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Here's how the new Raid Finder system will work in Mists of Pandaria:

  • The boss dies.
  • The game automatically decides who won some loot, and gives those players a spec-appropriate item.
  • Some players may still get mad, but hopefully they are mad at the laws of probability and not at the rest of the raid.


Fascinating – Blizz are essentially turning one of the conventions of MMoRPG lewt on its head as a result of the rise of random party finding mechanisms.

Something deeply unprecedented has happened. Something, in fact, that I've never experienced in all my time in World of Warcraft. This morning, fighting to take the beaches in the Twilight Highlands, Ularia (introduced waaay back then) hit 85:


Ularia dings 85

 I have two characters at the level cap. This is a new experience for me… 

I might have a choice of characters to run instances with…

I might be able to get her ready to raid…

However shall I cope…? 😉