Game Guide

Chat


You can communicate with other players by using the Chat Window (toggled by pressing C). There are a variety of different Chat Modes that can be used for different situations and/or needs. To send messages follow the following general steps:

  1. Select your chat channel by clicking the Text on the bottom left of your Chat Window and selecting from the list of chat modes.
  2. Press Enter/Return.
  3. Type your message.
  4. Press Enter/Return again to send your message.

 

Chat Modes

Turf Battles has a variety of different chat modes that can be used to communicate with other users in different ways.

  1. Talk Chat Mode
    • This is a public chat mode that allows you to talk to people around you, people that are within your view distance. Players who are not within your view distance will not see your messages.
    • Appears in light blue text in your chat window.
    • Can be automatically selected by adding a ~ in front of your message in chat.
    • Does not work across game channels.
  2. Shout Chat Mode
    • This is a public chat mode that allows you to talk to people around you, people that are within your view distance or just a bit beyond your view distance.
    • Only players within your view distance and a bit beyond your view distance will see these messages.
    • Appears in light green text in your chat window.
    • Can be automatically selected by adding a "!" in front of your message in chat.
    • Does not work across game channels.
  3. Whisper Chat Mode
    • This is a private chat mode that allows you to communicate directly with another player. Only the other player will receive these messages.
    • Requires you know the name (case sensitive) of the other player.
    • Appears in light yellow in your chat window.
    • You can press the "." on your keyboard to trigger an immediate reply to someone who has whispered you.
    • Can be automatically selected by adding a "@" followed by a space a
    • Works across game channels.
  4. Party Chat Mode
    • This chat mode is only available while you are in a Party. Messages will broadcast to all players in your party while in this chat mode.
    • Appears in white text in your chat window.
    • Can be automatically selected by adding "#" in front of your message in chat.
    • Does not work across game channels.
  5. Shell 1 and 2 Chat Modes
    • This is a global chat channel. All messages you send using this chat mode will be sent to everyone else that is currently in the same Shell Chat Channel.
    • The Shell Chat Channel can be changed by clicking the TAB key to open your inventory/equipment window and then right clicking your equipped Shells and selecting one of the options.
    • Appears in dark peach text in your chat window.
    • Works across game channels.
  6. Tribe Chat Mode
    • This is a tribe restricted chat channel. All messages you send using this chat mode will ONLY be sent to your fellow tribe members.
    • Appears in cyan text in your chat window.
    • Can be automatically selected by adding a "*" in front of your message in chat.
    • Works across game channels.

 

Blocking & UnBlocking Users

Sometimes, you might need to block yourself from seeing messages from other users. This can easily be accomplished with one of two methods:

  1. Right click the users name in the Chat Box, a Block command will be automatically put into your chat input. Simply hit enter, and the user will now be blocked.
  2. In the Friends List (press B), right click the "Blocked Group" and click "Add Friend". Finally, enter the user's name. He will now be blocked.

You can un-block users via one of the following methods:

  1. Type /UnBlock PlayerName in chat, where PlayerName is the name of the user you wish to unblock.
  2. Delete the user from your "Blocked Group" in your Friends List (press B). This can be accomplished by simply right clicking the user's name and click "Delete Friend".

 

 Special Chat Functions

  • When one player kills another player, it will be announced in the PVPChannel. You can listen to this chat channel by setting one of your newbie shells to the PVPChannel.
  • Messages that appear in dark orange text are from Moderators, these are special players that are there to answer your questions about the game.
  • Messages that appear in blue text are from Admins/GM's.
  • Triumphus Server

Player Rankings

Rank Name PK Points
1 Dynamix - PLS_NO_DADDY 5078
2 1_DOLLAR - 5029
3 SwordsRedMage - 4756
4 Astera - Steam_Train 3510
5 inFluence - 2840
6 Solstice - GapedChickenBooty 2805
7 _PitBull_ - take_out 2701
8 sir_lotus - 2579
9 BIIIIIIID - 2521
10 _buetti_ - Elevate 2474
11 Crypton - TrickOrTreat 2454
12 Kazpyr - 2373
13 Clockwork - Steam_Train 2335
14 MrSwed - 2289
15 Athanasia - take_over 2252
16 Enemy_Lord - 2240
17 STATlC_RM - PandemiC 2225
18 Masta - Elevate 2120
19 Topcat - 2081
20 Athanasla - take_over 2061
21 LOTTE - take_over 1961
22 Stranger_1 - 1921
23 ButterFinger - Drip 1899
24 Wildcat_0 - 0riginal 1835
25 StuNxBoW - _outlawz_ 1802
26 BanTii - 1800
27 FACT - Play_Ground 1796
28 Lovely - take_over 1784
29 L - La_Campanella 1781
30 LoveIy - take_over 1743
31 ConsTantinE - La_Campanella 1710
32 Irene - Play_Ground 1682
33 Hilagio - 1553
34 Anonymous - GapedChickenBooty 1516
35 Buster - Steam_Train 1487
36 Margiela - take_over 1475
37 Thieuw - I_ShuyT_MySeLF 1452
38 MrSliwa_0 - PLS_NO_DADDY 1450
39 E_N_E_M_Y - 1430
40 GhostFirE - Nice_Go 1425
41 Crunch - TrickOrTreat 1410
42 one_on_one - 1378
43 NoeKing - Nice_Go 1331
44 MrFist - 1324
45 Adobe - 1573 1312
46 MudButt - 1271
47 Dingleberry - TrickOrTreat 1242
48 stubinator - Elevate 1212
49 tomazius - eXplosion 1182
50 Even_Heaven - 1133

Tribe Rankings

Rank Name PK Points
1 take_over 16735
2 PLS_NO_DADDY 10251
3 Elevate 9872
4 Steam_Train 8624
5 TrickOrTreat 7864
6 La_Campanella 5590
7 take_out 5099
8 Play_Ground 4993
9 GapedChickenBooty 4629
10 Nice_Go 4409