Altoholic

Achievement UI

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, Odysseüs on EU-Marécages 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.

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  • Avatar of Musterd Musterd Apr 02, 2012 at 09:19 UTC - 0 likes

    Got a quick question... How do you remove a toon from the list of toon's?

    Iv deleted a couple of toons but the list dousent reflect that. And i cant find any options to remove toons from the database.

    If there isent an option do i need to delete SavedVariables? and which ones?

  • Avatar of rgriedel rgriedel Mar 15, 2012 at 10:39 UTC - 0 likes

    @lhavelund: try AckisReceipeList in Game you can produce a link into your alt's professions and open the link afterwards regards rgriedel

  • Avatar of Dextronian Dextronian Feb 01, 2012 at 20:48 UTC - 0 likes

    @pagb666: Go

    I haven't had any problems at all after that.

  • Avatar of lhavelund lhavelund Jan 25, 2012 at 01:54 UTC - 0 likes

    Out of curiosity - I'm trying to create an optimal bank/auction house mule UI currently, and one of the things I'm missing is the ability to bind macros to view individual character's profession windows, auctions, etc. Is there a chance there are slash-command arguments that can bring up such windows, or a chance such could be implemented in the future?

    Thanks!

  • Avatar of pagb666 pagb666 Jan 13, 2012 at 15:40 UTC - 0 likes

    @Dextronian: That seemed to work at first, but the error keep reappearing over time.

  • Avatar of Dextronian Dextronian Jan 10, 2012 at 19:53 UTC - 0 likes

    I figured i try something new .. Deleted all DataStore and Altoholic files in the WTF directory .. all errors are gone

  • Avatar of bsmorgan bsmorgan Dec 10, 2011 at 18:47 UTC - 0 likes

    While I understand why you have Altoholic and DataStore* all as separate projects. Posting an update to Altoholic without including the appropriate DataStore* modules in the zip file places an undue burden on those of us wishing to get a working version on 4.3

  • Avatar of Paladaiac Paladaiac Sep 02, 2011 at 22:24 UTC - 0 likes

    How often are updates going to be made, or is this only going to be updated when major changes are done? I ask this, because there are a large number of achievements and such that were implemented in patch 4.2 that were not updated in the last version of Altholic, and a couple people have left tickets here about this, but it appears nothing is being answered. It may be that I am not looking in the proper place, or there is a different Database for the achievements that will update (but I have previously copied all the individual Database libraries over)

  • Avatar of Ansawa Ansawa Jul 17, 2011 at 20:18 UTC - 0 likes

    So I pretty much have turned Altoholic off right now because of the endless string of errors DataStore is spitting out. I've already ticketed the main one I'm seeing, but it's been getting progressively worse as time goes on. I really love this addon and I do hope that's up there in terms of priority for getting fixed so I can go back to using it.

    Last edited Jul 17, 2011 by Ansawa
  • Avatar of Niselma30 Niselma30 Jun 04, 2011 at 19:17 UTC - 0 likes

    I've got a few  errors I want to report but I don't want to make tickets for them if someone has already reported them. They're

    1) ..\AddOns\Altoholic\Frames\BagUsage.lua line 99:
    2)..\AddOns\Altoholic\Characters.lua line 259
    3)..\AddOns\Altoholic\Frames\AccountSummary.lua line 227:

Facts

Date created
Aug 20, 2008
Categories
Last update
Oct 17, 2014
Development stage
Release
Language
  • deDE
  • enUS
  • esES
  • esMX
  • frFR
  • itIT
  • koKR
  • ptBR
  • ruRU
  • zhCN
  • zhTW
License
All Rights Reserved
Curse link
Altoholic
Downloads
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