Episode 56 – Kicking the Bucket List

In this episode of Blessing of Frost, Majik and Kurn discuss their bucket lists for Cataclysm, as well as various bloggers’ bucket lists.

 
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Don’t forget to vote in the poll to name the awesome #sadmoose that Kamilla crocheted for Kurn! Voting ends at 11:59pm ET on Saturday, March 31st.

 

Various Bucket List posts around the blogosphere:

MMO Melting Pot’s Round-up
Cynwise’s Field Notes
Achievement’s Ahoy
Tree Heals go Whoosh
Revive and Rejuvenate

Some last-minute hotfixes came out after we’d finished recording the podcast.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter: @kurnmogh and @Majjity for us and then @ApotheosisET for our guild (apotheosis-now.com!). Please rate us up on iTunes and leave us a review for a shoutout!

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Episode 55 – Pandaria’s Press Tour!

Yet another episode about pandas! 😉 Join Majik and Kurn as they discuss some of the more salient points revealed in the Mists of Pandaria Press Tour.

 
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So many links…

At MMO-Champion

Mists of Pandaria Press Tour
Other Press Tour Interviews, etc

At Wowhead

Mists of Pandaria Press Event

At MMO Melting Pot

Pandaria Reactions: Short and Sweet
Pandaria Blogger Reactions: Point by Point
Pandaria Blogger Reactions: Long and Detailed
Factions in Mists of Pandaria
Mists Reactions: Key Points

CONTEST TIME!

@Kamilla_of_ET actually made and sent me a SAD MOOSE.

We obviously need a NAME for the #sadmoose! So please email us your suggestions at: podcast [at] blessingoffrost.com! We’ll take the top 5 or so suggestions this week and then put up a poll next week. You guys get to vote on his name! If your suggested name is the eventual winner, I’ll send you a $10 Blizzard Store pet. 🙂

And don’t forget, please send us your Cataclysm Bucket List ideas (things you want to do pre-MoP!) so we actually have a show next week. 😉

As always, please rate us up on iTunes and shower us with love in your review — and you get a shoutout on the podcast in return.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter: @kurnmogh and @Majjity for us and then @ApotheosisET for our guild (apotheosis-now.com!).

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No Show!

Hey folks! Due to scheduling conflicts, Majik and I weren’t able to sit down together and record a new episode of Blessing of Frost this last week. But we shall return next week!

Next week’s topic: The Cataclysm Bucket List.

We want to hear from you! Tweets, emails and audio submissions (to podcast [at] blessingoffrost.com!) are all encouraged, letting us know what your pre-Mists of Pandaria goals are! We need to fill up General Chat with your submissions, so please do let us know what your goals are. 🙂

Tune in next week for the results!

As always, please rate us up on iTunes and shower us with love in your review — and you get a shoutout on the podcast in return.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter: @kurnmogh and @Majjity for us and then @ApotheosisET for our guild (apotheosis-now.com!).

Episode 54 – Previewing Pandaria Part 2!

This week, Majik and I finish up our talent overview for Priests, Rogues, Shaman, Warlocks and Warriors and talk a bit about the Ironman Challenge and a variety of other things.

 
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The new Apotheosis recruitment video!

Warlocks are like mushrooms.

Dev Watercooler on stat changes in Mists of Pandaria.

Theck of Sacred Duty talks about the block changes. (It astounds me that we have brilliant people like Theck playing the same game as a random death knight who thinks they can best improve their character by wearing spellpower cloth.)

Mists of Pandaria Talent Calculator.

Remember, Apotheosis is recruiting! Warlocks, an enhancement shaman and a feral druid tank (must be comfortable doing kitty DPS!) especially, but we’ve recently opened up recruitment to all kinds of DPS, so please do check us out!

As always, please rate us up on iTunes and shower us with love in your review — and you get a shoutout on the podcast in return.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter: @kurnmogh and @Majjity for us and then @ApotheosisET for our guild (apotheosis-now.com!).

