Archive for June 4th, 2010

As mentioned yesterday, Larisa and I were asked some time back to write some guest posts for a Mage blogger that was (and maybe still is) returning to the fold.  I know real life was getting in the way and its a shame to waste informative posts like these.  After you read this you will realise how many Mage raid spots were lost just because this sat in draft for so long (like February long).

Strangely, Larisa departed from her normally sensible, informative posts to throw a bit of /sillyGnome about with her post.  It was her usual well written stuff, the kind that if you read between the lines you know that you will be a better player, if not Mage, if you follow her suggestions.

Every now and then, I feel it is my duty to step away from the /sillyGnome stuff, to write truly valuable posts that will benefit both novice and ArchMage alike, so here it is:

Misleading Mage posts:

Fire Mage Raid Preparation: Gnomeaggedon’s guide to one time raid invites

I’m honored to have been asked to write a guest post for the relaunch of this wonderful Fire Magely blog and what’s more been given a topic so very close to my Gnomish heart…

Fire Mage Raiding.

Now the thing is, well the things are, that:

  1. I only really get to raid on the odd PuG’s discretion these days and;
  2. When I do raid these days I make healer DPS look good, and;
  3. There are so many better sources of Fire Mage raiding information (like the blog you have found this post on) and of course;
  4. Gnomes is /silly

So in the interests of maintaining an appropriate level of silliness in the face of a deadly serious and burning topic, I present to you my preparations for Fire Mage Raiding.

The essential Fire Mage Raiding Checklist.


You need mats right?

How you going to get them?

None of this pussy Goblin buy low sell high business. It’s bad enough that people compare us to Goblins without sinking to their level.

Nope you need to get out and grind the mats for the essential consumables, the ones with the following attributes (more…)

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