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



The Value of Community Self-Sufficiency

Back in the days of Nintendo, die hard gamers intent on beating Super Mario Bros on “hard mode” or trying to get into the hidden dungeons of Zelda learned that there was one way to fix any bug in the game—to blow on the c...
by Vixsin


On Iteration and Design: Spirit Link Totem

Before I spent my days wading through calculations, and before I spent my time being a problem-solver, I spent some time studying architecture (translation: I spent a good amount of time in a studio laboring over architectural ...
by Vixsin


Making Telluric Currents Work for You

Although a hot topic of debate around the release of Patch 4.0 and again upon the release of Cataclysm, the fuss regarding Telluric Currents has settled down over the past months as Restos shifted their focus onto new content a...
by Vixsin



Shaman: The Last Vestiges of a Utility Class

If you were a shaman last week in WoW, then chances are you already know what this post is about. And if you weren’t a shaman, chances are … you still know. It was the raid comp heard ‘round the world—the uber-guild Par...
by Vixsin


A WotLK Resto-spective

As Wrath of the Lich King winds down, and the days of Northrend slowly tick away, the WoW community seems alive and boisterous once again, a mere couple of months after the summer lull. Players tick the last items off bucket li...
by Vixsin

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