[racket-dev] multiple key-press

From: Shriram Krishnamurthi (sk at cs.brown.edu)
Date: Thu Jul 22 09:25:38 EDT 2010

I just spoke with a room of high-school students studying Universe
programming in a summer course at Brown.

One major complaint was that they couldn't do multi-key-presses.  For
instance, they want to use WASD navigation combined with a right-side
key for firing, and want to be able to fire and navigate at the "same

They've been using Shift, but the general consensus amongst the kids
was this was Not Cool.  Basically, they felt like they were being
cheated out of building a "real game".

I don't know what it would take to support this.


Posted on the dev mailing list.