Mouse Vs. Keyboard

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Which Do You Prefer Mouse Or Keyboard?

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Post by Meat Puppet Panache » Sat Nov 10, 2007 11:10 pm

Always used keys. Habit from the old days of playing Oub and Empire on PLATO, I guess.

Just a few changes in the keymap:

q - fire
w - identify

Left middle finger on the Tab key for jumps, left index finger used for firing and identifying. Right hand on the arrow keys to navigate. Works for me.

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Post by MonsterMan++ » Fri Nov 16, 2007 1:38 am

I use both depending on what map. I use keyboard more though. I shoot with Z, drop flag with X, lock on with A and jump with SPACE. My keys are all on one side exept I use the arrow keys to move. It's really easy because I can use all my keys without moving my hands very much.
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Post by an alien » Fri Nov 16, 2007 3:08 am

Mouse forever. Much more control and makes it easier to jump and press other buttons.

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Post by Avatar » Fri Nov 16, 2007 12:39 pm

Neither here (6-button joystick with hat).
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Post by OPTIMUSprime » Thu Nov 22, 2007 7:32 am

I Use Both, Keyboard to Move, Mouse to shoot. I Remapped My Keys to WSAD.

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Post by Zak » Fri Nov 23, 2007 10:24 pm

Depends, Mouse for regular play, Keyboard for dodging servers or jumping.

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Post by chickin » Wed Dec 26, 2007 8:13 pm

I am versatal, iI can use joy stick, mouse, or keyboard. :) but I'd say mouse 'cause i got a nice new one. -chickin-

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i like keyboard

Post by styrofoam1994 » Thu Dec 27, 2007 2:27 am

i like the keyboard since the functions are more defined.....................
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Post by Gabriel G » Thu Dec 27, 2007 6:57 pm

I use keyboard all the time unless I'm playing a jumping/climbing game at which point I need more accurate jumping. For keyboard I use right hand for the controlling keys and left hand on enter (shooting) and i key (I to identify). If I need to jump my right hand becomes shooting and left hits tab key.
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Re: Mouse Vs. Keyboard

Post by Wabbits With A Laptop » Sun Jan 06, 2008 4:12 am

I prefer keyboard.(mouse controls are completely annoying...) :wink:

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Post by dopefish7590 » Sun Jan 20, 2008 5:07 am

i use both, i use the mouse for in air or free movement, keyboard for precision jumping, move straight ahead
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Post by RPG 29 » Fri Feb 22, 2008 10:43 pm

Personally, I use a keyboard. I have no problem aiming, and I can do fine with identification. My keymapping is: a: drop flag, s: jump, d: identify/lock on, space: fire, arrow keys to drive. I simply cannot use a mouse decently (simply too twitchy, and I hate the lag time to accelerate). I think that the speed control is overrated.

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Post by tw1sted » Fri Feb 22, 2008 11:17 pm

The mouse gives you finer control of your movement. You can set your mouse speed low and make your mouse box size big, which gives you precise movement. Or you could make your mouse fast and have a small mouse box, which makes you twitch and move around fast. All a matter of preference.

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Post by clarahobbs » Sat Feb 23, 2008 3:10 pm

I prefer the mouse, it provides much more control than the keyboard.
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Post by Tank 52 » Sat Mar 01, 2008 7:40 am

Pfft easy choice, keyboard, just chand the controls and shooting and dodging will be much easier, for me, e r t and enter are to fire, easier then using boring old mouse. :gross:
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Post by Amoeba » Sat Mar 01, 2008 7:18 pm

I prefer mouse, myself. I like it probably because it involves little thought. After all, who likes to think outside school? :twisted:

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Post by zaa » Sun Mar 02, 2008 3:53 pm

Mouse FTW.

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Post by Forfair » Sun Mar 02, 2008 5:58 pm

I use a mouse, with out a doubt alot better for my style of play.

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Post by Tank 52 » Mon Mar 17, 2008 12:11 am

Alot of people say you can shoot faster with mouse,but if you change the key mapping of your keyboard,I think you'll shoot much faster then mouse, for example if I use e,r,t and enter to shoot so four keys to shoot with,so im much faster with keyboard,easier to move to if you ask me.
Try to look unimportant,they may be low on ammo
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Post by Ride » Mon Mar 17, 2008 7:54 pm

definatly mouse the mouse wheel can really come in handy and i think that it is much easier to control!

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Post by 12445 » Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:15 pm

keyboard and my flight stick

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Post by alcatraz » Sat Mar 22, 2008 12:26 pm

keyboard, and sometimes when i want to make a small jump and slow motion key isnt good...mouse
any of u tryed a gempad? :lol-old:

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Post by Starski » Mon Mar 31, 2008 6:58 pm

mouse no doubt.

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Post by andreas_e93 » Fri Apr 11, 2008 2:20 pm

mouse
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Post by Starski » Sun Apr 13, 2008 12:31 am

id prefer mouse less buttons to use and its conveineint only time you dont use mouse is probably when it no jumping HUX

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