Tag Archives: gaming

I want to put WoW on my CV

Photocopying, Optical Characterization, World of Warcraft… I often wonder why it’s such a faux pas to mention video games on a CV. Not only, in my opinion, are they a highly advanced form of art, but playing games well shows … Continue reading

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Oh the Humanity! Game “Addiction” and You.

Are you here because you want to learn more about game “addiction” (compulsion) for yourself or on behalf of a friend? Make sure to check out my note at the end of this post. It’s not too often that I … Continue reading

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Experimentalcraft

Anyone who frequents the Icy Veins Forums (the Shaman section, at least) will know that I am a huge proponent of planned cooldown rotations. I never shut up about them. I’m of the opinion that “raid cooldown choerography” is one … Continue reading

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Craziness

Well! This past couple of weeks has been interesting both in the world of Physics and of Warcraft! I’ve been extremely busy, so that should explain the lack of updates. Things are coming though, never you worry. Warcraft With roster … Continue reading

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On Restoration Shaman’s Relationship With Critical Strike

Introduction Today’s post is all about stats for Resto Shaman in Mists of Pandaria. I have some very important notes and caveats to state before I get into the graphs, but first a short introduction. It’s been a long time … Continue reading

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Restoration Shaman, Peeking Into The Mists!

So the patch has arrived and with it have come a load of lovely new talents, buttons, mechanics, and so on! The fun of MoP has officially begun! Lots of people seem to be confused, or seem to be having … Continue reading

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First

Tonight I did something amazing. A First! Not a World First Not a Server First Not even a Week First … but a First, all the same; Tonight I killed Madness of Deathwing Heroic. This is a First. The first … Continue reading

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Mana Regen in Mists of Pandaria – Part 2 Revisited

This post was originally started several weeks ago in an effort to math the benefits of Intellect, Spirit and Crit in relation to each other. The motivation is to try to understand how Spirit, Intellect and Crit behave and which … Continue reading

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Madness? This. Is. Healing Surge!

So the question came up in this thread on the WoW EU forums about Shaman throughput issues, and one of the things raised is that Healing Surge is by far and away the more “safe feeling” heal to use in-raid … Continue reading

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On The Nerfs To Current Content

Observant people watching Bluetracker recently will have seen one particular thread there over any other. A thread that began almost a month ago has become a lightning rod of controversy, and much of this centres around the fact that the … Continue reading

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