Space Engineers Walkthrough Controls

September 12, 2016 (Last Updated: ) | Reading Time: 1 minutes

This Space Engineers walkthrough is divided into 6 total pages.

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Controls

Space Engineers Walkthrough - Space Engineers 2
Space Engineers Walkthrough - Space Engineers 2

When starting out, Space Engineers is quite a daring game so let's go over some of the controls. (Tab) turns your HUD on and off, W,A,S,D is your character movement controls.

Space Engineers Walkthrough - Space Engineers 3
Space Engineers Walkthrough - Space Engineers 3

(X) toggles your fully 6-dimensional backpack. It is essential to control in zero gravity but It also allows you to fly in gravitated areas as well. To see if an area has gravity, look at the bottom right.

Space Engineers Walkthrough - Space Engineers 4
Space Engineers Walkthrough - Space Engineers 4

(V) toggles between first and third person. I recommend to only use third-person If you are getting nauseus from not having a proper grasp of the controls in FP.

Space Engineers Walkthrough - Space Engineers 5
Space Engineers Walkthrough - Space Engineers 5

Depending on what map you picked, there will be ships.. or no ships in this case and we simply have a couple of objects nearby. To interact with these elements, press (T).

Space Engineers Walkthrough - Space Engineers 6
Space Engineers Walkthrough - Space Engineers 6

To open up your "Building screen", whereas you select where and what objects to be built by pressing (G) and dragging said objects onto your toolbar.

Space Engineers Walkthrough - Space Engineers 7
Space Engineers Walkthrough - Space Engineers 7

Pressing the side-options like "New small/ship/station", will spawn a landing gear foot. Don't bother with these right now as you don't have the materials to make anything yet depending on your map.

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