Keys to move?

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Keys to move?

Post by Tharg » July 12th, 2011, 1:42 pm

So I like the look and feel of this game . I've played the beginning 10 minutes or so.

But using the mouse to move just irritates me. I hate it. Don't ask me why, cause I don't know. But for me it just doesn't work.

I want to use the numpad to move, or something similar. The only other game I have played with a similar (turn based, tiled) style is nethack (graphical tiles). For this I used the numpad and anything else now seems unintuitive. I keep moving past doors or taking extra turns while I meander around, etc..

I'm open to being persuaded that the mouse controls are better if there really is a reason but I just can't think of one for me.

So : Is there either a good reason that mouse control for movement is better, or is there a way to control movement with keys that I haven't found?

Many thanks.

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Re: Keys to move?

Post by Vroqren » July 12th, 2011, 3:19 pm

I am not aware of a movement with keys, though I too found moving with the mouse difficult for a while. Play for a few more days, you'll probably get use to it fairly quick. In can you were unaware, pressing the "w" key will lock movement, so you don't have to hold down the mouse button.

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Re: Keys to move?

Post by blatherbeard » July 20th, 2011, 5:45 pm

No movement keys, no remapping of keys.

But with a click of the middle mouse you can just use it to move your character w/o clicking on the map. (automove of sorts)
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Re: Keys to move?

Post by xolotl » July 20th, 2011, 9:37 pm

Yeah, Walk Lock definitely helps quite a bit. Here's hoping that Book 3 will include keypad-arrow movement keys, though. :)

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