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This wiki page will help us track who has volunteered to help translate sections of Jame's Leveling Guides into TourGuide Format, so that we can finally publish an addon that will enable people following Jame's Guide to do so without alt-tabbing.

If you wish to translate a section of the guide, please read through this list and find a section that you would like to contribute, being careful to select something that you will be able to test yourself and has not already been volunteered by someone else.


What has already been done

Alliance - Updated to v0.5 - 15/02/2009

  • Maw's Human Guide (1-12) | Jame | Quality: 100%
  • Snowflake's Draenei Guide (1-12) | Kinrah | Needs Improvements
  • Boston's Gnome/Dwarf Guide (1-12) | Ayajulia | Needs Testing
  • Joan's Human Guide (1-12) | Nuzz | Needs Testing
  • Maw's Leveling Guide (12-20) | Jame | Quality: 100% - New
  • Boston's Leveling Guide (12-20) | Nuzz | Needs Testing
  • Boston's Leveling Guide (20-30) | Nuzz | Needs Testing
  • Jame's Alliance Leveling Guide (30-40) | Nuzz | Needs Testing
  • Jame's Alliance Leveling Guide (40-50) | Nuzz | Needs Testing
  • Jame's Alliance Leveling Guide (50-60) | Nuzz | Needs Testing
  • Jame's - Hellfire Penninsula | Nuzz | Needs Testing
  • Jame's - Zangarmarsh | Nuzz | Needs Testing
  • Jame's - Terokkar | Nuzz | Needs Testing
  • Jame's - Nagrand | Nuzz | Needs Testing
  • Jame's - Blade's Edge Mountains | Nuzz | Needs Testing
  • Jame's - Borean Tundra | Wizerd | Needs Testing
  • Jame's - Howling Fjord | Wizerd | Needs Testing - New
  • Jame's - Grizzly Hills | Laotseu | Needs Testing

Horde - Updated to v0.3 - 18/02/2009

  • Zerinj's Orc/Troll Starter (1-12) | Clearasil | Quality 100% New
  • Snowflake's Blood Elf Starter (1-12) | Inyurbak | Needs Testing New
  • Manovan's Undead Starter (1-12) | Romgar | Needs Testing New
  • SilverKnight's Silverpine (12-20) | Clearasil | Needs Testing New
  • Hosho's Barrens (12-20) | Clearasil | Needs Testing New
  • Jame's 31-41 | Clearasil | Needs Testing New
  • Jame's 41-51 | Plover2| Needs Testing New
  • Snowflake's Ghostlands Guide (13-21) | Black Cat | Needs Testing
  • Jame's Horde Leveling Guide (21-31) | Black Cat | Needs Testing
  • Jame's Horde Leveling Guide - Hellfire Peninsula | Black Cat | Needs Testing
  • Jame's Horde Leveling Guide - Zangarmarsh | Black Cat | Needs Testing
  • Jame's Horde Leveling Guide - Terokkar Forest | Black Cat | Needs Testing
  • Jame's Horde Leveling Guide - Nagrand | Black Cat | Needs Testing
  • Jame's Horde Leveling Guide - Howling Fjord (70-71) | Black Cat | Needs Testing
  • Jame's Horde Leveling Guide - Borean Tundra (71-73) | Black Cat | Needs Testing
  • Jame's Horde Leveling Guide - Dragonblight (73-75) | Black Cat | Needs Testing
  • Jame's Horde Leveling Guide - Grizzly Hills (75-77) | Black Cat | Needs Testing

As you can see there's still a lot of be done. And most importantly, the sections which have already been released need to be tested and improved if necessary.


How to test those sections?

Installing Externals
Three external files are needed to run this addon.

If you are not familiar with the installation of addons, it can be done as follows:

  1. Download and unzip the addon files.
  2. Navigate to the World of Warcraft directory (by default, it is in C:/Program Files/World of Warcraft)
  3. Open the "Interface" folder, then the "Addons" folder inside it.
  4. Copy and paste the "TourGuide" and "TomTom" folders into the World of Warcraft/Interface/Addons directory.

You can check ingame if you've installed it correctly; when you go to the character selection screen, down the bottom there is a button labelled Addons. Click that, then scroll down and look for TomTom and TourGuide (it's in alphabetical order). Make sure they're enabled.

