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Patch day blues…

Thursday, October 16th, 2008 Posted in Bosses, Dungeons, Wrath of the Lich King | No Comments »

Well, we've got the changes that we've been waiting for. The 3.0.2 talents are nice, and though server stability was a bit hit and miss yesterday, it's better now. Last night's Black Temple raid was called off because lots of people ...

An End to A Myth

Monday, October 6th, 2008 Posted in General, Theorycrafting, Wrath of the Lich King | 3 Comments »

Say it with me: 3.0.2 will make protection soloing viable. There, you've just uttered something almost completely incorrect. It's based on a complete misassumption that so many people seem to hold, that Prot soloing is non-viable currently. I've no idea who ...

What kind of day will it be?

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008 Posted in Theorycrafting, Wrath of the Lich King | 4 Comments »

  So, now I'm on the PTR, how is my gear holding up? Well, to start with, let's take a look at how my current tanking gear holds up: [caption id="attachment_128" align="aligncenter" width="307" caption="2.4.3 "][/caption] This is my "trash" set - it's the ...

The Great Addon Hunt

Monday, September 15th, 2008 Posted in General, Wrath of the Lich King | No Comments »

With 3.0.2 not so far away at all, it's time to start looking at how my UI will cope with being brought kicking and screaming into Northrend. Namthe hasn't made it as far as the PTR yet, but that's not necessarily ...

Things I have learned in the past two weeks

Friday, September 5th, 2008 Posted in Wrath of the Lich King | No Comments »

The state of Ohio legislature doesn't allow for anyone from outside the US to buy alcohol. This sucks. The WoTLK warrior tanking tree seems to have turned a corner and is starting to look like it might be getting somewhere OK, so ...

My.. uh.. Shield is like a Shield of Steel!

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008 Posted in Bosses, Class Discussion, Theorycrafting, Wrath of the Lich King | 1 Comment »

Finally, the Reliquary of the Lost (yes, that's its name. No idea who came up with "Reliquary of Souls" but whoever they are, they were wrong. OK, pedantry out of the way).  It's an encounter which places unique demands on ...

The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be

Sunday, July 20th, 2008 Posted in Class Discussion, Theorycrafting, Wrath of the Lich King | 1 Comment »

The NDA has been lifted on Wrath of the Lich King. While it was active, I've refrained from speaking about what's coming, because speculation and rumour are just that. Rochelle made that mistake, and denounced the leaked talents as fake, ...