Getting Started

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This page serves as a basic how to play guide for Mechanic Miner. Feel free to edit this guide with any tips, tricks, and suggestions.

Game Menu[edit | edit source]

When you first start Mechanic Miner you'll be met by the Game menu. From here you'll have a few options: New Game, Load Game, Multiplayer and Controls.

Controls[edit | edit source]

This is a small guide to the basic controls in Mechanic Miner. Go to Controls for a complete list of controls.

  • Move: A,D,W,S or Arrow keys.
  • Jump: W or Space.
  • Grapple object: Click and hold right mouse button.
  • Grapple lock: Click middle mouse button.
  • Use object: E
  • Use entrance/exit: F
  • Recycle single block/machinery: Hold shift and click left mouse button on block/machinery.
  • Recycle entire object/machinery: T and click left mouse button on object/machinery.
  • Recycle parts in inventory spot: T and click left mouse button on desired inventory slot.
  • Blueprint object: B and click left mouse button on object/machinery.
  • Rotate Part: Z
  • Repair objects: R and click and hold left mouse button on object/machinery

Gamemodes[edit | edit source]

This is a small introduction to the different gamemodes of Mechanic Miner. Go to Gamemodes for a complete in-depth explanation of the different gamemodes.

When starting a new game, you may choose between 3 different gamemodes: Story Mode, Creative Mode and Survival Mode.

Story Mode[edit | edit source]

In Story Mode you will progress through different acts by completing quests. Currently Mechanic Miner has one act to Story Mode. Furthermore you can choose to start a Story Mode game with a tutorial teaching you the basic of Mechanic Miner.

Creative Mode[edit | edit source]

In Creative Mode you have access to all technologies (parts) in the game and unlimited resources. Furthermore you have the ability to fly and invincibility.

Survival Mode[edit | edit source]

In Survival Mode you will start in a random generated world. It's up to you what you want to do, although survival is much harder in this gamemode.

Basic gameplay[edit | edit source]

What you chose to do is up to you, but somewhat depends on what gamemode you have chosen. Here's a few things you could do upon starting a new game:

  • Explore: Find uncharted land with new resources, enemies and bosses.
  • Delve into the mines/caves: Find a mine or cave. These are usual filled with precious minerals.
  • Build contraptions: Use the resources you find to build new contraptions or vehicles.
  • Research new technologies: Build a Research Facility and research new technologies (parts).

Tips and Tricks[edit | edit source]

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