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Enter to win a $5k Dell WoW Edition notebook {WoW}

Dec 20th 2007 7:33AM Father Winter, please bring me a new Dell notebook for the Horde.

Enter to win a $5k Dell WoW Edition notebook {WoW}

Dec 19th 2007 7:29AM Two more days to go... For the Horde!!

Enter to win a $5k Dell WoW Edition notebook {WoW}

Dec 18th 2007 7:29AM For the Horde!!

Enter to win a $5k Dell WoW Edition notebook {WoW}

Dec 17th 2007 9:39AM One more time, FOR THE HORDE!!

Enter to win a $5k Dell WoW Edition notebook {WoW}

Dec 15th 2007 10:03AM Must... win... laptop.. for the Horde!!

Enter to win a $5k Dell WoW Edition notebook {WoW}

Dec 14th 2007 2:42PM All I can say is "For the Horde!"

Breakfast Topic: What Are You Looking Forward to in Patch 1.12? {WoW}

Aug 22nd 2006 2:03PM Fixing the Druid Furor talent bug which was included in the last "patch". How a software company could release a patch when they knew beforehand that their coding changes were bugged is still beyond my comprehension. Blizzard management needs to review their Quality Assurance program.

Should Blizzard End Twinking For Good? {WoW}

Aug 18th 2006 9:51AM I couldn’t disagree more with you, Peter (post #7).

One of my first experiences in WSG was against a heavily twinked alliance group. The only reason they were there was to farm HK’s. The flag runner was a Paladin, and he would loiter below the Horde graveyard. He had no intention of capturing the flag. When he had at minimum 3 of us attacking him and got to 50% health, he would bubble up and head back to his teammates, who would decimate our group. Wash, rinse, repeat. The longer they kept up this behavior, the more Horde players left the battlegrounds. It took four of us using every stun we had in our arsenal to finally bring him down. This lasted for 2 hours.

I didn’t try another WSG for weeks after.

The mass populace does not want to play with you twinks anymore. They can’t even get experience in how to PVP, because you 2-shot them. This is the reason that the queues are so long for the battlegrounds. You are the reason that Blizzard was forced to implement cross-server battlegrounds.

Those of you reading this that are just starting out with new characters, don’t even bother with the current battlegrounds until you reach level 30-39. At that point things seem to even out a bit. Levels 10-29 is just an exercise in futility. And please don’t start with the “You just suck in BGs, Lrn2play” crap, because clearly gear > skill at these levels, or you wouldn’t have bothered twinking your character.

Breakfast Topic: Pet Peeves {WoW}

Aug 9th 2006 10:43AM I have NEVER had someone challenge me to a duel that wasn’t a minimum of 3 levels higher then me. The other day I was fishing off the docks in Ratchet, and a Hunter that was 14 levels higher challenged me to a duel. Seriously, didn’t your Daddy hug you enough when you were a child? I am not your punching bag! /mock.

Shaman’s who don’t use their totems… at all… in instances. The whole party is inflicted with disease in RFD, but you can’t click a single button?

People who go AFK in instances for lame reasons. Actual occurrence: “Sorry, my roommate wanted to take me for a ride in his new car.”, “Had to run to the store for cigarettes. They are so slow there!” I also had a Warlock that just had to train up new skills after he leveled – in the middle of a run. Are you that impatient that you can’t wait until after we’re done?

Hunters who do not control their pets. I have had more instance wipes from aggressive pets aggroing mobs then any other single source.

Rogues who think they are tanks. ‘Nuff said.

Yelling out for HEAL when you are at 75% health. I am watching. You are fine. I do not yell out TANK, now do I?

The Future of the Horde? {WoW}

Jul 18th 2006 10:57AM Imagine being granted immortality – and then being sentenced to life in prison. This is what end game PVE is like for a Shaman.

The 1.11 review brought even more damage potential to what was widely considered the Shaman’s most powerful talent tree – Elemental. And an Elemental Shaman can do some jaw dropping damage to end game bosses – for about half the fight. At that time, the mana battery runs dry, and the Shaman is useless because they have no ability to regenerate that mana quickly.

So what about Mana Tide, you ask?

Mana Tide is only available as a 31 point talent in the Restoration tree. Now you’ve lost your additional damage potential in the Elemental tree.

What about Mana Spring Totem?

Please, don’t make me laugh.

Currently, the only reason that a Shaman is invited to end game PVE is if a Priest or Druid is unavailable. And then, only if that Shaman has 31 points in the Restoration tree. Because of the totem mechanics, it is more beneficial for the raid group to invite another Priest, Warrior, or Rogue to the party then a Shaman.

And in the upcoming 1.12 patch Blizzard will be making the Shaman even less desirable in groups by reducing the benefits of the Windfury totem.

The developers really need to take a look at these issues and bring some balance to the Shaman class.