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Offline Cyborg

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game controls request
« on: September 08, 2013, 08:43:15 PM »
1] need a keyboard key for whistling
2] need a keyboard key for cycling robots and weapons
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Re: game controls request
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2013, 08:44:36 PM »
A hotkey for waiting a turn would also be great here.  Lemme hit the spacebar to do that, or something.

Controls are great otherwise.

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Re: game controls request
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2013, 08:49:20 PM »
A hotkey for waiting a turn would also be great here.  Lemme hit the spacebar to do that, or something.

Controls are great otherwise.

This already exists.
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Re: game controls request
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2013, 08:55:33 PM »
1] need a keyboard key for whistling
2] need a keyboard key for cycling robots and weapons

Sure, no problem.  Re: #2, you know you can use 6-9 to select them directly right?  Is that what you mean, or you mean something that specifically just cycles back and forth through the list?
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Re: game controls request
« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2013, 08:58:50 PM »
1] need a keyboard key for whistling
2] need a keyboard key for cycling robots and weapons

Sure, no problem.  Re: #2, you know you can use 6-9 to select them directly right?  Is that what you mean, or you mean something that specifically just cycles back and forth through the list?

Yeah, I like the cycling through the list with one key. This is a habit from FPS common controls (next weapon, previous weapon).
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Re: game controls request
« Reply #5 on: September 08, 2013, 08:59:27 PM »
A hotkey for waiting a turn would also be great here.  Lemme hit the spacebar to do that, or something.

Controls are great otherwise.

This already exists.


Ahaaaa, another occurance of me suggesting something before actually looking to see if it already exists, then....

Par for the course, I think  :P

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Re: game controls request
« Reply #6 on: September 08, 2013, 09:06:44 PM »
Np Misery. :)

And understood, Cyborg.  Suggested default bindings for the above suggestions of yours? I don't have strong feelings on those myself.
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Re: game controls request
« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2013, 09:24:22 PM »
Np Misery. :)

And understood, Cyborg.  Suggested default bindings for the above suggestions of yours? I don't have strong feelings on those myself.

Q and E are pretty much the FPS standard.

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Re: game controls request
« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2013, 09:26:38 PM »
Really?  E is usually Use, I thought.  But I have no problem using those.

For whistle, R or F would be most convenient... although maybe too much so.
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Re: game controls request
« Reply #9 on: September 08, 2013, 09:54:02 PM »
I'm going to remap them anyways. You don't want my suggestions for keyboard controls. I play on the right-hand side of the keyboard, whereas most of your titles are left-handed (WASD). I like the different sizes and shapes of the keys on the right-hand side for tactile feedback of what I'm pressing.
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Re: game controls request
« Reply #10 on: September 08, 2013, 09:55:52 PM »
Fair enough!
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Re: game controls request
« Reply #11 on: September 08, 2013, 10:03:58 PM »
Cycling through exo's to select one seems like a bad idea considering it uses an action point to do that heh.

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Re: game controls request
« Reply #12 on: September 08, 2013, 10:06:43 PM »
Cycling through exo's to select one seems like a bad idea considering it uses an action point to do that heh.

You wouldn't want to do it if you are under alert. This is easily controlled.
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Re: game controls request
« Reply #13 on: September 08, 2013, 10:33:22 PM »
For the exos one I might leave that unbound by default, but I can certainly see the use of it.
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