Because Crossroads is such a complex game, the help system is divided by topic.
To get help on a topic, type “help <topic>”.
Help may be obtained on any element by entering “help <element>”.
For example, to get help on the Crossroads combat system, type “help combat”.
The available topics are:
Main Introduction - The main introduction to the Crossroads of the Elements
Game Introduction - Introduction to Crossroads when you enter the game
Attributes - A character's attributes and how they change
Combat - How to fight monsters and other players
Experience - Gaining experience and what it means
Elements - An explanation of the elements' differences
Air - An explanation of the elements' differences
Earth - An explanation of the elements' differences
Fire - An explanation of the elements' differences
Water - An explanation of the elements' differences
Hints - A few hints about playing the game
Items - How to use items of all types
Gold - How to accumulate (and use) currency
Credits - Who wrote all this stuff, anyway
Magic - How the magic system works
Movement - How to get around the game
Speed - How speed affects combat. (see “help combat” first)
Starting - Things to consider for new players
Commands - Miscellaneous other things to do
Talismans - The ultimate goal of the game!
Invoking - Using magical items
Action Commands to amuse your friends
Armors Usable By Level
Armor Special Notes
Character Creation - maximize your starting character!
Character Single and Multi-Class Titles
Command Reference with short descriptions
Communication - talking with other players
Experience points needed for each level
Item Costs and Buy and Sell Locations
Nightstones and Moonstones
Monsters to attack by Realm and Level
The Staff of the Undead
Weapons Usable by Level
Stats Gained from Leveling