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CONTENTS

1. STARTING UP............................................................................................................ 3

1.1 Registration ..................................................................................................................................................3

1.2 Downloading and Installing the Game.....................................................................................................6

2. GETTING IN GAME.................................................................................................. 8

2.1 Starting CABAL Online .............................................................................................................................8

2.2. Selecting a Server........................................................................................................................................9

2.3 Creating a Character .................................................................................................................................10

3. GAME CONTROLS.................................................................................................. 12

4. GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM ......................................................................... 13

5. CHAT SYSTEM ........................................................................................................ 14

5.1 Types of Chatting ......................................................................................................................................14

6. OTHER INFORMATION ......................................................................................... 16

6.1 Main Menu .................................................................................................................................................16

6.2 Graphic Options ........................................................................................................................................16

6.3 Game Options ............................................................................................................................................17

7. THE FORUM AND THE GAME ADVISORS.......................................................... 18

8. SUMMARY ............................................................................................................... 18

9. GLOSSARY............................................................................................................... 19

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1. Starting Up
Welcome to CABAL Online!

1.1 Registration

In order to play the game, you must first register on the website at https://www.cabalonline.com/register/.

The following is a step-by-step on how to do this:

Upon arriving at the registration page,


please read, understand and accept the
terms and conditions.

Check the top check box, if you are


willing to accept the terms and
conditions.

Tick the check box and click “Next” to


continue

In this section, please enter your:

1.) Username: the name you will


use to log into the game and
website.

2.) Password: a suitable secure


password for your account.

3.) Email: the email address you


wish CABAL Online related
information to be sent to.

4.) Nickname: the informal name


you will use in the forum and
support services.

Click “Next” to continue.

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Type your personal details into the
appropriate text boxes.

Important: Please only enter correct


information as it may be used to identify
you as the account holder when you
contact our support team.

Please remember your secret questions


and answers, as they are required if you
want to make changes to your account
such as changing passwords.

Click “Next” to continue.

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The following is a survey so that we can
learn a little bit more about you.

Click “Next” to continue.

You should then see your account page.

Congratulations! You have successfully


registered your account.

The next step is to then download the


game.

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1.2 Downloading and Installing the Game

After you have successfully created a username and registered on the website, the next step is to download the
game itself.

Go to http://www.cabalonline.com/data/default.asp

You will be able to download the game using one of the two links. (It is entirely at your discretion which you
choose).

Option ONE

This option will download AND install the game for


you. It is a no hassle, automatic installer and if you
lose your internet connection; this will allow you to
resume your download.

If you click on this option, you may get a


security warning.

Click “Run” from the options.

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You will then get a further security
warning upon running
cabal_downloader.exe.

Click “Run” from the options.

The download and installation process


will then start.

This may take some time depending on


the network connection.

Option TWO

This option will download and save the setup


program for CABAL Online. Unlike the CABAL
Online Official Installer, it is not an automated
installer and so you will need to complete the
installation process yourself once the program has
downloaded.

Once the installation program has downloaded, run the setup program and follow the instruction as they appear.

You can also download the game from our mirror sites.

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2. Getting in Game

2.1 Starting CABAL Online

Upon installation, a CABAL Online icon should be


created on your Desktop.

Double-click the icon to start CABAL Online.

A start-up screen will appear.

It provides an overview off what’s new in


the world of CABAL.

It contains a link to the homepage as well


as the latest announcements made and
some useful hints and tips.

Whenever there is a new update available


it will automatically download.

As soon as the download is complete you


can start the game by clicking the “Start”
button.

After a short wait, the login screen will


appear.

Fill in the User ID and Password

Selecting the “Save ID” checkbox will the


last registered ID entered into the textbox;
the password however must be entered
every time you restart the game.

You can then click “OK” to enter the


game or “Exit” to return to windows.

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2.2. Selecting a Server

A “Server Select” screen will now appear.

Here you can select the world and channel


you want to play on (Mars or Mercury).

It is important to note that a character you


make on one world will only be available
to you on that world; however it will be
available to all the channels on that world.

Having several channels on a world is a


way to distribute players. All channels
appear exactly the same, but you will only
be able to see other players who have
selected the same channel as you. So, if
you login to the game with a friend, make
sure you both select the same channel.

Upon clicking on the world, you will see


that some channels are in green and some
are white.

The channels in green have Player Killing


disabled. This means you can not kill other
players unless they accept a duel from you.

