The player moves his/her character around using the , , , keys, or using the cursor keys. Weapons can be selected directly with the number keys ( to ), or you can cycle through them using the and . If your mouse has a wheel, scrolling the mouse wheel will also cycle through the weapons.
Aim the selected weapon using the mouse, and hold down the left mouse button to fire. Notice that by pushing the mouse cursor further from your character you can see further in that direction.
You can drop collected mines by pressing the right mouse button. Mines are armed soon after dropping.
When you die, press the to respawn.
Press to view everyone's scores. The total number of kills (``frags'') is displayed. A second number (in brackets) may also be present: this is the number of kills made since this map was started. Committing suicide will decrease your score.
You can type text messages to other players by pressing .
Clients can press during a game to quit. Client-servers can press during a game to return to the lobby.