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Archive for July, 2009

On Raid Leaders

Friday, July 31st, 2009 Posted in General, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Matticus is searching to recruit a new raid leader for his guild. I can't help but wonder however if his search is doomed to failure. I've written in the past about what makes both a good raider as well as ...

Achieving the Impossible

Sunday, July 26th, 2009 Posted in Bosses, General | No Comments »

Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast. - Charles Lutwidge Dodgson Not so long ago, in fact, only last week, I said that Sartharion with three drakes up was still almost impossible for a prot warrior to main ...

Be careful what you wish for

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 Posted in Dungeons, Healing | 4 Comments »

As has been the custom for a while now, I've beeen spending the occasional hour on my druid healing heroics, doing the odd 10-man Naxx and so on. I noticed something, though - once I got above about 1500 spell ...

Bring In The Trash

Tuesday, July 14th, 2009 Posted in General | 1 Comment »

One of the things coming out of the PTR for patch 3.2 is that the Argent Coliseum has no trash. So? I hear you say. Trash rarely drops anything useful, and it's there to slow us down. Quite, I respond. It's there ...

DKP? Say, Why?

Friday, July 10th, 2009 Posted in General, Rants | No Comments »

Matticus recently mentioned on twitter: Guild sites should show: Where they're at in progression, raid times, loot system, and an app link somewhere visible. Sounds mostly sensible enough How far you're progressed? Definitely makes sense for a prospective applicant to know if ...

Tunnel Vision

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009 Posted in Dungeons, Healing | No Comments »

One of the first things that I was good at, way back in my pre-warrior days, was learning not to stand in fire. Or poison clouds. Or any other sort of AoE effect that did Bad Things to my health. ...