Monthly Archives: October 2010

31 Oct 2010

The Back Seat Guild Leader

Ever get the feeling that you’re standing at a crossroads, looking down at the various prongs of a Morton’s Fork? It’s a position that an increasing number of players are finding themselves in during the run up to Cataclysm, and … Continue reading

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26 Oct 2010

Ratings and Mage 4.0

Back in Wrath, mages were driven by a small number of key stats. Spellpower and Haste Rating were key, with Crit Rating coming a distant third for all specs except Fire. Bringing up the rear were Spirit and Intellect, with … Continue reading

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18 Oct 2010

Where Did The Obscurecast Go?

It’s been a quiet week on the pages of Mana Obscura. There’s normally an update here at least twice a week, but the last post was nearly ten days ago. Ten days. That’s over a week, in case you’re counting. … Continue reading

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9 Oct 2010

The Mage 4.0 Compendium

The game of Warcraft is changing. In the next few weeks the first of a series of patches will be pushed to the live severs. The first of these patches (4.0.1) will bring with it the core changes to all … Continue reading

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6 Oct 2010

A Socially Aware Warcraft?

When I think of MMOs, I generally think of games that are rick in social interaction. Alongside the gigantic world and the rich environments are dedicated tools specifically designed to help players interact with each other. But although Warcraft has … Continue reading

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