Episode 47 – LFR & You

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome back to Blessing of Frost! Episode 47 is now out for your amusement and enjoyment, so sit back and relax as Majik and I discuss stuff from Monday, January 9th, including all about LFR, our General Chat topic of the week.

 
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4.3.2 notes from MMO-Champion.

The crazy baby carrots commercial: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bhq_NL6jL0

The dog at my parents’ house: http://twitpic.com/858zin

Some links and thoughts from listeners who tweeted us — follow them!

@Restoisepic: LFR so far: pros: easy way to get T13 if lucky and 50% of weekly valour in 2 bosses, Cons: the overall attitude seems to stink additionally, there are not enough sad mooses in there ๐Ÿ™

@xmolder: I think it’s great, but loses its sheen after you’ve seen regular mode mechanics. Not that mechanics matter.

@RandyLite: LFR I despise it wholeheartedly, I have completed it on 5 alt’s and my main goes weekly for possible upgrades. Reminds me of the trollroics grind for slightly better gear. It teaches bad habits and really brings out the loot whore in ppl. 500 valor is nice but it feels like 3 or 4 trollroics rolled into one 2 hour endeavor.

@thereadycheck: i did a short write up on LFR conflicts. lot of bloggers talking LFR i know, seems like many within the last 2 or so weeks. http://www.thereadycheck.com/?p=1500ย @WoWMiri @_vidyala @matticus had a great LFR posts as well!

WoWMiri: http://wowmiri.wordpress.com/2011/12/24/pitfalls-of-lfr-and-ideas-for-improvement/

Vidyala: http://manalicious.wordpress.com/2012/01/03/looking-for-community/

Matticus: http://www.worldofmatticus.com/2011/12/12/11-raid-finder-personalities/

@Derevka: You think its undertuned to the point where it fosters poor raiding habits? Not “too easy” per say, but poor habits not assisting the tank, not DPSing the strategic target, heroism/lust timing, standing in the proverbial fire…

@e_man41: lfr is a pointless exercise in being mad at people you don’t know over gear you don’t really need

@GottaHaveFaythe: LFR has caused me to lose interest in our progression raids. ๐Ÿ™ I no longer get that special feeling of seeing a new encounter and then finally getting the kill. No joy or adrenaline rush. It just feels… Blah.. It’s sad! Our 25m team hasn’t been able to pull together a FULL team since it released. We’ve been doing 22-24m kills.

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