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    Alright, I'm trying to create some machinima, but WoWMapView is being...unhelpful.
    I was pointed by a friend to the idea of using a private server to film, and the idea sounds good.

    My question is, from a noobie standpoint, how to set up a OFFLINE (aka not connected to the internet at all) private server. Do I use MANGOS, ASCENT, what? All I need is one person (me) on it, so it doesn't need to be much. Having good support and instances/npcs would also be nice.

    Again, I have no clue what I'm doing here, but I want to learn, and I have no problem with learning.

    Also, no, I'm not going to join your private servers, spammers.

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    keep all your settings at 127.0.0.1 and others at default..but thats not technically being "offline" World of Warcraft is ran off the internet..so i'm not sure if its possible..

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    So, basicly, if I keep everything a localhost IP, I can play with it offline? The main thing is I just don't want to have to be online, because my internet is iffy.

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    With 127.0.0.1 it will be completly only for your computer. Also called as offline playing (You can play without internet).

    And I would recomend ArcEmu, a branch of Ascent.

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    Yes, ArcEmu would be the best for a 1-Person Private Server. Though, how will you create a Machinima with 1 person I don't know. When you Compile ArcEmu, go into the CONF's and keep everything at 127.0.0.1, and then set your Realmlist.WTF to "Set realmlist 127.0.0.1" and ONLY you will be able to connect

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    Alright, thanks, downloading the stuff for ArcEmu now. As for how I'm making a machinima with 1 person, I'm compositing WoWModelView over the private server backgrounds. I already filmed/edited the characters, but WoWMapView was being worthless for making the backgrounds. (AKA not working at all.)

    Thanks again. :wave:

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    So your using WoWModelViewer to create other Characters? How do you do that? And what Program do you use to put the Characters onto the background? Sounds like a cool idea...

    And what does WoWMapViewer do?

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    IMO if you want to be able to get on the game before a crash I'd use AspireDev until they actually take time to fix the crash reports >.>

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    Yah, the ArcEmu crashes get REALLY annoying <_< It's like every 5 minutes... Stupid ArcEmu. Hey Clain, do you have a link to the AspireDev Site or SVN?

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    Arc doesn't crash every 5 minutes.
    And with 1 player online you won't experience any crashes.

 

 

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