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9-06-2009 @ 4:11PM
So true. I tried out switching my talents to a more access-everything build (playing my warlock at the time) and set movement to YGHJ. Using the 1-4-Z-V space for skills. Felt like I was casting Hellfire on myself.Switched back after half an hour.
9-06-2009 @ 5:02PM
After a lot of experimenting, I came up with my current layout:WSAD for movement.Mouse side-buttons (at least 2, the more the better, though) and modifiers (alt, shift, control) mapped to my main rotation.E and Q mapped to AOE skills (2 too, depending on class/spec).3, 4, 5 (and modifiers, if needed) mapped to frequently used skills.Everything else (middle mouse button, R, F, X, C etc) is mapped to OPie rings that bring up items, defensive cooldowns, mounts and everything else.Takes a bit of practice but works like a charm once you get it down. You don't impair your movement and camera control in any way, changing specs isn't very painful and everything is within reach (I've never understood why people bind to Z).
9-07-2009 @ 4:52PM
Other than using ESDF for movement keys (I don't have to move my hand at all to type and have access to more keys) I have mine setup very similar. ESDF moves and all instant abilities are bound to one of the 7 mouse side/top buttons so I don't lose any movement control while using them. Anything with a casting time and my cooldowns go on any one of WRTAGZXCVH as I won't need to be moving them while casting. Anything used mainly out of combat goes on 1-0, raid marks are on the number pad. Following a system like this means it's really easy to swap from character to character as I generally have them all setup the same way.I also like to remove every ability from my action bars once a month or two and put them all back to see if they make sense in their locations. Too many times abilities end up being dropped somewhere without any thought like Mike's Hunter's Mark.
9-07-2009 @ 10:37PM
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