Options

The options menu can be used to manage controls and settings for your game.

It can be accessed anywhere by pressing the letter O, or by clicking the wrench icon (Wrench) above the fame/EXP bar when in the Nexus.

Panels

Controls

Setting Default value Toggle Description
Move Up W Key to move character up
Move Left A Key to move character to the left
Move Down S Key to move character down
Move Right D Key to move character to the right
Allow Camera Rotation On On / Off Toggles whether to allow camera rotation
Allow Minimap Rotation Off On / Off Toggles whether to allow for minimap rotation
Rotate Left Q Key to rotate the camera to the left
Rotate Right E Key to rotate the camera to the right
Use Special Ability Space This key will activate your special ability
Autofire Toggle I This key will toggle autofire
Toggle HP Bars H This key will toggle player and enemy HP bars
Reset to Default Camera Angle Z This key will reset the camera angle to the default angle
Toggle Performance Stats [Unset] This key will toggle a display of FPS and memory usage
Toggle Centering of Player X This key will toggle the position between centered and offset
Interact/Buy 0 This key will allow you to enter a portal or buy an item
Double Click for Gold Off On / Off Double clicking on gold/fame while in a realm will open the payments screen
Potion Purchases Off On / Off Toggle the ability to purchase potions with gold

Hot Keys

Setting Default value Toggle Description
Use/Buy Health Potion F This key will use health potions if available, buy if unavailable
Use/Buy Magic Potion V This key will use magic potions if available, buy if unavailable
Use Inventory Slot 1 1 Use item in inventory slot 1
Use Inventory Slot 2 2 Use item in inventory slot 2
Use Inventory Slot 3 3 Use item in inventory slot 3
Use Inventory Slot 4 4 Use item in inventory slot 4
Use Inventory Slot 5 5 Use item in inventory slot 5
Use Inventory Slot 6 6 Use item in inventory slot 6
Use Inventory Slot 7 7 Use item in inventory slot 7
Use Inventory Slot 8 8 Use item in inventory slot 8
Minimap Zoom In = This key will zoom in the minimap
Minimap Zoom Out - This key will zoom out the minimap
Escape to Nexus R This key will instantly escape you to the Nexus
Show Options O This key will bring up the options screen
Switch Tabs B This key will flip through your tabs
Hardware Acc. Hotkey [Unset] Quickly enable or disable hardware acceleration
Switch Item to/from Backpack On On / Off Hold the Ctrl key and click on an item to swap it between your inventory and your backpack

Chat

Setting Default value Toggle Description
Activate Chat Enter This key will bring up the chat input box
Start Chat Command / This key will bring up the chat with a ‘/’ prepended to allow for commands such as /who, /ignore, etc.
Begin Tell Tab This key will bring up a tell (private message) in the chat input box
Begin Guild Chat G This key will bring up a guild chat in the chat input box
Filter Offensive Language On On / Off This toggles whether offensive language filtering will be attempted
Scroll Chat Up PgUp This key will scroll up to older messages in the chat buffer
Scroll Chat Down PgDn This key will scroll down to newer messages in the chat buffer
Force High Quality Chat Text Off On / Off Even when Flash Player is set to low quality, force chat text to be in high quality
Hide Chat Window Off On / Off Hides the chat window when turned ON
Star Requirement 2 1 / 2 / 3 / 5 / 10 / Off Only see chat from players who have earned at least this amount of stars. May help with chat spam.
Player Chat On On / Off Toggle player chat ON/OFF. Does not hide system messages. NOTE: This also affects whisper and guild chat options.
Whisper Chat On On / Off Toggle whisper chat ON/OFF. Turn this ON, player chat OFF, and guild chat OFF to only display whispers. May help with chat spam.
Guild Chat On On / Off Toggle guild chat ON/OFF. Turn this ON, player chat OFF, and whisper chat OFF to only display chats from guild members.
Trade Requests On On / Off When turned OFF you will not see any incoming trade requests. You can still initiate trades with other players.

