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  • Supports: 5.4.0
  • 7,115,216 Total Downloads
  • Updated 10/07/2013
  • Created 08/20/2008
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: All Rights Reserved
  • Newest File: Altoholic 5.4.004
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About Altoholic

Hi, my name is Thaoky, and I'm an Altoholic :)

Altoholic is an Ace 3 addon written for people who dedicate most of their time to leveling alts, and who want to have as much information as possible in one addon. The main feature of the addon is the search functionality which allows users to search their alts' bags or loot tables in an Auction-House-like frame (see screenshots). All this with multiple-realms/accounts support.

About the addon & the author

I've been playing WoW since the European release, and I used to rely on addons like character viewer to check my alts' inventory, but since it was more or less abandoned and not always stable for me, I decided to write an addon myself and to improve the search feature as much as I could. I hope you'll enjoy it as much as I do :)

The addon has been in development since December 2007 and was officially released in late March 2008. It's still not final, and although it has considerably evolved since the initial release, there are still a lot of things I haven't had time to implement yet.
Please note that this is my first addon, and that English is not my native language.

Features:

- Languages supported: enUS, frFR, deDE, esES, ruRU, zhCN & zhTW.

- Account-wide data summary:

  • Characters' talents: Full talent trees & glyphs are supported for both specializations.
  • Money, /played, rest xp for each character, subtotals by realm, and grandtotals for the account.
  • Bag usage: see at a glance which characters should get bigger bags (bag size, free slots and types included)
  • Characters' skills: skill summary on one screen, namely the 2 main professions + the 3 secondary skills as well as riding. I may add more if there's demand.
  • Reputations: a list of all the reputations of the current realm's characters. You can see at a glance if all your alts are at least honored with Honor Hold if you want to get the new 2.4 blue PVP set. Suggestions on how to grind reputations will be available soon.

- View containers (bags, bank, keyring) of all alts, on all realms.

- Guild banks : You have 10 alts in 10 different guilds on the same server, all of them with access to a guild bank ? Not a problem, you can see them all here.

- E-mail: allows you to see which alts have mail without having to reconnect them. The addon will tell you when mail is about to expire on a character. Threshold configurable (up to 15 days). Multiple realm support as well. Mails sent to a known alt (one you've logged on at least once) will be visible in the addon without having to reconnect it.

- Equipment: See the equipment of the current realm's alts in one screen. Very useful when purchasing stuff for your alts at the AH. Multiple realms supported. Right-clicking any equipment piece will allow you to find an upgrade, this feature is similar to the official wow armory feature, and is quite performant, even though it doesn't match the accuracy of the official one.

- Search: the most important feature of the addon, it uses an AH-like frame to display search results. You can either search bags on the current realm, on all realms, or a loot table.
The loot table is a table based on AtlasLoot, but which contains only item id's, and therefore keeps memory usage minimal.

The Search menu allows you to find items based on their name (even partial), level, type or rarity, almost like at the AH. It is also possible to search known recipes.

- Quest Log: See the quest logs of all your alts, as well as an indication of which alts are on a specific quest. Clicking on a quest link in the chat log will tell you which alts are on that quest.

- Suggestions: Currently, only profession leveling suggestions are available when mousing over your current level in a specific profession. Suggestions are based on the leveling guides posted on the official US forums (credit goes to their respective authors). The addon also suggests you where to quest/grind xp depending on your character level.

Suggestions were also added for the most recent factions. More to come later.

- Auction house: You can see which auctions/bids you've placed with an alt without being logged in or being at the AH.

- Professions: You can browse all known recipes in a thotbot like frame (see screenshot).

- Mounts & Pets of all your alts.

- Achievements are tracked for all you alts (see screenshot).

- Guild Members: a list of your connected guildmates, along with their alts (if they're using Altoholic too), and their average item level. Clicking their AiL will also allow you to "remotely" inspect their equipment.

- Guild Skills: a list of altoholic users in your guild, along with their alts and direct profession links. All professions are available in one click.

- Guild Bank tabs: a list of altoholic users and the time at which they last visited the guild bank. If you haven't visited the guild bank for a few days, you can remotely update your local data without going to a capital city.