Author's Note: Vista users may not have a "Interface" folder, instead their Addons folder is inside the "World of Warcraft" folder. Full path should be c:\\Users\Public\Games\World of Warcraft\Interface\AddOns


Installing the WoW-Pro Guides: Alliance - Updated to v0.3 - 03/02/2009
  1. Download the WoW-Pro_TourGuide_Alliance file and unzip it.
  2. Copy and paste the "WoW-Pro_TourGuide_Alliance" folder into your "World of Warcraft/Interface/Addons/" folder.
  3. Launch wow, and at the character selection screen click on the "Addons" button on the lower-left corner. Make sure that the following 3 addons are activated: TomTom, TourGuide, WoW-Pro Tourguide Alliance and Lightheaded (Lightheaded A,B,C,D,etc as well).


  4. Once in game, click on the TourGuide bar (should be just under your minimap). This will open the "Guides" page. Scroll down to the bottom of the list and you'll see the WoW-Pro Guides:

    Select the guide you want and there you go!


Installing the WoW-Pro Guides: Horde
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Updated to v0.2 - 22/01/2009
  • Download the WoW-Pro_TourGuide_Horde and unzip it
  • Copy and paste the "WoW-Pro_TourGuide_Horde" folder into the "World of Warcraft/Interface/Addons/" folder.
  • Launch wow, and at the character selection screen click on the "Addons" button on the lower-left corner. Make sure that the following 3 addons are activated: TomTom, TourGuide, WoW-Pro Tourguide Horde and Lightheaded (Lightheaded A,B,C,D,etc as well).

  • Once in game, click on the TourGuide bar (should be just under your minimap). This will open the "Guides" page. Scroll down to the bottom of the list and you'll see the WoW-Pro Guides:

    Select the guide you want and there you go!

  • [/]

    That's it, you should now be good to go. For more information on how to use the addon, check this page.


    How To Volunteer to write or improve a section

    -Guide Section Name-

    Add your name and the date you volunteered to the table below, and then, when you are done with your contribution, upload it somewhere and paste the link here. You can put it anywhere you like, but I recommend using the form at the bottom of the edit page of this wiki to add the file as an attachment. You can then link to the file in a similar way to linking images in wow-pro guides, but using URL BBCode tags instead of IMG ones.

    Thanks for contributing!



    Alliance Guides


    Maw's 1-12 Human

    • Volunteer Name: Jame
    • Date Volunteered: 17/01/2009
    • File Location: TBA
    • Note: Can't I have fun too in my free time? ^^

    1-12 Dwarf/Gnome


    1-12 Night Elf


    1-12 Draenei


    12-20 Maw's Guide (Westfall/Redridge)

    • Volunteer Name: Jame
    • Date Volunteered: 20th January 2009
    • File Location: TBA

    12-20 Sven's Guide (Bloodmyst)

    • Volunteer Name:
    • Date Volunteered:
    • File Location: TBA

    12-20 Joan's Guide (Darkshore/Westfall)

    • Volunteer Name:
    • Date Volunteered:
    • File Location: TBA

    20-30 Boston's Guide (Westfall/Redridge)

    • Volunteer Name:

    • Date Volunteered:
    • File Location: TBA

    A_3040.lua



    A_4050.lua


    A_5060.lua

    A_6065.lua

    • Volunteer Name:
    • Date Volunteered:
    • File Location: TBA


    A_6570.lua
    • Volunteer Name:
    • Date Volunteered:
    • File Location: TBA


    A_BoreanTundra.lua
    • Volunteer Name: Raistlan
    • Date Volunteered: 11th Jan 2009
    • File Location: TBA


    A_BoreanTundra.lua


    A_HowlingFjord.lua


    A_Dragonblight.lua
    • Volunteer Name: Raistlan
    • Date Volunteered: 11th Jan 2009
    • File Location: TBA


    74-75_Dragonblight.lua


    A_GrizzlyHills.lua


    A_DeathKnight



    Horde Guides

    1-12 Blood Elf


    1-12 Orc/Troll


    1-12 Undead


    1-12 Tauren

    • Volunteer Name:Yhen

    • Date Volunteered:February 3rd 2009
    • File Location: TBA

    12-20 Barrens


    12-20 Silverpine


    30-40 Jame's Horde Leveling Guide


    40-50 Jame's Horde Leveling Guide


    50-60 Jame's Horde Leveling Guide

    • Volunteer Name: Plover2
    • Date Volunteered: 31st Jan 2009
    • File Location: TBA


    H_DeathKnight.lua

    • Volunteer Name: Gethe
    • Date Volunteered: 5th Jan 2009
    • File Location:TBA


    Comments

    Jame's picture

    New stuff, try it

    Just released a new version for the alliance!

