Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons

Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons

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carbontitan Aug 13, 2014 @ 8:38pm
how playable is the game without a gamepad?
I saw on the store page for the game that a gamepad is need for the game. Is that true, or can the game be played just fine without the use of a gamepad. If so then how?
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MrPhilAnthrop Aug 14, 2014 @ 1:25am 
hi
for the movements of the two brothers you use WASD and the arrow keys!
Last edited by MrPhilAnthrop; Aug 14, 2014 @ 1:03pm
ReBoot Aug 14, 2014 @ 12:24pm 
I'd say, while the game can be played with just a keyboard, it's a PITA.
Ronin-Sensei Aug 16, 2014 @ 7:49am 
Originally posted by ReBoot:
I'd say, while the game can be played with just a keyboard, it's a PITA.

Yes, playing with the keyboard makes it very difficult unless of course you're Goro and have 4 hand
shivars Aug 30, 2014 @ 4:14pm 
i just played it through on keyb+mouse...wasn't tooo bad I thought. sometimes helps to keep the brothers the right way round on screen though (guy on the left being the one with the left-hand-side-of-the-keyb-controls)

Edit: I have a gamepad (Logitech F710). It wasn't painful on the keyboard to warrant me bothering to plug the gamepad in, put it that way...
Last edited by shivars; Aug 30, 2014 @ 4:15pm
Obsidanse Sep 12, 2014 @ 10:04am 
I get the feeling the finale (no spoilers!!!) would be spoiled a little using KB and Mouse... Did it still feel cool?
shivars Sep 12, 2014 @ 12:10pm 
Yes, still cool. Although i nevef played with gamepad so nothing to conpare to
Softy Sep 17, 2014 @ 1:20pm 
I found it playable with just the keyboard. That said there's a pretty annoying bug you'll run into: at two points in the game (I think it's just two) you'll find a double-handled crank that you need to turn with both brothers. You're supposed to grab it with both of them then rotate the sticks to make it go faster.

With a keyboard, there seems to be no way to imitate this (believe me, I have tried mashing the keys, no visible change) so you're stuck cranking at an incredibly slow pace without being able to remove your hands from the keyboard.
davidrf1973 Sep 18, 2014 @ 7:27am 
No problem. I play the game and end with 100% only with keyboard. Just keep the brother AWSD on the left and the other on the right. Joystick help, but is not critical. Nice game.
Arun Sep 18, 2014 @ 8:32am 
Like david said, a controller is strictly not necessary. I play with a keyboard, initially it can be a little frustrating until you get used to it. But once you do, you're good to go.
I have only played played with keyboard so all i can say that i didn't have trouble enoying the game with keyboard.
GoldMountain Sep 20, 2014 @ 3:39am 
I'm not sure if it's just my game but I keep having issues moving the brothers with the keyboard. I keep pressing the keys but they aren't moving.
ReBoot Oct 12, 2014 @ 3:29am 
Your keyboard doesn't support the proper key rollover.
Pagan_PL Oct 21, 2014 @ 10:57am 
Hello! I finished the game only on keyboard without absolutely no problems.

Edit: sometimes few "beeps", but thats it.
Last edited by Pagan_PL; Oct 21, 2014 @ 10:58am
engsoz Nov 26, 2014 @ 4:20am 
thanks i was just asking me the same questions - maybe i will buy it - cause i hate controller on pc
Kickin' Chicken Nov 26, 2014 @ 6:15am 
Originally posted by shivars:
Edit: I have a gamepad (Logitech F710). It wasn't painful on the keyboard to warrant me bothering to plug the gamepad in, put it that way...

My Logitech F710 works great. (If it's such a bother, just keep it plugged in, problem solved!)
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Date Posted: Aug 13, 2014 @ 8:38pm
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