Need an add-on to help me see my toon better

90 Human Paladin
7175
I've never really played ret before. I've always tanked, and because of that I've always had a marker placed on my toon so everybody knows where it is. For various reasons this patch though I no longer enjoy tanking, so I'm playing ret. I'm finding it hard to keep track of my character, especially in 25-man where there are so many other people stacking behind, casting various spells, all the adds, etc.

Can somebody recommend me a UI addon that will emphasize my character on screen, or that adds some kind of crosshair or something so that it's easier to keep track of my character during a raid? That's greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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90 Night Elf Priest
14340
I don't think you can self mark that way with custom marks because there is no self nameplate that I know of.
However, since you're always in the center of your screen, technically getting something like Align to find exact center and putting an element or even a static graphic of crosshairs in the middle using kgPanels should be possible. There's likely an easier way to find the exact middle depending on the width of your screen but you'll have to wait for others to chip in on that one.

Or try using a HUD which may help keep your eye on the centre where you'll be:
http://www.vranx.com/unitframes.htm#huds

If you're using something like WeakAuras you could just setup an aura around your toon/on your toon to show in combat while in party/raid and put in a custom crosshairs graphic yourself.
Edited by Sedivy on 3/24/2013 8:59 AM PDT
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86 Gnome Priest
6005
I'll write a small ridiculously lightweight addon for this. Probably losely base it off Choonster's Target Nameplate Indicator (really just for the images as they'll be more than enough)

Well what kind of marker do you want? a simple arrow like this
http://img641.imageshack.us/img641/2043/arrowi.png

or a crosshair like this
http://img139.imageshack.us/img139/6669/reticlebm7.png

or something else?

Actually I think I'll throw a bunch of textures in there and pray you like one
Edited by Bõb on 3/24/2013 2:27 PM PDT
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90 Human Paladin
7175
I'll write a small ridiculously lightweight addon for this. Probably losely base it off Choonster's Target Nameplate Indicator (really just for the images as they'll be more than enough)

Well what kind of marker do you want? a simple arrow like this
http://img641.imageshack.us/img641/2043/arrowi.png

or a crosshair like this
http://img139.imageshack.us/img139/6669/reticlebm7.png

or something else?

Actually I think I'll throw a bunch of textures in there and pray you like one


Either would be great, and I would be very grateful. Sorry for the late reply; I'm working today. Please let me know when/where it's available.
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100 Troll Hunter
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Bõb
86 Gnome Priest
ROFLSAURUSREX
6005 Edited by Bõb on 3/24/13 2:27 PM (PDT)
I'll write a small ridiculously lightweight addon for this. Probably losely base it off Choonster's Target Nameplate Indicator (really just for the images as they'll be more than enough)

Well what kind of marker do you want? a simple arrow like this
http://img641.imageshack.us/img641/2043/arrowi.png

or a crosshair like this
http://img139.imageshack.us/img139/6669/reticlebm7.png


I would like to know about this addon too...... tyvm
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90 Goblin Priest
6610
Bõb
86 Gnome Priest
ROFLSAURUSREX
6005 Edited by Bõb on 3/24/13 2:27 PM (PDT)
I'll write a small ridiculously lightweight addon for this. Probably losely base it off Choonster's Target Nameplate Indicator (really just for the images as they'll be more than enough)

Well what kind of marker do you want? a simple arrow like this
http://img641.imageshack.us/img641/2043/arrowi.png

or a crosshair like this
http://img139.imageshack.us/img139/6669/reticlebm7.png


I would like to know about this addon too...... tyvm


>.> don't remember making it, but I'll whip one up. real quick
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90 Draenei Shaman
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>.> don't remember making it
Forum ghosts of broken promises are haunting you, Bob. They never forget.
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90 Goblin Priest
6610
>.> don't remember making it
Forum ghosts of broken promises are haunting you, Bob. They never forget.


Guess so, either way here it is, pending approval of course.

http://www.wowinterface.com/downloads/info22526-SpotMe.html
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