    WoW-Pro_TourGuide_Alliance.zip
    v0.4:

    • My own latest chapter - Maw's Leveling Guide 12-20 | Try it, the quality is very high!
    • Also added a new revamped version of the Borean Tundra guide (Thanks to Wizerd - also thanks to Elmo and NLX067)
    • Fixed a few minor bugs
    • Started to rename the files, so that it looks more organized in the list. YOU NEED TO DOWNLOAD THE LATEST VERSION OF TOURGUIDE FOR IT TO WORK.

    21 to 22 Stonetalon..

    Just finished 13 - 21 Ghostlands, pretty decent overall. Stepped into 21 - 22 Stonetalon and 1st item is got to "Camp Taurajo" and next is get "The Ashenvale Hunt" which isn't always there, which then goes to Org. to turn in "Samophlange manual" (I know it is optional) but it appears to have appeared in my inventory and quest log somehow.

    Now, ok, it's only 3%. BUT, I suggest add a READ ME as first item explaining that this continues from (?) and if you just joined us skip to... (Make a Hearth to Org, get FP, walk to XR for FP, walk to Ratchet FP and start there)

    Fox

    new links (Horde) error?

    Affecting:
    30-40 Jame's Horde Leveling Guide
    40-50 Jame's Horde Leveling Guide
    1-12 Undead

    Notes: the first 2 are collections zipped rather than sets, it doesn't seem to fit with the code method, could that be clarified a bit?.

    The undead one is a text file, not a finished code method.

    Sets that are turned in should be correct and ready for testing and implementation. (I am a code validation developer for a living, when I'm working)

    Clearasil's picture

    The 31-40 and 41-51 are

    The 31-40 and 41-51 are zipped because these chapters are broken down by area, so multiple .lua's. The undead one takes place in one area, so just one file so zipping isn't really needed.

    But what do you mean with "not a finished code method"? This IS how guides for TourGuide are made, and they work in-game. The undead .txt file could by easily fixed to replace the .txt extension with .lua.

    I replaced the .txt and it

    I replaced the .txt and it error-crashed my WoW... not sure what's causing that.

    Apparently it tried to do 2 things at once... may be my copy, gonna reinstall addon...

    Another spot

    Found another spot that needs to be fixed. In the horde guide, Terrokar Forest (65-67 | [WoW-Pro] Jame's Outland), the turn in for "The Final Code" leads you to an alliance quest "The Path of Glory". This quest should turn in at Tooki in Stonebreaker Hold coords (50,45).

    Jouko

    Horde 31-41

    I am almost done converting the lvl 31-41 guide to .lua, should I bother completing this or stop? I was planning to do the 41-51 also but noticed that someone else was signed up for this stuff but it looks like they did tour guide format...

    Clearasil's picture

    Hm, this is the TourGuide

    Hm, this is the TourGuide page are you converting the 31-41 version to .lua for the custom or Tourguide? I already finished the 31-41, and I'm currently working on the 41-51 part.

    Clearasil's picture

    I just uploaded the guide

    I just uploaded the guide for the Barrens. I'm pretty sure it could use some testing, as I probably made some mistakes here and there... Sticking out tongue

    Edit: Oh, and if you found a bug inside any of the guides I coded, SPLATTER THEM! Do clean up the mess tough. If the splattering doesn't help you can always pm me instead Smiling

    31-41 bug

    There are 5 guides missing from the guides list in-game.
    37_38_Desolace_Jame_3141.lua
    37_38_Desolace_Jame_3141.lua
    39_40_Dustwallow_Marsh_Jame_3141.lua
    40_41_Arathi_Highlands_Jame_3141.lua
    41_41_Badlands_Jame_3141.lua

    Now i dont really know how this alll works, but i didnt see them on the guides.xml.
    Just thought i'd point that out.
    Great guides so far by the way!

    Clearasil's picture

    Hey you're right I probably

    Hey you're right Sticking out tongue I probably zipped the guides.xml before updating it... *Bangs head on the wall*

    Jame's picture

    This is getting rather

    This is getting rather messy. For example for the Alliance Howling Fjord guide, someone volunteered and released a file, which made it look like it was the full chapter.

