This is a guide to help get you, the reader, shooting reds and blues with RPS as fast as possible on a Call to Arms day. It is also recreated at the Rock Planet Shotgun website.

First thing is to get Planetside installed and up to date. Go to and hit the play button to start the process of getting you in game. Planetside 2 is a very large download (about 7gb) so you want to get this done before trying to play.
Beyond this stage, you can either watch a video for instructions, or read on for text + pictures:

The other thing you will need to play with us is Mumble, for voice communications. You can find detailed instructions on our forums here, however the important thing to do is to join the RPS community server, which has these details:

and then get in to the Planetside 2 -> Vanu Sovereignty -> EU -> Welcome to A Call to Arms - JOIN HERE channel, where there should be a nice friendly voice to greet you.

With this sorted out, it is time to get into the game itself, and make a character. The character wants to be Vanu Sovereignty, and playing on Miller [EU]. You may need to press "Show all servers" to find this.
Now that you're in game and on your character, ask in Mumble for an invitation to the Outfit. If you don't have a microphone, you can use the text chat in mumble, or use a /t in game to whoever seems to be in charge of invites. Accept the invite when it arrives. Ask any initial questions you may have, and you should soon be asked to join one of our squads.

Press the P key in game. If you are in a squad currently, press the little red arrow next to your name to leave it. At the top right of the screen, check the "Outfit" box. Join one of the "RPS Call to Arms" squads that are available (if you've been asked to join a specific one, then please do that). Pay careful attention to the call sign (Alpha, Charlie, Foxtrot etc) of the squad in the description. After joining the squad, go to Mumble, and move to the appropriate squad, in the "Squad channels" area (a bit below Platoon 1 on the list).

Most important thing to do is identify your squad leader and catch up with them. Ask for help with this - although if you press "M" there is an option to squad deploy, which should bring you to your leader.