“This is a browser game. There is no downloadable client, so you do not control your character in real-time like you would in KOTOR or something like that, but the roleplaying component is optional. In gameplay, you use buttons and click on maps or enter coordinates to select your destination, and that sort of thing.
Combat is not yet implemented, so if that is your only interest here, you may want to give it some thought, as at the moment players are primarily occupying themselves with features like construction, production, mining, and managing factions.
- Syn ”
Also, actions (examples of actions in Syn's post) take time to complete. It is called delayed real time, if I recall correctly. Traveling can take from 1 hour to several days, a week in some cases, to complete.
You do not see a character. You see a map of your surroundings, whether it be a ship, city, building, or another type of entity.
You are inside of a facility. Under position -> travel, you can use the arrow icons under the room map to move through rooms until you find the exit room. To see how that looks, click Room Map Legend, also under position -> travel.