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    The first chapter in the StarCraft II trilogy focuses on the struggles of the Terran race, as seen through the eyes of Commander Jim Raynor, leader of the rebel group Raynor's Raiders.

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    #1  Edited By GregariousGreg

    I was wondering if there is any way to change you hotkeys so that you can control the camera with WASD instead of the arrows

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    #2  Edited By DystopiaX

    options.

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    #3  Edited By sixghost

    This seems like a terrible fucking idea. WSAD are some of the most common hotkeys used for units/abilities/upgrades. Use the mouse to move the camera.

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    #4  Edited By GregariousGreg
    @sixghost: ok but I till want to know how to change the hotkeys to that
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    #5  Edited By dipstick

    http://tinyurl.com/3584t6j 
     
    I'll never understand what is soooo hard about doing that.
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    #6  Edited By GregariousGreg
    @Dipstick: I already did but couldn't find much except for a mod for it and I wanted to see if there was an in game way to do it
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    #7  Edited By Death_Unicorn
    @Dipstick: It's sometimes helpful to get a re-affirmation from a community.
     
    I found it hard to believe that you can't change the hotkeys; meanwhile in almost every other strategy game you can. I even believe that Brad said you could...
    Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong.
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    #8  Edited By ethan_raiden

    You can change the button layout to a certain degree, you can't assign your own hot keys at all. If you're new to SC or the RTS genre I'd say that you'll have to get used to using the directional buttons to move,by taking away the wasd keys you're putting your self at a big disadvantage from a hot keying stand point, plus the RTS genre isn't really somewhere where you need your main hand controlling your movement of the map, your left hand needs to be a lot more busy than that :) But in a nutshell, no you can't completely remap the controls.

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    #9  Edited By Arestice

    Make it work, in every RTS I use arrows for camera movement, just use it when you're not making large movements around the map. Use the minimap when you want to move fast, I can't stand using the "hold mouse to side of screen to make it move" mechanic. 
     
    Besides, it's not too hard moving a few inches to hit hotkeys to build, attack etc.

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    #10  Edited By GregariousGreg

    ok i get that they cant be changed, it was just a habit i picked up from medieval 2 total war

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    #11  Edited By TragicallyErock

    I don't have SC2 yet & haven't played SC1 in years, so pardon me if this is already used for something.... but, provided you have a newer mouse with a scroll-wheel that can also scroll left & right by tilting it in either direction, couldn't you bind the camera panning to the scroll-wheel instead of WASD? This seems way more functional to me since your right hand is already controlling movement anyways. This would allow the subtle camera movements without having to move your cursor, but would leave your left hand free for hotkeys.

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