Episode 67 – Begging Your Forbearance

jongIt’s a Retributionary view! Jong from Forbearance is with us this week waxing poetical about the game we all love. We also talk about the delayed rollout of bosses/wings in ICC and the newest WoW Holiday, Pilgrim’s Bounty! Join us for the feast!

Change to next week’s guest.

Instead of the BoE folk, we have Gnomeaggedon from Armaggedon’s Coming joining us on Friday! Credit also goes to Gnomeaggedon for the creative title that was used in this weeks Podcast!


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Shared Topic: Best Change to the Game


This week’s Shared Topic was suggested by Lathere of Hots & Dots, and asks us to consider (in honour of WoW’s 5 year anniversary) what the best change to the game would be.

I’m suggesting the following as a shared topic:
Many things have changed and improved within the game between Vanilla, BC & Wrath. Which change that Blizzard released, made a fundamental difference to your gaming experience?
A possible expansion to this topic would be what really irritates you that they still haven’t gotten around to fixing?
Thought this would be a fitting topic seeing it’s Wrath’s 1 Year anniversary :)
Be as nostalgic as you want!


Responding to the topic this week are:

Autumnn of Grumble and Autumnn

Shawndra of Escapist Scrawl

Ophelie of The Bossy Pally and the Giant Spoon

Almaster of Lux Legis

Cass and Lath of Hots and Dots.


We are running low on Shared Topics and desperately need your help!  Head on over to the Blog Azeroth forums and suggest a topic of your own, or contribute to an existing one.

This week’s Shared Topic is Of PTR’s and News Websites, suggested by Windsoar of Jaded Alt.

TNB Live Friday 11/20 8pm PST – Jong of Forbearance

jong Join Fim and Nib as they talk with Jong, “the pimpest dope ret pally you never known”.

Listen in our LIVE chat room and we’ll take questions (and hopefully answer them if we can).

  • When is it?: This live show is scheduled for Friday November 20th at 8pm PST (11pm EST). Not sure what time that is for you? Use this handy-dandy time converter!
  • Where do I go? To participate on the live show, you will need to go to the TNB Live Show page to connect with the stream. See, totally easy. If you are having issues then go to the Ustream page.
  • Some general ground rules:
    1. Be nice. If you say very inappropriate things be aware you will be kicked from the room. We are doing this to have a great time, come with a beer, come during a raid, come how you wish, just don’t come to cause trouble.
    2. You may ask questions to the participants during the show, but we reserve the right to use them if and when we can. I will be monitoring the chat room and if I can I will use the comments during the show. We love that you are with us, but I will have to weave them in. Even if it isn’t asked, we all appreciate your questions

Outside of that, we will love to have you join us and partake in an enlightening discussion that is sure to follow! Hope to see you there!

Episode 66 – T Time With Turpster


Back to normal this week. Or as normal as you can get when Turpster, The T, graces TNB with his presence. We talk about Hearts, Hands and Voices, Blizzcon is NOT in Vegas (or is it), and Wrath is 1! (Happy Birthday!!!)


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Resource Site Spotlight: Wow Progress


Hi folks, today I’m highlighting a really useful tool that lets you know how competitive the guild or realm is you’re considering switching to. Wow Progress is a site that keeps track of all the raiding guilds is knows about (and it knows about most of them), and rated them based on how quickly they get through content. Here’s an example of a guild page:


Note how they have the ranking for all the achievements on the bottom.

It also compiles this info by realm so it can tell you which realms are most active in PvE:


This can be a really useful tool if you’re interested in finding a new guild, choosing your first realm for a character you plan on raiding with, or just generally keeping up with the Joneses.

The resource site spotlight (aka wiki tiki utility posts) should happen every week, but is written by Euripides from outdps.com, and endeavors to fill your favorites bar with an unmanageably large quantity of WOW resource sites. So much knowledge that it hurts. Ow. Ow. Ow. Ow.

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