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EntropiaUniverseGuide

GetStartedwithEntropiaUniverse

2/9/2010

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TableofContents
Introduction..................................................................................................................................................3
ShortcutCommands.....................................................................................................................................4
Interaction.....................................................................................................................................................5
Transportation..............................................................................................................................................6
Teleporting................................................................................................................................................6
TravellingbyFoot......................................................................................................................................7
Desktop.........................................................................................................................................................8
TopLeftIcons............................................................................................................................................8
TopRightIcons..........................................................................................................................................9
ChatinLowerLeftCorner.......................................................................................................................10
StatusInformationinLowerRightCorner..............................................................................................10
ItemInformation.........................................................................................................................................11
Revival.........................................................................................................................................................12

Introduction
ThisdocumentisabasicguideonhowtogetstartedinEntropiaUniverse;itpresentsthedefault,most
commonkeycommands,interactionpossibilities,transportationpossibilities,abasicGUIdescription
andrevivalinformation.

ShortcutCommands
Thischapterincludestwotables,thefirstonelistingthedefaultshortcutcommandsusingthekeyboard
andtheotheronelistingtheactionswhenusingthemousebuttonsandmousecursor.
Key
Movement
W
A
D
S
R
E
C
Z
Q
ViewInformation
I
M
Actions
Return
Esc

Space
T
Help
H

ActionDescription
Moveforwardbyholdingkeydown.
Movesidewaystotheleftbyholdingkeydown.
Movesidewaystotherightbyholdingkeydown.
Walkbackwardsbyholdingkeydown.
Automove.Startandstopautomaticmovementforwardbypressingkeyonce.
Jump.
Turntotheright.
Turntotheleft.
Togglebetweenwalkandrunmode(affectskeysW,A,DandR).
Openandcloseinventorytoviewallpossessionsyoucurrentlycarry.
Openandcloseplanetmap.
Activateschatwindowforwritingmessages.
a. OpenMainOptionsMenutoadjustoptionsforcontrolandgraphics,
keyboardpanelsettingsandtologout.
b. Ifchatting,pressthiskeytoleavethechatandclosethetypingfield.
Toggleaimandcursormode.Inaimmode,usemousetoselectdirectionto
move,aim,etc.Incursormode,usemousetointeractwithenvironment.
In60secondsyouaretransportedtonearbyrevivalterminal.
Openinformationwindowforhandlingthemousebuttonsandmousescroll.

Tip!Incursormode,itisalwayspossibletorightclicktoseeavailableactions.
MouseButton
CursorMode
LeftMouseButton
RightMouseButton
MouseScroll
AimMode
LeftMouseButton
RightMouseButton
MouseScroll

ActionDescription
Singleclickleftmousebuttontoselectitemoravatar.
Doubleclickonthegroundorintheskytoautomaticallymoveinthatdirection.
Showoptionsinrelationtowherethecursorisplaced.
Zoominandout.Enablesperspectivefrom3rdpersonand1stperson,alsofrom
scopeperspectiveifyoucarryatoolwithascope.
Ifholdingitemthatcanbeactivated,thisbuttonactivatestheitem.

Zoominandout.Enablesperspectivefrom3rdpersonand1stperson,alsofrom
scopeperspectiveifyoucarryatoolwithascope.

Interaction
Whenplacingthecursoroveranavataroranitem,basicinformationoftheavataroritemisviewed.To
selecttheavataroritem,singleclickwithleftmousebutton.
Interactionwithotheravatarsandvariousitemscanbedoneinseveralways.Twoaredescribedhere:
1. Interactionusingmouse:
a. Placethecursoronanavataroritemandsingleclickwiththerightmousebuttontosee
possibleinteractionoptions.
b. Selectdesiredinteractionoption.
2. Interactionusingmouseandicon:
a. Selectavataroritem(singleclickwithleftmousebuttononavataroritem).
b. Clickondesiredinteractionicon.

Transportation
Totravelfromoneplacetoanother,onthesameplanet,eitherwalk,runorswim,oruseateleporter.
Tip!Additionally,whereveryouareyoucanalwayspressTandin60secondsyouaretransportedto
nearbyrevivalterminal.

Teleporting
Itisonlypossibletoteleporttoadestinationwhereyouhavealreadylocatedtheteleporterbyfoot.
Teleportbyperformingthefollowinginstructions:
1. Entertheteleportarea.
2. Placethecursorontheteleporteranddoubleclickontheteleporterorrightclickandselect
Operate.Thisopensanewwindowpresentingalldestinationspossibleforyou,bothinalistto
theleftandonthemaptotheright.

3. Selectthedestinationinthelistoronthemap.
4. Clicktheteleportbuttontostartteleporting.Inafewsecondsyouarriveattheselected
destination.

