WoW CruiseControl addon Shadowlands/Burning Crusade Classic 2022
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CruiseControl

Game Version: 6.1.0
Total Downloads: 22,656
Updated: Feb 26, 2015
Created: Dec 14, 2010
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Name Size Uploaded Game Version Downloads
v1.5.60100 release 159.38 KB Feb 26, 2015 6.1.0 4,179 download CruiseControl v1.5.60100 releaseDownload
v1.5.50402 release 157.49 KB Nov 18, 2013 5.4.1 3,812 download CruiseControl v1.5.50402 releaseDownload
v1.5.50400 release 157.46 KB Sep 16, 2013 5.4.0 770 download CruiseControl v1.5.50400 releaseDownload
v1.5.50300 release 157.46 KB Jun 12, 2013 5.3.0 894 download CruiseControl v1.5.50300 releaseDownload
v1.5.50200 release 157.46 KB Mar 13, 2013 5.2.0 925 download CruiseControl v1.5.50200 releaseDownload
v1.5.50100 release 157.45 KB Dec 18, 2012 5.1.0 947 download CruiseControl v1.5.50100 releaseDownload
v1.5.50001 release 157.46 KB Aug 29, 2012 5.0.4 1,506 download CruiseControl v1.5.50001 releaseDownload
v1.4.50001 release 157.49 KB Aug 29, 2012 5.0.4 95 download CruiseControl v1.4.50001 releaseDownload
v1.3.50001 release 155.83 KB Aug 29, 2012 5.0.4 122 download CruiseControl v1.3.50001 releaseDownload
v1.2.40300 release 155.96 KB Dec 2, 2011 4.3.0 2,798 download CruiseControl v1.2.40300 releaseDownload
v1.1.40200 release 154.86 KB Aug 18, 2011 4.2.0 1,984 download CruiseControl v1.1.40200 releaseDownload
v1.0.4.1 release 154.83 KB May 5, 2011 4.1.0 1,498 download CruiseControl v1.0.4.1 releaseDownload
v0.91 release 168.96 KB Mar 3, 2011 4.0.6 2,115 download CruiseControl v0.91 releaseDownload
v0.9 release 169.04 KB Feb 27, 2011 4.0.6 372 download CruiseControl v0.9 releaseDownload
v1.3.50001-beta beta 155.88 KB Aug 29, 2012 5.0.4 78 download CruiseControl v1.3.50001-beta betaDownload
v1.5.50402-2-g2962a8e alpha 159.35 KB Feb 26, 2015 6.1.0 27 download CruiseControl v1.5.50402-2-g2962a8e alphaDownload
v1.5.50402-1-g15945e2 alpha 159.34 KB Feb 26, 2015 6.1.0 32 download CruiseControl v1.5.50402-1-g15945e2 alphaDownload
v1.5.50300-1-g5237af6 alpha 157.41 KB Sep 16, 2013 5.3.0 20 download CruiseControl v1.5.50300-1-g5237af6 alphaDownload
v1.5.50200-1-g8cd32d1 alpha 157.41 KB Jun 12, 2013 5.3.0 24 download CruiseControl v1.5.50200-1-g8cd32d1 alphaDownload
v1.5.50100-1-g12c4262 alpha 157.41 KB Mar 13, 2013 5.2.0 40 download CruiseControl v1.5.50100-1-g12c4262 alphaDownload
v1.5.50001-1-gef7e17f alpha 157.40 KB Dec 18, 2012 5.1.0 16 download CruiseControl v1.5.50001-1-gef7e17f alphaDownload
v1.4.50001-1-g109b658 alpha 157.43 KB Aug 29, 2012 5.0.4 65 download CruiseControl v1.4.50001-1-g109b658 alphaDownload
v1.4.50001 alpha 157.34 KB Aug 29, 2012 5.0.4 17 download CruiseControl v1.4.50001 alphaDownload
v1.2.40300-2-g4e65bd1 alpha 155.80 KB Aug 29, 2012 5.0.4 41 download CruiseControl v1.2.40300-2-g4e65bd1 alphaDownload
v1.2.40300-1-g67bccff alpha 155.90 KB Aug 29, 2012 5.0.4 25 download CruiseControl v1.2.40300-1-g67bccff alphaDownload
v1.1.40200-4-g0f5e912 alpha 155.90 KB Dec 2, 2011 4.3.0 25 download CruiseControl v1.1.40200-4-g0f5e912 alphaDownload
v1.1.40200-3-g6193031 alpha 155.72 KB Dec 2, 2011 4.3.0 62 download CruiseControl v1.1.40200-3-g6193031 alphaDownload
v1.1.40200-2-g171f62c alpha 154.80 KB Dec 1, 2011 4.3.0 17 download CruiseControl v1.1.40200-2-g171f62c alphaDownload
v1.1.40200-1-ga77d3fa alpha 154.77 KB Oct 28, 2011 4.2.0 48 download CruiseControl v1.1.40200-1-ga77d3fa alphaDownload
v1.0.4.1-2-g4883d82 alpha 154.80 KB Aug 18, 2011 4.2.0 21 download CruiseControl v1.0.4.1-2-g4883d82 alphaDownload
v0.91-7-g7a96fba alpha 154.76 KB May 5, 2011 4.1.0 16 download CruiseControl v0.91-7-g7a96fba alphaDownload
v0.91-6-g80af63b alpha 154.62 KB Mar 24, 2011 4.0.6 65 download CruiseControl v0.91-6-g80af63b alphaDownload

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A directional ruler and a destination alarm make travelling large distances in Azeroth really comfortable.