The channels in white have Player Killing


enabled. This means you can kill other
players without requesting a duel.

Once you have highlighted your chosen


channel, click on the “Connect Server”
button.

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2.3 Creating a Character

Once you have connected to a world, you


can now create a character.

Click “Create” under the Select Character


menu

PLEASE NOTE: You can create up to 6


characters per world.

You can personalise your character by


specifying its aspects:

Name: enter a name for your character. Try


not to use your real name or User ID. If your
chosen name has already been taken, the
game will tell you.

Gender: specify your characters gender

Battle Style: choose a battle style for your


character. For more information go to
www.cabalonline.com/gameinfo/default.asp

Appearance: you can define the personal


features you wish your character to have.

The armour shown when creating your


character is an example of the armour you
could obtain.

Click “Create” once you have finished.

Your character has now been created!

Press “Start” to begin playing CABAL


Online with your character.

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A loading screen will appear.

The connection time will differ depending


on connection speeds.

You are now successfully in CABAL


Online.

Welcome and have fun!

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3. Game Controls

In-game controls are combined keyboard and mouse.

You may prefer one or the other but as you get more skills you will find you need to use both to maximise your
game play.

Here is a map for the shortcut keys:

Many of the functions on the keyboard can be reproduced by the mouse.


The left mouse click is used to bring up the functions and move things around in your Inventory and Storage.
The right mouse click is used to equip the items in your Inventory to your body. It is also used to operate skills and
to target and kill monsters.

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4. Global Positioning System

This is the Global Positioning System (GPS).

You can bring this up by left clicking the globe icon in the function bar or by tapping M on the keyboard.
The GPS shows your location, by selecting the map you want to see on the right side panel you can view it in the
middle panel. More maps of other towns will be added to your GPS as you earn them by completing certain
quests. Clicking on the option below the map, highlights areas where it is safe for you to hunt.

You can also transport your character to different areas of the


current map and other maps by clicking this icon. This is a
much quicker method of travelling around the map
considerably.

However, to do this, you will also need an item called a


‘return stone’. These can be bought from the Core Alchemist,
an NPC (Non Player Character) from one of the villages.

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5. Chat System

Chat system is the most direct method to interact with others in a game.

5.1 Types of Chatting

Public Chat
It is the most basic type of chat which enables you to send messages to all of the users near you.

Enable Public Chat: Click on the text input window at the bottom of your screen or just press the [Enter] key.
Shortcut Key: Type /N or /n and then press the space bar to activate the Public Chat Input.

Channel Chat
This enables you to interact with users everywhere except in the Forgotten Ruins of the same channel that you are
logged in.

Enable Channel Chat: Click on the text input window at the bottom of your screen, or type /L or /l and then press
the [Enter] key.
Shortcut Key: Type /L or /l and then press the [Enter] key to activate the Channel Chat.

Whisper
Whisper enables you to speak with a user privately.

Sending Whispers: Type /W or /w and then press the [Enter] key.


Shortcut Key: Type /W or /w and then press the [Enter] key to activate the Whisper mode.
Reply to Whispers: Type /R or /r and then press the [Enter] key to activate the Whisper mode.

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Party Chat
This enables you to chat with your party members.
Enable Channel Chat: Click on the text input window at the bottom of your screen or type /P or /p and then press
the [Enter] key.
Shortcut Key: Type /P or /p and then press the [Enter] key to activate the Party Chat.

Guild Chat
This enables you to chat with your guildsmen.

Enable Channel Chat: Click on the text input window at the bottom of your screen or type /G or /g and then press
the [Enter] key.
Shortcut Key: Type /G or /g and then press the [Enter] key to activate the Guild Chat.

Trade Chat
This enables you to keep a chat bubble on top of your character's head for approximately 5 minutes.

Enable Channel Chat: Click on the text input window at the bottom of your screen, or type /T or /t and then press
the [Enter] key.
Shortcut Key: Type /T or /t and then press the [Enter] key to activate the Trade Chat.

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6. Other Information

This is a quick overview of some options available to you. Although it not essential to the game, it is recommended
that you become aware of them and what they do.

6.1 Main Menu

The main menu can be activated on the


bottom toolbar by clicking the computer icon

Server: takes you back to the login screen.

Select Character: takes you back to the


character selection (without having to enter
login/password again.)

Options: take you to the options screen


described below.

Exit Game: takes you back to windows

Cancel: takes you back to the game.

