AI War Classic game hotkeys

AI War Classic

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
5 months ago
- Shortcuts
⭾ Tab

Toggle Galaxy view

H

Center on friendly forces at current planet

P

Pause

Ctrl

(hold)  Show names of all planets in Galaxy View

Ctrl

(hold)     Show movement paths for all allied ships

↑   Shift(hold)

Show movement paths for all selected ships

↑   Shift

(hold)      Double pan speed

↑   Shift

(hold)      (Galaxy Map) Show wormhole paths for all selected ships

↑   Shift

(hold)      (Galaxy Map, Hover Over Planet) Show links to all adjacent planets

Z

(hold)  Show range of all selected units, and/or units under mouse cursor

Z

(hold)      Ships with cursor over them show filled range, others just border

Z + X

(hold)  Show all enemy ranges in addition to the above

A

(hold)  Show selection circle around all on-screen ships

I

(hold)  Show hit percent and damage for all selected ships, and/or units under mouse cursor

G

(hold)  Ship movement commands issued while this is held will use Group Move

G

(hold) (Group Mode Already On) Ship movement commands will use Lone Move

F

Create a Flare

~

Go to most recent Flare

⤶ Enter

Open the chat window

Del

Scrap selected units

or ⬅ Backspace
Esc

If in Galaxy View, return to the main game display

Esc

If in Main View, bring up the in-game menu (does not pause)

Space

Center display on selected units

Space

(hold) Follow selected units with display

F2

Show/hide score display

+

Increase game simulation speed

-

Decrease game simulation speed

/

Decrease/Increase skipped frames per drawn frame on local machine

Q

No Zoom

W

Mid Zoom 1

E

Mid Zoom 2

R

Farthest Zoom

Page Up

Zoom In (centers on mouse cursor)

Page Down

Zoom Out

← ↑ → ↓

Pan the view

Ctrl + 0 - 9

Set control group

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + Num 0 - Num 9

Add to existing control group

0 - 9

Select control group ships at current planet (switches to other planet if none at current. Never selects ships from more than one planet at a time)

↑   Shift + 0 - 9

Select control group ships at current planet in addition to current selected

0 - 9

(Double) Select control group ships, as above, but also center view on them

0 - 9

(Triple) Select control group ships on the next planet that has them

Mouse left click

select unit (deselects prior selected)

Mouse left click

(ship placement mode) set position of ship-to-build

Mouse left click + Mouse movement

select multiple units (deselects prior selected)

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

select unit (adds to prior selected)

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(build button) queue 5 ships instead of 1

↑   Shift + Mouse left click

(ship placement mode) set position and stay in mode

Ctrl + Mouse left click

(on wormhole) send view through wormhole

Ctrl + Mouse left click

(build button) queue 50 ships instead of 1

↑   Shift + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

select multiple units (adds to prior selected)

Mouse double click

select all units of same type on screen group

Alt + Mouse left click

deselect unit

(on

(item in build queue) send item to front of queue

Alt + Mouse left click + Mouse movement

deselect multiple units

Alt + Mouse double click

deselect all units of same type on screen group

Shortcuts with right click
Mouse right click

selected units move to target location

Mouse right click

selected units attack target enemy

Mouse right click

(build button) dequeue ship of clicked type.

Mouse right click

(galaxy map) send selected units to clicked planet.

Mouse right click

(ship placement mode) exit ship placement mode

↑   Shift + Mouse right click

(build button) dequeue 5 ships instead of 1

↑   Shift + Mouse right click

selected units add target location to their waypoints

↑   Shift + Mouse right click

(galaxy map) add wormhole path to end of current path of all selected units.

Ctrl + Mouse right click

(on wormhole) send selected units through wormhole

Ctrl + Mouse right click

(build button) dequeue 50 ships instead of 1

Alt + Mouse right click

(on empty space) attack-move

Alt + Mouse right click

(on enemy) kill enemy, then attack-move

Alt + Mouse right click

(on item in build queue) send item to back of queue

V + Mouse right click

(on empty space) enter free-roaming defender mode

V + Mouse right click

(on enemy) kill enemy, then be free-roaming defender

X + Mouse right click

(on capturable enemy on player planet) kill enemy

Shortcuts with mouse wheel
Mouse wheel up and down

Zoom in and out (zooming in centers on mouse cursor)

↑   Shift + Mouse wheel up and down

Zoom in and out at double speed

(Press the button to select the next ship of the given type at the current planet. Hold Shift while pressing the button to center the view on that ship.)
B

Command Stations and Mobile Builders

S

Science Labs

.

Engineers

D

Docks and Advanced Factories

T

Starship Constructors

U

Starships

O

Scouts

Following buttons do not follow the standard rules of cycling through ships of a type
,

Select next idle mobile military unit at current planet and center on it

↑   Shift + ,

Select all idle mobile military units at current planet

Ctrl + ,

Select all military units (idle or not) at current planet

L

Select half of the currently selected units (rounding up per ship type)

Press the button to center the view on the next object of the given type.
/

Wormholes

C

Crystal Deposits

M

Energy Capsules (Where Metal Harvesters Are Built)

F5

(hold)  Show military ships only

F6

(hold)  Show wormholes and resources only

F7

(hold)  Show enemy ships only

Alt + 1 - 9

Select priority-setting mode 0-9

F

Create a Flare

N

Display ModeNormal

Q

Display ModeMy Ships

A

Display ModeAllied Ships

E

Display ModeMy And Allied Ships

R

Display ModeResources Used

M

Display ModeMetal Used

C

Display ModeCrystal Used

K

Display ModeKnowledge Found

S

Display ModeMy Science Labs

O

Display ModeScouts

L

Display ModeLast Scouted

U

Display ModeStarships

T

Display ModeStarship Constructors

D

Display ModeAll Constructors

I

Display ModeIncoming Waves

W

Display ModeHostile Wormholes

F1

Toggle turn length (ms) display

F3

Write/clear Debug Info

Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F5

Write the UnitTypeStrength.txt file, which can be useful for relative strength analysis

I

(hold/while debug on)  Show the last target search cycle for each unit onscreen


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Program information

Program name: AI War Classic (Games)

Web page: http://arcengames.com/

Shortcut count: 113

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