The new boss: Gates

No, not Bill Gates.

Raid gates.

In case you weren’t paying attention, when ToCr was released, each boss was released at timed intervals.

So week one you would learn the Northrend Beasts fight.

Next release you would fight the beasts and move on to Lord Jaraxxus.

Then the Faction Chumps.

So on and so forth.

This is a forced gate, deliberately slowing progression – not to be confused with gear checks or skill checks that can be overcome by better gear or moving out of fire.

Come 3.3, Icecrown Citadel will be released in a gated manner. Continue reading