Tag Archives: Alas pretends to be thoughtful

So you want to be a GM? (part 3 of 3)

You can read the first and second parts of this series by clicking the links. Last time I wrote on the topic of being a GM, I closed with saying that I wanted to talk about guild requirements. In the … Continue reading

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Yes, count it, 233%

I’ve been a bit sour around here lately regarding the game and the levels of fun and immersion I’ve been having – or not having, as the case may be. But then I found some fun again. Last Thursday, on … Continue reading

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Wait, do we need any Effing officers?

A few months ago, as you might recall, Eff the Ineffable moved to a structure where we brought in officer-type positions in order to help ease the burdens of a guild grown suddenly larger. Two months down the road, we … Continue reading

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Dear Blizzard: What this raider wants

Dear Blizzard, This letter comes to you from an average raider. My guild has never aspired to the bleeding edge of progression and we were, quite frankly, completely stonewalled on content at 3/7 in Firelands. When the nerfs were announced, … Continue reading

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I remember a time when I thought I would never run out of things I wanted to do in WoW. I envisioned being able to play it for years and years without ever running out of characters to level or … Continue reading

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So you want to be a GM? (part 2)

You can see Part One of this series here. Once you know exactly what type of guild you want to run and have established your charter and set of rules, the next thing you’ll need to consider as a potential … Continue reading

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So you want to be a GM? (Part 1)

Every once in a while, I’ll see someone pose the question on Twitter: I’m going to start a guild. Any advice? My knee-jerk reaction, being lame as I am, and going for the easy joke as I do, is to … Continue reading

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Wherein I make a triumphant return ™

Oh hey there. Did you miss me? I missed you. I missed this, also. Writing. Spilling the random contents of my mind onto these pages. It gets awfully cluttered and nonsensical up in there without letting any of it out … Continue reading

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Pardon me while I learn to not give a fuck

I’ve been putting off writing this post for quite a few months. It could turn out to be quite a ramble, so here’s the TL;DR in advance: I’m taking a break from this whole blogging thing… and the twitter thing. … Continue reading

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And Al’Akir makes 12/12

Yeah, Effers finished up the last raiding tier last night. I wasn’t there for Al’Akir, but I had been around for all the others. I’m a bit sad we had to mop it up post-nerf, but not much we can … Continue reading

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