Sparked by the discussion on the weekly poll regarding tanking as a form of “crowd control” as well as by a nudge from Merric and Goldenstar, Elborigorn has decided to cover, in painstaking detail, all the forms of what he now calls “Controlling the crowd” (“CtC”) rather than “Crowd Control” to more readily allow tanking as an acceptable methodology. In covering all the various options for controlling the crowd Elb will also let you know the type of situations that you would likely use that methodology, what restrictions it has as well as the benefits and drawbacks to using it.

Controlling the Crowd: A Broadened Look at Crowd Control