Game Controls and Hot Keys

Wing Commander PC/Amiga

Action Button combination
Afterburner Tab
Fire guns Space
Fire missile Enter
Accelerate +
Decelerate -
Full stop Backspace
Look left F2
Look right F3
Look forward F1
Look behind F4
Chase view F5
Battle view F6
Tactical view F7
Missile view F8
Tail view F9
Cycle weapons W
Cycle guns G
Cycle targets T
Lock target L
Damage HUD D
Autopilot A
Comms select C
Nav Map N
Eject Ctrl-E

Wing Commander CD32

Action Button combination
Afterburner Blue
Fire guns Green
Fire missile Yellow
Roll left Red + Left
Roll right Red + Right
Accelerate Red + Up
Decelerate Red + Down
"Super Brake" Red + Green
Look left Left top + Left
Look right Left top + Right
Look forward Left top + Up
Look behind Left top + Down
Chase view Left top + Red
Battle view Left top + Blue
Tactical view Left top + Green
Cycle weapons Right top + Left
Cycle guns Right top + Up
Cycle targets Right top + Right
Lock target Right top + Down
Damage cycle Right top + Red
Autopilot Right top + Blue
Comms select Right top + Green
Comms cycle Right top + Yellow
Music on/off Right top + Left top + Left
Sound effects Right top + Left top + Up
Video suppress Right top + Left top + Right
Message speed Right top + Left top + Down
Missile camera Right top + Left top + Red
Version number Right top + Left top + Blue
Nav Map Right top + Left top + Green
Eject Right top + Left top + Pause
Pause Pause

Wing Commander SNES

Action Button combination
Afterburner Y
Fire guns B
Fire missile A
Accelerate R
Decelerate L
Cycle weapons Select+B
Cycle guns Select+A
Cycle targets Press X to view the Navigation Map; press A to select an available Nav point; press Start to confirm the new objective and resume play.
Autopilot Select+Y
Comms select If there is one recipient, press Select+X to select a message from the list; press X to send it. If multiple recipients are available, press Select+X to select a person; press X to confirm the choice. Then send the message as shown above.
Nav Map X
Select next Nav point (in nav map) A
Confirm Nav point change (in nav map) Start
Eject Select+Start+R
Pause Start
Choose between Weapons Display or Damage Display in left VDU Select+L

Wing Commander Sega CD

Pre-Flight Functions

Action Button combination
D Move the cursor to select option
A Begin selected action
B Skip entire conversation/animation
A or C Skip one line of conversation
S Start game/Pause

In-Flight Functions

Action Button combination
D Move the ship left, right, up and down
A Fire gun
AB Launch missile
B and up or B and down Speed up or slow down
B and left or B and right Roll left or roll right.
Bx2 Apply afterburner burst (keep pressed the second time for continuous afterburners)
S^ or S\/ Cycle views (External views and Cockpit)
S and up or S and down Cycle views (Starboard/Rear/Port/Cockpit)
SAB Toggle Missile Camera (on/off)
BC Autopilot
SBC Eject from ship

VDU Functions (3 Button Controller)

Action Button combination
SA Cycle through Left VDU modes (Weapon/Gun/Damage)
SC Cycle through Right VDU modes (Communications/Nav/Target)
C Cycle through available options
SB Lock/Unlock target (If in Autotargeting mode)
SB Select Receiver/Send Message (If in Communications mode)
SB Display Nav map/pause game (If in Navigational mode)
A Accept Nav point and return to cockpit (if in Nav map)

VDU Functions (6 Button Controller)

Action Button combination
X Cycle through Left VDU modes (Weapon/Gun/Damage)
Z Cycle through Right VDU modes (Communications/Nav/Target)
C Cycle through available option
Y Lock/Unlock target (If in Autotargeting mode)
Y Select Receiver/Send Message (If in Communications mode)
Y Display Nav map/pause game (If in Navigational mode)
Y Accept Nav point and return to cockpit (if in Nav map)

Wing Commander 2

Action Button combination
Afterburner Tab
Fire guns Space
Fire missile Enter
Accelerate +
Decelerate -
Full stop Backspace
Look left F2
Look right F3
Look forward F1
Look behind F4
Chase view F5
Battle view F6
Tactical view F7
Missile view F8
Tail view F9
Cycle weapons W
Cycle guns G
Jump J
Cycle targets T
Lock target L
Damage HUD D
Autopilot A
Comms select C
Nav Map N
Eject Ctrl-E

Super Wing Commander 3DO

Action Button combination
Afterburner Left top + Right top
Fire guns C
Fire missile A
Accelerate B + Up
Decelerate B + Down
Chase view Stop + C
Battle view Stop + A
Cycle weapons Left top + A
Cycle guns Left top + C
Cycle targets Right top + A
Autopilot Right top + C
Break and attack/Attack my target Stop + Up
Taunt Stop + Right
Request assistance Stop + Left
Request landing Target Claw, Stop + Down
On board computer Stop + B

