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26 Acts of Kindness — In Azeroth

I so very rarely post about non game related things— but I am feeling moved to do this today. Let me explain… Earlier this week NBC reporter, Ann Curry, said, in remembrance of the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut: “Imagine if everyone could commit to doing one act of kindness for each precious life lost. An act of kindness, big or small — are you in?” (or click here) I responded and said, “Yes, I am in…” This “movement” as taken the internet by storm on Facebook as as well as on Twitter via the hashtag #26Acts. In real life, I did a #26Acts at the Starbucks I frequent every day… and treated 26 strangers to their morning coffee (picture).  I then got to thinking… what if I could bring this into Azeroth as well- we can make an …

Written By: on December 20, 2012

Is Rapture a Sign of the End of the World

I am not sure what I am asking for in this post, but wanted to bring something to everyone’s attention— something that has been bothering me— bothering me from a mechanic perspective. Ultimately, I am asking for a nerf…. yes. I reluctantly state this, but that (I guess) is what I am asking for— well, maybe not a “nerf” but a change. As many of you know, I am not a fan of the Rapture mechanic. I have a number of reasons for it, not the least of which is the battle between multiple Discipline priests in a raid to fight over Weakened Soul debuffs, but perhaps the largest being the scalability and the disparity it creates between Holy and Discipline. In early MoP Beta, Disc had a lower base regen …

Written By: on December 13, 2012