Mar 7th 2009 11:15AM How many more times are we going to see this discussion in WI? Okay, we get it, some enchanters are being jerks. New topic now, please.
Mar 4th 2009 8:09AM Wonder if NLS's guild run rules require just rolling need on everything...
Feb 5th 2009 6:50PM Oh come now, Eregos vs Loken in the first round? That's just putting a couple of pro teams together while in a bracket full of little leaguers. Should have gone with a seeded format, in my opinion.
Jan 31st 2009 8:19PM Extremely well-written. A lot of the style of writing has been seen in prior (actual) release notes.
The changes to Prospecting / Milling (4 vs 5 required) are just too much, though. Especially coupled with 'Saronite Deposits now yield more ore.' Yeaaaah, I'm thinking no.
A lot of quality stuff in here, but it sounds too much like a wishlist to me. In the words of Mythbusters though, I'll stamp it as 'Plausible.' - it cuts well enough to how Blizz writes (as opposed to prior fake notes) and addresses so many things that Blizz has said they would change in the past that it might well be an early look at what they're thinking about. They may also be testing everything here knowing that a good chunk of it might be reverted (like, say, the Crit Block and the Potency stat).
Dec 31st 2008 5:59PM I absolutely love Affliction for PvE right now. I really like the intricacy involved with playing that spec, and always have. However, skill is now more of a requirement than ever to play the class. It's very, very easy to do 800dps as an Afflock nowadays if you're not careful. If you're good, though, you can own the meters, and without any real sort of gear.
As an example, I currently have upgraded my pants, necklace, gloves, and bracers to 80 epic level...everything else is either quest/dungeon blues (or greens in one trinket slot's case) or in a few places level 70 epics. Yet, last night on Arch25, I hit over 2800 dps...and I know I was still under what I could have done, as I was figuring out a new rotation.
I hope they don't change the affliction rotation very much. I like how you actually have to have skill to do well.
Nov 13th 2008 9:16AM polyester.
Nov 13th 2008 9:15AM opalescent.
Nov 12th 2008 7:03PM nubile.
Nov 12th 2008 9:29AM marsupial.
Nov 11th 2008 5:10PM linguistics.