Super Wing Commander Macintosh

Action Button combination
Establish Joystick Control Clover key + J
Establish Keyboard Control Clover key + K
Establish Mouse Control Clover key + M
Toggle hotspots onboard Tiger's Claw Tab
Switch to battle view Clover key + D
Switch to chase view Clover key + F
Switch to cockpit view Clover key + Y
Increase speed +
Decrease speed -
Complete stop S
Afterburner Tab
Autopilot A
Cycle targets T
Toggle guns G
Toggle weapons W
Onboard computer C
Order Break and Attack B
Send taunt E
Order Help Me Out H
Request landing (when Tiger's Claw is targeted) / Order form on my wing R
Eject Available through onboard computer
Display small graphics Clover key + 1
Display medium graphics Clover key + 2
Display large graphics Clover key + 3
Toggle music on/off Clover key + U
Toggle sound on/off Clover key + N

Privateer

Action Button combination
Afterburner Tab
Fire guns Space
Fire missile Enter
Accelerate +
Decelerate -
Full speed /
Full stop Backspace
Look left F2
Look right F3
Look forward F1
Look behind F4
Turret 1 view F5
Turret 2 view F6
Missile camera F7
Chase camera F8
Theater camera F9
Cycle weapons W
Cycle guns G
Jump J
Cycle targets T
Lock target L
Destination HUD D
Damage HUD R
Manifest HUD M
Target camera HUD V
Toggle target camera close up/distance view Z
Target scan HUD E
Autopilot A
Comms select C
Decrease shield level S
Increase shield level Shift-S
Enable ITTS I
Dump cargo X
Nav Map N
Quadrant map (in Nav Map_ Q
Mission details (in Nav Map_ M
Activate personal computer (on base only) C
Self-destruct! Alt-D
Quit Alt-X
Options screen Alt-O

Armada

Action Button combination
Afterburner Tab
Fire guns Space
Fire missile Enter
Accelerate +
Decelerate -
Full stop Backspace
Look left F2
Look right F3
Look forward F1
Look behind F4
Chase view F5
Battle view F6
Missile view F8
Cycle weapons W
Cycle guns G
Cycle targets T
Lock target L
Damage HUD D
Autopilot A
Comms select C
Nav Map N
Eject Ctrl-E

Wing Commander 3

Action Button combination
Afterburner Tab
Toggle Afterburner `
Fire guns Space
Fire missile Enter
Accelerate +
Decelerate -
Full speed ~
Full stop Backspace
Match target speed Y
Look left F2
Look right F3
Look forward F1
Look behind F4
Display rear turret in left VDU Ctrl-F4
Chase view F5
Battle view F6
Tactical view F7
Missile camera F8
Victim camera F9
Track camera F10
Cycle weapons M
Cycle guns G
Full guns F
Drop decoy E
Synchronize guns Ctrl-G
Select all hardpoints B
Cycle targets T
Cycle turrets R
Jump J
Cloak Ctrl-C
Disable Auto-Tracking Ctrl-A
Disable Smart-Targeting Ctrl-S
Auto-slide Caps Lock
Toggle Auto-slide /
Lock target L
Damage HUD D
Shield HUD S
Weapons HUD W
Autopilot A
Comms select C
Nav Map N
Power menu P
Decrease power to selected component [
Increase power to selected component ]
Lock power to selected component Ctrl-[
Eject Ctrl-E
Options Menu Alt-O

Wing Commander 3 3DO (Pad)

Action Button combination
Choose an action (on the carrier) Dpad to move cursor or L/R to toggle hotspots
Begin selected action (on the carrier) A, B, or C
Skip cinematic Stop, Pause, A, B, or C
Afterburner L + R
Fire guns C
Fire missile A
Accelerate B + Up
Decelerate B + Down
Roll B + Left/Right
Invisible Cockpit Pause + B
Chase view Pause + C
Cycle weapons L + A
Cycle guns L + C
Drop decoy R + C
Cycle targets R + A
Jump L + B
Cloak L + A to select device, A to activate
Autopilot L + B
Eject A + B + C
Manual Comms select Hold R + B to open, Up/down for receiver/message, left/right to open message menu, release to select.
Suppress video messages Stop + C
"Break and Attack/Attack my Target" Pause + Up
"Taunt Enemy/Check Status" Pause + Right
"Help me out here" Pause + Left
"Request Landing/Form on my wing " Pause + Down
Nav Map Pause + A
Rotate Map View (Nav Map) Dpad
Zoom Out/In (Nav Map) A/B
Switch Destination (Nav Map) L/R
Close Nav Map/Menu Stop

