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  • 5 Likes
  • World of Warcraft
  • 44 Monthly Downloads
  • Supports: 5.4.0
  • 2,609 Total Downloads
  • Updated 09/10/2013
  • Created 02/06/2012
  • 12 Favorites
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  • Release Type: Release
  • License: BSD License
  • Newest File: 1.2.4
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About CinematicCanceler

Automatically and immediately cancels all in-game cinematics and movies. CinematicCanceler ensures you are never stuck on a cinematic screen while important group events are taking place. In some cases can even prevent cinematic-related client crashes and freezes.

Install as usual and It Just Works (tm). Will print a message to chat when a cinematic is suppressed. You can hold any modifier key (shift, control, alt) when a cinematic is starting to allow it to play.

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Comments

  • #7

    This doesn't seem to be canceling the cinematics inside Siege of Orgrimmar, other than that, it's been working great.

  • #6

    Oscar, do you still play? Which is to say, do you know if this works on the transition movie after Council/before Tortos?

    Last edited by johnmanyjars on 8/20/2013 1:28:01 PM
  • #2

    I just tested this on the first cinematic I came too after installing this addon.

    The name of the quest with the cinematic was How to Maime Your Dragon in Twilight Highlands.

    The cinematic started, played, I got quest completed, cinematic continued to play. Realizing the addon wasn't going to cancel it I hit ESC and canceled the cinematic myself.  When the cinematic closed, the chat window said "Cinematic Canceler: Cinematic canceled"  as if it did the cancel, taking credit for the fact I had to do so manually.

    Sorry, but this doesn't seem to work.

    Last edited by AZMAK on 7/26/2012 9:33:48 PM
  • #4

    You may have inadvertantly been pressing a modifier key (shift, alt, control) when the cinematic began, which tells the addon to allow it to play.

    There are a few one-time quest cinematics that may bypass the addon, and a handful that actually won't award quest completion unless you allow them to play them thru (hence the modifier key feature).

    I assure you the addon works perfectly on the raid cinematics that play in DS, which is the main purpose of this addon.

  • #5

    No I did not hold a modifer key, my hands weren't even on the keyboard until I decided to cancel the cinematic myself.

    As I said in my 2nd post later on, it did work on the next cinematic I came too.  So it's spotty I guess. Thanks though.

    EDIT: spelling

    Last edited by AZMAK on 7/28/2012 12:38:01 PM
  • #3

    It did work on the cinematic from the quest named Eye Spy that came later on after the previous one I reported.

  • #1

    Finally! No more trying to get out of movie screens.

    Works perfectly!

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