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The only campaign achievements I haven't earned from Wings of Liberty are the ones earned by playing the Lost Viking mini-game. For whatever reason my NES trained hands could not play a top down shooter with the keyboard (more truthfully I was plain terrible at this particularly game).

This partial completion is for whatever reason bothering me so I want to give the mini-game another go. On this attempt rather than fight with my keyboard I'd like to use my Xbox controller. Can the Lost Viking be played with a controller?

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Remember that bombs also destroy all enemy projectiles! This realization was all I needed for those achievements :-) Good luck! –  Orc JMR Mar 14 '13 at 8:44
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Yes, but you will need controller software that allowed you to remap keyboard keys to the buttons on the controller.

You would need some software like Switchblade or Pinnacle Game Profiler.

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So this would work with practically any game that uses the keyboard? –  deutschZuid Mar 14 '13 at 8:13
    
Yes, some software also work with mouse –  Blem Mar 14 '13 at 8:16
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Switchblade doesn't support Windows 8 nor Windows 7. The same company renamed their product and just recently added support for Windows 8. –  Ramhound Mar 14 '13 at 11:27
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