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    How did you play old shooters (i.e. what type of controls)

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    How did you play old shooters (i.e. what type of controls)

    Post by zeha on Sat Mar 09, 2013 11:02 am

    How did you play back in the days?
    Keyboard.

    How do you play today?
    Keyboard.

    What was the first game you actually played with keyboard and mouse together and who told you to do so? Very Happy
    Probably "Unreal Tournament"

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    Re: How did you play old shooters (i.e. what type of controls)

    Post by Guest on Sat Mar 09, 2013 12:22 pm

    Hi Ruben!


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    Re: How did you play old shooters (i.e. what type of controls)

    Post by zeha on Sat Mar 16, 2013 4:57 pm

    Hmm that looks like an error in the forum software... or why did my original post got transformed into a reply from somebody?

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    Re: How did you play old shooters (i.e. what type of controls)

    Post by Dark_wizzie on Thu Mar 21, 2013 9:08 pm

    I started with a keyboard and a mouse and that's how I play today. For a while I had a netbook with a trackpad. I'd rather use the keyboard, so I adapted.



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    Re: How did you play old shooters (i.e. what type of controls)

    Post by Thomas on Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:49 am

    Wolf 3D has always been the same for me. RShift is run, I use the arrows for navigation, space bar for opening stuff and CTRL for shooting. Never could use the mouse, joystick or whatever.

    In Unreal Tournament (which is the only other game I've played recently) GOTY edition, 1999... Yeah! I use the mouse as well as arrows for navigation. Never could dig the WASD stuff. And left click for shooting.

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    Re: How did you play old shooters (i.e. what type of controls)

    Post by Schabbs on Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:25 am

    I normally use the mouse to move around. Left click on the mouse or the space bar to open doors etc, and right click on the mouse to fire weapons. The upper arrow key to run fast.



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    Re: How did you play old shooters (i.e. what type of controls)

    Post by Wolf3D Fan on Sat Mar 30, 2013 4:10 pm

    I use WASD to move, E to use, mouse to shoot. I use modern controls...

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    Post by wolfie on Wed Apr 10, 2013 6:25 pm

    i always use ether the keyboard or on my old computer a trackball



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    Re: How did you play old shooters (i.e. what type of controls)

    Post by Dark_wizzie on Wed Apr 10, 2013 11:55 pm

    Ewww, I don't like the trackball at all. I never got why people used though.



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    Re: How did you play old shooters (i.e. what type of controls)

    Post by wolfie on Fri Apr 12, 2013 9:57 pm

    @Dark_wizzie wrote:Ewww, I don't like the trackball at all. I never got why people used though.
    to be honest im not sure if what i have is a trackball....there's this blue thingy on my old computer's keyboard and whenever i rub my finger against it it acts like a mouse..only the mouse keeps moveing until you let go of it...makes for fantastic movement controls in fps games...i call it trackball becuase i have no idea what else to call it [yes i know what a trackball is but like i said i didn't know what else to call it



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