    I just checked it out and actually it's just the beginning of the Howling Fjord chapter.

    It would help to mention that in the description here on the wiki page. If you only did something partially, mention it.

    Someone else did the last 10% of the Howling Fjord guide as well.

    So now we have the first 20% of Howlingfjord and the last 10%. What are we supposed to do with this, seriously? Sticking out tongue

    My point: Try to do a full chapter before relasing a file, or at least more than 50%. Or things get rather complicated for me to sort out.

    Amazing

    I'd just like to say a big thank you to everyone who has put time and effort into making these.

    I used to print guides off, and tonight I've just started using the Add on. I decided to level a Draneai Mage, and It's alot more efficient with the add on. I have my new mage, and my 71 DK to level with the add on, so I'm looking forward to it! My main is already at 80.

    But anyway, the add on is fantastic! Going to save me ALOT of paper!

    Coords

    In the horde guide for Hellfire Penninsula the coords for the final beacon in the quest Marking the Path are incorrect. The bad coords are (36,60), the correct coords are (36,65). Will post anything else I see.

    Testing out the Horde 31-41 Guides right now.

    I just started playing through the 31-41 guide that is listed here. So far I am through 1k needles and the first set of Tarren Mill quests. So far the guide is perfect. I plan on playing through the rest of it today and tomorrow and I will keep you guys posted. If the rest of the guide is this good then I would strongly recommend adding to the release package of guides.

    Jame's picture

    I've seen these two mistakes

    I've seen these two mistakes done in several guides. Everyone please read.

    1. Quests with the same name

    When you have a quest with several follow ups with the same name, you MUST add (Part 1) (Part 2) (Part 3) etc tags in the step description, or it won't work.

    For example, in the 1-12 Night Elf guide:

    A The Balance of Nature |QID|456|
    C The Balance of Nature |QID|456|
    T The Balance of Nature |QID|456|
    A The Balance of Nature |QID|457|
    

    Needs to be:

    A The Balance of Nature (Part 1) |QID|456|
    C The Balance of Nature (Part 1) |QID|456|
    T The Balance of Nature (Part 1) |QID|456|
    A The Balance of Nature (Part 2) |QID|457|
    

    2. No need to put coords for quest accept and quest turn in steps, if you input the QID

    In 99% of the cases, you don't need to add a note with coords for these two types of steps: Quest Accept and Quest Turn in. (A and T)

    Why? Because Lightheaded already has a database of all the quest NPCs' locations linked to each Quest ID (QID). So it automatically creates a TomTom arrow pointing you to the quest NPC you need to talk to to accept or turn in a quest. Better than that, it also puts the name of the quest NPC you need to interract with under the TomTom arrow.

    So there's no need to add a note with coords int he step, as long as:

    • It's Quest Accept or Quest Turn-in step
    • You added the QID in the step (which is done automatically if you use Nuzz's TourGuide Editor)

    Example:

    A The Balance of Nature (Part 1) |N| (58.70, 44.30)| |QID|456|
    C The Balance of Nature (Part 1) |N| (62.00, 38.00)| |QID|456|
    T The Balance of Nature (Part 1) |N| (58.70, 44.30)| |QID|456|
    A The Balance of Nature (Part 2) |N| (58.70, 44.30)| |QID|457|
    

    The coords here are only necessary for the C step. It's not needed for the other 3 steps. It should be like this instead:

    A The Balance of Nature (Part 1) |QID|456|
    C The Balance of Nature (Part 1) |N| (62.00, 38.00)| |QID|456|
    T The Balance of Nature (Part 1) |QID|456|
    A The Balance of Nature (Part 2) |QID|457|
    

    Clearasil's picture

    Not really a mistake, but a

    Edit: Ignore this post, apparantly the .lua commentary lines give errors. Sticking out tongue

    Borean Tundra guide not loading

    The Borean Tundra guide is not loading, looking at the guides.xml file it seems that the name of the guide is incorrect there. It is listed as 000_70_72_Borean_Tundra.lua when the correct name is 000_70_72_Jame_Borean_Tundra.lua. Changing this makes the guide load correctly.

