Life in Group 5 – A Resto Shaman Blog
A resto shaman perspective on raiding


 
 

 
Blue Tape Measure

The Value of Metrics

                      Back in the way back when, when killing Prince Malchezaar was a personal accomplishment, or even before, when all I wanted in the world could be found...
by Vixsin
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LK Versus Yogg

A Hard Look at Hardmodes

The last major instance of the expansion and one that has been explored by a large number of raiders, Icecrown Citadel (ICC) has been surrounded by criticism and drama since its release. It was an expanded testing ground for a ...
by Vixsin
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Dealing With Raid Regression

With the 15% buff in place and an instance of “farm” and “progression” content to clear, a number of guilds these days are facing a very real and very scary problem—raid regression. The opposite of solid progression, ...
by Vixsin
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Perspective and Optimism in the Face of Class Balance

“Balance”. It’s a word that inspires both optimism and pessimism in a community focused on measuring the contributions of its players. The optimists, through naiveté or iron resolve, look at class balance and see the pot...
by Vixsin
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Resto Shaman Mailbag #3 – Stats, Strats, and Basics

Despite the fact that the dreaded “summer lull” approaches, it seems as if WoW news and previews have heated up lately; from the announcement of potential additional premium services and Firelands PTR testing (liquid hot ma...
by Vixsin
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A Healing State of Mind

For many, avoiding burnout and sustaining interest in the wind down time before Beta news floods WoW fansites means capitalizing on the chance to explore the world of healing, Resto Shaman or otherwise. In my forays through all...
by Vixsin
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