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Multishot (Screenshot)  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 3.1.1
by: dlui, Dridzt, emelio

Multishot is a tiny addon that automatically takes screenshots of memorable events in your World of Warcraft career. It's a photo diary of everything you come across in Azeroth, Outland and Northend.

Features & screenshot possibilities
  • level-ups and guild level-ups
  • achievements and guild achievements
  • challenge mode medals
  • battleground and arena victories
  • reputation changes
  • trade window transactions
  • any rare/rare-elite mob kills
  • timeline; take a screenshot every x minutes (configurable)
  • keybind; take a custom screenshot on demand
And most of all: boss killshots in dungeons and raids. Inbuilt database contains most if not all bosses ingame. Pew pew!

How to use
Just play as usual and Multishot will be waiting. By the way: you can take screenshots any time you like by pressing the PRINT key. Captures will most likely be located in C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft\Screenshots.

Configuration
via Interface > Addons > Multishot or type /multishot into the chat window.

Updates
You will have to update Multishot every once in a while. Blizzard constantly adds, removes or updates mobs. Multishot would not be aware of these changes otherwise.

Troubleshooting
Multishot might not work as expected after new content patch has been released: every now and then "false positives" will sneak into the database. Those can easily be spotted in debug mode. Please drop me a line so that I can blacklist them as soon as possible.

Localization
Multishot works on all locales and supports localization. Please submit a translated copy of the "/Locales/Locale-enUS.lua" file if your language is not included yet. Thanks!

Development
Check out the official Multishot Thread on WoW Interface for bug reports and feature requests. You are likely to get a faster reply if you include a dancing banana in your post.

Thanks
Anyone who has contributed to Multishot: I really appreciate your help! Thanks for improving Multishot by adding new features to the source code, reporting & fixing bugs, and so on. Keep it up!


Donate
If you enjoy Multishot this is the way to support it's development. Thanks!



v3.1.1
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Dridzt:
- Fix instance difficulty detection to be 5.4 compatible (tested on PTR)
- Pickup new LibRareIDs-1.0 for Timeless Isle rares.
- Remains compatible with 5.3.0

v3.1.0
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Dridzt:
- .toc update, compatible with WoW 5.3.0
- Fix an error with watermark font selection on non-English clients.
- Add instance difficulty options for killshots.
- Change instance type options to group status: solo, party, raid (solves issues with outdoors world bosses).
- Reorganize options pane.

v3.0.9
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Dridzt:
- Add font and fontsize selection and a test option for watermark, move watermark to higher strata.
- Add battleground and arena win screenshot options (beta).
- Re-arrange and improve options layout.
- Attempt to fix a rare condition when hideui option doesn't restore UI visibility.
- Update libraries for new 5.2.0 rares.
- .toc update, compatible with WoW 5.2.0 "thunder king"

v3.0.8
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Dridzt:
- Add challenge mode medal option
- Update mobid extraction for changes to GUID in 5.1
- Watermark default: off
- Timeline mode delays adjusted (5' to 60')
- Update included LibRareIDs-1.0 for MoP rares
- .toc update, compatible with WoW 5.1 "Landfall"

v3.0.7
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- Fix typo preventing /played option working with Achievement Earned (thx Waywocket)
- Pull in update LibRareIDs-1.0

v3.0.6
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dridzt:
- .toc to 50001, compatible with WoW 5.0.4/MoP beta
- Add option for Timeline mode (credits to Maldera@curse for idea and initial implementation)
-- Timeline timer will pause when the player is afk and restart if Multishot takes a screenshot for another reason.
- Add option for a customizable watermark with various player info (name, level, class, zone, realm, date and time)
- Add a "Custom Screenshot" keybind. When pressed it will use the Multishot settings to take a customized screenshot (eg. hide UI, add watermark, open character pane etc)
- Localization changes (use English by default for missing terms in foreign locales)
- Include references to itIT and ptBR
-- Add Italian and Brazilian/Portuguese localization stubs

v3.0.1
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Updated core and libraries for latest patch.
Archived Files (6)
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3.1.0
156kB
dlui
05-22-13 07:23 PM
3.0.9
155kB
dlui
04-26-13 11:05 AM
3.0.8
156kB
dlui
12-02-12 06:06 PM
3.0.7
155kB
dlui
09-17-12 11:20 AM
3.0.6
154kB
dlui
09-05-12 05:34 PM
3.0.1
146kB
dlui
12-09-11 01:59 PM


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Old 05-03-09, 04:32 AM  
Derpo
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Lightbulb Re: option

Originally posted by sun
an option to take a sshot without the ui would be a nice complement.
I've tried some of such addons (I'm a screenshot junkie, lol), but a lot of other addons don't allow it or mess up afterwards.
But it would be nice.
Although I do not mind the UI. It helps me remember the members of the party I was in (bossfight), and additional info like the quick statistics of bossmods when the screenshot is taken, and such. And I really like the "You have earned the title: <insert title>" in my screenshots of achievements.
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Old 05-02-09, 12:45 PM  
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option

an option to take a sshot without the ui would be a nice complement.
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Old 05-02-09, 02:51 AM  
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I dont mind the 2 screenshots at bossfights. I really love browsing through my screenshots. It stockpiled up a lot, but the memories it brings!

