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Updated:07-20-14 08:39 PM
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BigWigs Bossmods  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: r11776
by: funkydude [More]
Big Wigs is a boss encounter add-on. It consists of many individual encounter scripts, or boss modules; mini add-ons that are designed to trigger alert messages, timer bars, sounds, and so forth, for one specific raid encounter. These encounter scripts are activated when you target or mouse over a raid boss, or if any other Big Wigs user in your raid does. In most cases only one module will be running at any given time.

If you're looking for boss encounter scripts for 5-man dungeons, these are not in Big Wigs, but live in their own add-on; Little Wigs.

Authors: Funkydude, Maat, Nebula169
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Unread 09-05-06, 08:31 PM  
Talyn
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It's blocked all the messages for me until today in AQ20, the Anubisath Guardians, some of the CT_BossMod stuff still got through on raidsay.
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Unread 08-31-06, 08:56 PM  
Tanque
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Messageblock feature broken?

I'm using the latest release of Bigwigs released on 8/29. I checked all settings to block outside bossmod messages but I still get spammed. Someone was announcing CT_RABossmods on the raidwarning frame and Bigwigs wasn't blocking it so I was getting both messages, which was messy. Is this normal?
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Unread 08-31-06, 03:50 PM  
vince
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How does the BigWigs profile function work? When I activate the boss modules, and then pick another profile (default), it disables them. Then when I choose my character, it enables them again. However, as soon as I logout, all the boss mods are disabled on my character's profile. Is there any way to save the active bossmods so I don't have to turn each one on every time I login?
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Unread 08-30-06, 06:54 PM  
Grailyn
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Never used BigWigs before. Installed it today and I get no icon anywhere. /bw icon says icon is disabled. /bw just about anything says that thing is disabled.

Tried newest version off Curse, as well as the r9604 off wowace. Am I just missing something?
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Unread 08-30-06, 07:55 AM  
Shark
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Embedded libs of Ace2 are a huge problems. One Ace2 addons can easily break others, and it happens a lot, not only with Bigwigs. If an addon uses version 2.1 of a library and some other uses 2.2, only v2.2 is loaded and there is a chance the addon that is build for the older version will break.

Libraries should keep compatibility from version to version, at least I thought this was the idea behind Ace (not to recode things again and again).
Last edited by Shark : 08-30-06 at 07:57 AM.
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Unread 08-30-06, 02:48 AM  
ILT
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Latest BigWigs (again) break some other Ace2 add-ons

Tekkub, latest BigWigs breaks again some other Ace2 add-ons - it looks as the same problem as in past, different versions of Ace2 libraries. It needs to be finally solved as it is very annoying and ppl will get soon very disappointed by this continous and reappearing problem.
Last edited by ILT : 08-30-06 at 06:06 AM.
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Unread 08-29-06, 06:36 PM  
hihihi
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Exclamation core error

the core lib have some error, so BigWigs can't work for boss at WoW zhCN Client. it's long time.
error in Babble-Boss-2.0 lib. the translate error, for example "\2 32\128". have a simple way to fix the error, replace all "\2 " to "\2" (only for Babble-Boss-2.0 Rev: 6579)...
the new Babble-Boss-2.0 lib i can't fix it.
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Unread 08-29-06, 02:56 PM  
mythrilgolem
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Re: bigwigs mess up fubar

Originally posted by elhandoku
lots off the plugins for fubar dont work when i have bigwigs loaded.
ive tested it out, when i disable the bigwigs it works
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Users of FuBar 1.2 or non-Fu users may encounter bugs with the button. Please report them on FlySpray so I can get ckk to fix them.
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Unread 08-29-06, 12:48 PM  
elhandoku
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bigwigs mess up fubar

lots off the plugins for fubar dont work when i have bigwigs loaded.
ive tested it out, when i disable the bigwigs it works
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Unread 08-27-06, 01:04 PM  
Doniq
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No Translations Registered error

I'm getting the following error when WoW loads:

Error: AceLocale(Bigwigs): No translations registered
File: Interface\AddOns\BigWigs\Version.lua
Line: 81
Count: 1

I also get an error when in an Inst. when one of the "boss-mods" get activated. Unfortunately I did not write the error down, but I do remember it was nothing like the error above. The next time it happens I'll document it.

I have already tried:
deleting BigWigs (including deleting the SavedVariables) and reinstalling
installing an older version of Bigwigs

I'm fully admit that I'm not sure if this is a BigWigs issue or if one of my other addons is causing the problem.

Thanks for any help you can provide,
Doniq
Last edited by Doniq : 08-27-06 at 01:05 PM.
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Unread 08-23-06, 03:56 PM  
fred
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Originally posted by Zalkalin
Fred: Stop using WoWToc. It's useless, and it does more harm than good.

Didn't know...very sorry!! I had never seen that info before...
Last edited by fred : 08-23-06 at 03:58 PM.
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Unread 08-23-06, 09:18 AM  
Tekkub
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fred, please stop using WoWTOC, it's a hackjob fix to a "problem" blizzard fixed a year ago. Many devs (myself included) get very pissed when people screw with TOC versions thinking it solves anything. Just tick on "load outdated addons"

brainy, no the game itself has a range limit. CTRA_BossMods suffers from it too. You have two options... get more guildies (MT!) using BigWigs so sync messages can be sent, or tweak up the combat log range (dig in the plugins section of BigWig's settings)
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Unread 08-23-06, 02:54 AM  
Zalkalin
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Fred: Stop using WoWToc. It's useless, and it does more harm than good.
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Unread 08-21-06, 07:24 PM  
brainy
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I've noticed that it has a range limit on this addon. I have to be in range to get the warnings to come up.

I tried posting on flyspray but i couldnt for some reason.
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Unread 08-19-06, 12:29 PM  
fred
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Weird thing....WoWToc won't update past this mod. If I remove it for a moment it goes through them all.I get a error message...but it's not in English!
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