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Pro gamers do not all use WASD

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Arrow keys ftw!
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Isn't it the same layout anyways? Up, down, left, right / W (Up), S (Down), A (Left), D (Right)

But it seems more like a personal preference.
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Originally Posted by SinX7 View Post

Isn't it the same layout anyways? Up, down, left, right / W (Up), S (Down), A (Left), D (Right)
But it seems more like a personal preference.

Almost, only the W isnt positioned exactly vertically above the S. wink.gif
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Yea, the WASD keys are just easier to use because you have acess to the shortcut keys next to them. And, well... its more space economic. smile.gif
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I loved Marathon.
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consider the distance / orientation between the arrow keys and the usual Shift/Ctrl keys, too. Sounds like some remapping of the Backslash key would be in order, too (for games that use Tab)
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i remember playing wolfenstein 3d and being like "a mouse?? ewwww... i'll NEVER have to use one of those, to game"

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I used to use the arrow keys in the original Unreal Tournament and a few other FPS games, mostly because that was the default. Tribes 2 also defaulted to ESDF.

I'm not terribly picky, but I tend to move my controls over to WASD if they aren't on that side of the keyboard, for desk space and ease of use reasons.
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