Category Archives: Blogging

BlizzCon Wishlist/Predictions

With BlizzCon coming later this week, we’ll soon be inundated with information about the next expansion.  Or at least, I think most of us assume that Friday’s “World of Warcraft: What’s Next?” presentation will reveal the next expansion.  I guess … Continue reading

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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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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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Cataclysm Post-Mortem: 10 Man Raids, Equality, and Tuning

It’s time for that post. The one I’ve been trying not to write for a year on 10 man raiding. I feel so strongly about this, but it has never turned into a blog post because I was pretty sure … Continue reading

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Leetsauced Podcast – Episode 50

Just a heads-up, the Leetsauced podcast uploaded their 50th episode this weekend.  I had the honor of stopping by for the Hot Seat portion of the show.  If you want to know the outcome of a musical BMK, or what … Continue reading

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Leetsauced podcast appearance

Mel and I were guests on the Leetsauced podcast last weekend.  If any of you are interested in hearing us drunkenly debate Dragon Soul encounters, LFR, or the state of raiding in Cataclysm, you can download episode 47 from their … Continue reading

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Ask Theck – Round 1

A few weeks ago, I asked readers to post questions for a simple Q&A style bog post.  Unfortunately, it took me a long time to get around to answering them, and even longer to get this post typed up.  But … Continue reading

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How I learned to be a Raid Leader

Way back in the olden days, at the dawn of this millennium, I had a very odd career.  I ran factories.  More specifically, I took over bad factories, and made them into good factories.  The hours sucked, but the job … Continue reading

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Blogging BlizzCon – Part 3

Saturday, October 22nd Saturday morning was not pretty.  I woke up around 6, pretty badly hung over.  I got out of bed, but the nausea I experienced while moving quickly ended that experiment.  In retrospect, it might’ve helped to put … Continue reading

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