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Shawn Holmes
Attended Kwalikum Secondary School
Lives in Denver, CO
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Blogged: Memoirs of a Casual / Hardcore Raiding Guild Leader

Lacking the necessary tanks, DoD diverts from Nefarian to seek progress in the Bastion of Twilight.

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Blogged: Memoirs of a Casual / Hardcore Raiding Guild Leader

As DoD begins work on the final encounter in Blackwing Descent, a new wrench gets thrown into Hanzo's schedule.

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Blogged: Memoirs of a Casual / Hardcore Raiding Guild Leader

The 25-Man progression team suffers its first blow at the conclusion of week one in Blackwing Descent.

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Blogged: Memoirs of a Casual / Hardcore Raiding Guild Leader

Crasian attempts to return to DoD, only to realize he faces allegations of selfishness and corruption.

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Blogged: Memoirs of a Casual / Hardcore Raiding Guild Leader

Hanzo introduces a new guild rank, and a new way to delegate responsibility in the guild.

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Blogged: Memoirs of a Casual / Hardcore Raiding Guild Leader

Cataclysm launches, and within hours, Blizzard makes its design abundantly clear.

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Sentra's story comes to an end during a guild event that goes awry.

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Hanzo ramps up recruitment and the guild takes on Chimaeron.

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Blogged: Memoirs of a Casual / Hardcore Raiding Guild Leader

Hanzo joins in the exploitation of Tol Barad to save himself from the misery of PvP.

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Hanzo reviews the newest recruits, as well as returning faces, in preparation for Cataclysm raids.

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Hanzo reflects on Cataclysm's zones, and what details went ignored, both by the players, and by Blizzard.

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Cataclysm's release date approaches, and Hanzo reveals the next round of changes to the guild.

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Education
  • Kwalikum Secondary School
    1990 - 1992
  • Ballenas Secondary School
    1988 - 1990
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Birthday
November 5
Other names
Zurba
Story
Tagline
Purveyor of pop-culture references. WoW Guild Leader. Manager. Programmer. Author. Gamer. Father. Husband. Canadian. I fight technological fires.
Introduction
Raised in a small town in Parksville, BC, from there, moved to Qualicum Beach, where I graduated High School. Spent a few years in/out of College, working various tech-jobs.

Met my future wife online in the summer of '95, tied the knot at the start of '96 and moved to Denver, CO, in the US of A. Have been here ever since. Currently author Bakuenryu! and Eight Years in Azeroth.
Bragging rights
Published a programming book. Lead a successful World of Warcraft guild for 8+ years. Can play the trumpet, drums, currently working on learning the guitar. 1 beautiful wife, 2 beautiful kids.
Work
Occupation
Web Services Manager
Skills
programming, leadership, writing, games, music
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Currently
Denver, CO
Previously
Omaha, NE - Qualicum Beach, British Columbia - Parksville, British Columbia - Flin Flon, Manitoba - Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan