A keyboard is a standard input device for computers. This tag can be used for questions about game controls, button mapping or gaming-specific hardware.

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How can I modify the Civilization IV keyboard commands on OS X?

I play on a MacBook Pro, so I have no number pad. Ideally I'd love to be able to play completely keyboard based, with movement keys similar to 'vi' (hjkl, etc). I really want to be able to natively ...
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Can I change the movement keys in NetHack?

I recently downloaded NetHack, and have begun to play on my laptop. However, I find the directional key bindings rather cumbersome. I do not have a Number Pad, and would rather not use the NumLock ...
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ZBoard keyboard for PC?

I currently have a Logitech MX 5000 keyboard for my PC. I've been playing WoW on it for about 2 years (maybe longer, but I'm not certain), but it has a problem where it suddenly just "wigs out" on me. ...
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Can you call for a medic? How?

I asked in game about how to call a medic and someone said that you press Q. But I couldn't get it to work, so maybe this person was pulling my chain. How do you call for a medic?
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How do I perform directional inputs for Street Fighter 4 on a PC Keyboard?

I play SF4 on a Windows PC using the keyboard. How do I perform moves related to circle movements (ex:- quarter circle fwd, half circle fwd) using the keyboard keys?
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What to use to identify keys without looking?

All to often I hit one of the hot keys that surounds the movement keys. This a big problem in World of Warcraft when flying high on mount and hitting any action key that causes the toon to unmount. ...
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What are the easiest PC keyboard controls for the Assassin's Creed series?

I recently purchased this game, but I can't get my head around the controls. I know it's meant for a 4-button gamepad (head,open hand, armed hand, feet), but I can't seem to get a system that is easy ...
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Is the difficulty in Typing of the Dead dynamic?

I feel as though sometimes, particularly when fighting some of the bosses in the Original Mode, that the words I need to type to kill zombies are becoming more difficult in response to my performance ...
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Anyone else experience jerkiness in games when holding shift key down?

I was just playing Medal of Honor. Every time I ran the framerate and my movement would become jerky. I use right shift to run (I'm left handed so use the right side of the keyboard for movement). ...
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n52te: program a long mouse button press

I have a Belkin n52te. I'm using the Razor programming software to program it. What I'd like to do is program it to hold down the right mouse button for 5s and then let go. I've tried recording that ...
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How do I access my Logitech G11 macrokeys in games?

I'm using Windows 7. The problem I face is I have no access to any of these extra keys, nor to the volume wheel. This is perhaps due the game taking precedence and the Logitech G11 keyboard software ...
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StarCraft 1 - grid layout

I'm playing StarCraft 2 with grid layout. Is it possible to use this layout in StarCraft 1? I would like to go through the single player, but the hotkeys are just killing me.
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How can I remap the numpad keys to select conversation responses?

In Dragon Age on the PC, the number keys (1, 2, 3, ...) are used to select responses during a conversation. The numpad keys (the 0-9 keys on the right side of the keyboard) don't work for this, even ...
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How do I remove the limit on PC keyboard button presses?

Whenever I play a PC game with the directional keys, I can only press two buttons at a time. For instance if I am playing a shooter like R-Type, I cannot hold down the fire button while moving ...
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How do I disable the windows key when in-game?

Trying to get rid of the 'press windows key in middle of game and it returns back to windows, and then I can't alt-tab back in for 15 seconds' problem. Specifically, I'm playing SC2 on a 32-bit ...
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Mouse and Keyboard for XBox 360?

I know there are third party attachments you can get like the XFPS Sniper or the Mayflash Max. So two questions really. 1: Has Microsoft given a reason why they decided not to allow the use of a ...
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Any way of using english keybinding sets on StarCraft 2's localized versions?

I'm currently playing StarCraft 2's single player campaign, just for enjoying it without any hassle, but it appears that the localized versions keyboard shortcuts differ from the beta and had been ...
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StarCraft 2 keyboard shortcut to select hatchery

Is there a keyboard shortcut to select and center view to the Command Center/Hatchery/Nexus? Playing as Zerg, I tried pressing H but it doesn't select the hatchery. I'm looking for a keyboard ...
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How can I control a plane in Battlefield Heroes?

Does anybody here have a good grasp on how to successfully control the planes in Battlefield Heroes? I've fiddled with the sensitivity settings so at least I can bank and whatnot more quickly, but ...
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Is there any wireless keyboard with acceptable delay?

I just got a Logitech wireless keyboard to play Worms Armageddon from to couch on the TV. I never noticed while doing other tasks but it seams that there is a delay on all the keys, what makes the ...
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Bluetooth Keyboards

Are there any worthwhile alternatives to the official PS3 wireless keyboard?
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Official PS3 Controller Keyboard as input device to PC

Is it possible to use my official PS3 Controller Keyboard (you know, the one that attaches on top of the PS3 Controller) to my Windows 7 PC? It would be nice to have functionality like touch sensitive ...