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

Posts Tagged ‘Philosophy’


Resto Shaman Mailbag #3 – Stats, Strats, and Basics

Despite the fact that the dreaded “summer lull” approaches, it seems as if WoW news and previews have heated up lately; from the announcement of potential additional premium services and Firelands PTR testing (liquid hot ma...
by Vixsin


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



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

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



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...
by Vixsin