Wing Commander 3 3DO (Joystick)

Action Button combination
Choose an action (on the carrier) Stick to move cursor or HAT left/right for hotspots
Begin selected action (on the carrier) Trigger
Skip cinematic S, P, A, C, or Trigger
Afterburner C
Fire guns Trigger
Fire missile A
Accelerate B + Up
Decelerate B + Down
Roll B + Left/Right
Invisible Cockpit P + B
Chase view P + C
Cycle weapons S + A
Cycle guns S + Trigger
Drop decoy HAT Down
Cycle targets HAT Left and Right
Jump HAT Up
Cloak S + A to select device, A to activate
Autopilot HAT Up
Eject S + P
Manual Comms select Hold M + Up/down for receiver/message, left/right to open message menu, release to select
Suppress video messages S + C
"Break and Attack/Attack my Target" S + HAT Up
"Taunt Enemy/Check Status" S + HAT Right
"Help me out here" S + HAT Left
"Request Landing/Form on my wing " S + HAT Down
Nav Map P + A
Rotate Map View (Nav Map) Stick
Zoom Out/In (Nav Map) A/B
Switch Destination (Nav Map) HAT Left/Right
Close Nav Map/Menu S

Wing Commander 3 PlayStation

Action Button combination
Afterburner L2 + R2
Fire guns Circle
Fire missile Square
Accelerate Triangle
Decelerate X
Full stop X + L1 + L2
Cycle weapons L1 + Square
Cycle guns L1 + Circle
Cycle targets L1 + X
Lock targets L1 + Triangle
Autopilot L1 + L2 + R1 + R2
Comms select Select + Left/Right
Nav Map Select + L2
Eject L1 + L2 + R1 + R2 + Select + Start
Cloak L1 + R2

Wing Commander 4

Action Button combination
Afterburner Tab
Toggle Afterburner `
Fire guns Space
Fire missile Enter
Accelerate +
Decelerate -
Full speed ~
Full stop Backspace
Match target speed Y
Look left F2
Look right F3
Look forward F1
Look behind F4
Display rear turret in left VDU Ctrl-F4
Chase view F5
Battle view F6
Tactical view F7
Missile camera F8
Victim camera F9
Track camera F10
Cycle weapons M
Cycle guns G
Full guns F
Drop decoy E
Synchronize guns Ctrl-G
Special guns/rear turret tractor beam H
Select all hardpoints B
Cycle targets T
Cycle turrets R
Jump J
Cloak Ctrl-C
Disable Auto-Tracking Ctrl-A
Disable Smart-Targeting Ctrl-S
Auto-slide Caps Lock
Toggle Auto-slide /
Lock target L
Damage HUD D
Shield HUD S
Weapons HUD W
Autopilot A
Comms select C
Nav Map N
Power menu P
Decrease power to selected component [
Increase power to selected component ]
Lock power to selected component Ctrl-[
Eject Ctrl-E
Options Menu Alt-O

Wing Commander 4 PlayStation (Digital)

Action Button combination
Ship Movement D-Pad
Roll Left/Right L2 + D-Pad
Afterburner R1 + R2
Cycle Camera Views L2 + R1
Fire guns Square
Fire missile X
Accelerate R1
Decelerate R2
Maximum Speed L1 + R1
Full Stop L1 + R2
Cycle weapons L1 + X
Cycle guns L1 + Square
Rear Turret L1 + Select
Cycle targets Triangle
Smart Targeting L1 + Triangle
Decoy Circle
Match Speed R1 + Triangle
Autopilot Select
Comms select Select + Left/Right
Nav Map/Exit Nav Map Start
Eject L1 + L2 + R1 + R2 + Select + Start
Cloak L1 + L2 + R1 + R2
New Game Hold Select + Start for 2 seconds
Taunt Select + Square
Break and Attack Select + Triangle
Cycle Comm Option (Quick Select Comm ON) L2
Select Comm Option (Quick Select Comm ON) L1
Viewscreen (Quick Select Comm OFF) L1 + D-Pad
Rotate Nav Map D-Pad
Zoom In Nav Map R1
Zoom Out Nav Map R2
Cycle Nav map targets Triangle
Options Menu (while in nav map) X

Wing Commander 4 PlayStation (Analog)

