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Logbook is a menu in Scrap Mechanic.

Overview[]

The Logbook is exclusive to Survival Mode. It is used to manage the waypoints of active Beacons in the world and view the current in-game time and day.

Usage[]

Once obtained, the Logbook can be opened by pressing L. Press Escape or L to close it. Clicking the "Beacons" button will list all of the Beacons in the world, where their waypoints can be toggled on or off. It also shows the distance to each Beacon in meters, where 1 meter is 4 blocks.

Obtaining[]

The Logbook is obtained from the terminal to the left of the cockpit in the Crashed Maintenance Ship after power has been restored.

Entries[]

Each entry in the Logbook is represented by an image. A waypoint can be toggled on the structure associated with an entry. Only one entry-associated waypoint can be active at a time.

Crashed Ship[]

Availability: Default

Structure: The Crashed Maintenance Ship that the Mechanic starts the game at.

Entry text:

Better keep the ship coordinates handy. Maybe I can get back here later when I can make her spaceworthy again.

Mechanic Station[]

Availablity: Default

Structure: The Mechanic Station that is nearest to the crash site, found to the northeast of the ship.

Entry text:

VESSEL STATUS - DISABLED.
MISSION STATUS - ABORTED.
CONTACTING WONK ENTERPRISES... CONNECTION FAILED. RETRYING...
HULL INTEGRITY: 40%
LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEM CAPACITY: 55%
COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS INTEGRITY: 33%
THRUSTER INTEGRITY: 12%
FREE LUNCH DRIVE STABILITY: 5%
POSSIBLE CAUSE: Kinetic impact/bombardment. Further results: inconclusive.
CONCLUSION: VESSEL UNFIT FOR OPERATION.
PLEASE CONTACT YOUR NEAREST Mechanic Station FOR ASSISTANCE

Upcoming[]

The Logbook will be used to track quests.

Trivia[]

  • Before the Logbook was added, the in-game time was displayed in the top left corner of the HUD.
  • The HUD element for the Logbook and its associated keybind were present before the Logbook itself was added.
  • The Logbook uses the same animations as the Handbook.

History[]

Beta[]

  • 0.5.0
    • Can now be opened while seated.
  • 0.4.8
    • Added Logbook.
  • 0.4.0
    • Added keybind and HUD element for the Logbook.

Gallery[]

Issues[]

Guest players will be unable to obtain the Logbook after the host player interacts with the terminal. To avoid this, let all the connected guest players interact with the terminal first. This happens only once per session, so in the event that it does occur, the host should exit the world and start it again.