    Also the link to the guide on this site is also incorrect, the underscore between Borean and Tundra is missing so the link appears broken, http://www.theamazonbasin.com/~nlx3647/000_70_72_Jame_BoreanTundra.lua needs to be http://www.theamazonbasin.com/~nlx3647/000_70_72_Jame_Borean_Tundra.lua.

    Otherwise, I have just played through the Nagrand and Terrokkar guides completely and it was a pleasure to level using them. Great work all round.

    1-12 Blood Elf

    Will take this one, is this how we sign up?

    Clearasil's picture

    Finished!

    I just finished the 31-41 Horde part of the guide and is ready for testing/playing! Laughing out loud I might do a starter area next, Durotar maybe.

    Minor Error in Snowflake's 13 - 21 Ghostlands

    who ever corrects--

    The "Trouble at the underlight mines" shows as at the mines after grinding rotting hearts after leaving Tranquillien.... (this is at 40% of the guide)

    There are several issues here...

    1)You never take the quest before leaving town for the hearts, now you can turn it in later but for the sake of tracking what you question for that should be added to the quest log before leaving.

    2)The quest "Trouble at the underlight mines" is NOT gotten at the mines as Snowflake says, it is gotten in Tranquillien (The mining undead guy to the right in the main building) and should be gotten before leaving Tranquillien for heart grinding as well.

    Fox

    Jiruru's picture

    It does say to get the

    It does say to get the quest, at the end of the previous section the guide says "Take all the quests available besides the one on the wanted poster." which would thus include Trouble at the Underlight Mines. Also the guide doesn't say it's gotten at the mines, the quest the guide is referring to there is Underlight Ore Samples.

    In the written one maybe..

    In the written one perhaps, but in the Addon I can assure you (tested twice) that it doesn't tell me to get all the quests (in fect, there are 4 untaken at this point). Further, the location for "Trouble at the Underlight Mines" is shown with the arrow to get the quest at the mines, which it isn't. Also the addon (as far as I have seen) NEVER says just to get all quests you see because that would fail the tracking code, it needs each npc noted.

    Clearasil's picture

    Plover2 just messaged me

    Plover2 just messaged me that he was already working on the 41-51 part of the guide, and has already finished. He forgot to break it down by area tough. I had already done levels 41-43 so I lost a few hours of work wich while I could do something else instead. It isn't a big deal however, I just hope something like this doesn't happen again.

    I guess I'll just work on the 31-41 part of the guide instead. I'll just Plover2 can edit my name out and put his instead on the list if he wants to.

    Jame's picture

    Well, if he didn't break it

    Well, if he didn't break it down by area, your work is not going to waste. We'll definitely use your files for the levels you covered, and the rest of the guide will have to be broken down by zone.

    Clearasil's picture

    Hey I just added my name

    Hey I just added my name into the list - I'd like to do the 41-51 part of Jame's Guide (Horde). I finished doing the first part, untill you go to Booty Bay from the Badlands. Currently I have 3 zones in one .lua file: Stranglethorn Vale, Swamp of Sorrows and the Badlands. Should I split them up and make them into three .lua files? Putting Swamp of Sorrows in another .lua file might be a good idea, but the Stranglethorn Vale part is kinda short because you only accept a few quests there, kill Sin'Dall and move on into Swamp of Sorrows.

    I tried the addon versions of Hellfire Peninsula (only the last bit) and Zangarmarsh, and I really liked them. I worked through the guide much faster than if I had to alt-tab back to look at the guide. And also: I didn't forget to set my Hearthstone! (Wich I always forget Sticking out tongue) As the 31-60 guides haven't been put into the addon yet I'd like to contribute and make the 41-51 guide for the addon if that's ok. Sticking out tongue

    black cat's picture

    Certainly. My advice would

    Certainly.

    My advice would be to make the first zone Swamp of Sorrows, and use a |Z|Stranglethorn Vale| tag for any objectives that involve coordinates in STV. Then create a seperate file for Badlands given how much you do there.

    Thanks for contributing, I didn't know how I was going to find the time to do these sections myself. Eye

    Clearasil's picture

    Thanks for the advice... I'm

    Thanks for the advice... I'm not sure how to use the |Z| tags correctly tough. Sticking out tongue Is this how I should use them?

