It’s Highmaul Time We Raid!

Yes folks, it’s that time again… after one of the longest bouts of downtime this guild has ever faced, it’s finally time to raid again. A new raid is upon us, our raid core held strong over the break, and Warlords of Draenor has brought many grizzled old faces back out of retirement looking to raid, which is exciting! Continental Types is looking forward to raiding again, and as always, we will share our progress here!

Siege of Orgrimmar: Heroic Norushen down!

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Raiding has died down a bit; we have been working on achievements, farming the final few boss of Siege of Orgrimmar using alt saves, taking some time off. But on this night we had a full crew working on a full clear and decided to give Heroic Norushen a try. It took a few attempts to coordinate a portal order, but once we found the right combination we knocked him out.

Siege of Orgrimmar: Garrosh Hellscream down!

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Continental Types has completed another raid, ahead of the curve… congratulations guys & gals!

Looking back, Siege of Orgrimmar was a decent raid, none of the encounters really stand out one way or another. The raid ramped up better than others in recent memory, and it was paced decently, however, with fourteen bosses we would have preferred it be less linear. We didn’t spend a terrible amount of time on any one boss; Galakras and Thok stand out as the biggest roadblocks, but once Thok fell the rest of the raid moved pretty fast culminating in a slightly underwhelming Garrosh encounter.

The core of Continental Types has been with us for a while now, and we continue to enjoy getting closer over time and raiding with one another. We lost some friends along the way due to real world commitments, but gained some great new friends as well.

Warlords of Draenor sounds promising, as Blizzard is planning sweeping quality-of-life enhancements to the game, some of which will make raiding even more enjoyable like scalable raid groups and the ability to raid with friends on other realms. Until the expansion arrives, we will continue farming (for now), work on some achievements, and contemplate tackling heroic content.

A couple more screenshots in the full post…

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