Author Archives: anafielle

Tier 14 Retrospective

You know that feeling sometimes, that those of us in our 20s or 30s get about our college days? We’ll look back and think, “Man, those were the best days of my life.” And that’s kind of a sad thought, … Continue reading

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How Long will LFR Stay Required?

Yesterday Zarhym replied to a stupid troll so he could post about¬†how people tend to treat LFR and why they shouldn’t feel as though it’s required. He subsequently tweeted this to his many followers, and it became quite popular throughout … Continue reading

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The Valor Point Grind and Dailies

Hey all, it’s Ana back with some more commentary regarding Mists of Grindaria. Now that we are four weeks into the expansion, some of the excitement has worn off, and we’ve certainly all gone back to work and in some … Continue reading

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Mists of Farm-daria

I realized that Sacred Duty has been without an update for a very long time. I have nothing really of note to report, but I’ll go ahead and lay down some thoughts about MOP now that we’re a few weeks … Continue reading

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Mists of Pandaria: Raid Preparation

I posted before about my leveling experience. The leveling actually went very well, and I hit 90 before half my guild. Little did I know that the leveling – which I had expected to provide me with the greatest challenge … Continue reading

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MOP First Impressions

Well. Wow. Hi guys! So you know, there was this expansion that launched this weekend and… I figured it was time to come back to the blog! Ana Sucks at Leveling Ask my guild. They will all tell you I … Continue reading

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Turning off the buff rewards a Feat of Strength in MOP

Remember this post about “Stop Telling Raiders to Turn off the DS Buff?”¬†UPDATE TIME! The buff has been a pretty active topic of debate these days. I have to say:I don’t know why we’re still arguing about this. People who … Continue reading

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Dragon Soul Retrospective

Hello Monday morning. Time for some delicious QQ to start the week off right! I really liked Cataclysm a great deal, and I cared deeply about having some compelling raid encounters to finish off what has become my favorite WOW … Continue reading

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Why I Went Retribution

I get this question a lot. I’m pretty sure I know what everyone expects me to say, especially following Meloree’s really moving post last week on the demise of tanking. It would be pretty easy to say that I stopped … Continue reading

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I have the Annual Pass. Where’s my Beta Invite?

Oh man, it’s Friday evening. Crap! I am contractually obligated to rage about one (1) thing per week on Sacred Duty and I completely forgot to rage this week. How fortunate that I have such a great topic today. I … Continue reading

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