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The Economics Of Fear

I love reading The Watchtower of Destruction: The Ferrett’s Journal because of essays such as this one:  The Economics Of Fear.  I’m at least a couple of steps behind where Ferrett is in personal development.  I’m still learning to step … Continue reading

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My WoW Resume (early 2009)

I was reading Matticus’ post, What GMs Want to See on Your Guild App, and I stared thinking about some of my accomplishments in WoW.  Since many of these were pre-3.0, I don’t have the achievements for them which makes … Continue reading

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Picking a New Realm

So you’ve been playing World of Warcraft for a while and have decided to make a fresh start and reroll on a new server.  How do you decide which server will be right for you?  I’m assuming you’ve already decided … Continue reading

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Doofy’s WoW Predictions for 2009

Point 4 in Doofy’s Unsolicited World of Warcraft Predictions for 2009 is a good one. I know that I’d be tempted to go for two different tanking specs, or two different healing specs depending on the toon rather than spec … Continue reading

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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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PvP in Wrath

As I look forward to Wrath, I’m worried about having to PvP for PvE gear again.  I still use my PvP shield for tanking on my warrior despite having cleared Kara many, many times and having done a good chunk … Continue reading

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PvE to PVP transfers

Blizzard has opened up PvE to PvP transfers.  I think this is a decent idea.  I leveled my first characters on a PvP server thinking that it would add something to the game.  It didn’t for me. I think the … Continue reading

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Warhammer and Moving On

The Warhammer MMO is coming out in a week or so.  I definitely will not be buying it on release, but I will be reading the reviews.  I’m particularly looking forward to seeing what Tobold has to say about it … Continue reading

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Warcraft Faction Quote

At 70, you can choose from one of three factions: Raider, PVP, and Casual. You then blame the other two factions for ‘ruining the game.’" From The World Behind the World of Warcraft

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My Ideal WoW Party

On one of the blogs I read someone posed the question "What would your ideal WoW party consist of?"  Here’s my answer as of late in Burning Crusade World of Warcraft. I am assuming you are forming up a group … Continue reading

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Death Knight PvP

I was thinking that leveling a death knight on a PvP server is going to be a cruel experience.  I can guarantee that there will be level 70ish people in PvP gear waiting patiently just outside the death knight starting … Continue reading

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The Grind

Clive Thompson recently posted Back to the Grind in WoW — and Loving Every Tedious Minute in which he discusses World of Warcraft and grinding.  (Found via WoWInsider) I’d define grinding as killing a given group of mobs over and … 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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World PvP on My Shaman

I recently engaged in some world PvP on my shaman – it started by accident, then reminded me why I’m playing on a PvE server now. I was hunting tigers in Stranglethorn for one of Nessingwary’s slaughter the local wildlife … 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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New PvP Gears

Need More Rage: New PvP Gears Till I read Ratshag’s post, I completely failed to make the connection that you can now buy a set of PvP gear from vendors. Time to run my toons around to the faction representatives. … Continue reading

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Pre-Karazhan Gear for Rogues

I don’t actually have a level 70 rogue. My highest rogue is 42, Alliance, on a PvP server, and has been parked for many months. However, I do run Kara with one rogue in our raid and one of our … Continue reading

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Winning at Battleground PVP

I need to do PvP on my warrior and paladin for the shoulders (if there were worlds enough and time, I’d also do it on my hunter). This seems like a good idea, but I’m really reluctant to take charge. … Continue reading

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PvPing as a Tank

PvPing as a Tank Critical QQ is an article I’ve been looking for. My warrior does maybe two battlegrounds a week, so I’m not about to respec. However I do have my eye on the Gladiator’s shield and shoulders … Continue reading

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Need More Rage: Ratshag Does Mathifications

Need More Rage: Ratshag Does Mathifications gives a nice priority order for a warrior for PvP. I’m still going for the shield first, but at least this way I know where to go from there. Now I need to figure … Continue reading

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