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 do I set up keybindings in an efficient way to play? [on hold]

In many games you have to move from left to right very often to avoid being hit and also aim at the enemy and click to swing your weapon or shoot. Often keys are far away from each other, so I would ...
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Emulation of 5-7th gen consoles w/o a GamePad? [closed]

If I'm emulating 5-7th gen consoles(i.e. Gamecube, N64, PS2, and Wii, mainly), and am not using a gamepad, is it feasible to actually play without it? If it is, what sort of controls would you say ...
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Razer keyboard has a Shift key that causes control lag

Essentially, what has happened is that I have slow-key rollover on my Razer BlackWidow Ultimate keyboard. Whenever I try to press multiple keys at once (say, shift+W to sneak forward) it freezes both ...
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How to advance time in Dragon Age Inquisition tac cam for PC?

I looked into many guides and videos about the tactical camera in dragon age inquisition. Often the "advance time" function is mentioned, and in videos where a game pad controller is used, there is a ...
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Flight Simulator X change controls behavior

I'm trying to play Microsoft's Flight Simulator X, but currently i'm having a bad time, as I'm used to flight games where when you unpress a key, the control surface returns to its initial position. ...
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Can the Dota 2 hotkey labels be hidden?

I just bought myself a Razer Tartarus, and i've mapped it up to what seems most sensible for dota and then arranged dota's hotkeys as appropriate. Now I just need to train my muscle memory from the ...
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Can I play fifa 15 multiplayer with two keyboards from same PC?

I was presented by fifa 15 for PC license. I want to play it together with my friend. I cannot play joystick. I want to play using two keyboards from same PC. Does fifa 15 support following mode? ...
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Can't strafe when sprinting?

In Minecraft, I have found a weird happening. When I'm sprinting forward and holding down W and my sprint key Alt, I cannot strafe to the left. I am perfectly able to strafe to the right, but I just ...
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How do I enter the Konami Code on the PC using a keyboard?

I'm trying to do the Konami Code on the PC so I can unlock all the additional difficulties. I'm entering UP UP DOWN DOWN LEFT RIGHT LEFT RIGHT B A at the start screen, right before it prompts you to ...
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Playing FIFA 14 multiplayer with two keyboards

I am trying to setup a multiplayer environment for FIFA 14 using two keyboards. To do so I've installed VJoy Virtual Joystick from here. I've been able to configure it with my laptop but the problem ...
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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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Transferring fuel between tanks on KSP for Mac

I'm trying to transfer LiquidFuel and Oxidizer between a pair of tanks in KSP on my mac. I've previously done this on Windows and Linux machines by Alt+right clicking on each of the two tanks, and ...
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What are the controls of The Binding of Isaac?

What are all the keys used in The Binding of Isaac? I'm going to configure my joystick using one of the tools suggested at How to setup the joypad for Binding of Isaac? (Xpadder, JoyToKey, QJoyPad, ...
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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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How do I bind my 'decline vote' key to my ENTER key?

I want to bind my decline vote key to my enter key in team fortress 2 , but I cant figure out where to go or how to do it.
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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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Are there any mods to change the way planes fly in Just Cause 2 PC?

In Just Cause 2 there are a number of races which involve flying a plane around a course. However I find the keyboard controls (Shift/Ctrl for accelerate/decelerate, S to pitch the nose up and W to ...
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Saints Row crashing on keypress

I'm having an issue with Saint's Row the Third where I can start the game, but as soon as I press any button on the keyboard, the game crashes and I get a windows dialogue box saying "this program has ...
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How to do basic Civilization V operations with keyboard only in, even just moving

I play Civ V on my Mac in my rare free time but I'd like to reduce my mouse use. I have found numerous charts with keyboard shortcuts for exotic actions, but cannot find anything on how to do many ...
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Is it possible to use an Eagle Eye accessory on SSF4 on PS3?

Is it possible to use the Eagle Eye accessory on a PS3 to play Super Street Fighter 4 with a keyboard, with the same configuration ? I use on the PC the combination WASD + UIO (punch) + JKL (kick). ...
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Origin of the WASD key scheme [closed]

My gaming memories goes way back to the Atari 2600 with its single-button gamepad, and with computer gaming I started with the PC XT . Back in the day, the movement would be controlled by the arrows, ...
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Can I play gog's OSX version of SWOS two players both on the keyboard?

I've just bought SWOS from gog and downloaded it for OSX, tried to play it with a friend, but the arrow keys controlled both teams, and couldn't find any other key controlling only one team and not ...
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How to adapt skill as an FPS player over to an RTS? [closed]

While I've been struggling to play Dota 2, I had an epiphany the other day: It's not the game itself, it's the way it controls! I started playing games at a young age with Wolfenstein 3D and Doom, ...
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Gaming with an ergonomic keyboard?

I'm thinking about about buying an ergonomic keyboard, but, I'm worried about gaming with it because I had never owned one. I currently have at my eyes at the "Perixx PERIBOARD-512". Are ergonomic ...
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Is it possible to remap LMB (shield) to Shift in Dark Souls 2 on PC?

