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RaidFinder
Version: 1.11
by: demivion [More]
RAIDFINDER
Finally! It's Here...

for TL;DR skip to the bottom

I made this addon because I wanted a better way to get into pug groups. I was tired of seeing LFM and LFG spammed across multiple channels. It's such a hassle for new players, guildless players, and alts to get into groups if they don't know about CrossEvents channel or can't link the necessary achieves.

So much of Rift depends on getting a group I figured I could make a better way to get into one.

This page is a rough draft. Improvements to come.


Note: this addon's usefulness is directly proportional to the amount of people using it. The more who use it, the better it will work!


To-Do List:
  • Localisation (sorry europe)
  • streamlining performance issues (I haven't stress tested it yet!)
  • Cleaning and Tidying



Choose whether you're looking for a group, or looking for more. RaidFinder Broadcasts your message across the cluster through the popular CrossEvents channels.

Browse through available Raid listings. Sort or Filter by:

  • Leader Name
  • Type of raid
  • Loot type
  • Roles needed

Browse through the player listings and invite players to your raid. Can sort or filter by things such as:
  • Class
  • Roles
  • Achivements (Adds achives from ALL your characters = alt friendly)
  • Hit
  • Raid type
  • Name
  • Friends list


Manage the status of invites/joining

As a Raid leader:
  • Manage your applicants
  • Send out invites with the click of a button
  • All without getting flooded by whispers

As a Player:
  • Apply for multiple raids.
  • View raids who want to invite you and choose the one that's best for you
  • No whispers needed to get an invite


A Few interesting things to note:
xx/13 and xx/12 are T1 and T2 raid boss achievements respectively. They are pooled from all your characters. This means 2 things. First, someone can be 13/13 but on a different character (alt) it is not a direct measure of how geared they are. Second, for example, if someone is 10/13 in T1 you don't know which 9 of the T1 bosses they have killed. They could be 4/4 3/4 3/5 or they could be 4/4 4/4 2/5. This gives some wiggle room for players to see new content without being harshly judged for not having killed a certain boss.

Also, Invitations/Accepting will not work in combat due to API restrictions. The button will not be visible but if you do somehow click it, it will give you an error (just disregard). However you can still Post and look for raids in combat.


TL;DR - Think of it as an "Auction House" for finding raids. Tell everyone you know about RaidFinder, Tell me what doesn't work. See Instructions tab inside the addon for detailed How-To documentation.
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10-25-13 07:28 PM
1.0beta8
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Unread 05-06-14, 05:01 PM  
eunichman
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Unhappy RF error?

It keeps telling me i should update to newest version, 1.12. I am at 1.11 and both popular sources for this add on only have 1.11. where can i get 1.12?

Another thing. for some reason on one of my toons when i advertise availability for raids it tells me "please join [email protected] I am a member of that channel. i leave it and rejoin and RF still gives me the error
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Unread 11-11-13, 11:53 AM  
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Can you please also add an abbreviations list to the instructions tab?
EDIT: In case didn't understand me; I mean the raid abbreviations (TDQ, EE, FT, ...). Thank you.
Last edited by Orestes : 11-25-13 at 10:46 AM.
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