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DoT & HoT Haste Calculation Made Easy

January 4, 2011 Leave a comment

Recently, Cynwise over at Cynwise’s Battlefield Manual posted a spreadsheet for calculating haste, which is an incredibly useful tool.   However, I found that it had one major downfall, it lacks the ability to have more than 4 DoTs/HoTs in the spreadsheet without a good bit of editing, and even if you do add more than 4, it would become somewhat ugly to look at if you decided to add all DoTs/HoTs for every class.

So, I have decided that, in order to make our lives easier as theorycrafters and players, I would write a small program that could handle the same basic information (in fact, using the same calculations), but allow the information to persist, and be easy to use. Read more…

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Circle of Healers

November 3, 2009 Leave a comment

Many of those that walk in the shadows also dabble a bit with walking in the light as either a Holy or Discipline Priest, and currently, there is an effort to improve healing all around the WoW universe, especially with the healing bloggers out there.  This effort to improve healing is taking place in the form of a blogpost survey, here’s my contribution:
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Calculating Pseudopower

August 20, 2009 Leave a comment

One of the many challenges for any class in World of Warcraft is determining whether an item is an upgrade when you are running an instance, many people affectionately call this the “Numbers Game”.  This is especially true when you get into higher end raiding, where the differences between items is not necessarily that significant.
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