Shitty key combination that "LEET HARDCORE!1!!" gamers think is better than WASD. In rality, they're a bunch of elitist pricks.
ESDF User: "AHAHAH U USE WASD?FAIL!1!!!1I SO GOOD AT DIS GAME BCAUSE I USE DIFFRENT KEYS!11!1!1!1!"
*shot in face*
WASD user: "Just shut the fuck up already!"
Superior to the more commonly used keys "wasd". The ESDF keys gives the player more bottons to the left of the hand thus resulting in total FPS game ownage.
Arrow keys - son of a noob
WASD - Boo urns
ESDF - You're gosu
ESDF is a configurable movement control scheme used in video games that require a player to control a character within a 3D world from a first- or third-person perspective. It is most often used with a player's left hand, due to its location on the left side of the keyboard. It is often used as a more efficient alternative to the more popular WASD key configuration.
Advantages of ESDF over WASD:
1. Three extra keys on the left (Q
) are now available to a player, which can allow ease of access to a greater range of abilities or commands. The inherent problem with WASD is that it's closer to what's comparable to the "wall" on the left side of a keyboard. The left hand's access to extra commands on the left are reduced, due to there being an excess of unused "blank" space where no keys are located. With ESDF, players still have easy access to the left-most keys on the keyboard, such as Shift
, Caps Lock
, and `
(Tilde), while still adding a number of extra keys to bind to various commands.
2. For games that commonly use the number keys and function keys (F1