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Old 04-19-2006, 02:39 PM   #11
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Theres a expansion out there where u could convert xbox, gamecube, and the ps2 controller into a pc controller. Or if you just started playing games on a mice and keyboard i would recommend u to get used to it like wat k0409964 said.
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Old 04-19-2006, 02:53 PM   #12
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I recently built a new PC using the following parts:

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Creative Sound Blaster included a CD Rom with demos of “Battlefield 2” and “F.E.A.R”. I will get the full version of these games but I would like some advice first. It feels very awkward playing them with the keyboard and mouse. In a fit of panic I’ve blasted my own troops in BF2 and I was the Medic!. Playing F.E.A.R. I ran out of ammo and got eaten by Fettle. Would a game controller or joystick be better? If you play these games could you give me some advice.
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Old 04-19-2006, 03:17 PM   #13
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i kinda have the same problem. first of all i am left handed, so its difficult for me to control the mouse in my right hand. then my fingers get all mixed up using the wasd setup. i think i might have my fingers the wrong way though. which finger goes on the 'W' key? is it the ring finger or middle finger?

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Old 04-19-2006, 04:11 PM   #14
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:27 PM   #15
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In BF2, people have tried to fly jets and helos with a joystick. IMO, using a mouse and keyboard is just fine. Just get a high sense mouse and a keyboard you like. All it takes is practice and more practice to be able to fly well.
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When I first started gaming on a computer I didnt like the whole mouse and keyboard thing. After playing for a while you get used to it. Then I just got logitech for racing/sports games. I can't fly in BF2 with a mouse and keyboard though. I always run in to the ground and stuff. Of course I hardly ever play it...
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just curious...can you use the xbox 360 controllers (with the usb connection) as a joystick?
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just curious...can you use the xbox 360 controllers (with the usb connection) as a joystick?
im pretty sure you can (but of course the xbox controllers arent exactly joysticks.) Keyboard is better than a game controller like that.
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