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Ask Mr Robot – Again
Back in June 2016, I read Vee Tegen’s article How Warcraft simulators can help improve your game.
This is Ask Mr Robot stuff. I tried the simulator and struggled hard. There were too many advanced buttons to choose on before you could press “go”. The wait time was long and, I felt that it would never work for me.
Yesterday (trumpet fanfare) I tried it again! Here in November 2016, it is now much more user friendly. I loaded my character and tried Simulate. I looked at the results and then changed a Talent and ran it again.
It’s all about me! Who knew simulators were all about me? I love it, I spent about an hour tinkering with my character and answering questions that I’ve had for a long time.
I think my main gripe when reading Class Guides is that I want to know what my top three spells should be if I am “doing it right”. I can follow a guide but without that top three spell knowledge, I am uncertain and insecure; especially playing a new class or role. The simulator at Ask Mr Robot answers that question.
I can see the shift in value for Wild Growth, for example, depending on the healing style and the Talents. And I can begin to understand … why. The beautiful thing is that it opens a new window with the Simulation. Close that new window, change your talents and Sim Again!
I can’t recommend this exercise any higher or greater; go over to Ask Mr Robot, load your character and “optimize gear”, this will load your stuff. I don’t use the addon, I don’t pay extra; the tool is open and free to use.