Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

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Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Feralclaw » Fri Aug 05, 2011 7:41 pm

I have asked this several times before, but can WMV get you banned? I'd like to use it to make signatures for Petopia, nothing else, but I'm in no mood to get my account banned. Petopia, will using WMV for the reason above get me banned from WoW?! Please help!!! :|
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Re: Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Litlemouse » Fri Aug 05, 2011 7:45 pm

I don't think so, I've never heard of anything like that. O_o

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Re: Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Vephriel » Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:35 pm

No, definitely not. :)

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Re: Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Miacoda » Fri Aug 05, 2011 8:55 pm

If it did, sooooo many of us would be banned by now xD

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Re: Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Joshatdot » Sat Aug 06, 2011 9:10 am

what is WMV? .. oh wait .. Wow Model Viewer?

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Re: Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Fafnir » Sat Aug 06, 2011 2:49 pm

By using WMV you're just viewing the in-game files about as allowed as datamining, which is to say, it's ok.

What gets you banned is by changing those in-game files, especially model-swapping (you know, making those elementium nodes huge hitbox and BRIGHT GREEN or something, or doing the same to that WSG flag)

Anyway, it's "D. modify or cause to be modified any files that are a part of the Game Client or the Service in any way not expressly authorized by Blizzard; " in the TOS.
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Re: Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Feralclaw » Sat Aug 06, 2011 3:54 pm

Honestly, all I want to do is upload character models and put them in the gear that people requested for. Will doing that get me banned? I don't want to change anything in game. :|
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Re: Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Lisaara » Sat Aug 06, 2011 3:57 pm

No, making signatures with it is okay. It wont change anything ingame.

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Re: Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Feralclaw » Sat Aug 06, 2011 4:04 pm

Okay, I just don't want to get banned... I got my Flameward Hippogryph today and I'm not in any rush to lose it... :l
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Unread post by Kayb » Sat Aug 06, 2011 5:55 pm

as long as you aren't making money off of making people some sigs then you're fine. id say half of the entire player base uses wmv for various reasons.
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Re: Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Wain » Sun Aug 07, 2011 12:30 am

Oh my god, I'd now be banned for several lifetimes.

As would Mania, for that matter. Petopia pet images are all made using it ;)
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Re: Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Wassa » Sun Aug 07, 2011 12:33 am

Wain wrote:Oh my god, I'd now be banned for several lifetimes.
Me too, Wain, me too. I've been editing skins and models since late Vanilla WoW as well... *coughyoudidnothearthatblizzardcough*

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Re: Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Feralclaw » Mon Aug 08, 2011 6:45 pm

Also, is WMV free?
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Re: Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Wassa » Mon Aug 08, 2011 6:48 pm

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Re: Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Feralclaw » Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:03 pm

Cool, thanks. Also here is the main thing I heard: WMV is fine ... As long as you don't edit anything IN-GAME! You can dress the models up in armor and stuff but putting the edited models in game is a huge no-no. Correct?
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Re: Can WMV get you banned from WoW?

Unread post by Lisaara » Wed Aug 10, 2011 6:42 am

Feralclaw wrote:Cool, thanks. Also here is the main thing I heard: WMV is fine ... As long as you don't edit anything IN-GAME! You can dress the models up in armor and stuff but putting the edited models in game is a huge no-no. Correct?
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