Simply put, Last night in Zul'Aman, after slaying Nalorakk (and turning in the quest for the 20-slot bag), we tried our hand at getting to Akil'zon but the gauntlet killed us to the point of annoyance. Now I know how the various creeps in Tower Defence games feels.
If I was Blood Elf Engineer from "Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne," I'd build a menagerie of counter-defence towers to aid our situation. Sadly, I'm neither a blood elf nor do engineers in the World of Warcraft have that capability.
Are there any tips/tactics to get past this gauntlet in a much more swift and painless manner?
If it helps, last night, we had two tanks (prot warriors), three healers (holy paladin, resto shaman, resto druid), four DPS (combat rogue, enhance shaman, hunter + tiger pet), three AoE (goblin tinker, fire mage, warlock). I forget the spec on the hunter and the lock, but I'm the Combat Rogue as well as the Goblin Tinker with my AoE eplosives. I can still do my Sinister Strike when tossing a bomb. It's a decent amount of damage - 600 to 1000 Fire damage in a ten yard radius - but it helps by providing an additional AoE. Too bad it's a one minuite cooldown and all exploves share the same cooldown.
Also, last night we made it to the top, but for some unknown reason the event reset. That tells me our group was good, but the event bugged out. Why it bugged out, I don't know.
Anyway, as requested above, are there any tips/tactics to get past this gauntlet in a much more swift and painless manner?