Polyphonica: Il Mondo in Commedia Maggiore e Minore Manual

yTable of Contentsz

Basics
Mouse/Keyboard Commands
Title Menu
In-Game Menu Commands
Right-Click Menu Commands

Basics

yFullscreen/Windowed Mode Togglez
@Pressing Alt-Enter will toggle you between Fullscreen and Windowed modes.
@You may also access this functionality from the Right-Click Menu.

yQuittingz
@Select the "Quit" option from the Right-Click Menu.

yAuto Modez
@If you press the "Auto" button in the In-Game Menu, or select it from the Right-Click Menu, the sentences will progress without your having to explicitly left-click to advance them.
@You can exit Auto Mode by left-clicking at any time; you can adjust the speed of text playback in Auto Mode by accessing the Auto Mode Options in the Right-Click Menu.

ySkip Modez
@Hold down the Ctrl key to fast-forward through text.

ySavingz
@When you select "Save" from the Right-Click Menu, you will be taken to a Save Dialog.
@You may load your savedata by selecting "Load" from the Right-Click Menu, or "Dal Signo" from the Title Menu.

yLoadingz
@As indicated above, you may load your savedata by selecting "Load" from the Right-Click Menu, or "Dal Signo" from the Title Menu.
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Mouse/Keyboard Commands

@These commands are essentially self-explanatory.

yMouse Commandsz
@Left-clicking advances sentences or confirms choices.
@Right-clicking opens the Right-Click Menu.

yKeyboard Commandsz
@Cursor Key: Hides/displays mouse cursor.
@Enter Key: Advances sentences or confirms choices.
@Esc Key: Opens the Right-Click Menu.
@Ctrl Key: Enters Skip Mode.
@Space Key: Hides/displays the text window.
@PageUp Key: Scrolls upward through the text log.
@PageDown Key: Scrolls downward through the text log.
@Alt-Enter: Toggles between Fullscreen and Windowed modes.

Title Menu

@The Title Menu is the first thing you see when you first start this piece.

yOverturaz
@Start from the Prologue.
@This option is not available in the Trial Edition.

yDa Capoz
@Start from the beginning of the work proper.

yDal Signoz
@Load savedata.
@This option does not appear if there is no savedata.

yCG Modez
@Allows you to see the pictures that you have unlocked in the course of playing.
@This option is not available in the Trial Edition.

yBGM Modez
@Allows you to hear the background music that you have unlocked in the course of playing.
@This option is not available in the Trial Edition.

yAl Finez
@Quit the program entirely.

yWrite a Reviewz
@Takes you to a website where you may write a review of this piece.
@This option is not available in the Trial Edition, and is not available in the Retail Edition until you have played through this piece at least once.
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In-Game Menu

@There is a set of buttons located on the lower-right of the play screen -- this is the In-Game Menu.

yCLOSEz
@Hides the text window. You can press the spacebar to display it again.

yBACKz
@Scrolls back through the text log.
@The text that you have already read will be displayed in a different color as you scroll.
@A left-click will return you to your current position in the text.

yFWDz
@Scrolls forward through the text log.
@This command will not function when you reach your current position in the text.

yAUTOz
@Toggles Auto Mode on and off.
@This button will be lit up when you have Auto Mode engaged.

Right-Click Menu

@Right-clicking anywhere in the play window will give you access to this menu.

yEnable Auto Modez
@Toggles Auto Mode on and off.

ySavez
@Takes you to the Save Dialog.

yLoadz
@Takes you to the Load Dialog. This option is unavailable if you have no savedata at all.

yScreen Modez
@You can toggle between Fullscreen and Windowed modes here.

yVolumez
@Gives you access to sound volume control.

yWindow Backgroundz
@Gives you access to options that change the color and the translucency of the text window.

yFont Optionsz
@Allows you to change the font with which the text is being displayed.

yText Speedz
@Allows you to change how fast the text scrolls.

yAuto Mode Optionsz
@Allows you to change the delay per-character in Auto Mode.

yOther Optionsz
@These are mainly for the sake of optimizing performance or troubleshooting.
@You should not have to change these.

yManualz
@Presumably, you clicked on this button; otherwise, how would you be reading this document?

yBack to Title Menuz
@Returns you to the Title Menu.

yQuitz
@Quit Polyphonica: Il Mondo in Commedia Maggiore e Minore.

yCancelz
@Escapes out of the Right-Click Menu.