Hacking World of Warcraft - creating advanced macros

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 29 2007 @ 05:27 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
ExtremeTech has another WoW guide, this week they explain how you can create advanced macros:
Macros have been around since the beginning of the game, but they've taken on a completely different shape and function with the release of The Burning Crusade expansion. Formerly, macros made complex decisions in combat by utilizing blocks of Lua code. That's no longer possible. However, a new host of slash commands has been added to replace (and in some cases improve) the lost functionality. These commands allow Blizzard a greater degree of control over what can and can't be done from within a macro. This chapter describes in detail what's currently possible with the revamped macro system, as well as what was intentionally disabled.
Check it out over here.


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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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