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Upcoming Curse Client v5 Changes and WoW Mod Migration

Posted by ZeldoKavira Jul 25, 2016 at 23:25 UTC

Edit: Sorry for the confusion guys, this is upcoming and not quite ready yet. We will have something out on our CurseApp Alpha branch soon so be sure to keep an eye out!

The Curse app is leveling up with World of Warcraft addons! We’re bringing streamlined addon management to you as an all-in-one solution for WoW players.

Curse has been given full buffs for WoW, including support for both PC and Mac, rich chat embeds with loot linking and complete tooltips, character profiles to show off your current progress, and easy guild syncing to create a server to play in. We have everything you need to prepare for Legion and hit it hard on launch day!

Here at Curse, we put our users first. We want to deliver the most streamlined and best supported experience possible, and the prime way to do this is by offering addons within the Curse app. We recognize that the current addon client hasn’t been receiving the rich support that the community needs -- this migration allows us to provide a first-class WoW experience that will make addon use and maintenance better for everyone, new and veteran players alike.

The features that you already know and love within the Curse Client v5 have received updates with their migration to the Curse app to improve usability and enhance player experience. Everything will work similarly to the way it does in the Curse Client v5 with added clarity and better UI.

Let’s round up the major features that become available with the migration:

  • Full Mac support
  • Expanded localization support for many more languages
  • No more ads
  • Memory usage remains very low, even with full access to the feature-rich Curse app

We’re also rolling out a TON of new WoW features to the Curse app:

  • Easy guild server creation with loads of customization options for permissions and channels
  • Armory profile syncing to keep your character sheets up-to-date within the Curse app
  • Faction themes for Horde and Alliance
  • Full item linking support to show off loot, complete with tooltips
  • Guild polls can be used to help make decisions, like preferred raid nights
  • Enhanced game overlay to easily coordinate gameplay during voice calls

The full migration process will happen in stages. We expect everything to transition smoothly and easily, but we’re ready to support you if you experience any issues. You can always reach out to us if you need in-depth guidance or discover bugs via the links below.

  • Stage one is rolling out WoW addons to the alpha Curse app. All alpha users will be able to check out the new World of Warcraft tab on the left navigation bar and immediately be able to access addon management.
  • The second stage will push WoW addons to the live Curse app. The Curse app will also become the default download for new WoW addon users during this stage.
  • The third stage will begin the migration of WoW Curse Client v5 users to the Curse app -- the client will provide information about the migration and point users to the Curse app. We are offering one free month of Curse Premium to all Curse Client v5 users who choose to migrate over to the Curse app during this stage as a thank you for trying it out early.
  • The fourth and final stage will migrate all remaining Curse Client v5 users to the Curse app. The client will ask users to install the Curse app to continue managing their WoW addons.


Thank you for your continued support and dedication as we move into the next evolution of Curse. We appreciate each and every one of you, and we want your voice to always be heard. Make sure to leave any feedback you have inside the app via the feedback submission form in the help menu. If you need help or have any questions, please visit our Knowledge Base or reach out to us on our Twitter account.

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WoW Legion Beta Invites

Posted by ZeldoKavira May 03, 2016 at 21:12 UTC

Hey guys!

We are excited to announce that we will be able to help our WoW authors get access to Legion's Beta!

In order to participate in this, you must be a member of a WoW project on either WowAce.com or CurseForge's WoW portal and you must have your Battle.net email address filled in. Don't worry about other users getting your Battle.net email, this information is only visible to you and the admins and will only be used for this (and possibly future) beta invites!

Please note that we are forwarding this list to Blizzard and ultimately in their discretion when and if you will receive a beta invite.

To fill in your Battle.Net email address you can go to your profile page and "Edit Battle.net Email".

See all you folks out there in Azeroth!

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World of Warcraft Beta Sites

Posted by Torhal Jun 22, 2015 at 17:17 UTC

For the last two years we've been working on a new platform to power CurseForge. In March 2014 we debuted the platform to support WildStar. In May 2014 we added Kerbal Space Program and then shortly after migrated Minecraft to the new platform.

Since then, we've been frantically working to add new features to support the new experiences, as well as the features that were still missing from the legacy platform. The time has now come to show the hard won fruits of the last two years of labor to our World of Warcraft authors.

To that end we're launching beta sites for both WowAce and WoW CurseForge. While we're very happy with the platform, we need your help with trying to break things, finding things we've missed, or giving feedback on some of the changes we've made.

There are two important things to know: While these sites are more or less feature complete when compared to the existing sites the one major feature that's still to be launched is repositories. This feature is forthcoming and will be enabled in the upcoming weeks. Secondly, these sites are not truly live. Any projects created, changed, updated, or the like will not synchronize to either Curse.com or the Client.

We're expecting to leave the beta sites up for several weeks. During the testing period, please use this forum for discussions, bug reports, and general feedback. At the end of the beta test we'll be wiping out everything on the new platform and reimporting the legacy sites.

We hope you enjoy the new sites, and we can't wait to hear your feedback!

RSVP CurseForge Pax South Community Dinner

Posted by Jadedcat Jan 14, 2015 at 18:24 UTC

If you are headed to Pax South, or you will be in the San Antonio,TX area on Saturday Jan 24th, you are invited to dinner on us. In the tradition of Texas dinner will be steak. There may be vegetables hidden somewhere.*

Dinner will start at 7pm. You must be 17+ to attend. You must be 21+ with valid ID to drink alcohol. Come hang out with FTB, Curse, streamers, youtubers, authors, and anyone else that stops in.

Space is limited, RSVP to [email protected] for confirmation of seating and location.