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Hey guys so I was suppossed to to get my Blackwidow today, but something happened with UPS and looks like I am getting it on monday
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Do even of you guys use macro keys? I was thinking about trying some for Star craft II but not sure what I can use them for? I mainly play protoss what would be some good ideas?
How about in a FPS game? Any use?
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If you use macros in SC2, I will hit you through the Internet.
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I find them useful in RPGs to buff, but other then that don't use them.
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If you use macros in SC2, I will hit you through the Internet.
lol yeah i guess you're right.

well are they any good for FPS
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My Sidewinder X4 has macro keys. I assigned FFox/notepad to 2 of then, novelty wore off very quickly. Uninstalled the software, I much prefer the simple approach.

Guess it all depends on the person.
    
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lol yeah i guess you're right.

well are they any good for FPS
Well some servers will have commands to type in to do stuff, like !give or something. I guess it would work excellent for that, since you won't have to type them out. Other then that, I can't think of why you would use one in your average FPS game.

You could just have them for taunts and hit a key every time you kill someone to have it type out some lewd insult.
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Well some servers will have commands to type in to do stuff, like !give or something. I guess it would work excellent for that, since you won't have to type them out. Other then that, I can't think of why you would use one in your average FPS game.

You could just have them for taunts and hit a key every time you kill someone to have it type out some lewd insult.
hahaha that actually sounds like a good idea!
i guess i don't understand why people are so concerned with macro keys then (i didn't buy this keyboard for the macros). Seems like they arent much use in anything online. except maybe Wow?
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I used macros in SC1 and I use a couple in SC2 as well. In SC2 one of the macros I use is one to build probes. I hotkey my nexus to 5 (second one to 6 etc.) and the macro runs "5e 6e". Not much but it is still nice. You could also have your templars hotkeyed and have a macro that selects the hotkey and presses T for you, that would allow you to hotkey your templars to 0 without losing time selecting that hotkey. This would free up whatever hotkey you usually use, most likely 2 or 3.
Edited by Moheevi_chess - 12/21/10 at 4:25pm
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How does Macro setting work? I never fully understand that, i have a Razer Lycos Mirror keyboard. I did had thoughts of getting a Razer Ultimate Black. Might have to suck it up and get it from Best Buy cuz UPS and Fed Ex is gonna be busy due to the holidays and i HATE late shipping
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How does Macro setting work? I never fully understand that, i have a Razer Lycos Mirror keyboard. I did had thoughts of getting a Razer Ultimate Black. Might have to suck it up and get it from Best Buy cuz UPS and Fed Ex is gonna be busy due to the holidays and i HATE late shipping
My Logitech keyboard came with software that allows you to set macros. It's pretty easy!
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