With patch 6.0.2 the “Personal Loot” system was expanded to all dungeon and raid types. This meant that you could bypass any potential loot drama by letting the game decide who got the loot rather than any /roll or other system needing to do it. For semi or full pick up groups this is a good thing, but when it comes to organised groups or guild raids it may not be the greatest.
Personal Loot generally results in a higher item drop rate than Group, probably somewhere
Wherein Binks talks about changes he’d like to see for the Shaman class, although many of these will never ever happen (which is totally ok, btw).
One of the core things behind the direction of any class is the theme/vision behind it. Recently we saw the addition of Molten Earth as a mastery for Elemental as there wasn’t too much in the way of “earthy” stuff for the spec, and Elemental is supposed to be the “Master of the Elements”. I think that this is a little confusing, as we’re
Because I'm a nosy bastard sometimes I like knowing what else is out there, but as a guide author I also know that not everyone sees my guide. In an effort for more visibility I figured having a "master" guide list would be handy.
The submission link for guides can be found here
The submission details can be found here
I'll put together a "Guide of Guides" somewhere next week (maybe Wowhead, maybe somewhere else if I can get multiple updaters).
Updated 10-11-2014 at 06:57 PM by Binkenstein
As you've seen on twitter, I was recently able to reveal that I'm behind the Shaman section of the upcoming BradyGames Warlords of Draenor guide. Firstly, some links/other class author types:
World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Signature Series Strategy Guide - Amazon
Death Knights: Magdalena
Druids: Chase Hasbrouck
Shaman: Me. (if you really
Yes, I like making puns in my blog titles. As you can probably guess, this is going to be looking at how Lava Burst doesn’t scale with Critical Strike chance, and how this affects our primary DPS cooldown.
First off, lets take a look at the cooldowns from other caster specs:
Affliction Warlock: Dark Soul: Misery
Arcane Mage: Arcane Power
Balance Druid: Celestial Alignment
Demonology Warlock: Dark Soul: Knowledge
Destruction Warlock: Dark Soul: Instability
Updated 05-11-2014 at 10:27 PM by Binkenstein