Re: Other nethack options
On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 11:11:15AM +0200, Adam Borowski wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Oct 2003, Lukas Geyer wrote:
> > Colin Watson <email@example.com> writes:
> > > It's trivial to reconfigure it in nethack's option screen, just like any
> > > other option. I'm not sure why this one should be special.
> hjkl is extremely newbie-unfriendly.
And? Come on, this is *nethack*. It's the hardest game I know of, bar
none. You have to learn a pile of keystroke commands when you first
start up nethack anyway.
Leave the newbie-friendliness to falconseye, which actually stands some
chance of managing that rather than making a tiny concession in the form
> Arrows require the player to manually turn NumLock on.
> Both things need some action from a first-time user (be it reading the
> help files, or finding out NumLock needs to be on).
How long is a first-time user going to survive without reading the
keystroke help files anyway?
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]