• The Raid Observer: Week 1, Weekend Update!

    Yet another Raid Observer update from the Guest Contributor, Ladan, on the raiding race. This time I'll give you an update on what (may not have) happened over the weekend: continued concern over the LFR situation and more guilds join the raiding fray!


    Monday, December 5, 2011 - 10:48
    by Ladan
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  • Dragon Soul Raiding Progress: Week 1, Day 4!

    Yet another Raid Observer update from the Guest Contributor, Ladan, on how the raiding race is (not) going so far! Life post-LFR, the emergence of trolls, and more...!

    And my usual disclaimer: I am not a member of DREAM Paragon, I have just been asked to provide a regular update on my observations of the raiding race for Patch 4.3 as it unfolds. All typos, misunderstandings, and opinions are my own (though my cat may cause the typos if she walks on my keyboard) and may or may not represent the views of Paragon and its actual members ...


    Saturday, December 3, 2011 - 12:05
    by Ladan
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  • Dragon Soul Raiding Progress: Your Day 3 (-4) Update!

    Hello! Guest Contributor Ladan reporting in, giving you some of the highlights of Day 3. It's been a fairly dramatic week considering it's "just" Week 1. Curious? Read on!

    Note: The opinions and typos expressed in this and all of my Daily Updates are my own. I am not a member of DREAM Paragon, just an invited guest contributor to their site. If you're interested in learning more about my research and work into raiding and raiding culture, please check out my research blog, http://www.raidingresearch.co.uk.


    Friday, December 2, 2011 - 16:04
    by Ladan
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  • Website design changes

    As you probably have noticed, we have done some tweaking and polishing around the site to make it more accessible and readable. There is still work to be done, and all the features haven't been completed yet. We'll add more as we go along. We hope you enjoy the design.

    And remember, feedback is always welcome and appreciated.


    Sunday, November 27, 2011 - 12:52
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  • Guides for Dragon Soul Normal Modes

    With patch 4.3 just around the corner it's time we all made sure we have enough flasks (or guild cauldrons), fish feasts, potions, and repair money for our Dragon Soul adventures. If you are planning on setting your feet inside the 10 or 25-man instances you have most likely already taken a look at what the encounters look like, and how your class will change in the new tier.


    Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 11:02
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  • Research and raiding

    Our academic friends Ladan and Zeotrix aka Sebastian Lundmark haven't been idling this fall. Both of them have published some very interesting content from raider's perspective.

    First of all Zeotrix has finished his thesis which takes a closer look on how gaming together affects us. Last winter and fall people from this site (among with some other people) were asked to particiapte in the study twice, and the results are here. Zeotrix describes his work:


    Monday, November 21, 2011 - 22:59
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  • Paragon at Digiexpo 4.-5.11.2011

    A couple of our members will be attending Digiexpo in Helsinki, Finland this weekend. The fair is held 4.-6.11.2011 at Helsingin Messukeskus, close to Pasila station. We'll be hanging around at Pelaaja booth on Saturday 5th at 15:00 CET together with the editor of Finnish World of Warcraft magazine "WOW-lehti". Come and meet us there!

    Digiexpo is the biggest fair in Finland concentrating on consumer electronics. As previous years, this year will also feature a lot of high level e-sports tournamets played at the stage, including an ASUS ROG Starcraft 2 tournament with some big names turning up.


    Thursday, November 3, 2011 - 23:27
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