Monthly Archives: July 2011

Tanking Circle Questionnaire: Theck

1. What is the name, class, and spec of your primary tank? Theck, a protection paladin.  Theck’s been my main since release in November 2004. Ironically enough, Theck was almost a warrior.I started playing with a group of Diablo II … Continue reading

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Tanking Circle Questionnaire: The Melbot Edition

Since Rhidach tagged us to answer these questions, we all decided we’d get them done.  Theck and Ana’s are upcoming, but they’ve tasked me to lead the way.  So with no further ado: 1. What is the name, class, and … Continue reading

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Tank Theorycraft Needs to Involve Healers

We tanks are an egomaniacal bunch, in general.  There’s two tanks in a 25man raid, and there’s 18 DPS.  We’re NINE TIMES as important as DPS.  The math doesn’t lie. Tank theorycraft, in our infinite ego, tends to gloss over … Continue reading

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Firelands: First Impressions

Short version: I like it.  I’m looking forward to hard modes. I don’t do a lot of PTR testing, and I don’t watch a lot of videos before content goes live.  I don’t like the spoilers.  So we headed into … Continue reading

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