TRAINING HUB

A curated listing of Star Citizen guides, tutorials, and other training content, organized by category, from various sources throughout the Star Citizen community.

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Content is listed in the following format:

TITLE - Source - Type Tags - [Length or "Article", etc.] - Patch - Additional Notes

SHORTCUTS:

Getting Started - Preflight - Systems Familiarization - Basic Flight - Combat Flight - Team Tactics - Star Marine / FPS PU - Other

GETTING STARTED

Here are guides for absolute beginners to Star Citizen.

OFFICIAL TUTORIAL VIDEOS - CIG

OFFICIAL BEGINNER GUIDES - CIG

OFFICIAL "IN-GAME ASSISTANCE" - CIG

OFFICIAL KEYBINDING GUIDE - CIG

 
 

PREFLIGHT

Configuring the game and your controllers for the best experience possible.

HOW TO MAKE A HOTAS THROTTLE WORK IN 3.5 - LIS - Alpha 3.5

HOW TO REPLICATE 3.4 KEYBOARD THROTTLE CONTROL IN 3.5LIS - Alpha 3.5

DUAL STICK IN 3.5LIS - Alpha 3.5

WHITESNAKE'S CURVE SETTINGS IN 3.5 - LIS - Alpha 3.5

HOW TO LOCK THE GIMBAL RETICLE TO CENTER - Commander Stove - Alpha 3.5

ALPHA 3.5 PERFORMANCE GUIDE - BoredGamer - Tutorial - [Article] - Alpha 3.5

CONTROL CUSTOMIZATION - LIS - Tutorial - [5:52] - Alpha 2.6.3

CONTROLLER CURVES - Nimrod77 - In-depth - [4:26] - Alpha 2.5.0

CONTROLLER CURVE COMPARISON - Nimrod77 - In-depth - [4:32] - Alpha 2.5.0

THIRD PARTY CONTROL SOFTWARE - Nimrod77 - In-depth - [5:29] - Alpha 2.5.0

HEADTRACKING OPTIONS - Nimrod77 - In-depth - [6:48] - Alpha 2.6.1

HEADTRACKING SETUP - Nimrod77 - In-depth - [9:59] - Alpha 2.6.3

NEW AND FREE VR WORKAROUND - turwenugi - Tutorial - Spectrum post - Alpha 2.6.3

 

SPACECRAFT SYSTEMS

Knowing your ship is the first step to understanding how best to use it.

COCKPIT FAMILIARISATION - Nimrod77 - In-depth - [5:58] - Alpha 2.4.1

COMPONENTS - Nimrod77 - In-depth - [5:09] - Alpha 2.5.0

COMPREHENSIVE COMPONENTS BREAKDOWN - STLYoungblood - Tutorial - [12:48] - Alpha 3.0.1

INTELLIGENT FLIGHT CONTROL SYSTEM - Nimrod77 - In-depth - [4:45] - Alpha 2.3.1

WEAPON HARDPOINTS AND SHIP CUSTOMISATION - Nimrod77 - In-depth - [5:21] - Alpha 2.5.0

WEAPON SYSTEMS - Nimrod77 - In-depth - [4:26] - Alpha 2.4.1

MISSILE SYSTEMS - Nimrod77 - In-depth - [5:08] - Alpha 2.3.1

INTELLIGENT TARGET TRACKING SYSTEMNimrod77 - In-depth - [3:47] - Alpha 2.4.1

LAG PIPS VS. LEAD PIPS - WHICH SHOULD YOU CHOOSE? - LIS - Tutorial - [5:15] - Alpha 2.6.3

TDAS (RADAR)Nimrod77 - In-depth - [4:38] - Alpha 2.5.0

FLIGHT MANUALS - Nimrod77 - In-depth - [Publication] - Various

 

BASIC FLIGHT

The absolute basics for absolute beginners.

