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Is it possible to sidetep or strafe in Heretic? Currently I'm playing using Cursors, ctrl and space.

I'm struggling to avoid enemy projectiles without the use of a strafe. I've avoided using the mouse as it feels strange to not have free look.

I don't see anything for this in the options. Will I need to modify my config files or similar to enable this functionality?

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Isn't there like a button for it? Maybe press alt and try moving left or right? – Lyrion May 2 '13 at 8:49
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If my memory is correct you should be able to strafe using the 'STRAFE ON' key which default was on ALT for most of the games of that period.

i.e. press ALT + LEFT.

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Awesome, I'll give this a go tonight :) – David Yell May 2 '13 at 9:32
Did you try Q or E ? Or to look in the settings ? – BlueTrin May 2 '13 at 9:42
Yes, I did look in the settings. As per the question. "I don't see anything for this in the options." – David Yell May 2 '13 at 11:13
I will check tonight if I can find some way to install Heretic ... but look for a strafe modifier key in the settings if I am incorrect I will amend my answer. – BlueTrin May 2 '13 at 14:30
Thanks, but as I've marked your question as accepted that means I tried it and it worked. So your work here is done! :D – David Yell May 3 '13 at 7:36

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