You have to love Kara

Last night was one of the best runs I’ve had for loot, but also a very educational run for other (better) reasons.

The lessons I took away from the run are not new to me, but they were really highlighted.

DPS is not as important as some other affects.
I used Curse of Tongues on most of the caster trash/adds, and I think it made a real difference to how easy tha trash was to drop. I knew that banish was a huge advantage, but also started to direct fire harder on trash, especially when it gets close to death. If I pull aggro and it was a small HP% left, then I’ll just take a few hits and Shadowburn the bastard.

Boss Timers are critical.
Curator has this great period where he takes extra damage, and timers can help load up the damage, especially for warlocks with Curse of Doom.

I’ll have to find a boss-mod that I can switch on as needed for that Boss.

Keep a Soulstone created at all times
Keeping a soulstone created to pop on a rezzer saved us, and the one time I almost didn’t worry we wiped. A good positive lesson.

Lastly I was lucky to get the Bands of Nefarious Deeds from Maiden, and then when nobody else in the raid wanted Robe of Elder Scribes from Nightband; well it was Christmas.

Thank you to all the Endeavour guys and gals.

I had to laugh – Warcraft Expansion 2

A few of the readers on Slashdot whipped themselves into a frenzy of apathy and opinion; which is typical of that lot.

However this was what I took away as the best of that conversation:

Warcraft Expansion is:…..

An alternative, high-end crack-cocaine for more advanced fiends.

Re:wow
Except with cocaine you don’t have to grind for 10 hours to get a “hit”.

Re:wow
Yea, usually crack ho’s only need 3-5 hours of grinding before earning enough for a hit.

Re:wow
Sounds great, but I’m not sure I want to do the quest line that unlocks that hero class. :P