TRANSLATION - LIS - In-depth - [2:45]

ROTATION - LIS - In-depth - [2:45]

MOVEMENT - LIS - Exercise - [4:18]

VECTORS - LIS - In-depth - [3:19]

ORBITS 1 - LIS - Exercise - [3:43]

INSTANTANEOUS TURNS - LIS - Exercise - [4:18]

HOW TO LAND SMOOTHLY WITH ANY CONTROL SETUPLIS - Alpha 3.5

G FORCE PHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS - Nimrod77 - In-depth - [8:05]

G-EFFECTS: PREVENTION AND MITIGATION - LIS - Tutorial - [4:41] - Alpha 3.0

SPIRALS - LIS - Exercise - [12:11]

OVERTURNS - LIS - Tutorial - Reddit post

PREVENTING OVERSHOOTS - LIS - Tutorial - Reddit post 

CUT LEAPS - LIS - Tutorial - [6:28] - Alpha 3.1.3

 

COMBAT FLIGHT

Advanced combat maneuvering and tactics.

DON'T GIVE THE ENEMY YOUR TOPSIDE - LIS - Tutorial - [2:44] - Alpha 2.6.3

ORBITS 2 - LIS - Exercise - [2:23] - Alpha 2.4.1

CLOVERTURNS - LIS - Tutorial - [1:18] - Alpha 2.4.1

BLOW THROUGHS - LIS - Tutorial - [7:46] - Alpha 2.2.2

ARCING ZOOMS - LIS - Exercise - [3:54] - Alpha 2.4.1

SKIDDED ATTACKS - LIS - Tutorial - [5:16] - Alpha 2.4.1

SKIDDED ROLLS - LIS - Tutorial - [5:15] - Alpha 2.4.1

DEFENSIVE MANEUVERING - LIS - In-depth - [27:33] - Needs update

OFFENSIVE MANEUVERING - LIS - In-depth - [18:10] - Needs update

SPACE COMBAT MANEUVERING - LIS - In-depth - [30:11] - Needs update

THE J-HOOK - The Templar Show - Tutorial - [6:03] - Alpha 2.6.1

A-FIGHTING - The Templar Show - In-depth - [6:30] - Alpha 2.6.1

PSA: HOW TO AVOID JOUSTS AND CIRCLE FIGHTS - /u/whitesnake8 - In-depth - Reddit post

PSA: DON'T CIRCLE STRAFE VERTICALLY, YOU WILL DIE - /u/whitesnake8 - In-depth - Reddit post

PSA: THE "STARBUCK MANEUVER" ACTUALLY SUCKS - /u/whitesnake8 - In-depth - Reddit post

 

TEAM TACTICS

Learning to fly and fight as a team, including the "Field Command" series by Andrew Rall.

SPACE CHESS - Andrew Rall - In-depth - [13:33]

SITUATIONAL AWARENESS - Andrew Rall - In-depth - [12:05]

FORCE MULTIPLIERS - Andrew Rall - In-depth - [13:07]

FLEET COMPOSITION - Andrew Rall - In-depth - [12:13]

SCOUTING - Andrew Rall - In-depth - [17:16]

EXPLORATION VS. RECON - Andrew Rall - In-depth - [10:53]

 

STAR MARINE / FPS PU

Specific tactics for Star Marine and general FPS.

 

ATTACKING - GRENADES - MOVEMENT - RIFLES - SHOTGUNS - WEAPONS - Litauen - Images 

LAST STAND - DEMIEN MAP - ECHO 11 MAPLitauen - Images 

STAR MARINE TIPSBoredGamer - Tutorial - [12:06] - Alpha 2.6

 
 

OTHER

Guides and tutorials related to Star Citizen that do not fit into other categories.

CAMERA & DIRECTOR MODE TUTORIAL - Hasgaha - Tutorial - [24:03] - Alpha 2.6.1

IN-GAME SCREENSHOT IMAGE QUALITY - Hasgaha - Tutorial - [12:48] - Alpha 2.6.3

IN-GAME SCREENSHOT BURST MODE - Hasgaha - Tutorial - [7:10] - Alpha 2.6.3

DEPTH OF FIELD BLUR IN 3.5 Hasgaha - Alpha 3.5