The question was asked on Twisted Nether Blogcast the other day
Where are the Resto Shaman Blogs?
Ok, that wasn’t the question, but for once I was “there” so I am just quoting based on my short term memory.
My immediate response was to reel of a series of blogs that deal to some extent or another with Resto Shaman.
You can find them on my ReadByGnome page as well as listed out below, but still it raised an interesting thought.
- Priest blogs… Dime a dozen
- Tree Blogs… Just waiting for the forest fire to thin them out…
- Pally Blogs… Boring… Well how much can you write about one, maybe two healing spells.
- Resto Shamanism seems to be one of those areas that suffer as much burnout as altaholics grinding Argent Crusade rep.
I Know Nuffink!
I can’t say that I have gotten to the point where I feel knowledgeable enough to write guides on gear, specs etc.
I have contemplated writing some stiff on healing various instances, after all I am in the thick of it right now and knowing when to drop the cleansing totem or tremor totem is as, if not more, important than whether to cast healing wave, lease healing wave or chain heal.
I haven’t done so yet though, in fact I realize now I haven’t even read any on the topic. I know Jagerbombz wrote some back in the early days of Wrath, but I haven’t yet read then in the dying days.
So I guess I have a couple of questions.
Where are the Resto Shaman Bloggers and the resources they can offer?
Why do they appear and disappear quicker than a flame totem?
- I don’t know that it’s too easy.
- Maybe it’s too hard.
Not so much to play, but rather to teach.
Born to Kill
I think one of the things I like about the Resto Shaman is it really seems suited to PvP.
Not that it’s OP, but rather that it requires the same flexibility in thinking. You may enter an encounter with one set of totems, using one style of healing, but come out the other side with completely different skills in use.
Can you teach that?
Can you write a guide on how to NOT have a strategy, rather to get into the flow, anticipate and act?
Needless to say, I don’t have any answers, but I’m not hanging up the blogging boots any time soon and if I find some time I will try to write something that vaguely resembles a shaman guide or two… Right after I write a Mage guide or two… kk
The game isn’t just for the Old Skool, there are plenty of folks (like me) that have just discovered their new passion.
After all, those that know how to play their Mages and Shaman only read this blog to laugh at the stupidity I spout, there is a whole group of suckers waiting to be misled by this Gnome and his Chain Heal throwing mate.
So if you do write (or have the desire to write) a Resto Shaman blog, remember that we aren’t all skipping Ulduar because it’s beneath us. Many of us are still trying to work out which way up the totems go (and the packaging gives no indication!).
So don’t be shy about writing the basics… that’s one of the ways that blogs shine. We keep out info up to date and are a great resource for those just turning to the class for the 1st time.
Try these, you just might like them
Try out some of these blogs. Poke them and prod them if they don’t have the info you need us Shaman are used to sticks, so put them to good use.
Apologies ion advance for those I miss.. I’m tired right now… if you don’t write one please throw the details in the comments!
- Addicted to Heals
- Blueberry Totem
- Green Bar Spec
- LFM: Need Healer Plz: A WoW Blog
- Shields Up!
- Too Many Annas
- Totem Healz
- The Global Corporation of Matticus (look for Lodur’s stuff)
- PlusHeal forums of course
- and my bad PvP oriented Resto Shaman stuff
edit: Check out Drug’s post:
Thanks for the heads up Cass, just shows you how far behind in my feedreading I am…
Gnomer and Out, Squidly and Stout!
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