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6-10-2010 @ 1:04PM
Grid? HealBot? How's about poor, forgotten VuhDo? I've found it to be waaaay better than the other two.
6-10-2010 @ 1:08PM
I tried both Healbot and Grid briefly. Both were unsuitable for my task+play style. Vuhdo wins.
6-10-2010 @ 1:23PM
Yeah. I used Grid for awhile. Switched to Healbot for awhile. I've made the transition to Vuhdo. I find it far superior to either of the two. It gives you the complexity you get with Grid right out of the gate, and then some. There's stuff you get in Vuhdo that you just don't get in either of the others, plus the developer for it is constantly improving it. gotta love an active developer on an addon.
6-10-2010 @ 1:46PM
I haven't tried grid or healbot, but the moment I installed vuhdo it became my standard healing add on.
6-10-2010 @ 3:53PM
Same as Faith Trust =D
6-10-2010 @ 3:59PM
XPerl and Clique work for me. VuhDo was too much and wasn't worth the time to spend on all of my various characters/classes. with XPerl, I have all of my raid frames in the lower-middle section of the screen and can assign any number of abilities through Clique.
6-10-2010 @ 4:00PM
He did it on Jan 10th.
6-10-2010 @ 4:19PM
+1 started with VuhDo and sticking with it. I think I used Grid in vanilla, and used Pitbull raid frames sometime in the interim, but yeah, I love VuhDo and recommend it at any opportunity. So many people I run with use Healbot (cringe) and it would be nice to be able to give a List of Reasons Why VuhDo is Better. Since I've not used Healbot, and unfortunately I have only seen it as having a bit of a 'bad' reputation, I would like something more constructive than 'Healbot sux yo'. Ideas?
6-10-2010 @ 7:44PM
I actually went with Healbot first, and then Grid and Clique, mostly because they were more well-known, established and seemed the standard. I never really took to them, but I gave then-newbie VuhDo a last shot, not expecting anything better, and was so, so happy. I even use it on my mage for instant decursing and on my Spriest for emergency bubbles, my tank for easy Righteous Defense, etc.Best addon ever.
6-10-2010 @ 8:45PM
@Aloix"So many people I run with use Healbot (cringe) and it would be nice to be able to give a List of Reasons Why VuhDo is Better. ""Since I've not used Healbot..."I feel like the "(cringe)" without having used Healbot is unwarranted. Also, I have used all of the mentioned options (Grid+Clique, Vuhdo, & Healbot) and have personally found that only Healbot fits my healing preferences, my play style, and my UI preferences.Vuhdo was close to meeting my needs, however, I found that the setup took more time than it was worth for me, as well, it basically called duplicate functionality that was offered better by my normal raid frames (PitBull).Grid + Clique never seemed to "click" for me, perhaps it was the ugly raid frames (yes, I know you can change the look), but it seemed like to much setup time again.Healbot's spell setup, and click-cast interface works well for my preferences, especially with the fact that I can easily disable it, or move it out of my way quickly, as I am a main-spec DPS.My personal preference is Healbot, but saying something is better, without ever trying the alternative is just plain ignorant in my opinion.
6-10-2010 @ 11:20PM
I tried Healbot, found it to be confusing (the opposite of what most people say), changed to Grid, which was functional but barebones, not enough abstraction from the technical aspect of setting things up.I tried Vuhdo and now it's my party and raid frames on every character. I love seeing who has aggro and being able to taunt or decurse at a click on my tankadin, &c. It took very little time to set up. I just wish it had profile functionality so I could easily port over setting between characters.
6-10-2010 @ 11:31PM
@Hollow LeviathanVuhDo does have portability between characters. You simply go into the .. umm.. 3rd last tab? (I stopped using it the day after I installed it) and you can save your profiles there. Save one and call it .. say.. "Leviathan".. Then load up another toon, and in the same tab, you can load the newly saved profile. You can edit the profile and it applies to everyone who uses it, or you can rename and save it so that each character has different abiliteis and layouts - based on your first "Leviathan" profile.I just found that Pitbull was OH so much more configurable, and with Clique behind it, I have not foudn anything I can not do that I woudl want to do.
6-13-2010 @ 4:06PM
@ Spazmoose - do you use raidframes AND healbot at the same time? I just use VuhDo as my raidframes. Whether I'm DPS (MS) or healing, which I do less than 10% of the time. One thing I've read somewhere is that Healbot is lacking in customizable Debuff display. Can anyone confirm that? That alone would be a reason to avoid it imo.
6-27-2010 @ 1:09AM
@AloixFirst off, forgive my decrepid L key, it likes to add an extra space for some reason. I need to look into that...but on to my response.For the most part, if you're sti l l using raid frames and any kind of hea ler addon, you need to check yourse lf. Second, there is a wonderfu l litt le addon ca l led Decursive that needs no customization at a l l, ready to be used out of the box. S lap Hea lbot and Decursive side by side and a l l your hea ling/decursing/antidotes/magic remova ls wi l l be easy as pie.I tried VuhDo and I was rea l ly confused about it. I didn't understand how to make it work correct ly, and since I knew how Hea lbot worked, I stuck with it and it has served me we l l on my priest and my shaman. And back when OS was sti l l big (as in, your DPS/HPS/tanking abi lities mattered, not some number attached to your gear), someone mentioned I shou ld get Decursive due to the fact that was I a mage. A mage in OS = curse remova l bonanza. Ever since then, Decursive was my go-to remova l addon and Hea lbot has been my go-to hea ling addon. I tried the C lique+Grid combo and it just took up too much space.
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