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I'm thinking about re-mapping some or all of the controls in The Elder Scrolls: Arena. I'm currently running under DOSBox, and the only way I can think of to do this would be to re-map the keyboard via the VM's config file. However, if I do this, I expect it will end up affecting all of my keyboard usage during the session - not just the in-game controls.

If the only time I need to type text freely is during character creation, I consider that an acceptable sacrifice. Is this the case, or are there quests or other significant interactions which require more text entry?

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I believe there are some specific parts of the game that act as a copy protection routine, requiring player to enter particular costs of certain spells, which are only present in game's manual. I think this only requires entering numbers though.

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There's a point at the end of the first dungeon that requires an entered code. It's mentioned in the arena download, and a text file is included which lists the codes. –  Kurley Feb 15 '12 at 13:30

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