Episode 53 – Previewing Mists of Pandaria

Episode 53 is here and with it we look at talent options for Death Knights, Druids, Hunters, Mages and Paladins, with the other five classes coming next week. Note: we could be wrong about how cool any of this stuff is. We’re often wrong. Majik has been consistently wrong for nine years, for example.

 
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I tweeted asking people to let me know what they were most looking forward to. Thanks to all for replying, please follow them!

@_Rades: GHOUL VOMIT (Vile Spew)
@buglamp: bearhugbearhugbearhugbearhugbearhugbearhugbearhugbearhugbearhugbearhug
@Achloryn: I’M TAKING UNHOLY BLIGHT FOREVER
@walkstweets: Boundless Conviction: Holy Power gets to get different than Combo Points! Hurray! Healing-wise, cooldowns are exciting between Void Shift (Priest), Vow (Priest) Ascendancy (Shaman), Healing Tide (Shaman)
@TiaOfET: excited for the surprises as I have no idea what to expect other then what @DuridJaymz gave away!!
@JoeEgo812: Anxious for losing Auras. Holy Avenger means I can use the Angry Man for AoE healing too.

Addons suggested by @oathblade/Nightwill:

Addon Control Panel

Elephant

GTFO

Remember, Apotheosis of Eldre’Thalas is recruiting! Warlocks in particular, but we’d also look at a resto shaman, an enhancement shaman and other ranged DPS classes. We’re 4/8 HM in Dragon Soul and would love to see some apps!

As always, please rate us up on iTunes and shower us with love in your review — and you get a shoutout on the podcast in return.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter: @kurnmogh and @Majjity for us and then @ApotheosisET for our guild (apotheosis-now.com!).

Episode 52 – Reviewing Rated Battlegrounds

Our topic for this 52nd episode is rated battlegrounds! What are they all about? How many people can play at once? What are some good strategies and tips for your RBG group? Our guest this week is Merkavah, a raider in Apotheosis who has taken charge of the Apotheosis RBG team.

 
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Some helpful addons:

BattlegroundTargets – a basic enemy raid frame to show you names, roles and specs of the enemy’s team.
Healers Have to Die – an addon that points out enemy healers and also shows when your healers are in trouble.
DeadlyBossMods – an addon with many PVE functions, this will also show you timers for flag captures and the like in BGs and RBGs.

Remember, Apotheosis of Eldre’Thalas is recruiting! Warlocks in particular, but we’d also look at a resto shaman, an enhancement shaman and other ranged DPS classes. We’re 3/8 HM in Dragon Soul and would love to see some apps!

As always, please rate us up on iTunes and shower us with love in your review — and you get a shoutout on the podcast in return.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter: @kurnmogh and @Majjity for us and then @ApotheosisET for our guild (apotheosis-now.com!).

Send us your comments, questions, submissions and such to podcast [at] blessingoffrost [dot] com! We’ll answer your questions on the show in our MOLL-E segment and would be happy to play most any audio submissions you send us. Be part of the show!

(Don’t forget to tweet #sadmoose to @Majjity on Twitter to prove to him that SADMOOSE IS A THING.)

 

Episode 51 – A Helping Hand

Yet another episode of Blessing of Frost is out, ladies and gentlemen! Episode 51, released just three days after Episode 50, is out! Join us as we mock ourselves and each other after just four days between recording these last two episodes. Our General Chat topic is about tools and addons used to help out during raids.

 
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Boss Mods
Deadly Boss Mods: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/deadly-boss-mods
BigWigs: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/big-wigs
Deus Vox Encounters (DXE): http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/deus-vox-encounters

Damage Meters
Recount: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/recount
Skada: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/skada

Auras
Power Auras Classic:  http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/powerauras-classic
WeakAuras: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/weakauras
Healers have to die: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/healers-have-to-die
TidyPlates: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/tidyplates-simpleTidy Plates (Threat Plates): http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/tidy-plates-threat-plates

