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 - Lord_Dynamix 5047
2 1_DOLLAR - 5029
3 SwordsRedMage - 4756
4 Astera - Steam_Train 3516
5 inFluence - AntiSocial 2840
6 Solstice - 2805
7 _PitBull_ - take_out 2701
8 sir_lotus - 2579
9 BIIIIIIID - 2521
10 _buetti_ - Elevate 2460
11 Crypton - MVP 2454
12 Kazpyr - AntiSocial 2373
13 Clockwork - Steam_Train 2316
14 MrSwed - 2289
15 Enemy_Lord - 2240
16 STATlC_RM - PandemiC 2225
17 Athanasia - take_over 2142
18 Masta - Elevate 2120
19 Topcat - 2081
20 Stranger_1 - 1921
21 ButterFinger - Drip 1899
22 Wildcat_0 - 0riginal 1835
23 StuNxBoW - _outlawz_ 1802
24 BanTii - 1800
25 Lovely - take_over 1752
26 FACT - Play_Ground 1686
27 Irene - Play_Ground 1683
28 L - La_Campanella 1666
29 LoveIy - take_over 1663
30 LOTTE - take_over 1651
31 Hilagio - 1553
32 Anonymous - Drip 1516
33 Buster - Steam_Train 1502
34 Thieuw - I_ShuyT_MySeLF 1452
35 E_N_E_M_Y - 1430
36 GhostFirE - Nice_Go 1425
37 MrSliwa_0 - Lord_Dynamix 1414
38 one_on_one - 1378
39 NoeKing - Nice_Go 1331
40 MrFist - AntiSocial 1324
41 Adobe - 1573 1312
42 Margiela - take_over 1293
43 MudButt - 1271
44 ConsTantinE - La_Campanella 1248
45 stubinator - 1207
46 tomazius - eXplosion 1182
47 Even_Heaven - 1133
48 M_A_S_T_A - 1110
49 sN1per_God - Assault 1082
50 Zyprech - 1075

Tribe Rankings

Rank Name PK Points
1 take_over 13459
2 Steam_Train 8620
3 Elevate 8606
4 Lord_Dynamix 8397
5 AntiSocial 8385
6 take_out 5936
7 Play_Ground 5803
8 MVP 4737
9 La_Campanella 4629
10 Nice_Go 4409