Category:Game Controls

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Version: 0.5

There are plenty of controls within Medieval Engineers and most can be found by pressing F1 in-game. The F1 menu also allows for the customization of each keybinding.

Common Controls

Default Key Action Description
Key-i.png Inventory Open the character inventory screen. The character inventory screen can be used to drop inventory items, add inventory items to the toolbars, or craft new items.
Key-f.png Use Use or interact with the object that the character is looking at.
Key-g.png General Search Open the general search screen while playing the game. This screen allows the player to find information about any item in the game. This includes blocks and tools that can be placed on the toolbar.
Key-v.png 1st / 3rd person Switch the view to either 1st person perspective or 3rd person perspective.
Key-t.png Auto Run Your character will automatically run in the direction of your cursor.
Key-k.png Research Open the research screen while in the game. The research screen has controls for viewing and activating research quests.
Key-j.png Quest Journal Open the quest log screen while in the game. The quest log has controls for choosing the active quest and abandoning the active quest.
Key-h.png House configuration Open the House configuration screen while playing the game. The House configuration screen allows for creation and joining of Houses.
Key-tab.png Show / Hide HUD Toggle the HUD visibility. This feature is most useful for making videos or screenshots with

external applications.

Key-F3.png Player list Open the player list while playing the game. The player list contains all of the players connected to the current game, as well as controls to promote players to administrator, invite new players, kick players, or mute player's voice chat.
Key-F5.png Quick Load / Reconnection Allows the player to quickly load the previous save or reconnect to the current multiplayer server.
Key-shift.png+Key-F5.png Quick Save Allows the player to quickly save the current single player or hosted multiplayer game. This does not apply to multiplayer clients joined to a host or server.
Key-backspace.png Respawn Some situations just cannot be escaped...
Key-leftshift.png Compound Hold to quickly switch compound mode to the opposite of its current setting.
Key-control.pngKey-wheelup.png Move block farther Move the block about to be placed farther away from the character.
Key-control.pngKey-wheeldown.png Move block closer Move the block about to be placed closer to the character.
Key-shift.png+Key-F11.png Timing screen Displays debug info, pressing it again will display other information but the most helpful is the "sim speed" is what most look for. This indicates how fast the game is running its simulation speed.

There are more game controls in the pages below that describe some of the more advanced or specialized controls in Medieval Engineers.

Pages in category "Game Controls"

The following 5 pages are in this category, out of 5 total.