CurseForge Standalone Client

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Overwolf’s Acquisition of CurseForge (Twitch) in 2020:

Back in 2020, Overwolf completed the acquisition of CurseForge, an add-on management tool within Amazon’s gaming platform, Twitch. The news had dismayed many of the player base, aware of Overwolf’s history of malware, bloatware, and intrusive ads.

However, Overwolf planned to depreciate the Twitch API, preventing third-party add-on management apps from accessing the API!


The Depreciation of the Twitch API:

Over the last couple of days, Overwolf has completed the depreciation of the original Twitch API. These changes will impact third-party add-on managers (i.e. WoWUp).

As you’re likely aware, I moved to WoWUp myself, following Overwolf’s purchase for reasons I’ve explained above.


Third-party Add-on Managers unable to use CurseForge API:

But if you’ve visited any third-party add-on manager in the last couple of days, you’d have been greeted by a warning message informing you of the restrictions with a statement like this image below.

WoWUp Changes

With CurseForge’s new restrictions, you’ll have to find any updates to your add-ons via alternative means. If you wish to stay with your third-party add-on manager, rescan your library to find any available updates.


CurseForge Standalone Client (Alpha):

However, if you’re in the same position as me and were put off by Overwolf, let me reassure you that they have introduced a standalone CurseForge Client!

Click the link: CurseForge Standalone Client for a direct link to download the application. Overwolf was kind enough to make the download page misleading, as Wowhead mentioned yesterday!

The transition is effortless, and the app automatically finds your World of Warcraft folder. It’s just a case of updating your add-ons and logging in to the game!


Before Installing:

The installation will crash if you have WoWUp or any other third-party add-on management app running when trying to install CurseForge! I recommend closing and uninstalling any third-party add-on management apps before starting.


CurseForge Client Alpha:

The standalone client is currently at the Alpha stage, so there will be a lot of developments over the next couple of months, and the standalone client, only has mods for World of Warcraft, but this will improve.

Once you’ve downloaded and installed the Standalone CurseForge Client, you’ll notice it’s very similar to WoWUp. There’s a small box to the bottom right for ads, and to be fair, this isn’t very intrusive. Remember, this gives 70% ad revenue to the authors of the mods.


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The Undermine Journal

Erorus' Guides to The Undermine Journal

The Undermine Journal:

The Undermine Journal (TUJ) is, without doubt, one of the most crucial websites/add-on resources for gold-making in World of Warcraft. Using TUJ website, add-on, and TSM together and knowing how to use them efficiently will maximize your gold-making potential.

Within all my gold-making articles, I always express the need to access TUJ website so readers that consider following my advice (incorporating my markets into theirs) can get up-to-date auction house data for their region and realm. Having this information to hand before getting into a market is the difference between knowing you’ll make a profit or record a loss.

The article today will hopefully give my readers (that are unfamiliar) a better understanding of The Undermine Journal website and add-on. 


What is The Undermine Journal (Website):

The Undermine Journal (alternatively known as TUJ) is a website that offers auction house data for the specified Region/Realm you require in World of Warcraft. TUJ acquires this data via snapshots from Blizzard’s API, which is updated every hour.

Once you’ve selected your Region/Realm, you can input any item in the search bar, and it will offer you essential auction house data for that item. With this auction house data, we can correctly value our item(s), making buying and selling as efficient as possible.


What is The Undermine Journal (Addon):

The Undermine Journal in-game add-on shows realm-specific pricing in tooltips for all items and battle pets on all US, EU, and KR realms. Data includes:

  • Average market price for your realm over the past 3 days
  • Average market price for your realm over the past 14 days
  • Standard deviation of market price for your realm over the past 14 days
  • Number of days since the item was last seen on your AH
  • Global median market price right now
  • Global average market price right now
  • Global standard deviation of market price right now

Prices are aware of item bonuses and pet breeds as well, so, for example, Heroic items have separate prices from Heroic Warforged, Mythic, etc.

The add-on is updated twice a week, on Tuesday and Saturday mornings. Update your add-ons regularly to have the latest release available in-game

*This description is directly from The Undermine Journal Website*


The Undermine Journal Guides:

The Author of The Undermine Journal (TUJ), Erorus, has added five Youtube guides helping players understand the statistics available from the website, and how using these statistics correctly is the difference between making gold and losing gold.

It’s difficult to believe at the time of this post; there were only 65 views! This should be a lot higher!

Use the Watch on Youtube feature within the video and be sure to like, subscribe, and add any feedback to his guides.

The Undermine Journal Playlist (includes all 5 guides)


Erorus’ Socials:

Twitter

Youtube

Patreon

The Undermine Journal Socials & Contact:

Twitter

Contact

Useful Links:

The Undermine Journal Website

The Undermine Journal Add-on


Erorus’ Patreon:

If you found any of Erorus’ guides helpful, appreciate his website and add-on; please consider becoming a Patreon and rewarding him for his work. I’m a Patreon as I believe what he’s created is fantastic. Rewarding him for his hard work can only be good for the website and add-on going forward. 


Disclaimer:

A portion of this article was directly from The Undermine Journal to offer precise information about the add-on. I’ve added the Youtube guides, this should not affect your view count – my intentions are to help increase it. If you wish anything to be removed, amended, please contact me, and I’ll immediately edit where necessary. I created this article to help promote your website, add-on and guides to new and experienced gold-makers within my blog.

 

Thanks for reading…