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We all play at different intensity levels. It's human nature. Some of us sit down for a night of dungeons in World of Warcraft and we play primarily to have fun, with no more intensity than we would devote to playing Tetris until the screen fills. Other people sit down for a night of dungeons wit...

October 23rd 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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This morning, I want to thank the developers and maintainers who manage the lesser-known plugins. While everyone knows and loves addons like Recount, Deadly Boss Mods, and Bartender, some of the others do things that are just as amazing with a fraction of the support. For example, one of the add...

July 5th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Every week, Shifting Perspectives explores issues affecting druids and those who group with them. This week, a quick and dirty guide to raising one's tree from a young sapling to a mighty oak, or other suitably impressive arboreal species. Whenever other columnists here write really good columns,...

January 26th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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After an earlier false start that saw the phone briefly listed then pulled from sale, the new Intensity from Samsung is now available for all to buy direct from Verizon's site. Don't expect much from this one -- it doesn't even do EV-DO, and frankly, we're surprised Verizon's still selling a single...

September 8th 2009 at 3:19pm 0 Comments
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With names like "Rogue" and "Intensity," we're totally picturing these phones breaking out of their tethers in Verizon stores, wreaking havoc, pickpocketing customers, and stealing identities during credit checks -- but in reality, we've just got a couple of unassuming QWERTY sliders in the mix her...

August 26th 2009 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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Personally the change I'm still plotzing over most in relation to 3.1 is the sheer locational chutzpah of the Argent Tournament. I'm not sure I understand why the northern portion of Icecrown is considered an appropriate spot. It's like seeing some Milwaukee strip-mall developer parachute into the...

February 25th 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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One of the big changes coming in patch 3.1 is the change to mana regen, and it has a lot of people pretty frantic. The last thing healers want is for their life to become harder, right? Well, Ghostcrawler hit the forums today with some clarification on the subject.Base regen (which is an equation th...

February 18th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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DestructionLong considered the most efficient raiding spec throughout the Burning Crusade, Destruction will get a run for its money with the new and improved Affliction. It also remains to be seen if Blizzard's efforts at steering the spec clear of mindless Shadow Bolt spamming will prove successful...

October 14th 2008 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Rest assured, we've seen some wicked frickin' lasers in our day, but apparently, even the two-kilowatt rendition that heats coffee in mere seconds can't hold a candle ray of light to HERCULES. Intentionally named in all caps by University of Michigan gurus in order to highlight its awesomeness, sai...

February 16th 2008 at 10:04pm 0 Comments