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Plucky

Better Vanilla controls for Heretic and HeXen .

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I've noticed how a lot of problems arise for some people with the awkward vanilla controls these two games have. So I hope that this can help those people.

First, instead of using W-S-A-D for forward/back and strafing I use S-X-Z-C.

The reason for this change is because I normally use "F" and "R" to move forward and back through the inventory respectively and "Q" to use the selected item.

However this cannot be done, Heretic and Hexen use special pre-binded keys to send certain players direct messages through multiplayer, "T" of course sends a global message while B-Y-G-R sends messages to the corresponding colored player (Blue, Yellow, Green, Red.). This is expanded upon in HeXen which supports up to 8 players and has a "White" character color which would make "W" the button to directly talk to them, getting in the way of walking with the "W" key. (I've tested this in Dosbox and Chocolate HeXen.)

For selecting inventory I now use "F" (back) and "V" (forward) to compensate for the shift downwards in movement keys.

I use "D" for use/activate (not items)

I have to use "Enter" to activate items since I can't find a way to rebind it in the Setup.exe

(Edit: I found out about "joyb_speed 29" just recently. Some information in this post has been updated to acommodate this new information.)

For running I use the aforementioned "joyb_speed 29" trick.

(HeXen only) For jumping I use the spacebar.

For flying: I use "," to fly down, "." to fly up, and "/" to stop flying.

Looking: "PGDN" to look down, "PGUP" to look up, and "Delete" for center view.

I don't think I missed anything and I hope this helps!

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