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I bought a pair of Gravis Gamepad Pro controllers on eBay and the sale went right before I noticed a similar pair of controllers with analog sticks for only five bucks more.

Now I'm stuck with digital control and the moving is really unsmooth and inaccurate. Any way to make the control a bit smoother? I keep oversteering.
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A digital gamepad won't be smooth.
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I've used my Xbox 360 controller on bzflag and its pretty smooth, I still have more control with my mouse and keyboard. If you decide to try a 360 controller you have to go to Microsoft's site and download the drivers. Here is a link: http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/gaming/download.mspx And it works on XP aswell. IF you run Linux Check the repository for a Calibrator.
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It's fine, I rigged up a small program that has the controller manipulate the mouse in a way that makes it function like an analog stick. It's fine now.
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sounds cool you should think about posting it on the forums for other to use.
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ducktape wrote:I've used my Xbox 360 controller on bzflag and its pretty smooth, I still have more control with my mouse and keyboard. If you decide to try a 360 controller you have to go to Microsoft's site and download the drivers. Here is a link: http://www.microsoft.com/hardware/gaming/download.mspx And it works on XP aswell. IF you run Linux Check the repository for a Calibrator.
The whole point was they already had a gamepad, and that it wasn't analog like the Xbox 360 controller, but digital (as in, there is no in-between settings in the directional pad...)
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