LookingForGroup (LFG)

Last Updated: Jun 26, 2019 Game Version: 8.2.0

967,855

Feb 9, 2017

Owner: cqwrteur

Please install LookingForGroup Raider.IO addon if you would like to use Raider.IO. NO NEED INSTALL Raider.IO AddOn any more.

LookingForGroup now only allows group-invitations from friends and guildmates due to malicious exploits of RMT by default. You can disable this feature by disabling "friend" toggle in spam filter-invite.


LFG AUTO

 

 

Unlike WQT, this addon monitors friendly nameplates instead of events. So you must enable friendly nameplates in order to make this feature work.

Players who get invited must be in combat and not in the taxi.

The feature won't work in resting areas and you must be the leader of your LFG group.

If you find this feature still spams, please submit a ticket to me as soon as possible.

 


 

New WQ mode of LFG AddOn (This new mode is designed to anti-hop and no-spamming. It is nearly impossible to hop our WQ groups)

 


 

LFG is an LFG AddOn to replace the entire blizzard's LFG UI.

 

It is designed to write by coroutines instead of events.

 


Discord

QQ群659993107

QQ2群793547807

 


Why should I use LFG AddOn?

 

Just like why people are using 3rd-party raid frame addons like healbots, grid, grid2 etc because Blizzard's UI is basically lack of customization. A lot of things just can't be done within the framework of premade groups. You have to replace the entire Blizzard's UI with your own one if you want full customization.

 

A lot of different types of add-ons are doing exactly the same thing. For example, Cross Realm Assist was a cross-realm addon but in fact, it is an LFG addon with its own UI. Serverhop and WQGF were doing exactly the same thing from the program logic perspective. Even Badboy as a chat filter addon would filter LFG spamming. The idea behind BlockChinese could actually be used for premade groups as well. There is no point for people to install so many different add-ons for doing exactly the same thing. These features should share the same code base and work together.

 

Premade filter's dead and Chinese Netease Meeting Stone AddOn's spamming with disgusting titles and descriptions in LFG were why I started this project. I don't like these disgusting titles. I believe this is also why blizzard restricts C_LFGList APIs further in BFA, not because of the idea of WQGF.

  

DO NOT DISABLE LFG HOOK AND LFG EVENT ADD-ONS IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT HOOKS AND EVENTS IN WOW ARE. DON'T DISABLE LFG AUTO TOO. These three add-ons should NOT be disabled.

/lfg or left-click LFG minimap button to open LFG config dialog

 

Raider.IO support

Alterac Valley Raid Queue

Premade Groups Filter Support 

Realm Whitelist (Block Realms to avoid high ping)

Quick Join

LFD/LFR

Solo

 

 


HOW TO USE LFG TO CREATE A GROUP?

 


Random Hop

 

 


Remove other AddOns noises


Spam Filter


Invasion Point

 


Just disable sub-add-on in your addon list if you don't want the certain feature of LFG. For example, you don't want to use LFG for the quest, just disable LookingForGroup Quest AddOn in your AddOn list. 

 

Do not worry about the resource usage of this AddOn. The sub-add-ons are all "Load On Demand" which means they won't load unless the features being used.

 

 


Common Q/A:

 

1. How to disable the LFG minimap icon? Just disable the LFG Icon addon in your addon list.

 

 

 

2. How to disable quest popping up automatically?

Or just leave quest range and LFG will close the pop-up.

 

3. Where is my title bar in the premade groups UI?

Since BFA, we have to break blizzard's UI to make this be functional.

 

Well. LFG is designed to replace blizzard's premade groups entirely just like custom raid frame add-ons (like grid, grid2, Healbot) did towards blizzard's compact raid addon. We can actually do little customization towards Blizzard's UI unless we write our own "UI". Instead, just use LFG to create/search groups instead of Blizzard's UI since it sucks.

 

LFG does not have a "working" UI. The entire UI is all based on AceConfigdialog-3.0 with some dialogControl widgets. It won't cost many resources on UI unlike a lot of premade group add-ons do.

 

4. Q: Did you remove features like LFD/LFR, quick join, solo, Invasion Points and etc now?

A: No. They are now separated into individual add-ons.

 


 

Thank YOU BLIZZARD FOR BREAKING SPAMMING FILTER ADD-ONS IN LFG LOL. What a joke

You can't filter spamming based on title and description anymore.


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