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Hey cool pvp!

December 20, 2011 Leave a comment

So this is just a post to show my support for player run pvp tournaments. Like the NAO 3v3 player run tournament from a week or two ago.

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Game balance, how does it work?

April 6, 2011 2 comments

So today, for my first post in months, I’m going to talk about something very ‘meta game’. I’m going to talk about balance in general, over all DPS classes/specs, then I’m going to try and tie it back to warlocks, and to some degree all classes, and why some things need to change.

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Of “Wrath babys” and the such

February 10, 2011 4 comments

So today I’m going to talk about something that the wonderful Ice from http://druidmain.blogspot.com started.

I’m going to continue along this, and expand. I’m going to go all deep and thinkingly like, and try to drill down to why this problem exists. I’m first going to talk about who,  then about the problem itself, the context of difficulty, and then lastly I’m going to talk a bit about skill. Read more…

WTS Instant queue 200g PST

January 19, 2011 7 comments

So how many people have seen people either buying or selling instant queues in trade? Its a growing trend, and one that I absolutely detest.

Now, how many times have you zoned into a heroic, and instantly seen the tank (or healer occasionally) instantly drop group. Many people attribute this to not wanting to do a particular heroic, but what if you looked up that player, and they came from the same server as someone else from your group.

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Average iLevel, worse than gearscore?

December 13, 2010 13 comments

Sorry about the quietness for a week, I like everyone else has been getting wrapped up in cataclysm, and what a breath of fresh air it is! Blizzard has hit the with almost everything in cataclysm. But today I’ve decided I’m going to talk about one place I feel they haven’t hit the mark. In fact I feel they’re way of.

The average item level UI

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Pet peeve; Addon lists!

November 12, 2010 2 comments

Every time someone posts a nice (or not so nice as the case is more times than not) people seem to instinctively ask for/give a list of addons, or identify the addons on screen with big boxes. But these days this has become a antiquated practice, and was highlighted for me a little while ago.

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