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


 
Posts Tagged ‘Philosophy’
 

 
Firelands_Ragnaros

Life in Group 6

Over 5 years ago, when I made the decision to roll my shaman, I was motivated by one very simple reason—I thought Chain Heal was cool. And 4 years ago, when I decided to make my Resto Shaman my main and forgo the dps spotligh...
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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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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Tillers_Farm(MoP)

Playstyle Choices versus Game Constraints in Mists

Stick around the WoW community long enough, and you’ll see the same topics rear their head again and again–the recent fuss over LFR is certainly no exception. But whereas previously I shrugged off the ties of LFR to...
by Vixsin
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Ascending_and_Descending_cr

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...
by Vixsin
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LFG2

The Double-Edged Sword of LFD

When the revamped LFD (Looking for Dungeon) system was re-introduced with patch 3.3, it unleashed a wave of stories from players everywhere about the ups and downs of pugging. Horror stories became a common theme of blogs, foru...
by Vixsin
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