Some interesting developments over the weekend so far, most notable being our very first 7/8 kill, thus providing a small bit of movement to a race that's got more and more guilds queueing up at the 6/8 stage and even more joining the overall heroic race. Read on!
Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 23:30
Week 3 has started off and it looks like guilds that had been affected by the widespread suspensions are working on catching up. Also something interesting is *still* happening with Yor'sahj on heroic mode. Talk about a drama king.
Thursday, December 15, 2011 - 12:02
Week 2 starts to wind down... heroic-mode catch up afoot, and some performance art!
So if you'd not had a chance to yet, do check out the podcast from yesterday. You can skip ahead to 07:20 to get to the start of the interview!
So we're at the end of Week 2 now for the US server guilds and the banned guilds will be trying to plan their "catch up" if they want to get back into the ...
Monday, December 12, 2011 - 13:13
In this very special issue of The Raid Observer, Ladan meets up with members from four of the top raiding guilds to discuss the current race, the LFR ban drama, and the alleged US/EU guild tension! So I sat down today with eight members of four of the top tier raiding guilds to discuss the recent LFR ban, the current tier 13 raiding race, and the so-called conflict between the US and EU guilds. The guilds and members that participated are:
Sunday, December 11, 2011 - 15:55
Good morning, fine people! Here's the Raid Observer back with a brief update for you to start us off for the weekend. I've got a general race update and some observations on a few recent things... read on!
Saturday, December 10, 2011 - 12:20
Today's update is a bit different, as I've decided my fingers are tired from so much typing and I thought you might like to listen to me giving an update. And guess what? I've also got two very special guests who agreed to be interviewed!
Thursday, December 8, 2011 - 18:38
And here we are at the outset of heroic modes and the race is showing evidence of the aftermath of the Great LFR Ban of Patch 4.3.
So far a few predictable elements and some possibly surprising aspects are showing up as we hit the heroic modes. Read on!
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 18:38
So... things went a bit pear-shaped today. And I'm talking pears the size of 8-days!
And I will reveal the spookiest fact of this raiding race so far... read on to find out! I was supposed to be minding my own business, writing up my thesis, and adding a few wee raid observations every day on how things were going. It was supposed to be calm. But noooooo, it went all Titanic on ...
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 10:42
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
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