Save the Mages!

Everyone needs a charity or cause to fight for.  I’m realizing that my new purpose in life is saving the the Arcane Mages that can’t seem to break 10K dps. Random Heroics I don’t run many random 5-mans these days, but it was back-to-back encounters in 5-mans that prompted my Mage Madness series of posts.  … Continue reading

Mage Madness – Arcane Explosion Edition

In my Mage Madness – The Basics post, I covered the basics for single-target dps.  Now it’s time to discuss AOE damage.  Trust me, it’s just as much fun as single-target.  It’s just a different button.  If you want to skip the text below, my message is: “Seriously, stop using Blizzard!  It’s so ICC.” Getting … Continue reading

Mage Madness – The Basics

My last Mage Madness post included a plea to new Mages: “seriously, stop hitting other buttons”. Well, the truth is that there are, indeed, times to hit other buttons at the appropriate times. Going from Average to Almost Awesome! This post will cover the basics of how I play my mage including some training dummy … Continue reading

Mage Madness – Quick Fixes

“One-button class” is a common term for the Arcane Mage, and mages often take offense and try to insist we use more buttons.   Seriously, mages…stopping hitting other buttons!  While it is true that I occasionally click the other buttons, the debate is screwing up potentially good arcane mages. Quick Fixes for an Arcane Mage In the last … Continue reading