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eva [2008/12/25 08:41]
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eva [2008/12/26 17:56] (current)
uri_ba updated for new control layout
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 In the game when an Astronaut is outside the Shuttle you need to select him as the tracked object in the External view (by multiple F1 Key presses). The currently active object is shown in the MET clock window, in the upper right side of the main 3D view. After the EVA is selected a First Person View is available (F3 Key), allowing the gamer to see what a real Astronaut performing EVA would see. In the game when an Astronaut is outside the Shuttle you need to select him as the tracked object in the External view (by multiple F1 Key presses). The currently active object is shown in the MET clock window, in the upper right side of the main 3D view. After the EVA is selected a First Person View is available (F3 Key), allowing the gamer to see what a real Astronaut performing EVA would see.
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 =====Tethered EVAs===== =====Tethered EVAs=====
 +[{{:​eva-hud.jpg?​550direct|Tethered EVA, First person view}}]
 ====Controls==== ====Controls====
-The Tethered EVA is very simple ​to learn and understand. It is very straigforward ​and it is controlled with the Numpad or joystick.+The Tethered EVA uses same controls as the Shuttle maneuvering. althogh astronauts use their hads to grap rails and move around - in the game we can use the term "​RHC" ​and "​THC"​ due to the fact that the controls within the game are the same
  
-[{{:​eva-hud.jpg?​550direct|Tethered EVA, First person view}}] 
 ===Keyboard=== ===Keyboard===
-With version 2.40 EVA can move now in 6DoF. The controls used to move are all located on the Numpad:+the controls used are the Numpad ​keys.  \\ 
 +the Numpad controls translations while the Arrows and the "Six Pack" control attitude.
  
-|  ^  Keys  | +{{:controls-rhcthc.png|RHC/THC}}
-^  Translate Fwd/​Back| ​ Numpad ​/ Numpad +  ​| +
-^  Translate Up/Down  |  Numpad PgUp / Numpad PgDn  | +
-^  Translate L/R  |  Numpad / / Numpad *  |  +
-^  Roll Left/​Right ​ |  Numpad L Arrow / Numpad R Arrow  | +
-^  Pitch Up/​Down ​ |  Numpad Up Arrow / Numpad Dn Arrow  | +
-^  Yaw L/R  |  Numpad Ins / Numpad Del  |+
  
 +|  ^  RHC (Attitude) ​ |  |  ^  THC (Translations) |
 +^  Pitch  |  NumPad8 / NumPad2 ​ | ^  Forward/​Aft ​ |  NumPad + / NumPad - |
 +^  Roll  |  NumPad4 / NumPad6 ​ | ^  Left/​Right ​ |  **NumPad /** and **NumPad * ** |
 +^  Yaw  |  NumPad INS / NumPad DEL  | ^  Up/​Down ​ |  NumPad9 / NumPad3 |
  
 <note important>​ **The "Num Lock" key should be turned on while in the game**</​note>​ <note important>​ **The "Num Lock" key should be turned on while in the game**</​note>​
  
 ===Joystick=== ===Joystick===
-Using the joystick is slightly less intuitive and sometimes ​the keyboard (or combination ​of Numpad + joystickwould be preferable. +Attitude control using a joystick is natural. Pitch, Roll are always available. YAW is usable if the joystick has twist axis. 
-|  ^  Axis  | +Throttle if available should be kept in the middle ​of it's range (explanation in a second
-^  Forward/​Aft ​ | Pitch Axis  | + 
-^  ​Left/Right  | Roll Axis  | +Translations with a stick are a bit more complex. 
-^  ​Up/​Down ​ | Yaw Axis (rudder) ​ | +to activate translations you hold down the Trigger while moving the stick around. ​LeftRight, Forward and Aft are available in this configuration.  
 + 
 +Up/​Down ​translations are controlled via the throttle. while holding down the trigger and "​increasing"​ or "​decreasing"​ the throttle the shuttle will translate up and down.
  
 +Some users find it easier to use the Stick for Attitude control, and the keyboard for translations.
 =====Un-tethered EVAs===== =====Un-tethered EVAs=====
 FIXME FIXME
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 ===Keyboard=== ===Keyboard===
-the controls used are the Numpad keys, the arrows and "Page down" and "​delete"​ key from the "six pack". \\+the controls used are the Numpad keys.  \\
 the Numpad controls translations while the Arrows and the "Six Pack" control attitude. the Numpad controls translations while the Arrows and the "Six Pack" control attitude.
  
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 |  ^  RHC (Attitude) ​ |  |  ^  THC (Translations) | |  ^  RHC (Attitude) ​ |  |  ^  THC (Translations) |
-^  Pitch  |  ​UP/Down Arrows ​ | ^  Forward/​Aft ​ |  ​NumPad8/NumPad2 ​+^  Pitch  |  ​NumPad8 ​NumPad2 ​ | ^  Forward/​Aft ​ |  ​NumPad + NumPad - 
-^  Roll  |  ​Left/Right Arrows ​ | ^  Left/​Right ​ |  ​NumPad4/NumPad6 ​+^  Roll  |  ​NumPad4 ​NumPad6 ​ | ^  Left/​Right ​ |  ​**NumPad ​/** and **NumPad * ** 
-^  Yaw  |  ​Delete and Page down  | ^  Up/​Down ​ |  NumPad9/​NumPad3 |+^  Yaw  |  ​NumPad INS / NumPad DEL  | ^  Up/​Down ​ |  NumPad9 / NumPad3 |
  
 <note important>​ **The "Num Lock" key should be turned on while in the game**</​note>​ <note important>​ **The "Num Lock" key should be turned on while in the game**</​note>​
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