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theropfather [Getting Started with Etterna]
gettingstarted [2018/06/14 04:21]
theropfather [Getting Started with Etterna]
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 Once you hit the Game Start option you will be presented with a page similar to the following. Once you hit the Game Start option you will be presented with a page similar to the following.
  
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 The only option that will be available at first is the Default Profile, to create your own profile head to Options -> Profiles -> New Profile. Here you can enter the name for your profile, once created if you hit enter on your newly created name you can choose to move it up the list so it will be the first option you see like ''​theropfather'' ​ in the above image. The only option that will be available at first is the Default Profile, to create your own profile head to Options -> Profiles -> New Profile. Here you can enter the name for your profile, once created if you hit enter on your newly created name you can choose to move it up the list so it will be the first option you see like ''​theropfather'' ​ in the above image.
  
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 Now that you have the game loaded I will explain a few of the important user interface elements. Now that you have the game loaded I will explain a few of the important user interface elements.
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 When you hit enter to choose a song if you quickly hit the enter key again you will be taken to the options menu, this is where you can customize your gameplay experience I will give a brief description of the most important options. When you hit enter to choose a song if you quickly hit the enter key again you will be taken to the options menu, this is where you can customize your gameplay experience I will give a brief description of the most important options.
  
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   * Speed: This is the speed that the arrows will scroll. The default option is C400 this is a good starting point as a beginner. You can increase or decrease this to your liking. At the end notice the words Xmod, Cmod, Mmod - these affect the way the arrows speed is shown. ​ \\       * Cmod stands for constant mod and is the **most used by far**  this keeps the speed of the arrows constant regardless of BPM changes in the chart.   * Speed: This is the speed that the arrows will scroll. The default option is C400 this is a good starting point as a beginner. You can increase or decrease this to your liking. At the end notice the words Xmod, Cmod, Mmod - these affect the way the arrows speed is shown. ​ \\       * Cmod stands for constant mod and is the **most used by far**  this keeps the speed of the arrows constant regardless of BPM changes in the chart.
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   * Scroll: Most commonly either nothing is selected here meaning that arrows scroll up towards the top of your screen like DDR or reverse which will make them scroll to the bottom. Which you choose is entirely preference it has no effect on your ability to progress; some of the best players in the world use standard and some use reverse.   * Scroll: Most commonly either nothing is selected here meaning that arrows scroll up towards the top of your screen like DDR or reverse which will make them scroll to the bottom. Which you choose is entirely preference it has no effect on your ability to progress; some of the best players in the world use standard and some use reverse.
  
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   * Mines: This option allows you to turn on or off mines in charts, by default they are on and most people would recommend you keep it that way some consider playing with mines off to be “cheating” - however do whatever is fun for you, but at a competitive level mines on is required.   * Mines: This option allows you to turn on or off mines in charts, by default they are on and most people would recommend you keep it that way some consider playing with mines off to be “cheating” - however do whatever is fun for you, but at a competitive level mines on is required.
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   * Error Bar: This will appear just below your Tracker Goal if you have it enabled, it is a small bar that when a note is hit shows how accurate you were. If you hit too early a small glyph will appear to the left of the bar, too late and it will appear to the right - this can be helpful in correcting your timing in a long stream section for example.   * Error Bar: This will appear just below your Tracker Goal if you have it enabled, it is a small bar that when a note is hit shows how accurate you were. If you hit too early a small glyph will appear to the left of the bar, too late and it will appear to the right - this can be helpful in correcting your timing in a long stream section for example.
  
-{{https://​i.imgur.com/​KLOezpC.png?​nolink&​80%|Options 3}}+{{https://​i.imgur.com/​KLOezpC.png?​nolink&​800x600|Options 3}}
  
   * Screen Filter: This will set the opacity of the play field, setting it to 1.0 sets the play field to have a solid background, this is again preference but 1.0 helps with not getting distracted by background artwork or video.   * Screen Filter: This will set the opacity of the play field, setting it to 1.0 sets the play field to have a solid background, this is again preference but 1.0 helps with not getting distracted by background artwork or video.
gettingstarted.txt · Last modified: 2018/06/14 04:21 by theropfather