In My Time at Portia, you will form relationships with citizens and other members of the town. Improving relationships will improve your game overall, as there are perks which can be unlocked after reaching certain levels.
The main ways to improve your relationships are by socialising with residents regularly, completing quests and giving gifts that the individual likes.
Below, we have a quick guide where you can see your current relationship status in My Time at Portia. Whilst we have many more guides available for the game here.
Start by opining up your inventory. You can do this on PC by pressing I by default. Head on over to the 'Social' tab.
You will see a list of characters in the game who you've already met, as well as your relationship with them. Use the arrows on the side to navigate, and click on a character to view their bio, preferences and...
One of the first items you will need to craft in My Time at Portia. It has two uses in crafting, these are the Stone Furnace and Civil Furnace. A Stone Stool has a description of "Convenient and practical, it's nice to sit on during the summer".
Before crafting a Stone Stool, you will require 10 stone. You can collect these from around your house on the ground, or heading into the ruins with a pic-axe.
Below, we have a quick guide on how to make a Stone Stool in My Time at Portia. Whilst we've covered many more guides for the game which can be found here.
Crafting a Stone Stool
First, head to your Worktable which can be found in your camp. In here, you can craft parts, tools and furniture items.
Head into the Furniture tab. Look in the list for a Stone Stool. As mentioned before, crafting the stool will...
Power Stones are a fuel item in My Time at Portia. The description for this item is "The crown jewel of the old world, used to store and release massive amounts of energy. Now they're buried everywhere around the world".
You will find Power Stones in the Ruins, where they can be mined alongside other relics such as Old Parts and Data Discs.
Below, we'll show you how to find and collect Power Stones in My Time at Portia. If you want to check out some more guides for the game, check our dedicated section here.
Finding Power Stones
To collect Power Stones, head into the Ruins which can be found in the town. Entry costs 80 Gols for a week, and you'll be provided with a jetpack and scanner. Once inside, press F to use your scanner and look towards the ground. Find some golden orbs like the image below, focus your...
Copper and Tin ore are very important materials in My Time at Portia, you'll need them a lot. Some of the main uses for them are Bronze and Copper Bars, which are broken down into further materials such as bronze plates, copper pipes etc.
Thankfully, these ores are really easy to find and gather. You'll need to have access to the Ruins, which you can get really earn into the game for the cost of 80 Gals. You'll also need a pic-axe of course.
Below, we have a quick guide on collecting Tin and Copper in My Time at Portia. Whilst we've covered more guides for game which can be found here.
Mining Tin & Copper
You can actually collect ores by mining rocks that you find in the game world. Although they are very small amounts. Instead, head into the Ruins. Whilst the ruins look empty, you actually need to mine the...
One of the main mechanics in My Time at Portia is looking for ancient relics. These are items from the old world, which many residents consider to be dangerous. Relics can be found in Ruins, and will require a pic-axe.
Ruins can be found in the town, just up the nearby ramp. Entry costs 80 Gals for a week, whilst you can 'reset' the ruins for 20 Gals, which will fill it back up with relics, copper and tin.
Below, we have a quick guide for mining in the Ruins, specifically for relics. We have some more guides for My Time at Portia which can be found here.
After paying for a weeks entry of 80 Gals, you can head into the ruins. You'll be provided with a Jetpack which you can use by pressing space, and a scanner which can be used by pressing F.
Start by turning on your scanner...
You'll find your inventory filling up pretty quickly in My Time at Portia. Especially after you go mining in ancient ruins, as you'll start collecting large amounts of relics.
Luckily, you can build storage chests as early into the game as you want. There are no special requirements or quests that need completing, just access to your worktable.
Below, we'll show you how to build a Wooden Storage chest in My Time at Portia. Whilst we have some more guides here which may be useful to you.
Building Storage Chests
Interact with your worktable in your base. Here, you can build all sorts of items, head to the furniture tab at the top which has an icon of a chair.
One of the options is the Wooden Storage. It has a description of 'A chest made of wood, it has room for lots of items'. This item costs 20 wood, which can be collected...