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The game is mostly mouse driven game with click able buttons/sub menus depending on what you have selected. The manual is of limited use, but it does describe all the buttons if you didn't play EIC. Later patches have added hover text to help as well.

Naval Combat[edit]

RTS Mode[edit]

Refer to manual p21 for full list of all the buttons

Mouse controls:

  • Left mouse button to select ship, either in 3D-world or from the bottom bar.

You can select multiple own ships by holding CTRL down while left clicking your ships. You can also select one of the enemy ships to bring up ship info of that particular ship.

  • Right mouse button is used for issuing commands. Clicking on water issues

a move command to selected ships and clicking on enemy ships orders your selected ships to attack that ship.

  • Mouse wheel is used for zooming in and out. Pressing and holding down the

middle mouse button rotates the camera.

  • Moving mouse to edge of the screen moves the camera in that direction.

Keyboard controls:

  • ESC Open options screen
  • P / space Pause game
  • F Hide / show ship names
  • G Hide / show GUI

Direct Command Mode[edit]

Refer to manual p24 for full list of all the buttons

Mouse controls:

  • Left click on enemy ship to show that ships info window.
  • Mouse wheel to zoom in / out.
  • Press and hold middle mouse button to rotate camera.

Keyboard controls:

  • ESC Open options screen
  • P / space Pause game
  • F Hide / show ship names
  • W Open sails
  • S Heave sails
  • A Turn left
  • D Turn right
  • Q Fire left side cannons
  • E Fire right side cannons
  • TAB Change camera
  • 1-9 Use active skill
  • G Hide / show GUI