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« on: March 27, 2006, 09:49:49 PM »
I just Installed FS2 on my mac and can't get my xbox 360 controller analog sticks to work. anybody have any ideas?

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« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2006, 02:15:41 AM »
never mind. got it to work. god i'm silly sometimes.

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« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2006, 04:12:44 AM »
how in hell do you manage to fly in freespace with a controller o.O

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« Reply #3 on: March 28, 2006, 06:50:43 PM »
what do you mean? i have FS2 on my mac so i just installed the xbox 360 controller driver, and viola. controller now worky.

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« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2006, 07:08:56 PM »
no, even if its posible to install it, how on earth can you manage to fly like that, i have never seen someone on a controller any good on this kind of a computer game... it just isnt designed for it... O.o

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« Reply #5 on: March 28, 2006, 08:44:43 PM »
i tried playing w the mouse and keyboard and the mouse responce time sucked and it's a total bitch to try and bank w the mouse & keyboard. i know have the controller all set up and it's friggen sweet. i just asigned all of the functions that are used the most to the controller. i thought FS2 was designed for joystick use.

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« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2006, 08:56:02 PM »
HOTAS is the only true option available :D

Every one has his/hers own preferred controller.. some people like mouse + keyboard, some people use solely keyboard, and other prefer sticks either with or without HOTAS...

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« Reply #7 on: March 28, 2006, 09:02:23 PM »
What is HOTAS? controller+keyboard for me for sure. the feel of the xbox 360 is way sweeter than other controllers i've used.

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« Reply #8 on: March 29, 2006, 04:59:59 AM »
Im hella good at keyboard, i find it far more effective then mouse... im trying to learn stick, its hard when your use to flying with something else.

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« Reply #9 on: March 29, 2006, 08:24:49 AM »
I'm on the wingman 3d extreme pro ultimate thingy of doom, or whatever silly HARDCORE! name they gave my joystick. :doubtful:
Ahem, trigger, Hat, and four thumb buttons, two more buttons on the base, twist for roll, and throttle slider on the base. Dead comfy too, just with my mahoossive monitor, and tiny desk, I have to try and balance my joystick and my keyboard on my lap...:eek2:
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« Reply #10 on: March 29, 2006, 08:49:11 AM »
HOTAS is an abbreviation for Hands on throttle-and-stick as said for example in wikipedia. Idea is that you can operate all essential systems without touching control panels etc. (like keyboard) keeping your hand on the stick and throttle all the time.

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« Reply #11 on: March 29, 2006, 11:43:06 AM »
As used in modern day jets fighters...
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« Reply #12 on: March 29, 2006, 02:18:38 PM »
i use my playstation 2 controller, never have to touch the keyboard all thx to the 12 buttons + 2 analog sticks and the digi pad (hat).

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« Reply #13 on: March 29, 2006, 06:44:20 PM »
I have a seitek x52 :D this is what it looks like :


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« Reply #14 on: March 29, 2006, 08:02:22 PM »
that is one nice stick. prolly a little too tech and spendy for me but sweet nonetheless. reminds me of the steel battalion controller only way smaller and without foot controls.