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pressing more than two keys at a time

by egorselden / April 2, 2005 1:23 AM PST

when i play racing simulations or emulators with more than one controller on a single keyboard, the keys will lock up when i press multiple keys at once. for example, when playing super mario, you press a direction to run plus the button that makes you run fast, then if i try jumping, it wont work because im already using two keys. i am using winxp pro sp2 on an emachines laptop. any help would be appreciated. thanks

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Maybe the wrong place to ask.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 2, 2005 1:27 AM PST

"this type of activity includes, but is not limited to, advocating or asking for information regarding software piracy or unauthorized emulators of software or hardware,"
- Forum Policy

Since it's an emulator issue, your question is DOA and explains why no answer was given the last time you asked.

My answer is to ask the author of your emulator.


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by egorselden / April 2, 2005 2:41 PM PST

that was just an example of how only two keys will work at a time. my problem is not limited to an emulator, it applies globally to all of my programs and games, even legal ones.

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Ahoy matey.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 2, 2005 11:38 PM PST
In reply to: dude

Legal and such games already support such so there is no need to fix that. And you can call the maker if it's a bug.

In your first post painted yourself as a pirate so you get to live with the support that comes with such. If you find an emulator limitation, the forum rules forbid you getting help here.

In spite of that, I supplied where to seek help.


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check, mate
by egorselden / April 3, 2005 6:17 AM PDT
In reply to: Ahoy matey.

just because you are a moderator does not mean you are obligated to be close-minded. if you read my previous posts you would notice that my problem is operating system or keyboard oriented and nothing to do with the programs i run because this problem applies to everything i do. break the power hungry moderator stereotype and try to help me with my problem please. thanks

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It's a non-issue.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 3, 2005 6:27 AM PDT
In reply to: check, mate

Games are not written to do this. However one could run into this in those emulators which you will not find support for here.

You can twist this anyway you want, but your issue is simple and so is the answer.

-> Want help? Supply me a game that supports this feature? I've seen Doom 1, 2 in some split screen and multikey presses worked fine there. Again, emulators will have a problem, but you will NEVER get an answer here. If you want to know why, read the forum policy.

Your issue is not with me to that regard, but higher powers.



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Why pirates are not happy here.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 3, 2005 6:33 AM PDT

Frankly, these forums are not for pirates. You tripped up by writing "when i play racing simulations or emulators with ".

The Forum Policy is quite clear about this. It reads "advocating or asking for information regarding software piracy or unauthorized emulators..." Please read the policy.

How I feel about this does not matter. However I find this policy to be a good thing otherwise it would attract people that tend to burst into flames. If you want a good example, just post your inquiry on your average USENET group.

If you feel slighted by me, then you've taken this all wrong. You ran afoul of the policy and need to rethink your position.


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