Quickstart User Manual

1. Log-In

2. User Interface

3. Basic Movement and Interaction

4. Communication


3. Basic Movement and Interaction

In the cybaLOUNGE world, your avatar becomes your vessel for exploration and interaction, offering a range of movements and actions.

3.1. Moving around

Walking (Alt.: WASD) Navigate through the simulated 3D environment using cursor buttons.

Running Hold SHIFT and use the cursor buttons simultaneously to make your avatar run.

Fly Mode on/off (for up: “e“; for down: “x“) Enable “Fly Mode” in the top menu bar for aerial navigation. Use cursor buttons to move, press “e” to rise, and “x” to descend.

3.2. Looking around

  • Use arrow keys to look left and right.
  • Zoom in and out with your scroll wheel.
  • For vertical and horizontal viewing, zoom in until the avatar is out of screen and move the mouse.
  • Enable “Free Camera Mode” in the bottom menu bar to zoom in with the right mouse button and out with the left mouse button. Adjust your point of view with cursor buttons. Exit “Free Camera Mode” by pressing “Escape”

3.3. Changing Locations

On every cybaLOUNGE server there are different locations to explore. To travel between locations, you have to click on the “Location Catalog” on the bottom menu bar. In the follow-up menu, you can select a location out of different categories like public, social, etc:

3.4 Interaction

On the cybaLOUNGE platform interactions with various objects are possilble. When you are able to interact with objects your mouse cursor changes from an arrow to a hand .

3.4.1. Video, Audio, Text presentations

The cybaLOUNGE platform supports various media types. Click on surfaces with messages like “Click to start video/audio” to access available content.

3.4.2. Sitting

In many rooms on the cybaLOUNGE platform you can sit down and have a chat.

If you want to switch back to the normal mode hit the “Stop Animation” button in the upper right corner of the interface.

3.4.3. Teleportation

In some locations you might find a teleporter, which allows you to travel inside a location from one point to the other without walking.

The teleporters are usually marked as such and if you scroll over them the cursor changes from an arrow to a hand .

After clicking on the teleporter, a pop-up window will appear, where you have to confirm your action. The teleportation will take place after your confirmation.

Quickstart User Manual

3._moving_seeing_and_traveling.txt · Last modified: 2024/02/26 15:29 by itatsis

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