Note: I haven't managed to make CruiseControl work in Warlords of Draenor yet due to some subtle changes in the lua interface. The ruler does get displayed but you cannot click on the Target Ring. I guess this has something to do with changed layering, but I haven't found info on that. I have to reverse-engineer other Addons to see how they solved the issue. Please be patient.


Call for translators!!

If you are fluent in spanish, italian, portugese or simplified chinese, please visit the localisation page and add or check some translations.


New features in this release (v1.5)

  • added Korean and Traditional Chinese

So now you can fly everywhere and anywhere in Azeroth, no need to use the flight points any longer. Just jump on your trusting flying mount and head off toward your goal…

Still frustrated by the long travel times and the constant need to correct your heading? Whishing you could aim your flying mount more accurately? Whishing for an alarm that alerts you when you reach your destination?

Well, here it is! *tadaaaah*

CruiseControl!

  • CruiseControl displays your direction as a ruler across the whole map which makes accurate aiming at your destination really easy. You should shrink the map to be able to turn your character into the right direction.
  • CruiseControl displays a movable target marker on the ruler that you can click on to set a target.
  • CruiseControl displays the distance to your target and give you an estimate how long it will take you to get there at your maximum flying speed.
  • CruiseControl lets you set a destination distance by just klicking on the target marker on the map. Then just fly off and enjoy the ride.
  • CruiseControl lets you adjust your aim in flight without the need to reset your destination target.
  • CruiseControl will give you a ten-second audible warning when you get near your destination and sound an alarm if you overshoot your target, all so you can spend the travel time preparing your peanut-butter-jelly-sandwich in the kitchen… ๐Ÿ˜‰
  • As soon as you stop, CruiseControl will disengage… and stop that pesky alarm.

Sounds good? Well, I'd prefer if CruiseControl would just stop the players movement when reaching the destination. Unfortunately there is no way right now to automatically stop the flight. Hey, complain to Blizzard, not me! ๐Ÿ™‚


How to use CruiseControl:

Hop onto your favorite flying mount, open the normal map (shrink it so it doesn't cover the whole screen), use the right mouse button to zoom out, turn your character so the ruler points right at your destination (e.g a digsite), pull the target ring onto the destination and click on it. You should hear a click and get the text "CruiseControl engaged" in the chat window. Then fly off. Don't forget to gain enough height to avoid any obstacles in between. When you approach the destination, you will get an alarm. Just stop your character in midair and the alarm will also stop. That's it. It is Rocket Science, but it is cleverly hidden… ๐Ÿ˜‰

CruiseControl lets you change the sounds it plays for various actions via Soundstyles. You can change the alarm sounds to funny animal sounds or provide your own external sound files. Type '/CruiseControl soundstyle animals' to get funny animal sounds, type '/CruiseControl soundstyle default' to go back to the default sounds. You can even set your own sounds by copying sound files into the addon directory and renaming them appropriately, just look into the directory for the example files. Then use them by typing '/CruiseControl soundstyle external'. Oh, and if you donate, I'll tell you the code for another really funny soundstyle… ๐Ÿ˜‰


Features that might get added in the future:

  • add a visual warning by flashing the screen
  • add more localisation
  • add a way to level your flight by pressing a button
  • show a destination marker on the ruler if a destination has been set
  • add a ruler to the battle-map and make it work with the Carbonite map
  • create a config GUI

Suggestions? Comments? Praise? Tell me about it, tell me how CruiseControl made your questing and digging for artifacts more enjoyable. And spread the word.

Leave a comment at Curse or visit the development page at ->AddonsWoW and leave a comment there. Or a bug report (I hope not, but please do!). Or send me an e-mail: aryl (at) desisjo.org Or, if you happen to play on european servers, I can be found as Aryl on Der Mithrilorden.

I'm looking for translators! If you are fluent in french, spanish, portugese or chinese, please visit the localisation page and add or check some translations.

Or if you find CruiseControl really really helpful and want to financially support further development, there is a donation button below.

Thank you for your support.


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Changelog

v1.5

  • added Korean and Traditional Chinese

v1.4

  • fixed Spanish and Mexican

v1.3

  • release version 50001 for MoP

v1.2

  • Added russian localisation

v1.1

  • Added pitch information so getting your mount to fly level becomes a little bit easier
  • Fixed an annoying bug that left the ambient sound turned off.

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