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« on: March 04, 2010, 08:49:55 PM »
Oh jeez, I misspelled configuration. :blah:

Hey Freespacer's I have a question:
What is your preferred Freespace 2 controller configuration?
Is it best the use the mouse of keypad?

I began playing Freespace 2 and I got most of the commands on the keyboard down and I was just wondering whats the preferred controller configuration. I find using the mouse for flight comfortable, but I can't "barrel roll" like with the numberpad. I currently own a Logitech Extreme 3D Pro but haven't set it up yet on my pc. Is this a good Joystick? Let me know.
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« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2010, 12:15:45 AM »
Just keyboard.

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« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2010, 12:49:44 AM »
I just use the keyboard
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« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2010, 09:25:45 AM »
If you have a joystick, use it. You can play the game with keyboard, keys + mouse but you may find you prefer the stick, so try it.

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« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2010, 02:39:45 PM »
Joystick (+ keyboard, obviously). I tried the mouse, but that's a real PITA when it comes to evasive manoeuvring.

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« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2010, 09:23:26 PM »
I find aiming really hard with the keyboard. I can't rotate/barrel roll my ship with the mouse though. Yea, evasive maneuvering is tough, I guess I'll get my Joystick! (plus keyboard :p)
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« Reply #6 on: March 28, 2010, 08:44:43 AM »
Hi Marek. I use the same Joystick and it works excellent! I play it in hard or insane, where I definitely need to evade missiles effectively. I programmed all the buttons on the Joystick so I rarely need to use the Keyboard. And it's a really cool feeling to fly with it.

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« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2010, 08:43:25 PM »
Left-handed mouse + keyboard.
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« Reply #8 on: April 08, 2010, 04:10:57 AM »
Late to the thread, but...

This keyboard
and
This mouse

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« Reply #9 on: April 08, 2010, 09:42:22 AM »
That would be real 1337... If it were true :P

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« Reply #10 on: April 09, 2010, 04:43:57 AM »
Well, I don't have that keyboard (and don't plan to get it; $1500 is a bit much) but I'm getting that mouse. :)

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« Reply #11 on: April 09, 2010, 12:09:47 PM »
With so many buttons, how'd you be able to do anything properly with that mouse? :)

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« Reply #12 on: April 16, 2010, 03:38:45 AM »
http://www.thinkgeek.com/computing/keyboards-mice/77ba/

Think this would be a smidge easier to get a hold of than that monster of a keyboard.
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« Reply #13 on: April 17, 2010, 12:39:41 AM »
lol to the mispelling

id use the keyboard and mouse
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« Reply #14 on: August 14, 2011, 02:24:58 AM »
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