Don´t panic the first hint and advice in your guide to the Galaxy. Live the fat of one sympathetic human form the Earth Arthur Dent who gets in a spaceship before the Earth is destroyed. You can adventure without any advices or hints or you can use them, the choice it's up to you. The style is classic adventure, so you are going to visit many location, search for items, speak with other characters. Each thing in your inventory has some specific use. The coat can be dressed up, food eaten etc. You are going to lose your life many times so the autosave is great.