Talk:Player-made Modifications

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"Other Benign Software" should be renamed to "Miscellaneous Programs". The High Resolution Textures mod should be moved to a section called "Deprecated Modifications" (or something of the like) because it is now useless since the introduction of high resolution textures in the graphics options. The "Graphic User Interface" section should be renamed to just "User Interface". In the software section, make sure it is clear that both TexMod and uMod are used to extract textures and apply texture mods. That point isn't very clear (atleast for uMod). There are numerous spelling and grammatical errors, but that can be solved later. Good job so far! Pious Haste.jpg God Of Fissures 21:20, 14 November 2015 (UTC)

My first thought was to eliminate "High Resolution Textures" altogether, since there is no link to a program and only two sample screenshots. --Wendy Black 23:08, 14 November 2015 (UTC)
Also, I should have added this earlier, I used the word "Benign" meaning harmless and non-evasive. I want the reader to understand that this is not botting and hacking 101. By placing this on the (root) it completely eliminates another layer. I believe you may have noticed, I split the original (UI Enhancements) into Cartography and GUI. I feel these are separate categories and cramming it all together seems cluttered. I still removing the massive over-used BOLD statements and making using the bullet call-outs instead. As for naming and renaming of sections like GUI or UI, I am going to leave it up to Geener to decide. I will place my suggestions section on my talk page explaining all of this new hierarchy. --Wendy Black 07:32, 15 November 2015 (UTC)

GwDressUp & GwVanquisher need to be updated[edit]

Someone contact Argos plz. --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 101.88.207.94‎ (talk) at 08:33, 20 December 2019 (UTC).

GWArmory removed?[edit]

Horrible, why did you remove GWArmory when you archived the broken mods? It still works. -- kazerniel (talk | contribs) 18:06, 1 July 2021 (UTC)

That application shares code with another application made by the same developer; the other application allows actions that are explicitly forbidden in the EULA. As such, it's not safe for use and is not suitable for the wiki. horrible | contribs 22:07, 1 July 2021 (UTC)
The code that GWArmory shares is benign and is not used to automate gameplay or intercept server packets in any way. GWArmory is 100% safe to use as long as it is downloaded from a reliable source. If you want to check if a useful program is in breach of the user agreement or terms of service, talking to the developer is a good place to start instead of guessing. Please add this back in. Jon SNOW | 09:57, 5 July 2021 (UTC)
Unless you're willing to release the complete source code for both applications, there's no way to actually verify this claim. horrible | contribs 02:55, 6 July 2021 (UTC)
Further more, you do not work for ArenaNet and are not in a position to claim that one of your two tools is not in breach. horrible | contribs 02:56, 6 July 2021 (UTC)
Here you go, retard. https://github.com/GregLando113/GWCA/tree/master/Examples/GwArmory --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 157.52.3.20 (talk).
See https://github.com/GregLando113/GWCA/tree/master/Examples/GwArmory for GwArmory, https://github.com/HasKha/GWToolboxpp for Toolbox and https://github.com/GregLando113/GWCA for GWCA (I've made lots of software contributions to this game over the years, wasn't sure which 2 applications you were referring to). I've read through the terms of service and all of the other waffling that ANet has released so I've got a good idea of what is and isn't in breach, but despite this, a quick scan over main.cpp in GwArmory tells you that it only changes the character appearance and doesn't intercept any network packets in implementation, nor is anything in-game automated on behalf of the player.
Regarding your comment about ArenaNet, it may be difficult for you to comprehend that new software created to improve gameplay on a game that is in maintenance mode doesn't garner much attention from its developer after over 15 years enough to comment, but do not lose sight of why this particular application was created in the first place. I wanted to put it on the wiki to share its benefits with the community and to help players, so stop being such a flannel about it and do your bit too. Jon SNOW | 10:11, 30 July 2021 (UTC)
Whether or not any of your hacks have a place on the wiki isn't really either of our calls. I will reach out to the wiki liason to suggest an official statement. horrible | contribs 16:18, 30 July 2021 (UTC)
At Stephane's request I'm going to refer this to the bcrats User:Tanetris & User:Poke instead. horrible | contribs 17:09, 30 July 2021 (UTC)
The call belongs with the community, both on the wiki and with the GW community as a whole. There's a giant red box on the page with all of the pertinent warnings; using these programs will always come with an inherent risk. Unless someone can point directly to how the program in question causes undue harm (e.g. steals credentials, etc.) and passes into the legal realm, I see no reason for it to not be added. Greener (talk) 18:37, 30 July 2021 (UTC)
I'd tend to agree with Greener, and unless you can point out specific things that the program does that violate the EULA / T&C, I think it should be added back (note I know nothing about the program, but anyone can say that something is against the rules, you need to supply specifics if you want to be taken credibly though). --Rainith (talk) 21:20, 30 July 2021 (UTC)
This program is sketch af. Like I have to disable security settings to even download it and to run it. Then ignore a virus malware warning too. And then it crashes guild wars on startup. Toolbox and gwdressup didn't have all these hurdles so I don't know why this one does. Needs some work before being relisted here imo. Justice (talk) 17:28, 31 July 2021 (UTC)
It works without issues for me 🤷‍♂️ -- kazerniel (talk | contribs) 12:54, 1 August 2021 (UTC)
remove yours and redownload it and if it works put up a repeatable guide on how to. Justice (talk) 06:18, 2 August 2021 (UTC)
Now that I tried it out, the 2021-04-15 version does crash the game for me too. But I've been using 2020-03-22, and that works without crashing. You can find the link here. -- kazerniel (talk | contribs) 11:23, 2 August 2021 (UTC)
Ok so apparently I haven't used this software since my comment in July. Now that I tried the 2020-03-22 version, that crashes too 🤷‍♂️ Idk why it stopped working. ETA: the 2021-08-02 released today works all right. -- kazerniel (talk | contribs) 11:26, 2 August 2021 (UTC)
Is there an updated version of GWArmory that doesn't act like a virus? GWDressup never had a warning, I find it odd this is flashing warnings left and right. 99.99.160.123 02:45, 10 August 2022 (UTC)
Check on the GWToolbox Discord, that's where the dev posts the new versions. Though the newest is still that 2021-08-02 one. -- kazerniel (talk | contribs) 11:58, 10 August 2022 (UTC)