Control scheme issues from DieuGirl LP on Youtube

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Atarlost
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Sat Jul 25, 2015 12:54 am

The tutorial needs to cover movement and should offer all keymaps for any action. For example Domina guy whose name escapes me at the moment tells you to use [ctrl] to fire. [Space] also fires and the player should be told both.

It is also important to explicitly tell the player how to move the ship, particularly since the intuitive controls are poorly placed for quick use/invoke access. And the intuitive controls are broken. It is also important that stop be mapped to the down arrow. This should have been done ages ago and new players are struggling badly when they don't have to.
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Sat Jul 25, 2015 3:30 pm

I think that he also needs to tell the player to press [F1] for the control scheme. Most players won't know how to stop their ship by using [.]. I also agree that stop needs to be mapped to the down key by default.

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Sat Jul 25, 2015 5:46 pm

Anyone else use options to map stop to down and then become disoriented? Is it just me?

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Sat Jul 25, 2015 6:28 pm

JohnBWatson wrote:Anyone else use options to map stop to down and then become disoriented? Is it just me?
Even if it's not just you it's just people who have gotten used to not having it. New players expect down to be stop.

Myself, I just use the jkl cluster because it's convenient to 'u' and 'i'.
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Sat Jul 25, 2015 8:03 pm

I've added this to my own guide on steam. Peeps: whenever you see someone confused, make sure you try to tell them about the alternates.
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