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Tutorial

Post by derek » Sun Aug 09, 2015 11:18 am

Hi,

I am newbie to oolite on a Ubuntu system, which is running oolite 1.77.1

Is there a tutorial to run through all the controls, I can not find anything on my install.

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Re: Tutorial

Post by Cody » Sun Aug 09, 2015 11:25 am

Hi, and welcome! I ain't a penguinista, but Oolite is now at version 1.82 - a penguin should be along soon to help.
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Re: Tutorial

Post by Smivs » Sun Aug 09, 2015 11:27 am

Hi Derek, and welcome.
Firstly the repos are still well behind on version numbers - the current Oolite is v1.82 and I would suggest you update that ASAP. You can get the Linux version from Oolite.org.
The game should come with a reference sheet in the download which will tell you what does what, and there is plenty of advice around here (both good and bad!) for new players as well.
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Re: Tutorial

Post by another_commander » Sun Aug 09, 2015 11:34 am

Upgrading to version 1.82 will also give you exactly what you want: a tutorial. It is built into the game and takes you through all its aspects, from reading the HUD to combat tactics and docking. And you can of course always ask here, if something isn't clear enough after going though the tutorial run.

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Re: Tutorial

Post by Disembodied » Sun Aug 09, 2015 11:35 am

Smivs wrote:the current Oolite is v1.82 and I would suggest you update that ASAP. You can get the Linux version from Oolite.org.
Also worth noting - v1.82 comes with an in-game Tutorial, available when you start a new Commander.

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Re: Tutorial

Post by derek » Sun Aug 09, 2015 12:55 pm

Hi,

I have installed v1.82 and the Tutorial option is there.

Thanks for the advice.
Regards,

Derek

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Re: Tutorial

Post by Layne » Sun Aug 09, 2015 1:56 pm

derek wrote:Hi,

I have installed v1.82 and the Tutorial option is there.

Thanks for the advice.
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Re: Tutorial

Post by Getafix » Mon Aug 10, 2015 10:25 am

derek wrote:Hi,

I have installed v1.82 and the Tutorial option is there.

Thanks for the advice.
Hello derek and welcome to the board.
I will suggest, if you have not already done it, you uninstall Oolite 1.77.1 to avoid confusion while having 2 different Oolite versions concurrently installed.
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