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

Posts Tagged ‘Miscellaneous’


Off-topic of the Year: To be a Blogger

There are a ton of things I count myself lucky to have, but topping that list is a father who has always been my #1 fan. No matter where I have chosen to make my path, my father has always been there, foam finger fixed on his h...
by Vixsin


Wherein I Make a Point About Delayed Raid Release

There is a common argument when it comes to raid nerfs, and it’s actually one that I agree with—the value of your kill, at whatever time you make it, shouldn’t be impacted by the people who come before or after you. This ...
by Vixsin


End-Game Gearing, Part I – An Evolution

Whenever I think about the process of gearing in WoW, I invariably picture MC Escher’s famous print, “Ascending and Descending”. Although more people might be familiar with the movie Inception’s depiction of the Penrose...
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WoW Wishlist for the Coming Year

It has become a tradition of sorts for my Significant Other and I, when making the trek down to the parents’ house for birthdays, holidays, or other celebrations, to use the time on the road to talk game design/philosophy.  ...
by Vixsin


Offtopic of the Year: A Balancing Act

Inspiration is for amateurs; the rest of us just show up and get to work – Chuck Close As I set about getting ready for the last content tier of the Cataclysm expansion, after spending a year being taunted by elusive achievem...
by Vixsin



By Fire Be Purged

Four hundred and sixty-one wipes, forty-nine days, billions of healing done, countless frustrations, and one wonderful kill … was all it took for Pie Chart to finish out Tier 12 content. It was a bumpy road for the entire...
by Vixsin