Big Time Guide: How to Sign Up and Get Started for Beginners
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Here's our simple Big Time guide on how to start playing. We'll walk you through signing up, downloading, and installing the game.
About the Game#Copy URL to this article section
Big Time is a free-to-play multiplayer action RPG built on the Ethereum blockchain. In the game, you get to explore through time and space while engaging in fast-action combat. You can also pick up digital collectibles and tokens as you defeat enemies.
Installing the Game#Copy URL to this article section
Currently, the game is in its early access phase. Gold, Silver, and Jade Access Passes can be purchased at the Big Time Marketplace. Meanwhile, the Ruby Access Passes are being given to the community.
Early Access Passes
What do you need to play Big Time?#Copy URL to this article section
Early Access Pass (check out our Rewards section for a chance to win a Ruby access pass!)
PC with the following specifications: - Graphic card: GeForce GTX 1060 or better / Radeon Rx 560 or better - 8GB RAM - DirectX 11 or above - CPU: Intel Core i5 4430 / AMD FX 6300 - 23GB available hard drive space Note: Big Time Launcher is compatible with Windows 10 & 11
How do you set up and install Big Time?#Copy URL to this article section
Go to play.bigtime.gg and download the launcher.
Install the game on your PC
Choosing the install location for the game
Installing the game on your PC might take a while
3. When you launch the game, you will be asked to login using the email address that was granted early access.
Sign into the game with Google
4. Once you’ve logged in, click on the Play button to start the game. You will be shown the game controls and a short tutorial.
Keyboard and mouse controls in the game
5. Pick your starting class (character class). There are four classes in the game: Time Warrior (tank / barbarian), Quantum Fixer (healer / support), Chronomancer (ranged mage), and Shadowblade (assassin / ninja).
Don’t worry, you can change your class later on in the game using pocket watches. Read more about the character classes and pocket watches in our How to play Big Time guide.
Choose your Starting Class
Playing the Game#Copy URL to this article section
If you’re a new player, here are the steps to start playing:#Copy URL to this article section
1 - Choose your server#Copy URL to this article section
Upon logging in, you need to choose your gateway server.
The game lobby where you can choose your gateway server
2 - Customize your controls#Copy URL to this article section
You can customize your controls by clicking Settings. You can adjust your video, audio, controls and gameplay.
Adjusting video, controls, audio, and gameplay in Settings
3 - Explore Time’s End#Copy URL to this article section
Once you click Play on the welcome screen, your character will spawn in Time’s End near Water Town. You will find NPCs and other creatures. You can buy weapons, armor, and accessories. You can train your character to improve their skills and customize their appearance.
4 - Join a party#Copy URL to this article section
Click P to find other players and form a party. You may also send invitations to your friends as long as they are already on the same gateway server.
Once you join a party, you will be able to see where they are on the map as well as their character class, health level, energy level, and other buffs.
Joining a party by sending or receiving invites
5 - Choose a dungeon#Copy URL to this article section
There are portals to dungeons scattered around Time’s End. Each dungeon will show the range of recommended player levels as well as what kinds of enemies are lurking inside. You can enter the dungeon as a party, accomplish the missions, collect your rewards, and even get some NFTs.
Dungeon portal showing type of enemies and recommended levels
Note: dungeons are ideally played in groups of six players with various classes.
And that’s it! For more information on character classes, pocket watches, gears, dungeons, and skills, you may check out our other Big Time guide on How To Play The Game. Good luck and see you in Time's End!
To learn more about the game, check out these official links:#Copy URL to this article section
This post covers Big Time character classes, dungeons, pocket watches, gears, controls, and everything else you should know when playing Big Time.