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Gandalf decides it's time to set some limits...

The wizard sets some limits...

I’ve been thinking a lot about limits and boundaries lately, both in-game and out.

Warning: Personal Stuff of the Type I Normally Don’t Discuss Ahead

Over the past month, my real life has grown increasingly chaotic.  My husband interviewed for multiple positions and found one at a university several states over.  Unfortunately, this now means we have to quickly sell our current home in a difficult market, which is proving to be both difficult (not surprisingly) and stressful.  We also have to find a new place to live and a new job for yours truly.  Meanwhile, our friends and family have been suffering through all manner of crises which we have attempted to aid them in dealing with – everything from the enormous trauma of divorce and death to the more minor concerns of setting foot into the ever-bewildering world of dating for the first time.

End of Personal Stuff of the Type I Normally Don’t Discuss

Needless to say, this has meant that WoW has been pretty low on our radar lately and WoW blogging, sad to say, even lower.  But our need for WoW, for that stress relief of dodging about poking pixels with sharp sticks and making other pixels feel better with the clever use of green swirlies, has been pretty high.

As I was pondering all of this, I put together a little guide of tips for knowing when and how to set limits for yourself. (more…)

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...which one is the healer?

...which one is the healer?

This morning I read a terrific article on duoing in MMOs over at Welcome to Spinksville.  And it got me thinking not just about my own personal duo, but about the quartet I have been involved in and not only the problems with being in a quartet, but the incredible satisfaction that has come from it as well.

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To Do List

So your first ever Ulduar raid starts in 30 minutes, and you haven’t read up on the fights?  After a gentle scolding for not being better prepared, I’m here to help with a quick guide to the first four bosses in Ulduar.  This is a very resto-druid-specific guide, so I won’t be explaining how the raid leader should set up the fights, etc, but just what you, as their friendly local tree, needs to do to hold up your end of the let’s-all-go-raid-and-I’ll-help-heal! bargain.

(Scolding commencing…) Bad tree!  Be better prepared next time! (…Scolding complete.)

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