December 1, 2016 1 Comment
In the initial 7.1.5 PTR Echo of the Elements was changed to 3 charges.
In the latest build it was reduced to 2 charges, which disappointed a number of people. Read more of this post
Elemental Shaman, Math, and Strange Ramblings
November 7, 2016 3 Comments
Similar to the recent self evaluation spreadsheet I’ve set up for Trinkets, which helps you configure a series of SimCraft config options to run your current armory profile with various trinket changes, I’ve set one up for Traits too.
November 2, 2016 2 Comments
Last month I did some work around generating lots of Trinket data for analysis.
The only catch is that to continue this sort of analysis it would require a lot more work to generate more trinket data, trinket pair combinations for interactions and somehow working out how to present this in an easy to read/understand format.
October 31, 2016 Leave a comment
Aka “Why it’s not okay to keep sending directly to community experts about stuff”
One of those prices of “e-fame” and/or being known as an expert is that people tend to come to you to ask questions about things in your wheelhouse (and sometimes outside it). This is a short conversation point about why it’s better to exhaust other options first, like reviewing previously written information/guides or asking other players on chat/forums.
October 21, 2016 8 Comments
One of the things that has been on my mind lately has been “How would I redesign Elemental in a fair & balanced way that would make me seriously consider switching back?”. Thus, this post.
The idea is to give more control over the rotation, clean up some of the complicated but ultimately meaningless choices and make Mastery more important. Read more of this post
October 3, 2016 8 Comments
Legendary items and titanforging. These are the big RNG things behind loot acquisition in Legion, in addition to the normal “when will boss X finally drop that damn trinket” problem. This has some parallels to loot acquisition in Diablo 3 but also causes some issues. Read more of this post