10 Tips for NEW single players, A10. 0. Watch some Lets plays. 1. Check out key bindings, maybe change some. 2. Select Easy difficulty on Tempered planet. 3. Follow Robinson Protocol until understand the basics, check out info in PDA. 4. Learn food and meds. 5. Learn ores and equipment progression. 6. Learn game mechanics; XP, tech tree, constructors, factions, missions, BluePrints, Workshop, logistic system (F4), and more. 7. Learn POIs and how to take the core and what resources they can give, positions to Alien Containers. 8. Find out how you like to play, then find strategies accordingly, how you progress and build (or use others). 9. Be prepared to use some time to learn the ropes, to handle dying and loosing vessels/bases, workings of creatures and NCPs.