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Unlicensed World of Warcraft theme park opens in China {WoW}

Jul 20th 2011 1:18PM And the knock-offs by the Chinese doesn't end with WOW, I ran across this article

"Entire Fake Apple Store shop found in China"

http://behindthewall.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/07/20/7116890-entire-fake-apple-shop-found-in-china

Blizzard teams up with Mega Bloks for Warcraft and StarCraft sets {WoW}

Jun 13th 2011 10:50PM Maybe when GW2 or SWTOR they will come out with a Lego set to compete. Until now we get Firelands and Mega Blocks :D

Yes I went there.

Blizzard teams up with Mega Bloks for Warcraft and StarCraft sets {WoW}

Jun 13th 2011 10:44PM Mega Blocks truly s*ck unfortunately. They don't have the same "stick togetherness" as legos do. And my Master Chief MB came with 2 left legs :( They are the Walmart of Legos.

The Queue: I heart whale sharks {WoW}

May 28th 2011 4:25PM @James I would just point out to them that they didn't earn their gear either, they got it with the help of either 9 or 24 others helping them.

Spiritual Guidance: Top 10 trinkets for the pre-raiding shadow priest {WoW}

Feb 23rd 2011 4:40PM And it comes with a lifetime supply of Jelly Babies

New patch 4.0.6 hotfixes released {WoW}

Feb 10th 2011 6:51AM I got the black ones from H-DM, either from Cookie or Ripsnarl ( I can't recall which )

Shifting Perspectives: The unbearable suckhood of pugging {WoW}

Dec 23rd 2010 10:55AM And for mages, if you have Glyph of Evocation, its saved me a few times!

Shifting Perspectives: The unbearable suckhood of pugging {WoW}

Dec 22nd 2010 9:59PM @Shade That's true, I've seen VC used as well and is likely historically correct. :)

The trash in front of Rajh in H-HOO also have a buff to fire damage that likely would benefit Fire Mages more, but stealing it also takes it from them :)

Another on is in Grim Batol (only run Normal), some of the caster trash have a stamina buff to steal that I forget the name of, but the effect is a dusty cloud of rock. Also I think at least one of the dragonkin caster trash have a casting speed buff, whose effect looks like your in a white magic whirlwind. I wish I could recall the name of them.

Shifting Perspectives: The unbearable suckhood of pugging {WoW}

Dec 22nd 2010 6:37PM Most groups I've been in assume cc fortunately, but even then in some cases there does seem to be some misunderstanding/ignoring of how it works (from a mage perspective), or at least some reluctance to wait on it. Its not always instant unless Presence of Mind is up. I've had tanks launch in, TC or Consecrate and immediately break it (no AOE next to it plz). Therefore cc'ing again is pointless unless the tank moves the mobs currently being attacked, DK's deathgrip (inadvertently?) the sheeped mob which lands it in the AOE breaking it. I almost always ask if sheep pulls are ok, which avoids most of the problems with breaking the cc.

Another aspect of Heroics as a mage I'm learning is the art of spellstealing. I was politely reminded on a couple of occasions that some trash mobs (H-HOO, H-BRC, H-DM ) for example, have buffs that increase spell casting speed that could be stolen.

Also there are some caster mobs in H-DM that have a buff that , unless stolen, can't be sheeped, sapp'd, etc.

Arcane Brilliance: Gearing a mage for Cataclysm heroics {WoW}

Dec 19th 2010 8:23AM 7-8 would be nice, and I've seen some of that or much higher depending on classes (Warlocks mainly or any class with DoT's). But on average I'm seeing 6-7 so far, I'm trying myself to increase mine on my mage toon.