Tag Archives: Review

Master Blogging and Altitis Birthsday

So after a significant slowdown to my posting activities, this is my 300th post on Altitis. Incidentally, the blog is also 1 year (and 10 days) old now. Continue reading

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The Quest for Precise Damage Metering: Almost There

Numbers, numbers, numbers. That’s all Damage Meter addons are about. Getting those as close to what your server knows you have dealt is the big challenge, and the Eldorado promised by patch 2.4 is getting closer by the day. Continue reading

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Damage Meters in Patch 2.4, One Week Later

This is just a very short round-up of where the different damage meters are today in terms of parch 2.4 compatibility, not an in-depth benchmark. Continue reading

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Speaking of Item Tooltips, a Look at WoWDigger

Over the current wowdb popularity, I neglected to look at the other non-Affinity wow item database, wowdigger. And they also happen to offer item tooltip syndication, and apparently do even up the ante in terms of provided functionality. Continue reading

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Damage Meters Benchmarking: Recount Maintainer Feedback

Elsia, the current maintainer of the benchmarked Recount, took the time to post extensive feedback both on general accuracy considerations and on the pet damage discrepancies Continue reading

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AddOns in Review: Damage Meters Benchmark III, solo Warlock

This will be a lot shorter than the other benchmarks as I wanted to verify the low-level hunter results. I tested a level 60 lock with lolguard in HFP for a while, all tested meters are consistent with each other … Continue reading

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AddOns in Review: Damage Meters Benchmark II, solo Hunter

As we saw in the previous benchmark in our series, the surveyed Damage Meters get level 70 character solo play right. Before that one I ran a test series with my level 13 hunter, though, and the picture starts getting … Continue reading

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AddOns in Review: Damage Meters Benchmark I, solo

To begin this series, a nice surprise, in the sense that every benchmarked AddOn behaves properly for pure solo play. The benchmark was run on my protection pallie, in ShadowMoon Valley, the ruins of Karabor, for some AoE grinding. I … Continue reading

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AddOns in Review: Introducing Damage Meters Benchmarking Series

We all know the stereotypes, but how much of it is true? While patch 2.4 should bring a lot of goodness for all damage recorders, I started wondering just how accurate in-game damage meters are, in the current state.
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