There are a lot of shortcut keys to make playing the game faster and easier. We’ll start with those:
|Z||Hides HQs and buildings.|
|3||Default camera view 2|
|4||Default camera view 3|
|5||Default camera view 4|
|1||Default camera view O|
|Enter||Done or “confirm”|
|/||Minimap Reset Zoom|
|;||Minimap Zoom In|
|'||Minimap Zoom Out|
|Tab||Cycle to the next notification|
|N||No or “reject”|
|Enter||Request new turn|
|Down Arrow||Scroll camera down|
|Up Arrow||Scroll camera up|
|Left Arrow||Scroll camera left|
|Right Arrow||Scroll camera right|
|T||Toggle text chat entry|
While the shortcut keys aren’t necessary for gameplay, they exist in order to make your vast galaxies and sprawling battles easier to manage. A few other things you should know are:
- To move your ships, click on them to highlight them. Then, right click on the hex you want them to travel to.
- To view your planet’s surface, double-click on the planet.
- To place structures, select the type of building from the menu on the right. Click on the hex you’d like to build on, then double click to place the structure.
- If you have a mouse wheel, you can use it to zoom in and out.