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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #15 on: July 19, 2018, 08:18:06 AM »
The amount of Xp you get for Herbing and mining in your garrison has gone up a lot. At level 102 it is 3564 of 669000 (0.53% of level). At 108 is was 4800 of 705000 (0.68% of a level)
That change happened a while ago - 7.3, I think.

I do not think so, last week I was getting around 1000 a go.
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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #16 on: July 19, 2018, 12:06:59 PM »
Quite a jump from Legion and a large step from Minimum to recommended.

I'm assuming the video card is the limiting factor.

Looking at the recommend card.
The Geforce line:
7.0 was Jul 2016, and recommended a card from Feb 2014
8.0 was Jul 2018, and  recommended a card from Jan 2015
The minimum video card was from 2011 in both releases - Feb for 7.0, Mar for 8.0

This feels like less of a jump than Legion was.  Though I'll agree the span between minimum and recommended got larger.



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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #17 on: July 19, 2018, 01:08:50 PM »
Quite a jump from Legion and a large step from Minimum to recommended.

I'm assuming the video card is the limiting factor.

Looking at the recommend card.
The Geforce line:
7.0 was Jul 2016, and recommended a card from Feb 2014
8.0 was Jul 2018, and  recommended a card from Jan 2015
The minimum video card was from 2011 in both releases - Feb for 7.0, Mar for 8.0

This feels like less of a jump than Legion was.  Though I'll agree the span between minimum and recommended got larger.

Aye that and the doubling of the memory requirement :)
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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #18 on: July 19, 2018, 02:14:43 PM »
Aye that and the doubling of the memory requirement :)

To be fair, the last time I had a machine with 4gb of memory was my laptop from 2007.  I admit that was pretty beefy for the time.  But its honestly been a long time since 4gb has been a reasonable amount of memory to have in a machine. 

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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #19 on: July 19, 2018, 02:31:51 PM »
Community integration has been turned back on, at least on Earthen Ring.  (It was experimentally reenabled this morning, and then enabled on more servers after a successful test.  Possibly all servers at this point.)

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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #20 on: July 20, 2018, 07:12:29 AM »
Is anyone tracking mods and updates?

Malaprop had hacked on Altoholic a bit and had gotten it to stop throwing lua errors at startup (but was still throwing errors during some operations if you tried to use it).  I don't know that he had an interest in taking over maintenance on an ongoing basis.  [ETA: found more conversation; maybe he does, but I think he wants explicit permission from Thaoky, because it doesn't have a permissive license.]  Altoholic has had sporadic updates on Curse over 2017--not sure if that was by Thaoky or someone else--so I would expect to maybe see an update for 8.0 eventually, but it might be a while.  Other mods such as ArkInventory can fulfill the core function of tracking your inventory across alts.

You could try Clique as an alternative to Healbot.  It doesn't have its own unit frames, but works with the built-in unit frames or anyone else's (Grid etc.).  Clique has updated for 8.0.

I use ButtonTimers for what you use NeedToKnow for.  It has updated for 8.0.  I wish ButtonTimers had a better story for spells with charges but I'm not sure if any other mods have a better way to display those either.  Weakauras is another option.
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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #21 on: July 20, 2018, 08:48:10 AM »
Also TellMeWhen had 8.0 updates ready on Tuesday, and appears to be functional.
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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #22 on: July 20, 2018, 02:50:59 PM »
Healbot has been updated.

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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #23 on: July 22, 2018, 03:02:12 PM »
Altoholic has updated, although quests and professions probably aren't working yet.  The author says you're supposed to clear your saved variables, but I never do and it generally seems to work anyway.

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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #24 on: July 23, 2018, 05:16:24 AM »
With the last round of updates, most things seem to have stopped throwing visible LUA errors. World quests are behaving oddly and how I have a floating arrow to the selected one; no idea where that's from.

Archy still needs to update and I haven't checked MaxDPS. I was, however, able to heal an LFR easily - in the sense that my buttons and shortcuts worked. Figured that was a safe place to test things out. I've kind of checked out of WoW since the update - there's really nothing to do, now.

This week's maintenance is only scheduled for an hour, which makes me guess that they're not going to release more pre-patch content. I could be wrong.

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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #25 on: July 23, 2018, 06:23:11 AM »
Tomorrow should see the first part of the burning of Teldrassil plot (and the associated War of Thorns world quests); the week after will see the second part of that, and the final week of pre-patch will allow people who have pre-purchased BfA to run the Battle for Lordaeron.

They don't need maintenance to begin these because it's just flipping a content availability switch; keep in mind that the last two expansion launches haven't involved any planned downtime at all on launch day.  Of course flipping the switch can expose bugs in the new content and cause unplanned downtime or other disruption, as we've seen a few times in the past.

The new UI is a bit small on my 1920x1200 screen, so I played with the UI scale slider under advanced graphics settings until I found something that seemed to work okay for me.  That slider seems a bit messed up, in that there's a "1" on the slider but it doesn't correspond to the default at all.  Also, the world quest icons on the full-screen zone map are tiny, making them easy to miss.

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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #26 on: July 24, 2018, 05:26:26 AM »
I've always used Clique for my bindings, and it has never let me down.  I use ElvUI to make the default UI more usable.

Historically I've used Weak Auras to show my cooldowns, but I'm going to try dropping it in BfA and just go with moving my toolbar 1 and 2 to the middle of the screen so I can see all my powers in a central location.  Elvui UI allows me to easily move the bars and assign my non-clique bindings easily.

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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #27 on: July 24, 2018, 06:40:06 AM »
Historically I've used Weak Auras to show my cooldowns, but I'm going to try dropping it in BfA and just go with moving my toolbar 1 and 2 to the middle of the screen so I can see all my powers in a central location.  Elvui UI allows me to easily move the bars and assign my non-clique bindings easily.
ButtonTimers is basically an extension of this approach.  It appropriates up to four of the Blizzard action bars (*), lets you put them wherever you want on the screen (horizontal or vertical), and then draws cooldown or aura timer bars perpendicular to them.  The buttons on the bars are actual Blizzard action buttons, so they are clickable, light up when an action bar button would light up, etc..

(*) These don't overlap with the six action bars you can make visible on your screen in the default UI, but do sometimes overlap with things like druid form bars and stealth.  Generally not a big deal but it's something I occasionally have to watch out for.

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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #28 on: July 24, 2018, 07:25:35 AM »
Sounds very similar to what I had going at the end of Legion Marco.

Basically I got tired of tweaking my auras to show sparkles for all the WW procs, so I just moved the toolbar, and realized that there wasn't much that wasn't covered with that simple technique.  Might look at that setup, to see if it gives me anything that ElvUI doesn't already. 

I'm really trying to streamline. 
At this point if I'm in a situation where I *need* a complex aura for tracking, then maybe i need to play another spec / class.

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Re: 8.0.x stuff
« Reply #29 on: July 24, 2018, 08:03:39 AM »
I've tried moving the toolbar; actually, what I did was create an extra toolbar in the middle of the screen using Bartender4 and duplicating cooldown-related action buttons to that bar.

My own experience with this (bear in mind I'm not an optimal player or a raider) is that I visually edited out the buttons in the middle of screen. I found that I was always look at the cooldowns in the action buttons at the bottom of the screen anyway. I had a similar experience with WeakAuras.
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