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Icesnake’s Add-on Emporium: WoW 5.0.4 Segment 6; Routes and TomTom

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Icesnake’s Add-on Emporium: WoW 5.0.4 Segment 6; Routes and TomTom

[Sep 25, 2012 | No Comment] by: Icesnake Frostfyre

This is the Icesnake, and I am here to tell you about another pair of add-ons to help with your gathering professions.

Back in Segment 3 for WoW 5.0.4 I told you about Routes and GatherHUD. This time I’m going to tell you how to use Routes with a different way of displaying your directional information, an add-on called TomTom.

If you listened to Segment 3, you already know that Routes will plan a route …

Icesnake’s Add-on Emporium #47: Dungeon Tactics

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Icesnake’s Add-on Emporium #47: Dungeon Tactics

[Feb 7, 2011 | No Comment] by: Icesnake Frostfyre

Segment 47: Dungeon Tactics Add-ons

Cataclysm brought us an entirely new world, with entirely new ways to wipe in PuGs. But the most effective way to wipe is still the same – have someone who doesn’t know the boss tactics in your group. Fortunately, there are some add-ons that will allow you to quickly go over boss encounter tactics without needing Vent or TeamSpeak (here we link the infamous Leeroy Jenkins video on YouTube. Some …

Icesnake’s Add-On Emporium #46: PlayerScore

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Icesnake’s Add-On Emporium #46: PlayerScore

[Jan 31, 2011 | 2 Comments] by: Icesnake Frostfyre

Segment 46: PlayerScore

The single biggest complaint heard in World of Warcraft is about pick-up groups, usually called “pugs.” Why? Because players join pugs without the proper gear or experience to make a successful run. In the past, group leaders (now called “dungeon guides”) had two add-ons to help them determine the level of readiness a player might bring to his pug, GearScore and SkillScore. Individual players could use them to determine their own state …

Icesnake’s Add-on Emporium, Segment #26: Leveling Guides

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Icesnake’s Add-on Emporium, Segment #26: Leveling Guides

[Jul 14, 2010 | 2 Comments] by: Icesnake Frostfyre


Segment 26: Leveling Guides

This week we’re going to look at leveling guides; specificly, Zygor’s Leveling Guide, and an alternative.

Let me start off by saying that I emphatically do NOT recommend Zygor’s Leveling Guide, and I’m not going to give you a link to the official Zygor site. If you still want it after listening to this segment, you can find it easily enough.

Zygor’s Leveling Guide is an in-game guide; that means it’s …

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Power Up with Power Auras

[Feb 22, 2010 | No Comment] by: Ross

I’m sure a lot of you use Power Auras since it has gotten a lot of press from names a lot more reputable than mine. In this post I’ll go over my set up and how to recreate them, hopefully these will inspire you to play around a lot with your own auras and make [...]

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Instance Loot: Ragefire Chasm and Wailing Caverns

[Oct 15, 2009 | No Comment] by: Jason Griffith

Looking through the search terms that bring people to my blog, I like to keep track of trends to find out what kind of information people are looking for. During the last two months most of the searches have revolved around 1) Paladin Leveling (always my highest search), 2) New Druid Skins 3) New [...]

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The 5 W’s of Dual Spec

[Sep 9, 2009 | No Comment] by: Jason Griffith

Not too long ago I gave a my Review on Dual Specs. My mind has somewhat been altered by that since then after seeing my wife do it on multiple characters, but not a whole lot (mostly due to the fact that I’ve still only done it on the one and am not impressed).
What [...]

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Cataclysm: Races and Classes

[Aug 24, 2009 | No Comment] by: Jason Griffith

Surely we all know that Blizzcon is in the works right now, as I write this. People are looking around for details on all of the little tidbits of information that we have received so far, and right now they have not actually given us much in the way of details.
There is going to [...]

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New BoA Chests: Stats and Costs

[Jul 27, 2009 | No Comment] by: Jason Griffith

Alright, there is a lot of buzz going on right now about BoA Chest pieces coming out in 3.2. As such, I went and did a little research to find the information for you.
I see no reason to waste time with further chatter, so on with the details!
Does Bonus Exp From BoA Chests Stack With [...]

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Macro: Advertising Your Profession

[Jul 9, 2009 | 26 Comments] by: Jason Griffith

Over the last week I have seen a lot of searches coming to my blog relating to macros used to advertise your profession, so I’m going to give it to you.

Now, while it may not make a whole lot of difference as far as what you have to do to make it work and so forth, you cannot actually do this with a macro. What you can do it with, is a Script. So,

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Using Recount As A Tank

[Jul 3, 2009 | No Comment] by: Honors Code

One of the mods that I sacrifice some some of my screen real estate for is Recount. So what’s a Tank doing staring at Recount? Well, I’m not raid leading so I’m not monitoring the DPS levels. It wouldn’t matter much anyway because the DPSers in…

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Guest Post: Yuki Learns You Stat Weighting (p3)

[Jun 25, 2009 | No Comment] by: Jason Zimmerman

As stated last week, here’s the post outlining how to determine weights to plug into lootrank to figure out your best in slot.  It’s a general list written by (alas) a DPS-type, so it’s not aimed at healers specifically, but I hope you all can still find it useful.  Yuki’s been my guildie, my buddy, [...]

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Guest Post: Yuki Learns you Stat Weighting (p2)

[Jun 24, 2009 | No Comment] by: Jason Zimmerman

As stated last week, here’s the post outlining how to determine weights to plug into lootrank to figure out your best in slot.  It’s a general list written by (alas) a DPS-type, so it’s not aimed at healers specifically, but I hope you all can still find it useful.  Yuki’s been my guildie, my buddy, [...]