An Ex-Gnome Tank's World

Archive for August, 2009

How to tank, Part One – Positioning

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009 Posted in Class Discussion, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

In the course of running my many, many heroics on my druid, I've noticed something. Many of the people who sign up to tank the run can hold aggro fine. But beyond that, there's a whole bunch of finesse missing ...

You can never go back

Saturday, August 22nd, 2009 Posted in Cataclysm | No Comments »

If you read the below post on the futility of refresing the Onyxia raid, you might be surprised to learn that, having read the MMO-Champion spoilers a couple of weeks back, I was looking forward to the announcement of the ...

Namthe’s catalogue of fail, Druziraa’s catalogue of success

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009 Posted in General, Healing, Rants | 2 Comments »

In pugging, there seem to be two different archetypes of group - really good, and really bad. In my quest over the past few days to isolate the still-elusive Black Heart on Namthe, and to find lots of gear upgrades ...

She’s Back?

Friday, August 14th, 2009 Posted in Dungeons, General | No Comments »

So Onyxia is to return. The entire WoW community appears to be split between those who are excited at the prospect of battling a foe they haven't been able to fight on even terms for so long, and those that ...

Bringing out the worst in people

Sunday, August 9th, 2009 Posted in Dungeons, Rants | 1 Comment »

The patch has hit. There's lots to do and see, including the Amazing Bugtastic Ulduar and the new raid instance, which I've not yet seen, and the Trial of the Champion, which I've seen altogether rather too much of, in ...