By default, the player can access the PDA by pressing the TAB key.
In addition, other uses are alerting the player when the player's oxygen is 30 or 10 seconds away from running out, or if the Player is getting close to dehydration or malnutrition.
For a complete list of Log messages, please visit: Dialogue.
Paperdoll User InterfaceEdit
The Paperdoll UI provides slots to place certain equipment onto the player. The available equipment slots are a head slot, a body slot, a feet slot, a hands slot, a tank slot, and two chip slots. This system allows the player to choose between different equipment and the effects they have on the player. The following equipment will only give the player their effects when equipped to its corresponding slot.
|Radiation Helmet||Partial protection from Radiation||Head Slot|
|Rebreather||Ignore depth and environment breathing effects||Head Slot|
|Dive Suit||Basic diving suit||Body Slot|
|Radiation Suit||Partial protection from radiation||Body Slot|
|Reinforced Dive Suit||Dive suit that provides 50% physical protection, immunity to Tiger Plants and allows the wearer to withstand temperatures of up to 70°||Body Slot|
|Stillsuit||Produces Reclaimed Water to conserve Water||Body Slot|
|Fins||Increases swimming speed||Feet Slot|
|Swim Charge Fins||Charges your held Tool while you swim||Feet Slot|
|Ultra Glide Fins||Greatly increases swimming speed||Feet Slot|
|Radiation Gloves||Partial protection from radiation||Hand Slot|
|Compass||Displays the cardinal directions on the HUD||Chip Slot|
|Scanner Room HUD Chip||Displays Scanner Room data on the player's HUD||Chip Slot|
|Signal||Signal leading to a point of interest, such as interesting
geometry, a cave, large organic mass, heat signature or Destroyed Lifepod.
|Thermometer||Displays temperature information on the HUD||Chip Slot|
|Standard O2 Tank||Gives the player 30 seconds of Oxygen||Tank Slot|
|Ultra High Capacity Tank||Gives the player 60 seconds of Oxygen||Tank Slot|
|Lightweight High Capacity Tank||Gives the player 30 seconds of Oxygen with a reduced weight||Tank Slot|
Data Bank Entries Edit
If you are reading this, then you have survived an emergency evacuation of a capital-class ship equipped with Alterra technology. Congratulations: the hard part is over.
Your PDA has automatically rebooted in Emergency Mode. This operating system has one directive: to keep you alive on a hostile aline world. If that is not possible it will alert salvage teams to the location of your remains.
NB Your personal and work files have been encrypted and may be retrieved at a later date by a licensed engineer.
NB This information is meant as a general guide. In the first instance you should always follow the advice of your PDA, which has taken your particular circumstances into account.