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Explore.Mac - An Explorer / Traveler Achievement Macro

Explore.Mac - An Explorer / Traveler Achievement Macro 2019-11-08

Other Authors
Sicprofundus, Kaen01
Software Requirements
MQ2Nav
MQ2AutoLoot
MQ2Easyfind
Server Type
Live
Explore.mac
An Explorer / Traveller Achievement Macro

A single-toon macro for earning all non-instanced Explorer / Traveler achievements.
⁃ Designed for Level 110 characters (but can be used by any level character)
⁃ Explores “routes” corresponding to Explorer (xpac-level) achievements.
⁃ Can run all routes, or specify one or more specific routes.
⁃ Invis’s, shrinks, and levs as necessary
⁃ Basic combat support if aggro’d
⁃ Detects locked / blocked / keyed zones
⁃ Has support built-in for doing the Reign Of Fear portal attuning quests and their prerequisites as well.

Requirements:
MQ2Nav
⁃ Updated meshes (must use Wired420’s meshes updated 17 Oct. 2019 - available here - https://www.redguides.com/community/resources/mq2nav-meshes.340/)
MQ2EasyFind
MQ2Autoloot
⁃ All required plugins will be loaded automatically if not already enabled. They will be unloaded when macro ends.

Commands:
/mac explore - Basic start up command, will run Routes specified in INI
/mac explore help - lists all available routes
/mac explore SoV TSS Underfoot - Will run the Scars of Velious, The Serpent‘s Spine, Underfoot xpac routes.

Information and Recommendations:
⁃ All routes begin and end in PoK.
⁃ The macro will change your bind point to the Guild Lobby. DO NOT CHANGE BIND POINTS WHILE THE MACRO IS RUNNING.
⁃ Use of two Invis clickies, an invis AA, or (a LOT of) cloudy potions are HIGHLY recommended. If your class doesn’t have an AA invis, and a clickie isn’t specified in the INI, the macro will search your inventory for the two fastest-cast invis clickies and store them in the INI for you. If you don't have clickies, it will buy Cloudy Potions.
⁃ A Shrink clickie, AA, or (a LOT) Philter of the Ant potions are HIGHLY recommended. If your class doesn’t have an AA shrink, and a clickie isn’t specified in the INI, the macro will search your inventory for the fastest-cast shrink clickie and store it in the INI for you. If you don't have a clickie, it will attempt to buy Philter of the Ant potions from the Bazaar.
⁃ Same as above for Levitation. Clickie, AA, or Pots. (It will buy them)
⁃ Combat support is minimal. (You may want to pause the macro and “handle yo’ bidness”).
⁃ Starting with Underfoot and beyond, USE THIS MACRO WITH CAUTION. As stated above, the combat support is minimal.
⁃ Underfoot and beyond, it is HIGHLY RECOMMENDED you have an appropriate merc out.
⁃ You must attend to your toon while macro is in use.
⁃ Nagafen's Lair, House of Thule (Upper), Upper Guk, and several other zones, the macro will REQUIRE you to have EverQuest in the foreground. If EQ doesn't have focus, the macro will pause and beep at you.
⁃ Two hotkeys are recommended.
/noparse /hot PauseExp 1 /multiline ; /mqp on ; /docommand ${If[${Navigation.Active},/nav Pause,]}
/noparse /hot UnpauseExp 14 /multiline ; /mqp off ; /docommand ${If[${Navigation.Paused},/nav Pause,]}


Known Issues:
MQ2Nav dynamically determines the path through zones. I’ve tried to catch any funky pathing, but the possibility still exits to get stuck on a low hanging volcano or trip on a snowflake.
⁃ Will not earn the Housing Explorer achievement. This would require specific routes for each given server. And the owners could change permissions at any time.
LDoN Explorer is not attempted. This is a coding nightmare. It is on the list for possible updates later.
⁃ The 'Special Events' route requires use of a key purchased with 864 Loyalty Tokens. The macro will check your Loyalty Tokens and if you have enough, it WILL spend them.
⁃ For the slow people in the audience, THE MACRO WILL SPEND 864 LOYALTY TOKENS when running the 'Special Events' route. You've been warned.

Possible Updates:
⁃ LDoN Support
⁃ Incorporation of Adventurer’s Stone quest to unlock magus ports.
⁃ Group support via EQBC and Dannet
⁃ Improved Combat handler

Recognition
Many thanks to all the people in the Discord channel that have put up with me talking about the macro for months and answering my ceaseless (and often stupid) questions.
Wired420, ChatWithTheName, Brainiac, LamahHerder, Toadwart, Gillybear, and many more.

Special Thanks To
Kaen01: For providing enough code snippets to keep me going, but not so much as to rob me of the experience of writing this myself. And for finding the countless curlibois that went missing. :P
Sicprofundus: For the several hundred hours of testing, of re-testing, and of re-re-re-testing to make sure this was as good a product as I could make. And sticking around through it all. I would have given up months ago otherwise.

Author
Denethor
Downloads
71
Type
Digital product
License duration
Unlimited
Price
15.00 USD
Views
902
First release
Last update
Rating
5.00 star(s) 4 ratings

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