Disable Sticky Keys on Windows

Many games use the Shift and Num Lock keys for control. In Kerbal Space Program Shift increases the throttle. On Windows, when you press the Shift key five times, the OS interrupts the game display and switches to a prompt asking if you want to turn on Sticky Keys. Pressing the Num Lock key for …

Engine is missing for the Kerbal Space Program tutorials

The Kerbal space program tutorials still reference the old LV-T45 “Swivel” Liquid Fuel Engine, but the default Engines tab does not contain it. To access the engine In the upper left corner click the Enable advanced mode icon Click the Filter by Cross-Section Profile icon Select the LV-T45 “Swivel” Liquid Fuel Engine

Record multiple keystroke macros in Stream Deck

Stream Deck is a great programmable keyboard to organize frequently used functions in games and other programs. In games, we usually store one keystroke per button, but we can store longer macros for Google Sheets and other applications. To store multiple keystrokes in one Stream Deck button Open the Stream Deck app Drag the Multi …

Transfer streets from maps to Cities: Skylines

Cities: Skylines is a great environment to build scale models of real cities. In this example, we will transfer the Pacific Electric Railway map of the Los Angeles area from 1947 to the Los Angeles area map by macmcginty. Once you subscribe to the Los Angeles map in the Steam Workshop, the map appears in …

Cities: Skylines game frequently crashes

The Cities: Skylines game keeps objects in memory even if the object is not used. Even a 16GB system can crash frequently if the memory usage is not managed. “Oops! The game crashed The memory usage is high, even when the map is not too complex. Enable enough Virtual Memory Make sure Windows has enough …