FAQ

The FAQ has been moved here : http://www.wowinterface.com/portal.php?id=372&a=faq

Credits

  • I'd like to thank my guild, Odysse├╝s on EU-Mar├ęcages de Zangar, for assisting me since the earliest phases, thanks guys for everything you've done :)
  • Thanks to the wowace community, you've been very helpful and this addon would not be there without the technical answers you gave me (especially Xinhuan, author of BankItems)
  • Thanks to all the guys who are behind AtlasLoot, keeping the loot table up-to-date is a tremendous work, and the search functionality of Altoholic would not be what it is without your hard work.
  • Thanks to Ayindi (wowace) & sLiz3r (curse) for the German translation.
  • Thanks to NightOwl (wowace) for the zhTW translation.
  • Thanks to Wang (wowace) for the zhCN translation.
  • Thanks to Hellbot for the ruRU translation.
  • Thanks to Laumac for the frFR translation.
  • Thanks to IrregularByte for the esES translation.
  • Brykrys for the LinkWrangler support.

5.4.004 (07/10/2013)

- Fixed showing the item source for crafts in the tooltip.
- Fixed LibCraftInfo.

5.4.003 (06/10/2013)

- Created and added support for 3 new libraries : LibCraftInfo, LibCraftLevels, LibCraftReagents.
These libraries intend to replace the lost functionality caused by tables reset to zero in LibPeriodicTable.
I now have my own dataminer, so these tables should be easier to maintain when a patch hits.
I also cleaned up some hard coded tables to now use the libraries instead.
Overall, the addon now consumes a little bit more memory, but the data sources are way more complete than before.
- Replaced the internal list of recipes by LibCraftInfo.
- Fixed the Characters -> Profession pane no longer showing reagents due to LPT changes.
- Fixed the Grids -> Tradeskills pane no longer correct due to LPT changes.

Comments

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  • #5208

    Got the latest version and the profession "tracking" is still not reliable.

    I would like to make all glyphs for all my alts (my Inscription char knows them all). But the "Already known by" text that Altoholic is supposed to add to the tooltip is very inaccurate. I've made quite a few glyphs where it turned out that the alt actually did know them. Nothing was shown in the tooltip for those glyphs.

    Any idea if that can be fixed or should I look for another addon to provide me with that information?

  • #5207

    Since 5.0 dropped, Altoholic has not been updating my alt inventories. At all. is this a known problem, or something broken with my specific setup? Should I delete the saved settings?

     

  • #5218

    delete the saved settings

  • #5219

    I have done this but there is a deeper issue as it has not only stoped tracking my alts but has stoped alltogether even showing how many i have in the tooltip.

  • #5206

    any chance you could add something to track the farming patches on halfhill farm, having 8 toons planting stuff its hard to remember sometimes if ive planted or harvests on a toon unless i log in and check.

    btw great addon, makes life so much easier for all my alts

  • #5205

    Can you fix the Problem that Altoholic dont add Chars, when you login on a Char with the Letter Æ (ALT+0198) ??

     

  • #5204

    not another character slot? 

  • #5203

    Having problems with uploading version 5.0.002.   Curse keeps telling me "Installation Failed"

     

    Any Ideas...?

  • #5202

    Any chance you can add the dialy planting in halfhill so it can be monitor via the addon?

    Some of us have many toons and we kinda loose track and need to log in and out to see if we planted or not.

     

    Any chance that this can be implemented?

     

     

    Regards

  • #5201

    Im having a problem with the latest update 5.0.002 with datastore update.
    autoupdated it trough curse manager.
    wasnt able to turn in some daily quests and wasnt even able to talk to some questgivers at all.
    reloading or restarting the game had no effect.

    turning off altaholic/datastore before logging in worked though.
    No error message at all, just not able to interact with the daily questgivers in the arboretum for the serpent mount dailies. 

  • #5200

    Outstanding addon; I hope you get donations regularly.

  • #5197

    5.0.002 has been uploaded and is awaiting admin approval. More MoP fixes will come along the way.

    5.0.002 (06/10/2012)

    - Integrated the Void Storage to the container's UI (Characters -> Containers). - Added Mists of Pandaria factions (Grids -> Reputations). - Added Mists of Pandaria archaeology artefacts (Grids -> Archaeology). - Added Mists of Pandaria crafts for each professions (Grids -> Tradeskills). - Fixed a few Lua errors related to Battle Pets. They are temporarily NOT scanned at the Auction House.

    Some features related to Battle Pets are now fully working, this is on my (neverending) to-do-list.

  • #5199

    I love this addon, it was one of the addons i missed when I played TOR. Having the ability to see where all my stuff is and what another might have that I need, should be baseline in the game.

  • #5198

    Thank you

  • #5196

    Many of the new glyphs are not picked up as "Already known by".

    Like Glyph of Marking for hunter or Glyph of Mass Exorcism for paladin.

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