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WoW Moviewatch: Boombox {WoW}

Aug 26th 2011 3:33PM Experienced queer say "He who say 'no homo' loudest, most likely to BE homo."

Addon Spotlight: Customizing PlayerPowerBarAlt {WoW}

Aug 25th 2011 3:46PM If you use Pitbull, it takes any alternate power bars and puts them on your unitframe, right under your regular power bar (mana/rage/energy/focus/runic power/whatever). Saves me an additional addon and is pretty easy to understand, if you ask me.

The OverAchiever: Why Icecrown was less fun than Sunwell {WoW}

Aug 25th 2011 2:35PM Blackwing Descent hard modes: Victor Nefarius wanders around the instance in a set pattern. You can't attack him, and he can't attack you, but if he wanders into a room where you're trying to kill a boss, he heals the boss for a certain amount of health (proportional to how much damage you've already done to the boss) and starts meddling with the encounter. This would add a sense of urgency to the place. Can you defeat a boss before Nefarius comes back and makes thing harder, or do you wait for him to do so?

Ideas for hard modes in Firelands: make a Spiderling climb up to Beth'tilac and let her eat it. Kill Riplimb first. A Harbinger of the Flame casts enough Fieroblasts to cause him/her to cast the meteor. Talking to Cenarius, Malfurion, and Hamuul determines how much health Ragnaros has in Phase 4 and what new mechanics have to be dealt with (telling all three to stand down doesn't cause Phase 4 to happen at all). Majordomo Staghelm must always get to a certain number of stacks of Adrenaline before he switches forms. Kill Rhyolith with a certain number of volcanoes active at the start of phase 2.

Mind you, these are just ideas, but I wanted to show that it is possible to retain the Ulduar model of Hard/Heroic modes.

15 Minutes of Fame: Summer Games heat up summer fun and fall recruiting {WoW}

Aug 18th 2011 3:50PM This may be the evil sadist in me, but Murder Games sounds like an absolute blast, especially if people are encouraged to wipe the raid before the murderer can. Oh the fun I would have with that...

Deathwing fight will feature a ride on his back {WoW}

Aug 17th 2011 2:50PM So they're leaving an unresolved story unresolved, and rather than follow their proposed plan to space out content releases of dungeons-raid-dungeons-raid, we're getting a megapatch. Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't they do the latter with 3.3 and wind up pissing people off as a result of over ten months of ICC (not counting Ruby Sanctum since there will be no transitional raid this time)? Why would they repeat this mistake?

I'll likely get downvoted for this, but so far I am disappointed overall with 4.3.

Zarhym muses about 15-man raids {WoW}

Aug 11th 2011 9:06PM Two words: programming NIGHTMARE.

Picture this: Currently raids are tuned for two different raid sizes. Now imagine tuning it for SIXTEEN different raid sizes instead.

Yeah.

Breakfast Topic: How does a guild win you over? {WoW}

Aug 5th 2011 11:39AM A guild wins me over by not using hate speech of any kind.

WoW Moviewatch: Molten Front Ganker {WoW}

Aug 2nd 2011 12:42PM Fun fact: If you do the Hyjal jousting daily, there's a chance that the game will will post the following on the screen:

Daily Wave:
Hyjal kids! Hyjal wife! They're lancing everyone in here!

Spiritual Guidance: Shadow priest's guide to Shannox {WoW}

Jul 20th 2011 4:29PM Can we expect you two to give these kinds of comments on each others' articles from now on? Cause I'm loving it.

The Queue: Dwarves! {WoW}

Jul 10th 2011 2:04PM Yeah, just two words, Beards and Beer. And Axes, and smiths, and hammers, and forges, and mountains, and caves, and mines...

I'm sorry, can we start this one over?