (our best attempt was around 69%) but I enjoyed myself immensely.  Part of my enjoyment … Continue reading

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Alts and the Raider: An Officer’s Perspective

Sydera at World of Matticus discusses Alts and the Raider: An Officer’s Perspective.  We just went through some of this entering Naxx.  It hadn’t been a big deal before Wrath as we had Karazhan on farm by the time we … Continue reading

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Bleep The Sons of Hodir

The Sons of Hodir rep grind is at least as annoying as I expected it to be.  I’m barely into friendly and I hate them all.  The quests are very poorly set up and allow for ninja looting of quest … Continue reading

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Recognizing Bear Loot

Still no Bear Tank Pawn scale, but if you’re sick of waiting this is where I’m going to start research for building one: Recognizing Bear Loot.

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Zero sum gold

Gevlon of Greedy Goblin discusses loot distribution.  This time of transition as we move into the new expansion is a great time for thinking about this kind of thing.  As always, Gevlon manages to come up with an original take … Continue reading

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Community Raids

Life of a Nin had a post On Raiders and raiding which discusses summer slumps in raiding and lack of progress.  He mentions the idea of a large scale raiding alliance as a possible solution.  You stay in your guild, … Continue reading

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Getting Better and Better

It’s strange but I think if I were to resume playing my priest, Flint, I could do a better job than I did when he was my main character.  It would take me a bit to get back into the … Continue reading

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Tankadin Gems and Enchantments: A short guide

I won the Crimson Girdle of the Indomitable from Moroes while healing on my paladin for our second group. I switched back to prot to speed run some five mans and discovered midrun that I’d forgotten to gem it. Oops! … Continue reading

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So You Want to Raid Lead

We have a couple of people in our guild alliance who are interested in raid leading.  I thought I’d give them a hand by pointing out some useful posts and tips. Strategies As a raid leader, your key task is … Continue reading

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All Purple!

I got the last few badges for my cloak last night and now Tristam is decked out head to toe in epic gear. It was a fun run (except for Prince). We sped through and went from Moroes to Prince … Continue reading

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PvP gear vs. dungeon loot

Every time someone talks about how much S4 loot is better than T6 gear, God ganks little Timmy and takes away his white kitten. And feeds it to Magtheridon. metaquotes: mephron (in worldofwarcraft) on PvP gear vs. dungeon loot

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Loot Rank for WoW

Loot Rank for WoW looks like another useful tool. I like this one because it lets you rank the stats that matter to you as well as specifying where loot can be obtained. Then it gives you a top-ten list … Continue reading

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Chardev.org

Chardev looks like it might be a useful site. I wish it had a way of filtering items by drop location (or at least showing the drop location on the tooltips). It does me no good to look at a … Continue reading

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The Badge Pick Order: 2.4 Edition – Warriors

The Badge Pick Order: 2.4 Edition – Warriors – TankingTips.com gives a nice breakdown of Badge loot and the order to get it in. I still haven’t completed normal Magister’s Terrace (first time due to lack of crowd control, second … Continue reading

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