What role does the Dracthyr Evoker fill?
After three expansions, World of Warcraft is finally getting a new class again, the Dracthyr Evoker — but what niche does that class fill, if any, that wasn't already covered by the existing 12 classes?
How do you decide what role you want to play in World of Warcraft?
After the past sixteen years (going on seventeen) I've finally realized that I'm basically always going to be playing a Tank in World of Warcraft.
What makes you feel like a badass when you’re playing games?
Standing toe-to-toe with a boss is my favorite thing in all of WoW.
What makes you play as a healer (or avoid playing as one)?
Maybe I should ask, "What could make you play as a healer?" because I recently healed a dungeon run in World of Warcraft on my Paladin and I couldn't wait to run back to Retribution and never look back.
What World of Warcraft role is in most need of an overhaul?
One of the oldest and most preserved paradigms in World of Warcraft is one it inherited from its predecessors like Ultima Online or EverQuest -- the idea of certain classes being good at one of three primary roles. Tanking, or the art of getting the ire of the various monsters in dungeons focused on you instead of the tasty healer in cloth booties; Healing, the aforementioned person in cloth booties who can channel some form of magic to heal the wounds of their fellow adventurers; and DPS, short for damage per second, a metric that tells you how much damage these players are capable of dealing in a second while fighting said monsters.
What is your favorite part of your favorite games?
Going for positivity today, cause my eyes hurt and I'm having a week.
What are your preferred modes in group play?
When I play Heroes of the Storm, I almost exclusively play healers, because I'm terrible at Heroes of the Storm and I can at least grapple with the basic idea of what healing is supposed to do -- keep people alive.
Tips and tricks for healing Battle of Dazar’alor as a Priest
Battle of Dazar'alor has been out for a month and it seems to be treating Priest healers pretty well.
Blizzard shouldn’t nerf PVP mana regen when the real issue is healing from non-healers
Update: This was originally published just for our supporters, but now it's available for everyone.
How do you feel about healing?
A lot of players seem to be intimidated by healing...