Action Button combination
Ship Movement L Stick
Roll Left/Right R Stick Left/Right
Afterburner R3
Cycle Camera Views L1 + L2
Fire guns R1
Fire missile L1
Accelerate R Stick Forward
Decelerate R Stick Back
Maximum Speed Disabled
Full Stop Disabled
Cycle weapons L1 + R2
Cycle guns L1 + R1
Rear Turret R1 + Select
Cycle targets Triangle
Smart Targeting L2 + Triangle
Decoy Circle
Match Speed R1 + Triangle
Autopilot Select
Comms select Dpad
Nav Map/Exit Nav Map Start
Eject Start + Select + L1 + L2 + R1 + R2
Cloak L1 + L2 + R1 + R2
New Game Start + Select hold
Taunt L1 + Square
Break and Attack L1 + X
Cycle Comm Option (Quick Select Comm ON) Dpad
Select Comm Option (Quick Select Comm ON) Dpad
Viewscreen (Quick Select Comm OFF) Dpad
Rotate Nav Map L Stick
Zoom In Nav Map R Stick Back
Zoom Out Nav Map R Stick Forward
Cycle Nav map targets Triangle
Options Menu (while in nav map) X
Exit Game (while in nav map) Select
Toggle Vibration L3 + R3

Wing Commander Prophecy/Secret Ops

Action Button combination
Afterburner Tab
Toggle Afterburner `
Roll Left Q
Roll Right W
Fire guns Space
Fire missile Enter
Accelerate +
Decelerate -
Full speed ~
Full stop Backspace
Match target speed Y
Look left F2
Look right F3
Look forward F1
Look behind F4
Chase view F5
Battle view F6
Tactical view F7
Missile camera F8
Victim camera F9
Track camera F10
Cycle weapons M
Cycle guns G
Full guns F
Drop decoy E
Wasp booster B
Synchronize guns Ctrl-G
Special guns/rear turret tractor beam H
Select all hardpoints B
Cycle targets T
Select nearest target U
Cycle components R
Disable Smart-Targeting Ctrl-S
Auto-slide Caps Lock
Toggle Auto-slide /
Lock target L
Damage HUD D
Shield HUD S
Autopilot A
Comms select C
Nav Map N
Power menu P
Eject Ctrl-E
Options Menu Ctrl-O

Wing Commander Prophecy Game Boy Advance

Action Button combination
Move Cursor Directional (D) Pad
Speed Up Cursor Right Shoulder Button
Confirm/Modify Items A Button
Cancel Item B Button
Pause Game Start Button
Skip Chat/Movie/Autopilot Start Button
Adjust Difficulty Title Screen Options
Save/Load Ready Room Hot Spot
Erase Save Games Title Screen Options
Yaw/Pitch Movement D-Pad
Fire Guns A Button
Fire Missiles/Rockets B Button
Drop ECM Decoy Select Button
Activate Afterburners Left + Right Shoulders
Increase/Decrease Speed Right Shoulder + Up/Down D-Pad
Roll Right/Left Right Shoulder + Right/Left D-Pad
Cycle Guns Left Shoulder + A Button
Cycle Missiles/Rockets Left Shoulder + B Button
Charge Mass Driver Hold A Button (Release to Fire)
Eject! Start, then Eject
Communications Start, then Comms
Autopilot Automatic (Destroy all Enemies)

Privateer 2

Action Button combination
Afterburner Tab
Fire guns Space
Fire missile Enter
Fire mine Backspace
Accelerate +
Decelerate -
Full speed ]
Full stop [
Cycle targets forward A
Cycle targets backward Z
Select closest hostile W
Select closest friendly S
Select target in crosshairs Q
Disable targeting Alt-T
Toggle radar style Alt-R
Cycle guns G
Full guns F
Cycle missiles M
Cycle mines B
Damage HUD D
Comms HUD C
Forward view F1
Left view F2
Rear view F3
Right view F4
Chase view F5
External ship camera F6
Target external view F7
Target chase view F8
Fixed camera F9
Cinematic camera F10
Toggle distress receiver O
Enable tractor beam T
Disable tractor beam Y
Warp shields Alt-W
Transmit BSE virus Alt-B
Activate PAD (on base only) P
Options screen (calibrate joystick, etc) (in flight only) Alt-O

Wing Commander Arena

Action Button combination
Left (L) stick Steer Fighter
L plus R stick (Click and Hold) Engage Afterburners
Left Trigger Primary Gun
Right Trigger Secondary Gun
Left Bumper Primary Weapon
Right Bumper Secondary Weapon
A Use Device
B Change View
X Select Device
Y Fire Rear Turret
Tilt L stick back Reverse thrust
Tilt R stick Left or Right Strafe Sideways
Tilt R stick Forward and Release Perform a Dip
Tilt R stick Back and Release Perform a Hop
Tilt R stick Back and Hold Perform a Loop
Tilt R stick Forward and Hold Inverted Loop
Tap R stick Left (x2) Immelman Turn (During a loop)
Tap R stick Back (x2) 180° Turn (Fighters only)
Tilt R stick Left then Right Barrel Roll
Line up and Move Forward or Back Dock with Satellite
Move Forward or Back Un-dock
Back Player List
Start Pause Menu

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