Raynor Jan 27, 2014 @ 1:22pm
Remapping Keys - Arcade Cabinet
Saw this game on sale, and thought it would be a great addition for my arcade-cabinet. Mame + a few steam games. When using the "Arcade" border, it looks great, but can't really be played.

The lack of ability to re-map the keys makes the game practically unplayable. I'm using the standard I-Pac controller which takes the button presses and converts them to keystrokes.

There are a few programs VJoy that let me setup a virtual joystick, but having to setup that functionality unique to each game becomes quite the hassle.
http://vjoystick.sourceforge.net/site/

Is there any plans to add this functionality or even any 3-rd party mods/ config files that can be edited? It really is a fun, silly game.


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briprov  [developer] Jan 27, 2014 @ 9:34pm 
Does the cabinet not support mapping to controllers? You can customize controller input.
Raynor Jan 27, 2014 @ 10:12pm 
Depends on the type of controller board used to hook-up the system. I-pac converts to keyboard, while an A-pac converts the input to a controller. Pro/cons to both. I-pac makes things a lot easier for most games. Since most games allow you to remap keys, you very rarely run into issues outside of a few multiplayer games like castle crashers/jamestown.

Such a standard feature of nearly any game, not really sure how hard it would have been to include the keymapping anyway, even if it loaded from a config file. Disappointing loss of $4, just glad I didn't get suckered when it was full price.
Enverex Dec 16, 2014 @ 8:00am 
Isn't this a standard feature in every game ever? I've just ran into this problem trying to play with an X-Arcade Tankstick only to find I can't remap controls. Geez, devs please...
The Derpentine Golem Dec 27, 2014 @ 9:49pm 
Joy2key supports fwding joystick commands to the keyboard.
Enverex Dec 28, 2014 @ 11:26am 
That's not viable as I'd have to start and stop Joy2Key every time this game is started. For a system that won't have a mouse and is designed to "just work" it's out of the question.
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