I find the game to be completely unplayable with the new keybindings - disappointing does not even begin to cover it (double left click and double right click, SERIOUSLY?) I want the old DS shift to ...
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How to use keyboard controls with Need for Speed: The Run

When I play Need For Speed: The Run, all the onscreen prompts are to press "B" or "X" or "LT" (Left Trigger) for Xbox 360 controls. How do I play this game with keyboard only?
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Playing a steam game with a controller while using other applications (Multi-Monitor)

I'd like to be able to use my computer while my boyfriend plays a game on steam. I have two monitors and he's using a Xbox 360 controller hooked up to my pc. Is it possible to allow the game to be ...
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I use an Azerty keyboard. How can I handle keybindings easily?

As a Belgian, I use a non-qwerty keyboard with AZERTY (A/Q switched, W/Z switched, M/; switched, changed layout of symbols near alt gr). This is rather annoying, especially on games like Oblivion, ...
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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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How to have two players on one keyboard in Monaco?

I've found a thread that explains how to do it. It involves simply downloading a couple of files, placing them in the appropriate folder and running the game. However, I can't make it work on Linux. ...
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Steelseries Apex macros

I'm aware this question isn't very fitting for Arqade, but I simply have no other place to ask! I'm looking at the Steelseries Apex keyboard; I'd love to get it since it looks very ergonomic to my ...
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Accepting WINAMP ctrl+alt key-combinations

When playing League of Legends with Winamp and TeamSpeak. LoL ignores my teamspeak keybindings (Ctrl+Alt+o/p), and thus teamspeak correctly reacts. But my Winamp keybindings (Ctrl+Alt+v, ...
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Binding Ctrl+Shift+F

I'm trying to bind CTRL + Shift + F to one of my quickbar 4 slots but it won't register the key command. CTRL + F works, as does Shift + F. I'm using the Razer Blackwidow ultimate keyboard and naga ...
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Why Is it that every action I do Is the opposite action?

Every time I play test drive unlimited 2, when I press forward on my keyboard my car goes backwards. Also if I press Ok it thinks I have hit backspace and it will flash the no button which means no ...
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Keyboard problem with Skyrim

I have an international keyboard, and my customized my layout so that the letters P and O and I are written, when I type the keys on which there are my national(country) letters painted on. I have ...
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Can we use keyboard & mouse on PS3?

Can we use wireless keyboard & mouse on PS3 with minimum loss and delay? I've searched on youtube, and i saw a lot of videos about this. But i don't think that methods would be healty. Any ...
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With Razer BlackWidow, can you control which keys are backlit?

With Razer BlackWidow, can you control which keys are backlit or is it all keys or no keys are lit?
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Is it possible to automatically switch active unit in a group after cast in Dota 2? [duplicate]

Suppose I have several units selected (ilusions, meepos, etc.). I want to cast an ability of first unit, switch to second, cast ability of the second, switch to third, etc. Is it possible to make all ...
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How to adjust the controls for NFS Shift to deal with a braking problem

I'm playing NFS Shift on my pc using my keyboard. I have kept the control setting to casual. This causes the "Assist braking" option to be high and compulsory. Now this works in a very stupid way. ...
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Can State of Decay's XBox controller buttons be mapped to keyboard and/or mouse?

State of Decay is supposedly unsupported for keyboard and mouse. Most keyboard commands work, but I can't seem to find the d-pad button equivalents. I'm here to ask if anyone knows of any way I can ...
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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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Is Super Meat Boy really harder with a keyboard? [closed]

While poking around on Youtube I found many commenters saying "yeah, now try that with a keyboard." The game itself, however, only seems to suggest a controller to keep the "feeling" of the game. I ...
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How can I play local co-op with only a single keyboard?

I would like to play Sacred Citadel in local co-op together with my sister. How would I be able to emulate a controller on the PC and have us both use the keyboard instead, as the game "requires" you ...
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Keyboard with macros support from Blizzard

I thought macros are prohibited from use in Starcraft 2 multiplayer, but recently I've found a keyboard being sold by Blizzard: http://us.blizzard.com/store/details.xml?id=1100001142 Designed ...
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How do I fix my keyboard's unresponsiveness? [closed]

I have recently purchased a new mechanical keyboard and during several gaming sessions, I have noticed that my keyboard's back light would turn off for a few milliseconds; along with my keys not ...
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Joystick -> Keyboard Mapping by Application

Is there a tool similar to JoyToKey that allows me to create multiple profiles and automatically switch between them depending on which application is being run?
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Need for Speed 2012 Alternate Keyboard Controls

How to change the alternate controls in Need for Speed: Most Wanted 2012 ? for example I want to make the WASD (accelerate - steer left - brake - steer right) and in the same time I want to use the ...
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Are there alternate ways of opening the console in Oblivion

I recently began playing Oblivion again, after a long hiatus. I'm doing so on my MacBook Pro, in a Parallels Windows Server 2008 VM (6 GB of RAM). The MacBook itself is the late 2011 17" Pro model, ...
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What keyboard shortcuts are in Terraria?

What keyboard shortcuts are in Terraria? Is it possible to change bindings?
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Can I map more weapons from the wheel to keys?

I know the AC series is ported from consoles, but on a PC I have a whole load of unused keys within easy reach. Is there a way to map more weapons, currently accessed via the wheel only, to keys? For ...