Here's a little graphic I whipped up for the Star Wars campaign. Click to see it at full size. The basic idea here is that during a ship-to-ship encounter I want to be able to tell at a glance where each PC is at on the ship.
"Man, is there anything Jeff CAN'T do when it comes to gaming? This guy is like a critical 20 every roll. Jeff can bite the heads offa five game geeks, including their sorry-ass DM, and spit 'em into a large duffel bag ONE AT A TIME!...that's just the kind of messed up bastard he is! You think yer a gamer, punk? Well..do ya? Jeff will depants your weasel-ass right in front of your grandma."