TravellingbyFoot
Travellingbyfootcanbedoneinseveralways,someofthemarepresentedbelow,dividedinaimand
cursormode.
Inaimmode
Eitheronlyusethekeyboardshortcutcommands,asdescribedinchapterShortcutCommands,or
combinekeyboardshortcutcommandsandmovingthemouseinthedirectionyouwanttogo.
Incursormode
Eitheronlyusethekeyboardshortcutcommands,asdescribedinchapterShortcutCommands,or
doubleclicksomewhereonthegroundtoautomaticallygothereorselectdirectionbydoubleclickingin
thesky.Tostoptheautomaticmovingforward,eitherclickbothmousebuttonsorpressWorS.

Desktop
ThischapterpresentstheinteractioninformationvisibleontheDesktop.Thesubsectionsfurther
describethedifferenticonsandinteractionareas.
AtthetopoftheDesktopafewdefaultshortcuticonsaredisplayed,asshowninthefigurebelow.

Toperformanyoftheiconactionsorinteractions,singleclickdesirediconwithleftmousebutton.In
somecasesthisrequiresthatanavataroritemisselectedfirst.
Someoftheiconshaveanumbervisibleintheirlowerleftcorner.Thatnumberreferstocorresponding
keyonthecurrentlyactivekeyboardpanel.
AtthebottomoftheDesktopthechatwindowislocatedtotheleftandtheradartotheright.

TopLeftIcons
Thissectiondescribesthetoplefticons.

HandlingKeyboardPanel:Usethisicontoeditkeyboardpanel,viewhelpwindowforkeyboard
panelandchangecurrentkeyboardpanel.

ItemInfo:Selectportableitemtoviewdetailsaboutandclickthisicon.

Operate:Selectitemtointeractwithandclickthisicon.

PickUp:Selectitemtopickupfromthegroundandclickthisicon.

PrivateChat:Selectavatartochatprivatelywithandclickthisicon.

AddAsFriend:Selectavatartoaddasfriendandclickthisicon.

PrivateTrade:Selectavatartotradeprivatelywithandclickthisicon.

TopRightIcons
Thissectiondescribesthetoprighticons.

StartChat:Activatespublicchattypingfield(sameaspressingReturn).LeavechatbypressingEsc.

Tutorials:Presentsshorttutorialsindifferentareas,forexample,AvatarInteraction,Movement
andInventory.Availabletutorialsaretriggeredbywhatyouhaveseenandexperienced.

MessageCenter:Opensinboxwithmessagesfromotheravatarsornoticesaboutlandarearules,
taxes,andsoon.

EUTransferCenter:Handlesrealmoneytransactions(todepositorwithdrawPED).

HallofFame:OpenstheHallofFame(HOF).TheHOFrecordsentrieswithhighlootvalues.

Professions:ShowsinformationaboutyourprofessionswithinCombat,Manufacturing,Mining,
MindForceandMiscellaneous.

Skills:Showsyouragilityinseveralcategories,forexample,Mining,ConstructionandTailoring.

FriendsList:Listsallthefriendsyouhaveadded.

Map:Opensthemapoftheplanetyouarecurrentlyvisiting(sameaspressingM).

Inventory:Opensinventorytoviewallpossessionsyoucurrentlycarry(sameaspressingI).

ActionLibrary:Opensacollectionofshortcutstoallactionsyoucanperformandallinformation
youcanview,forexample,showingemotions,movingaround,viewingmarketvaluehistoryoropen
inventory.

MainOptionsMenu:Opensmenutoadjustoptionsforcontrolandgraphics,keyboardpanel
settingsandtologout(sameaspressingEsc).

EditPanel:Openskeyboardpanelforediting.

MouseHelp:Opensahelpwindowforhandlingthemousebuttonsandmousescroll(sameasH).

ChatinLowerLeftCorner
InthelowerleftcorneroftheDesktopthechatwindowislocated.Itispossibletomovethewindow
andresizeit.Thecolorfulbuttonsinthelowerleftcornerareusedtofilterchatmessages(societychat,
teamchat,etc.).

StatusInformationinLowerRightCorner
InthelowerrightcorneroftheDesktopvariousstatusinformationispresented:radarshowingother
avatarsormobs,healthbar,moneybalanceonPEDcard,ifyouhaveatoolinyourhandandinfoabout
thattool,serverloadandifyouarelocatedwithinaPvPzoneornot.

ItemInformation
Itispossibletoviewinformationaboutallitems.ToopentheItemInfo,doubleclicktheitem.Also,in
theInventoryitispossibletosingleclickwithrightmousebuttonandselectItemInfotoopenthe
information.
ItemInfo

ShowBasicInformation:Showsbasicinformation,suchasthetradeterminalvalue.
ShowDetailedInformation:Showsdetailedinformation,suchasammoburn.
ShowItemDescription:Showsadescriptionoftheitem.

Revival
Ifyouravatariskilledyoubecomeaghostthatcanmoveandwatch,butnotactivelyparticipate.
However,in10secondsyouendupinfrontofaRevivalterminalalive.