Control Panel

The control panel in the top left of the screen was the only part of the interface which wasn't part of the game world.

The colored box showed the current data loading status - the prototype fetched javascripts to communicate with the server, and as it sent a recieved this box changed between green, yellow and red.

"Refresh" was a last resort - it hard-reloaded the window. The game had a habit of hanging when you tried to do too much at once, so refreshing was the only was out.

"Report a Bug" popped up a window which allowed you to send an email to Eric.

"Save & Exit" was the safe exit procedure - if you just closed the window then the game would sometimes lose your progress up to that point, or do weird stuff.

The logo itself was a link to the main GNE website.