    N Shopping List:|N| *  Level 44: Patterned Bronze Bracers Level 44: Frost Oil
     -  * Level 44: Gyrochronatom - Level 45: All the Pages for the Green
     Hills of Stranglethorn quest.|
    F Ogrimmar|Z|Ogrimmar
    h Ogrimmar
    R Grom'gol outpost|N|Take the Zeppelin to Grom'gol outpost.|Z|Stranglethorn Vale|
    A Mok'thardin's enchantment (Part 2)|QID|572|
    A Bloodscalp Clan Heads |QID|584|
    A Split Bone Necklace |QID|598|
    
    T The Troll Witchdoctor|QID|1240|
    
    C Tiger Mastery (Part 4)|QID|188|N|
    T Tiger Mastery (Part 4)|QID|188|
    
    R Swamp of Sorrows|N|Go east [snip] of Darkshire
    

    Jame's picture

    Ah, no. That's not what zone

    Ah, no. That's not what zone tags are for. Zone tags basically are only useful to use paired with coordinates. It tells tourguide that you want the coordinates of this step to be calculated for a specific zone.

    Lacking guides?!

    I actually don't know why, but somehow my Tourguide window looks way different from the screenshot you posted Puzzled
    1.) Snowflake's Ghostlands 13-21 is not there. Instead I've got a guide called "Ghostlands (WoW-Pro | Snowflake's Draenei 1-12)"
    2.) There is no [WoW-Pro] Jame's Leveling Guide (21-31) but instead I only got a guide called: Ashenvale (30-31 | [WoW-Pro] Jame)
    Other than that there's no WoW-Pro guide in that particular level range.
    3.) I'm lacking the Terokkar 64-66 guide. No idea why.
    4.) There's no leveling guide from 68-70. You therefore may add a Netherstorm/Shadowmoon guide to your "To-do-list". Maybe someone volunteers Smiling
    I installed Tourguide, TomTom, Lightheaded just like you explained and extracted the WoW-Pro_TourGuide_Horde package to my addon folder. Still I can't find the guides visible on your screenshot =/ Did I miss something? Apart from that, when do you think we can expect the whole addon to be released? I do know that there's still a whole lot of work to be done, I'm just wondering whether it will be anytime soon ^^

    Terokkar is missing due to a

    Terokkar is missing due to a missing word in Guides.xml.

    Check the WoW-Pro addon directory, open Guides.xml in Notepad. You'll see a list of filenames - change _Terokkar_ to _Terokkar_Forest_ and you should be good to go.

    Jame's picture

    Yea, I just need to add a

    Yea, I just need to add a new screenshot, this one is outdated.

    Just go for the guides with "wow-pro" in them. It's our guides.

    Shinke's picture

    Isn't Ghostlands for BLOOD

    Isn't Ghostlands for BLOOD ELVES?

    Anyways walk me through what you do to install the guide and let me see what I can do to help. Smiling

    black cat's picture

    There seems to be an error

    There seems to be an error with the latest version, several of the guides are not loading (this is for Horde side, I haven't done any testing on the alliance version of the addon).

    EDIT: The issue is resolved, you can access a working version from this page.

    EDIT 2: Shinke, I'm assuming that you're referring to the snowflake guide in the Alliance folder, that's actually the Draenei guide but has the wrong name. It'll be renamed. Eventually.

    Shinke's picture

    Actually it showed up for me

    Actually it showed up for me in both folders...

    Jame's picture

    Try it, love it!

    I just released a new version and added my first contribution. The quality is very high, I recommend everyone to try it. (Maw's Human 1-12 is the one I did)

    More info here on my latest blog entry.

    Maw's Human Leveling Guide 1-12

    Hello guys, but I can't find it in the add-on list? Where is it?

    No!!! No more Alliance..

    The Alliance needs a break, make more Horde segments!! Eye

    Jame's picture

    Yarrr!

    Yarrr!

    Jame's picture

    I just finished writing

    I just finished writing Maw's Human 1-12 Leveling Guide. I encourage everyone to try it.

    With this guide I want to set the standard for the quality I want for the addon version of our leveling guides.

    Here's what you'll get:

    • TomTom arrow for EVERY step requiring you to move, even short distances.
    • Auto-completion for 99% of the steps. When it's not an auto-complete step, I actually mention it and tell you to close the step once you finish reading.
    • class quests included
    • optional quests included
    • Even giving directions to the nearest repair NPC when the guide mentions to "Sell junk and repair"
    • Item box appearing whenever an item needs to be used from your bags
    • Information compressed down to the minimum - just enough to go through every step smoothly

    Should be a lot of fun and very relaxing to follow the guide in this addon format if everyone helps to reach this level of quality for each guide section. Not to mention, they will be unbeatable in terms of leveling speed Eye

    I'll upload the file a little later tonight. Stay tuned.

