Mother Load Control your pod using the arrow keys or,if it is more comfortable,than w. a. s. d keys. Your drill will deploy automatically if you move into diggable material beside or below you-remember,you cannot drill straight up. Control your pod using the arrow keys or, if it is more comfortable, the w,a,s,d keys. Your drill will deploy automatically if you move into diggable material beside or below you - remember, you cannot drill straight up. You can trade minerals in your storage bay for cold hard cash at the mineral depot, with which you will be able to purchase upgrades and items. Upgrades are used automatically once purchased. Use items with the following hot-keys:I: Open InventoryYour inventory displays your items and upgrades and allows you to jettison material. If your pod is too heavy, click on minerals to discard them through your exhaust ports. R: Hull Repair NanitesThese advanced nanobots will repair your hull when nowhere near a repair station. F: Reserve Fuel TankThese compact bottles of compressed fuel inject straight into your main tank. X: DynamiteBlasts a small area around your pod. Note that this also destroys valuable minerals, so be careful where you blast. C: Plastic ExplosivesBlasts a large area around your pod. Note that this also destroys valuable minerals, so be careful where you blast. Q: Quantum TeleporterThis device transforms your matter into energy and flings you at the surface. It isn't always accurate, so remember to exercise caution. M: Matter TransmitterA more stable version of the Quantum Teleporter, the Matter Transmitter is much safer to use. Please keep your arms and legs inside the pod at all times while using this device. As you know, it's been almost impossible to hire decent miners on mars since all the strange activity started happening around here. That's why we're willing to pay you at a premium for your services! I've given you a basic mining machine to get started with. Unfortunately, you'll be on your own from this point onward, as the settlers who were lucky enough to escape with their lives have fled to safety. However, all of the shops here have been computerized, so you'll still be able to sell your minerals, fuel up, upgrade your pod, and buy special items. Remember - your job is to collect minerals and bring them back to the surface for processing. The deeper you dig, the more valuable the minerals you'll encounter. I'll be in touch Good Luck! In this cool game you have to collect minerals on Mars and bring them back to the surface for processing. The deeper you dig, the more valuable the minerals you will encounter. You have been given a basic mining machine to get started with. Use your digger to excavate as much ore as possible. Use the money you earn to upgrade your digger and move deeper and deeper underground, to unearth the mysteries from below.