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kbd vs stick (and pad eventually)

Shoggoth

Noob
This post is pretty old but I'm a new player on this game so...

I don't have a joystick and much less an arcade stick so my first and only option is the keyboard, I tried different key combinations, the first one I used was to use 3 rows of buttons like:
HP BL HK
LP RUN LK

At first I found it comfortable but eventually I found that it was not "perfect". When I do runjabs to anticipate characters like Kabal I cancel the jab with the block button, sometimes to avoid the sweeps I press back+down, The problem with this arises as characters like Kung Lao who accidentally throw the hat. To avoid this I found out that if I hold the run button while canceling the jab with block and then press down+back Kung Lao doesn't drop the hat because you can't make special moves while holding the run button

The configuration I use to do this is as follows:
W, A, S, D: Directional movements
HP: U
BL: I
HK: O
LP: J
RUN: Spacebar
LK: L

As you can see it is like copying the arcade design to the keyboard, I do not know if it is the best configuration to play on the keyboard but it is the one that is currently working for me.