Tag Archives: raiding

In Their Words: What A Mythic Disappointment

On Thursday night, I wrote a rather emotional post about how Mythic raiding has disappointed me and my guild, made my life measurably worse, and taken away something precious to me. I honestly didn’t expect anyone to take much notice. … Continue reading

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Squaring a Circle

Mythic raiding. Where do I even begin? Back in Mists of Pandaria, I was part of a very tightly knit 10-player raiding guild called Harvest Moon. The guild stood for friendship and fun and raiding in a close atmosphere. The supportive … Continue reading

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Depth vs. Complexity in Raiding

a.k.a “Why 10 Player Formats Are Better” Many pages have been devoted by fans of Warcraft’s raiding scene to whether one raid format is harder than the others. This conversation started way back in the era of Wrath of the Lich … Continue reading

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Trink It

I get quite a few requests for different topics of Theorycraft, and sadly I can’t do them all. Work being what it is for me (unforgiving even when I’m not out of the country), I have to prioritize what’s interesting … Continue reading

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Moving On

I’ve enjoyed my time here immensely, but after a long and hard think, I’ve decided that it’s time for me to move on from <Harvest Moon> for new pastures. Some people will be wondering why; others will be wondering why … Continue reading

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The Joy of Progression

I firmly believe that progression is a real joy – something worth pursuing for its own sake rather than the loot or the result. I believe that in progression runs, the best in players is brought out. The best of … Continue reading

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