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Warlords of Draenor Pre-Patch (6.0.3)
Warlords of Draenor Pre-Patch (6.0.2)
Updated:10-29-14 10:29 PM
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Version: 1.9.3
by: VgerAN [More]
Pawn calculates scores for items to help you easily find upgrades for your gear. It's completely customizable, and applicable to any class and situation: for example, it can help you decide whether to equip the ring with a higher item level but one stat you don't want (say, strength for shamans), or the ring with the lower item level but all good stats. It's that level of customization that makes it very different from more general mods like GearScore and more specialized mods like TankPoints.

Pawn can be used by new players right off the bat without needing to change any options, or by advanced players who plan out their gear upgrades, build Excel spreadsheets, install Rawr, and read Elitist Jerks.

Language support

Pawn works with English, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, and Simplified Chinese, and includes an untested translation into Traditional Chinese. Unlike most addons, it's NOT possible to use the English version on a language that it doesn't support. (If you're interested in helping translate Pawn into other languages, let me know!)

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For fastest assistance with Pawn, leave a comment here or check the official thread at Curse. You can also become a fan of Vger on Facebook and get updates of new versions and stuff like that. You can also leave questions or comments there if you don't have an account on this site.

Getting started

Pawn will automatically set itself up to work with your characters, but there's a lot that you can do to customize it. See the readme file included with Pawn for more information on getting the most out of Pawn.
Version 1.9.3

Changed the way that Pawn uses item tooltips, in the hopes that it will prevent issues where the game blocks certain buttons and actions due to "taint."
Fixed a bug where a few settings wouldn't be saved when logging out, including Pawn's list of your best items used for determining upgrades.
Included new French translations.

Version 1.9.2

Continued changes to the starter scales and translations.

Version 1.9.1

Bonus armor is now listed as a separate stat from base armor and can be given a value independently.
Significantly increased the value of armor and bonus armor in the tank starter scales.
Fixed a harmless error where a message about #(Item1.UnknownLines) could appear in the chat log when using the Compare tab.
Fixed a harmless error where a message about being unable to parse the item link could appear in the chat log when hovering over a caged battle pet.

Version 1.9

Updated for WoW 6.0 and Warlords of Draenor. Many features have changed in some way as a result of item changes in patch 6.0.
I updated the visuals for the Pawn UI to be a little more warlordy.
A new set of starter scales have been added for all classes and specs. You can use these scales as you would the old Wowhead scales, and you can also customize them to your heart's content.
The Wowhead scales have been disabled since they haven't been updated for patch 6.0 and would do more harm than good.
The values of Pawn's default scale have changed to be a more appropriate starting point for WoW 6.0.
New stats are recognized and can be assigned values on the Values tab: Bonus Armor, Multistrike, Versatility, Movement Speed, Leech, Avoidance, Indestructible.
Obsolete stats (hit, etc.) are removed from your scales upon logging in, and have been removed from the UI.
All of the new Taladite gems in Warlords of Draenor are now in Pawn's database.
The changes to stats on pre-Draenor gems in Pawn's database have been taken into account for purposes of gem recommendations. (I anticipate that I'll need to do another update of gem stats before the expansion hits.)
A new option has been added, on by default: "Ignore sockets on low-level items." When this option is enabled, Pawn will ignore sockets when calculating values of low-level items (currently, any item below level 463), so they won't have inflated values when Pawn determines upgrades.
Pawn's calculations for item values no longer take reforging potential into account since that feature is gone from the game.
All code for Pawn's Reforge Advisor feature has been removed.
Changed the way that information about your best items for purposes of determining upgrades is stored and processed. (I now use item links instead of item IDs, since in Warlords of Draenor, a mythic version of one item and the raid finder version of the same item might have the same ID but a different bonus suffix.)
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You can now become a fan of Vger on Facebook and get updates of new versions and stuff like that. You can also leave questions or comments there if you don't have an account on this site.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Vger/341205029722
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Someone on the Pawn forums also commented that the copy of Pawn that they got from WOWUI Minion was giving them the same problem, and after downloading a fresh copy, everything was fine.
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Hmmm, okay, sounds like everything's working good now, then?
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I think I may have had a corrupted install from installing it here at wowinterface. I deleted the copy i had and the savedvariable it had, installed it with the curse client and it works fine now.
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Here you go item comparison:



http://pastebin.com/HwB9ua0w is the Debug On Output for you.
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Hrrmmmm. Can you try putting an item into Pawn's Compare tab to see what happens there? It would also be helpful if you could type "/pawn debug on", hover over an item, and then do "/pawn debug off" and tell me what sorts of things you see in your chat log. (There will be a lot of spam; just a summary of stuff like if you see a lot of lines saying that Pawn didn't understand something would be helpful.)
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I'm playing a warlock, under MyName's scale, i have the Warlock: affliction, demonology, and destructions scales, all are obviously "Show scale in tooltips" selected. Pawn shows no errors, this is the first time i've installed it on this fresh install of wow so it's not a conflict of an old addon, and it also doesn't work when pawn is the only addon enabled .
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Originally posted by willgk
Hrm, for some reason Pawn is not showing the scales on my tooltips, any ideas?
* Do you have any scales enabled for that character? (You should have at least two enabled by default after upgrading to Pawn 1.3)
* Do you have interface errors enabled? Does Pawn hit any errors?
* Have you tried playing with only Pawn enabled and no other mods?
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Hrm, for some reason Pawn is not showing the scales on my tooltips, any ideas?
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Originally posted by VgerAN
Did that reduce Pawn's memory usage to the level you were expecting?
Absolutely. It's back down to about 500kb. Which is where is sat before. Thanks again!
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Originally posted by boomboom
Thanks! This worked great.

I didn't really need the wowhead scales, as I us my own.
Did that reduce Pawn's memory usage to the level you were expecting?
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Originally posted by VgerAN
You could delete the Wowhead.lua file; that might cut it down a bit. (I tested this at one point; Pawn should still work fine if that file is missing.) Pawn uses memory for two things, primarily: holding your scales, and caching data so that it doesn't have to recalculate things as often. Removing the Wowhead scales will reduce the memory used by both of those things. Without the cache, though, Pawn would take up more of your processor's time, which is way, way worse than taking up a tenth of a percent of your computer's memory.
Thanks! This worked great.

I didn't really need the wowhead scales, as I us my own.
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I have observed a few times a problem where the gems on the Gems tab no longer get hover effects, but I haven't noticed any problems with the scales list before. Both of those are scrollable regions; perhaps that fact and/or the fact that you were in combat are related.
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Re: Re: Can't click on scales, Pawn 1.3

Originally posted by VgerAN
I had one other person report this during the beta, but I wasn't able to reproduce it. Do you have any other related mods running, or do you get any errors? Right now I don't have much of anything to go on.
It is now working as expected. I too have no idea what caused the earlier issue. No errors were tossed. The addons that I have with functions that relate to Pawn are pretty standard fair.

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I was in the middle of a raid when the clicking issue occurred. Not in combat, but still in a raid zone. I'll keep a look out and post if the issue returns.

Thanks for the addon!
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Re: Can't click on scales, Pawn 1.3

Originally posted by xythian
Anybody else not able to click on Pawn scales in 1.3? I have 4 custom scales but can not select them (or any other scales). The scale at the top of the list is selected by default and I can't choose any others.
I had one other person report this during the beta, but I wasn't able to reproduce it. Do you have any other related mods running, or do you get any errors? Right now I don't have much of anything to go on.
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