Timers/Notification
Mage Nuggets: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/mage-nuggets
Scorchio! 2: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/scorchio2
ForteXorcist: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/fortexorcist
DroodFocus: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/droodfocus
Serenity: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/serenity
Raeli’s Spell Announcer: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/rsa
OmniCC: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/omni-cc
Omen: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/omen-threat-meter
ClassTimer: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/classtimer
HearKitty: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/hear-kitty
Mik’s Scrolling Battle Text: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/mik-scrolling-battle-text
PhoenixStyle: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/phoenixstyle
oRA3: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/ora3

Castbar
Quartz: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/quartz

Chat
WoW Instant Messenger: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/wim-3

Combat Loggers
Loggerhead: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/loggerhead
clsaver (works fine, just load out of date addons): http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info9368-combatlogsaverclsaver.html

Raid Frames
Healbot: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/heal-bot-continued
Grid: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/grid
Clique (goes with Grid): http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/clique
Vuhdo: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/vuhdo
Decursive: http://www.curse.com/addons/wow/decursive

VoIP/Voice Communications
TeamSpeak: http://teamspeak.com/
Ventrilo: http://www.ventrilo.com/
Mumble: http://mumble.sourceforge.net/

Reforging/etc
RAWR (online version): http://elitistjerks.com/rawr.php
RAWR (download version): http://rawr.codeplex.com/
WoW Reforge (website): http://www.wowreforge.com

Thanks to everyone who tweeted! Please do follow these lovely people:

@Flufflywumpki – Serenity
@Rezznul – Grid/Clique
@TikariOfET – Power Auras, Tidy Plates
@SerrinneWoW – Raeli’s Spell Announcer
@Jasyla_ – Vuhdo
@Druidis4fite – Vuhdo, Quartz
@Roark_AR – Weak Auras, oRA, Loggerhead
@HitokuonET – ForteXorcist, castbar, Clique, DoT Timer, Decursive (RIP Vanilla version)
@grgordon – Power Auras
@LadyAnjelle – Grid
@Shadowspawnd – threat meter, back when threat mattered
@Aleanathem – Class Timer, Hear Kitty
@wowcynwise – Healers have to die
@ColinJHawkins – Tidy Plates, some kind of raid frames
@blamesquelchy – Class Timers, MSBT
@Serrath_ – ForteXorcist
@Srsbusiness_ET – WIM
@Vosskah – PhoenixStyle
@JoeEgo812 – Vuhdo
@EpicGems – Vuhdo
@DuridJaymz – DroodFocus

Remember, Apotheosis of Eldre’Thalas is desperately seeking a retribution paladin, at least 2 warlocks and more ranged, as well as an enhancement shaman and a restoration shaman! Apply today! http://www.apotheosis-now.com/main/

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter: @kurnmogh and @Majjity for us and then @ApotheosisET for our guild (apotheosis-now.com!). Please rate us up on iTunes and leave us a review for a shoutout!

Send us your comments, questions, submissions and such to podcast [at] blessingoffrost [dot] com!

Episode 50 – Love is in the Air

Episode 50 arrives with much laughter, mostly about the Love is in the Air holiday, which is our General Chat topic this week.

 
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Some great holiday guides for you:

MMO-Champion’s guide: http://www.mmo-champion.com/content/2640-Love-Is-in-the-Air!-(February-5th-February-18th)

Wowhead’s guide: http://www.wowheadnews.com/blog=200204/love-is-in-the-air-february-5th-19th-guide

Hotfixes: http://us.battle.net/wow/en/blog/4023884/Patch_43_Hotfixes-12_2_2011#blog

Remember, Apotheosis of Eldre’Thalas is desperately seeking a retribution paladin, at least 2 warlocks and more ranged, as well as an enhancement shaman and a restoration shaman! Apply today! http://www.apotheosis-now.com/main/

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter: @kurnmogh and @Majjity for us and then @ApotheosisET for our guild (apotheosis-now.com!). Please rate us up on iTunes and leave us a review for a shoutout!

Send us your comments, questions, submissions and such to podcast [at] blessingoffrost [dot] com!