Today is addon day.
Tourguide is an addon that helps you find the quests for leveling. It shows an single line of instructions with a icon to tell you what to do. Tekkub, the author, has a fantastic help page over on his site. The addon was just released on Oct 13, 2007 and seems to be under active development.
Here’s a screenshot of Ette questing in STV:
Tourguide, in the upper-right-hand-side, is telling me that I should Complete the Quest “Raptor Mastery part 3″. The Cartographer waypoint arrow on the left-hand side tell me which way to go and how far away it is to this quest. Tourguide also caused the quest text for Raptor Mastery to show up automatically (later I was working on two quests at once and Tourguide caused them both to show up so I knew I was working on two of them).
Mousing over tourguide shows me the “?” text. IE,
“To the Northwest, off the road at (34, 37)”
If you right-click on Tourguide you can see the full list of what it wants you to do.
When you complete a quest it automatically checks it off of Tourguide’s list. I’ve found that sometimes the Cartographer waypoints hang around and have to be manually dismissed.
I think if you started with tourguide it would be a very easy way to navigate through the quests. As it is.. I’m done with some of the quests it would just now have me picking up. Even then, I’ve found it makes navigating the quests very easy.