6.2 Graphic Options

On the Main Menu, if you click “Options”


you will be brought to the “Graphic
Options” menu.

Here you can choose your graphic settings; if


your pc is having trouble keeping up with the
game, it may be a good idea to turn off a few
of these settings or lowering the graphics
settings, such as texture quality and
rendering distance.

If you are not sure what the settings mean, it


is recommended that you do not change
them.

Increasing these setting may reduce the


performance of your PC and it will not be
able to keep up.

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6.3 Game Options

Enable character…: these settings allow you to send and receive whispers/shouts, make
trades/parties and participate in PvP (see glossary).

Display: these options determine what will be displayed on the main screen
• Player Name: display the player’s name
• NPC Name: display the Non-Player Character’s name
• Guild Name: if the player belongs to a guild, display their guild
• Character HP (see glossary): display the character’s health points
• Dialogue Bubbles: display on your main screen what players say in general chat.
• Monster Name: display the monster’s name
• Item Name: display the item’s name
• View Helmet: display the helmet, if one is equipped
• Monster HP (see glossary): display the monster’s health points
• Combo UI on Top: display the combo user interface

Misc: these options affect the camera movement and your user interface. Options of note
include:
• Auto Attack: once selected, you will automatically start hitting the enemy/monster
after using a skill on them; this is thus mainly meant for melee classes.
• Use Number Keys: you can use your keyboards number keys and the adjacent “-”
and “+” keys for your shortcut bar, if it is not selected you can use F1 up to F12.
• Rotate Camera: when this is selected you can change the camera view using your
mouse or keyboard. If “Rotate Camera” isn’t selected you can switch between 3
preset camera angles with the Page Down button.

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7. The Forum and the Game Advisors

The CABAL Online forum is an online discussion group, where you can meet other CABAL Online players and
find support and tips about playing CABAL Online.

You can find the forum at http://forum.cabalonline.com/

All the important announcements about the game are posted in the Forum by the “Game Masters” (GMs).

The Game Advisors (GAs) are available both on the forum and in the game to greet newcomers and answer all
your queries. On the Forum they are easily spotted by their orange titles and in the game look out for them with
their “GAME ADVISOR” signs.

You can find a list of the Support-Team in the forum at: http://forum.cabalonline.com/showthread.php?t=2544

8. Summary
By reading this starter guide you should be able to create an account and a character, know what the controls do,
and be able to chat in several modes and be able to find your way around Nevareth.
We hope you have found it easy to understand and be able to get maximum enjoyment from your first entry to
CABAL Online.

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9. Glossary

1v1 adj – Alternative for PvP - Player versus Player

Drop verb - A monster leaving behind equipment when slain.


noun - The equipment itself that is left behind when a monster is slain.

Guild noun - An organized team of players that have banded together for a common cause.

Heal verb - The act of restoring health points (health, hit points, HP) to a player so that he may cheat death
another few seconds.

HP noun - Hit points, also known as health points, damage points, life points and countless other synonyms,
are points used to determine a character's overall health.

Melee noun - Close combat fighting

MMORPG
noun – (acronym) Massively Multiplayer Online Roleplaying Game

Mod noun - A moderator, or someone who manages control over the game and handles with rule-breakers

MOB noun - A mob is a single NPC, usually one that is meant to be killed for experience or loot, though strictly
speaking any computer controlled creature is a MOB. MOB is usually (but not always) interchangeable
with Monster (see below).

MP noun - A common abbreviation for Magic Points.

NPC noun - Non-player character, a character that is controlled by the game.

Party noun - A group of players fighting together. The party, or group, often consists of varied classes that
support one another through their differing movesets

Patch noun - A new set of files that must sometimes be downloaded and installed by each player. These files
usually contain updates and bug fixes to the game, and sometimes contain new features, new quests, new
content, or any other addition, deletion, or alteration of the game that the designers have decided to "push
out." All players must have the latest patch installed to continue playing.

PK noun - Player Killing, the act of killing another player without requesting a duel.

PvE adj - Player vs. Environment, describes player interaction with the environment, usually involving
combating NPCs. Also known as PvM, Player versus Monster.

PvP adj - Player versus Player, occurs when two players engage in combat or describes a system that allows
this.

Quest noun - Built-in goals or objectives that are issued to the player by NPCs, and which, when completed,
often yield specific rewards, such as equipment, money, experience, or faction.

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