Playing the Game

The videogame functionality is the same for both students and instructors. This page provides details on how user navigate through the videogame.

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Overview
Customize Loadout This will be the first screen after logging in. You will be able to customize and name your ship. Note that not all colors or ship types are available at the beginning of the game. Students can change the name of their ship...
Control Features
When you click on a space object within the Star Chart , a list of options will come up. Not every option will always be available, because much about our universe and the surrounding areas are still unknown. The first control feature is Zoom ...
General Flying
On a computer: To fly, place your cursor on the area of the screen to which you wish to travel and hold down the right mouse button. The speed at which you travel changes as you operate the thrusters on the lower right side of the screen. Thrusters...
Game Play – Ship Destruction
It is possible for the ship to be destroyed during game play. This can happen if the ship sustains too much damage from asteroids, harsh planetary atmospheres, and enemy ships. If this occurs, you will see a “failed mission” screen. You ...