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


 
 

 
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Beta Healing Counterpoint: Fun and Efficiency

I feel fairly confident in saying—playing World of Warcraft is about having fun, in whatever way you define it. Whether you’re a master of the economy, a social scientist, a wallflower who appreciates anonymity, or an extro...
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The Raiders’ Training Cycle

We, the raiding world of WoW, hit a collective milestone this month, which went largely uncommented on in the larger community save for a collected few players who like tracking this sort of thing (or who like to look for crack...
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Where Your Loyalty Lies

I wanted to take a break from Shaman topics today to talk about a subject which equally fascinates and frustrates me, and which I have been struggling with since Day 1 of my raiding WoW career—guild loyalty. (I’m seldom the...
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Just in Time vs. Just in Case Healing

We’ve been hearing the fuss for months—healing is intended to be a “triage” affair come Cataclysm. Health pools will be up while healing numbers will increase incrementally, and having players at less than full hea...
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A Look at Raid Design Challenges

Raid lockouts have been the talk of the town as of late, with Ghostcrawler recently providing more than enough forum feedback for ardent raiders and trolls alike to sink their teeth into. With Beta on the horizon and a number o...
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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 ...
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