Life in Group 5 – A Resto Shaman Blog
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Posts Tagged ‘Icecrown’
 

 
Bloodbathed Frostbrood Vanquisher

Road to the Bloodbathed Frostwyrm

Ever since they were released as Season 5’s Gladiator award, I have slathered over the Frost Wyrm mount model. I’m no mount collector, nor someone who is hugely motivated by nerd points, but when I read that I could obtain ...
by Vixsin
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Shaman Tier 10 Set Models

Resto T10: When a Set Bonus is that Good

There are times where something looks amazing in theory but falls absolutely flat in application (Bizuri’s Totem of Shattered Ice, I’m looking at you here). And there are other times when something seems okay on paper but t...
by Vixsin
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The Plagueworks: Not meant to tickle

I had a friend who played sports with me in college who, when things ramped up in difficulty and my muscles started to burn, would always say “… well, it wasn’t meant to tickle.” Although this always res...
by Vixsin
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Maybe we should have brought more reinforcements ...

The Final Showdown: The Lich King

Upon seeing the encounter for the first time, my impressions of the Lich King were many—“holy heck that’s a small throne”, “did he shrink since Wrathgate?” and “oh lord, not more RP”. Looking forward to breezing...
by Vixsin
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Sisyphus - Pushing the Rock Up the Mountain

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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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...
by Vixsin
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