So... Thank you for updating this mod!

Finally i dont have to manually time my screenshots anymore.
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Old 05-01-09, 10:55 AM  
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Re: timing?

Originally posted by drsmartazze
does it take the ss at the right time or as the achievement fades in?
I don't know what the "right" time is to you, but as soon as you get the achievement, it fires. Downside: if you get an achievement when you kill a boss you'll get two screenshots.

FEATURE SUGGESTION: Option to only take boss screenshots in raid instances.

Other than that this addon is freakin' perfect.
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Old 04-22-09, 07:12 AM  
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Ulduar

I updated the code for the Ulduar bosses and sent a PM to the author, but if anyone wants to modify their copy now, here's what you do:

Go to the Interface/AddOns/Multishot folder, and open Multishot.lua in Notepad. Add the following lines in the mobDB section. Near the end is fine, just make sure you enter your lines in before the }.

Code:
	[33993] = 1, 	 -- Vault of Archavon: Emalon the Storm Watcher
	[33113] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Flame Leviathan
	[33118] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Ignis the Furnace Master
	[33186] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Razorscale
	[33293] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: XT-002 Deconstructor
	[32857] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Stormcaller Brundir
	[32867] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Steelbreaker
	[32927] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Runemaster Molgeim
	[32930] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Kologarn
	[33515] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Auriaya
	[33412] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Mimiron
	[32845] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Hodir
	[32865] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Thorim
	[32906] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Freya
	[32914] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Elder Stonebark
	[32913] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Elder Ironbranch
	[32915] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Elder Brightleaf
	[33271] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: General Vezax
	[33288] = 1, 	 -- Ulduar: Yogg-Saron
The NPC ID for Yogg-Saron may be wrong, I haven't been able to test it. I don't yet have the NPC ID for Algalon, so if you kill him, you'll have to take a screenshot the old fashioned way.
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Old 04-20-09, 01:04 AM  
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Ulduar Update

Any chance of 3.1 bosses being updated? someone done this already?
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Old 04-09-09, 10:27 PM  
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Question timing?

does it take the ss at the right time or as the achievement fades in?
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Old 04-04-09, 09:55 PM  
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Originally posted by Jerricka
How do you turn off the bosskil shots? It's annoying to freeze up whenever I kill one, has crashed me twice now and I need to turn it off when raiding.
This is a very late response, but I'd like to add it anyway. According to Brajana at NoStockUI, you can turn off boss kill screenshots by editing the Multishot.lua file in Notepad. Erase or comment out (put a double hyphen before it) the following line (line 522):

self:RegisterEvent("PLAYER_ENTERING_WORLD")
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Old 02-26-09, 06:04 PM  
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How do you turn off the bosskil shots? It's annoying to freeze up whenever I kill one, has crashed me twice now and I need to turn it off when raiding.
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Old 02-22-09, 03:27 AM  
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Checking by to see if there are new updates.
I love this addon, it made tons of adorable screenshots for me!

Major gains in reputation would be great to screenshot too.
For example: the "You are now exalted with .." sentence is usually something you worked hard enough for to have a big proud moment, one to screenshot!
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Old 01-18-09, 01:35 PM  
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I third the options. And I'd like to suggest some more events to take screenshots:
  • When you kill a rare (even low level ones!)
  • When you die on a boss fight
  • When you engage a boss (funny for those times you accidentally aggro some world boss; could also just be world bosses)

I bet there's more that people would like. Are there any plans to add options and/or more events?
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Old 11-24-08, 01:16 AM  
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Seconding the comment about setup options
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Old 11-20-08, 02:01 AM  
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Is there a setup or something? GUI, slash command, anything.

I want to choose which 'event' the addon will take auto-screenshot. For example, I don't like the Hunter-Pet Level mode And others I am not aware of yet.

Thanks!!
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Old 11-18-08, 07:48 PM  
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I love this mod, it does everything I need but one. A previous mod I had gave the option to print the /played time with a level screenshot. I may try to look at that one and see if I can get it in there - but thought it might be a useful option. Thanks for a great mod!

Edit: Nevermind, I lucked out and managed to add the function without having a clue to what I was doing. Thanks anyway!
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Old 11-18-08, 10:05 AM  
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Originally posted by Derpo
<snip> can you add the option to take a screenshot when an hunter pet levels?
The ever-talkative and overly-chatty dlui has apparently made this happen...already. Check the addon download page for the update.
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