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The power of stories

A very short sidequest from BioWare’s Mass Effect 2 illustrates how little is needed to weave compelling and engaging stories. Continue reading

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Why Storybricks matters

“I saved the world but I still have to pay for my own drinks when in town”.

This simple observation about the state of most, if not all, currently running MMORPGs is probably what explains the problem Storybricks tries to solve best. Continue reading

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Hand of Reckoning Macro

Author’s note: I have quit playing WoW before patch 3.0.5. Warcraft-related content is no longer being updated, and information in this post may not reflect the live game any more. As usual, we’re finding out that the barebones behaviour of … Continue reading

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From FuBar to LDB: Writing Your Own AddOn Loader

In terms of menubar utilities, it appears I’m just a sheep following the lead of the enlighted Mr. Kestrel. It was after one of his posts that I moved from Titan Pannel to FuBar, and it was again after reading … Continue reading

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Beacon of Light Macro

Author’s note: I have quit playing WoW before patch 3.0.5. Warcraft-related content is no longer being updated, and information in this post may not reflect the live game anymore The risk when you’re running as a healing / tanking / … Continue reading

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Frost Death Knight Macro: Hungering Cold / Bandage macro

Author’s note: I have quit playing World of Warcraft before patch 3.0.5. Content in this article is unlikely to be relevant anymore and will not be updated. Here’s the Frost Death Knight’s equivalent to the pallie’s Bubble + Bandage macro: … Continue reading

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SEO Basics for the WoW Blogger

Following Yashima’s mishap with one of the scumbag gold-selling splogs we all hate, it struck me that some WoW Bloggers may have little notions on how to improve their search engine visibility. This post will be focused on self-hosted WordPress … Continue reading

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Death Knight Macro: Rune Strike Wrapper

Author’s note: I have quit playing World of Warcraft before release of patch 3.0.5. The content of this post is most likely out of date. Here’s a cool macro template to get your rune strike into your opponent’s face: #showtooltip … Continue reading

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HowTo: Debug your UI

Stranded in WoW 3.0.2 withtout working addons? Getting mad because you can’t exactly figure out what’s broken where? Many things actually work, but in order to get it fixed, a methodical approach works best. Here’s my method: Tools AddOn Control … Continue reading

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