Some players are reporting problems using the mouse wheel and keyboard when playing NWAC. We've done a bit of research and it seems to be related to the input method used in Unity3D (the 3D engine we use). It defaults to RAW input, but in some cases DirectInput is needed for all commands to work.
Attached you will find two registry files. One is to set Unity to use DirectInput, the other is to revert to default (raw input). If you have had problems with using your mouse/keyboard, please run the SetDirectInput.reg file and then try running NWAC to see if this solves your problem. If it does (or doesn't for that matter) - let us know so we can take steps to fix this properly in future versions!
If this doesn't solve your problem, run the ResetInput.reg file to revert back to previous changes.
EDIT: Make sure you also run the ResetInput.reg file if your problem isn't resolved by running the SetDirectInput.reg file as it might be that it was previously set that's causing this problem.
Setting direct did not work for me. Rebooted (yes I know you said it doesn't matter), and sure enough that had no effect either. Ran the reset registry keys and now it works!? Weird. Thanks for posting these.
Great to hear! Most likely this registry key has been set by some other Unity based game/application that you have run in the past (with an older Unity version). Running the ResetInput.reg cleared this registry entry and Unity was then able to revert back to its default input settings.
AHAAA! I used the file setdirect, rebooted but it did not work. I then used the file reset, rebooted and it works. Using escape also let me get to the menu. Now, about the other problems.... no, let me enjoy this. I also, since today is Friday the 13th, Repeated 3 times: Don't screw with me GODS of bad luck( there is no scientific proof that saying this aided your suggestion. I am on my 5th brew and happy. Thanks Capt Kirk A quick question: why am I not allowed to post attachments?
Also works for me. Apply SetDirectInput.reg and then ResetInput.reg (no need to reboot PC) and I now have mouse wheel/keyboard
Does ask questions about Unity3D though ... shouldn't a later version installation of Unity3D take this into account? It is a rather large issue for those affected. I'd have a word with the guys from Unity, it probably cost you some sales when people see an issue like this.
I'm also experiencing a mouse problem after the latest patch (no problems before)... After installing the patch, I can't see the mouse icon in the game. If I move my mouse, I can tell when I'm over a menu item because it is highlighted, but can't actually see the icon. If I click on the menu item, it opens the menu selection, so my mouse it actually working, I just have no icon showing me where it is...
I tried the reg fixes posted above, no help. rebooted, no help.
I can upload screen shots or any other helpful data later this evening, if that might help.