    How's the Horde gap?

    Seems there is still a level 30 - 60 Horde gap out there.

    What's the progress/situation for those?

    Fox

    Jame's picture

    I've added that to the list,

    I've added that to the list, hopefully someone will volunteer to fill those spots quickly.

    Wasn't to sure on where to

    Wasn't to sure on where to post this so I went with here...

    Was running through the Howling Fjord Horde side of Tourguide, and when it tells me to go pick up Beachfront Property from Surveyor Hansen it has his location as (79, 65) in Howling Fjord. Which basically leads you off a cliff into the ocean.

    The location is correct just in the wrong zone =P

    Jame's picture

    Ah yea, someone forgot to

    Ah yea, someone forgot to put a zone tag, that's all Eye

    |Z|Dragonblight|

    GraceAlone's picture

    NE Starting File Done

    Okay I finished the NE starting (1-12) guide and it is available for download. If people could play test it and let me know of any mistakes, additions, corrections, that would be great. I'll test it myself later when I actually get some time to play Laughing out loud

    Jame's picture

    Alright, I've tested the

    Alright, I've tested the first few levels and you really did a great job, you even implemented the class quests.

    However, here are my suggestions to make it perfect:

    1. Add "Sell junk and repair" notes, with coordinates to the repair NPC. Like for example, right the beginning before we do The Balance of Nature (Part 2), there's a note to sell junk and repair in taralom's guide, but not in your file.

    Add this simple line:

    N Sell junk and repair |N|Sell junk and repair at Keina (59.30, 41.10) |
    

    2. When using the 'C' tag to send people to do quests, there are no TomTom arrows. So you have to add a note with the coords. You don't always have to add details in the note about how to do the quest when it's something straightforward like "kill 7 boars", but at least add the coords for the TomTom arrow to show up.

    Like for when we do The Balance of Nature (Part 2), change the line to this:

    C The Balance of Nature (Part 2) |N|(59.00, 36.00) | |QID|457|
    

    And the TomTom arrow will show up.

    Basically we want the TomTom arrow to show up for every step requiring you to move, even if it's a short distance. That way following the guides will be done at amazing speed.

    GraceAlone's picture

    Simple enough should have

    Simple enough should have that done by early next week (gotta spend some time with the fam!) I use lightheaded so I don't naturally think about adding the coordinates for everything. We'll get it taken care of though and thanks for the compliments Laughing out loud

    Well, guess I had the time anyway Sticking out tongue The guide has been updated with coordinates for every single objective and sell/repair added as well. Should be 100% now Laughing out loud

    GraceAlone's picture

    I've played through almost

    I've played through almost all of Snowflake's Draenei Guide and have found a few things that could be cleaned up/corrected. I'm not completely finished with it yet, but I'll post the completed file when I finish it. The big thing that I found was that there was a lack of "Complete" and "Loot" objectives which help make the guide much easier to follow and prevents manually having to check off the entry. More to come Laughing out loud

    Edit:
    Working on the NE 1-12 guide at the moment; about half done. One thing that would be useful for the guide creation tool is the ability to enable class only quests. It's not a huge deal to edit the exported file, but it is an extra step. The tool is great though and makes correcting items/creating guides nice and easy. Thanks!

    Jame's picture

    Yep, that's also what I

    Yep, that's also what I noticed. I added a note about it under the Azuremyst.lua.

    All we need is someone with the time and dedication to fix it Smiling

    Laotseu's picture

    I've added Grizzly Hill

    I've added Grizzly Hill yesterday if ppl want to try it.

    Quick note, the file names for Northrend should begin with the level otherwise they will not be displayed in the correct order within TourGuide.

    [edit]I'm wrong, the order in TourGuide is the order the file are loaded. That said, having the level in the name might not be a bad thing anyways. What do you guys think?

    [edit2]I just downloaded the Guide file for Alliance and realized that that the guides are missing TOC and guide.xml to make them usable by themselves. Would the ppl that made those guides be offended if I were to make them addon that ppl can just drop in their AddOn folder and use? And if I do, would you guys prefer one big addon for all Alliance guides or one addon by guide (or both I guess Smiling ?