Graphics

Setting Default value Toggle Description
Default Camera Angle / 45° This toggles the default camera angle
Center on Player On On / Off This toggles whether the player is centered or offset
Show Quest Portraits On On / Off This toggles whether quest portraits are displayed
Show Tips On On / Off This toggles whether a tip is displayed when you join a new game
Draw Shadows On On / Off This toggles whether to draw shadows
Draw Text Bubbles On On / Off This toggles whether to draw text bubbles
Show Trade Request Panel On On / Off This toggles whether to show trade requests in the lower-right panel or just in chat
Show Guild Invite Panel On On / Off This toggles whether to show guild invites in the lower-right panel or just in chat
Custom Cursor Corner1 ProX / X2 / X3 / X4 / Corner1 / Corner2 / Symb / Alien / Xhair / Chusto1 / Chusto2 / Off Click here to change the mouse cursor. May help with aiming.
Hardware Acceleration Off On / Off Enables hardware acceleration. This reduces load on the CPU and may increase performance.
Fullscreen Mode
(Steam client only)
Off On / Off This toggles whether the game is run in fullscreen mode.
Toggle Fame and HP/MP Text Off All / Fame / HP/MP / Off Always show the text value for fame, remaining HP/MP, or both
Particle Effect High Low / High Reduce particles to help performance
UI Quality High Low / High Reduce UI quality to help performance
HP Bars All All / Enemy / Self & En. / Self / Ally / Off Toggle player and enemy HP bars
Show Tier Level On On / Off Show tier level on gear
Toggle Ally Projectiles N This key will toggle rendering of friendly projectiles
Toggle Particles M This key will toggle rendering of nonessential particles (Particles Master option)

Sound

Setting Default value Toggle Description
Play Music On On / Off This toggles whether music is played
Play Sound Effects On On / Off This toggles whether sound effects are played
Play Weapon Sounds On On / Off This toggles whether weapon sounds are played

This menu includes two volume sliders, one for music and one for sound effects/weapon sounds. Pressing the music or sound effects toggle will cause the respective slider to reset.

Friends

Setting Default value Toggle Description
Trade Requests from Friends Only Off On / Off Only allow friends to send you trade requests. You can still initate trades with other players.
Show Friend List [Unset] Quickly show or hide the friend list panel
Friends Whisper Only Off On / Off Turn this ON to only display whisper messages from your friends
Star Requirement Off 1 / 2 / 3 / 5 / 10 / Off Only see friend invitations from players who have earned at least this amount of stars

Misc

Setting Link Description
Privacy Policy View Privacy Policy for Realm of the Mad God
Terms of Service & EULA View Terms of Service and End User License Agreement for Realm of the Mad God

Experimental

Typing decamenu toggles the visibility of the experimental menu.

Setting Default value Toggle Description
Disable Enemy Particles Off On / Off Disable enemy hit and death particles
Disable Ally Shoot Off All / Proj / Off Disable showing shooting animations and projectiles shot by allies or only projectiles
Disable Player Hit Particles Off On / Off Disable player and ally hit particles
Toggle Pots to Max Text Off On / Off Display how many potions of a certain stat are still needed to max it (after the | symbol). Applies to the stats panel and character selection.
Toggle New Minimap Colors Off On / Off Slightly different colors to indicate locked, unlocked and unnamed players
Disable Particles Master Off On / Off Disable all nonessential particles besides enemy and ally hits. Throw, Area and certain other effects will remain.
Disable Ally Notifications Off On / Off Disable text notifications above allies
Disable Enemy Damage Text Off On / Off Disable damage from other players above enemies
Disable Ally Damage Text Off On / Off Disable damage above allies
Always Show EXP Off On / Self / Off Show EXP notifications even when level 20
Show Fame Gain Off On / Off Show notifications for each fame gained
Curse Indication Off On / Off Makes enemies affected by Curse glow red