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we need to kill Alysrazor
that bird drops THREE upgrades for us
me: fffff that boss
Rades: we haven’t tried it yet
me: we did, hahaha
me: Imagine a draenei DK running in circles looking for adds
then going AAAH WORM
AAAH THE BIRD IS ON ME BECUASE THE OTHER PERSON DIED GET IT OFF GET IT OFF
OMG OMG OMG FIRE TORNADOS????????
OMG THEY ARE EVERYWHERE
OMG WE ALL DIED and that is the fight as I know it
you should write that up right now
as your Alysrazor Strat 1.0
me: and continue my lack of genuine content on ILB? hahaha
you had cursing
This post is not a strat because I took one look at the Council fight we’re hitting next and my brain curled up in a ball and whimpered. I think my days of writing strats before I even see the fight are over, so you’ll have to wait until next week for me to tackle Council (and perhaps Ray Charles, who I’ve seen if not killed yet).
Instead, I’ll talk about the dual 10s Stands in Bad started running this week. Running two 10s at the same time is always an interesting experience. When you run two but at different times you can pull alts from one group to make it work if needed, but that doesn’t work when they run side by side. It makes hybrids suddenly very appealing.
In order to prevent some of the A team/B team problems that result from running multiple raids, we will not have set raid groups. The two teams will also, after downing farm bosses, be working on seperate raid instances. While this might slow progression somewhat due to a higher number of people being new to the fights, we figure it’s better than the alternative.
We did end up with all 4 officers in one raid, which wasn’t intentional. James was orignally not raiding at all until we called him in to replace another healer, and the other 3 of us…er…I think the raid choice was a fairly random “toss so and so here, and this person over here” with thoughts only of raid comp, not “oops all the officers are together”.
With luck, we’ll get this system working smoothly and kiss the days of absurd DPS bench rotations goodbye.
Long time without a post from me! I guess that if you don’t check in with Bubs and I on twitter, you might have wondered what happened to me and why I stopped contributing. One part was boredom with Wrath raiding and a lack of ideas due to that, but the major part was the fact that I got a job after a long period of unemployment, yay! In August I started working at a preschool, and initially I thought that I’d take a couple of weeks off from WoW to get adjusted, then get back in the game pretty quickly. It turns out that I severely underestimated what my job would entail.
After a day of MANY BABIES (and it’s true, dwarf babies come out fully bearded and demanding beer), I was left feeling kind of like this.
Which meant that NO, I did not want to log onto WoW and hang out in ICC again. I didn’t even want to make the trip all the way from my front door to the bed. I seriously spent at least a month collapsing on my couch to eat dinner then go to sleep for a couple of hours until my boyfriend woke me up and made me go to the actual bed.
But I really missed my friends in Stands in Bad – I honestly enjoy goofing around with them while playing more than anything else about the game. I didn’t bother pre-ordering Cataclysm because I had no idea how I was going to feel about playing, but on the day of the release I went ahead and decided to pull my big girl panties up and get back into the game. I ordered the online download (which was amazingly convenient but now I’m kicking myself because I want the CE and the Underbitewing pet) and started playing the weekend of release.
And you know what? I LOVE IT. I was so burnt out on Wrath, and I’m so happy to say that I’m really loving Cataclysm. The class changes have me excited and enjoying holy paladin healing more than ever. Leveling wasn’t a pain in the ass at all – I got to 83 that first weekend then 85 over the next few weeknights even with my limited play time. The quests were interesting and engaging, and flying in Azeroth is the best (though QQ for the death of ground mounts). Light of Dawn and Holy Radiance get me all a-tingle. I can heal ALL THE THINGS with light that shoots out of my boobs.
Even the bad things aren’t that bad. I have about 3 hours on weeknights to play, and at first when I got to the appropriate gear level I tried to pug heroics. That was a Bad Idea, but realizing that LFD wasn’t going to work out for me made me decide to pester my guild mates for guild groups, which has been a blast. It’s hard not to have fun with people in SiB, especially in a group with Amber when we unintentionally have dying contests (I’m currently the winner). Even instances that have mechanics that I hate are pretty fun when you’re able to joke about your incompetence. Mario hall in Deadmines, I’m looking at YOU.
Every fucking time.