Casual Raiding Loot Rules

Determining loot rules that keep everyone happy seems to be one of the biggest guild / raid challenges.  While keeping all raiders happy may be a stretch, we should at least hope everyone feels comfortable with the loot rules and no one  feels as though he/she has being cheated in some way. Underlying Goals and … Continue reading

Learning Ragnaros – The Kill

We finally killed Ragnaros last night.  It was a great feeling to get Rag down.  Here is an update on my learning process for this encounter. Phase I – Complete We are consistently getting past phase I with only the random wipes during this phase.  The following summarizes some key aspects of this phase. Tanks … Continue reading

Learning Ragnaros

Ragnaros may have been nerfed, but he’s still not a push-over for casual raiding guilds like ours.  I thought I’d start to document our learning process with updates as we make progress.    I’ll focus on the phases of the fight. Phase I – Complete We are consistently getting past phase I with only the random … Continue reading

Learning Baleroc

Baleroc is a simple boss fight made complicated by a couple of mechanics.  Basic knowledge of these mechanics can make this fight manageable.  In depth knowledge of the mechanics makes this fight simple. The details needed to provide an in depth knowledge of the mechanics may be a little overwhelming at first, but the frustration … Continue reading