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You press buttons on your Android tablet and it is the same as pressing keyboard keys on your pc.

Response time is fantastic and it doesn't disconnect or crash


It is for Car Racing sims but if you download the app from google play and purchase ONLY the "Button Box" option for a few dollars then you can download button box templates from the community - these are free. The only other thing to do is to download the PC app.

Note you need to make a SINGLE BUTTON BOX - then put in 3 BLANK PAGES (in Android app search for Strike Fighter 2 (yes I forgot the S)- then for each page choose 1 of the 3 pages. That way a single press will take you to the next page




Btw I initially made one for the greatest space game Evochron Legacy (like Elite Dangerous but without the time wasting and with far more content) which also works with its sister program Arvoch Alliance (think Wing Commander/Free Space like missions story) - can use TrackIR if you have it and joystick setup is easy - has great dogfighting - also has a community modpack:


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I can edit it if the community wants changes (I have just installed SF2 for the first time so am a beginner)

Note already setup to use default keyboard setup.

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Found an error the map key on my dashboard is Alt-M instead of just M as it should be.

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out of curiosity, why would this even be necessary? Everyone already has a keyboard for their computer, and 98.6% have a full HOTAS setup (throttle/stick) with hot keys/buttons already mapped?

Please explain in more detail


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Ah, yes good idea :smile:

You can swap between games without needing to remember any keys at all as you can set one up for each game.Just run any game and go straight away.

Quicker and easier than using a keyboard (not need to hold shift keys or look for a key).

For me a keyboard breaks immersion.

For Il2-1946, Xplane and Falcon BMS (just starting) I use 3 different third party tablet controllers that were made specifically for each one.

So I prefer using a tablet.

Its a bit like having a customized simpit for each one - if you try it you may agree.

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Interesting ....  I like this.  I do have a full CH pro HOTAS setup,  but  Since I have little  time to fly these days having some of the commands clearly labeled   on a tablet  has a certain appeal.  

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Handy tool for those that use such...I can hardly recall my own name let alone 100`s of different keys  lol

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It could mean now that the whole world of sims etc are open to you, for almost no effort :smile:

That is the whole point for me.

Also gunsight is wrong, oops :stars:

I am saving up a few changes (adding new features also) rather then make the developer need to check my screens multiple times for approval (he's a very nice chappie).




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Ok folks I have fixed the bomb drop issue.

However it turns out sim dashboard cannot do the key command for next air to ground weapon (twas doin nothin), sooooo......I changed it to 1 (number above the letter Q on your keyboard).

So if you use this you will  need to make that single change to the default keyboard.

Will update the first screen shortly (it will add the air to ground button that was missing and unlike the version I have been working on past few days it will work).


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On 1/6/2020 at 7:55 PM, Wrench said:

out of curiosity, why would this even be necessary? Everyone already has a keyboard for their computer, and 98.6% have a full HOTAS setup (throttle/stick) with hot keys/buttons already mapped?

Please explain in more detail


Because we can Wrench, because we can...LOLOLOLOL!!!! :) 

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