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    QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    How do you like to get your gaming fix?
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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    Depends entirely on the game, for example first person shooters are undeniably better with keyboard and mouse, but generally controllers are better for racing games and platformers.

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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    Quote Originally Posted by Bagnaj97 View Post
    Depends entirely on the game, for example first person shooters are undeniably better with keyboard and mouse, but generally controllers are better for racing games and platformers.
    Agreed, first person shooters, MMORPG, keyboard and mouse all the way

    Driving or sports games then gamepad

    Its all about having the right tool for the job,

    Joystick for flying
    Wheel for racing games

    Although my missus insists that everything should be done with the wheel!

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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    Keyboard and Mouse.

    Utterly

    100%

    without a milli second delay

    Games Controllers for shooting anything are utter dross.

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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    I personally use the controller where possible,

    I don't play shooters and never play online multiplayer, so the performance or response issue is irrelevant to my gaming.

    But it's that long since I used a keyboard and mouse for gaming, I just find it very difficult.

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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    Well I bought a joypad for...... err..... something......

    Oh, might have been that DOA game.
    A friend of mine cosplays as Mai Shiruanianinuinininiuioiaiou-thingummy and I had no idea who she was, so I got the game to have a play.

    That, or it was when Origin gave away a car racing game On The House...


    Yeah, summat like that.

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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    Keyboard + Mouse
    But i use the steelseries merc stealth. Which for me feels way more comfortable than the usual wsad/arrow keys.
    https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/41kx5Z8CEAL.jpg

    And then there are a few games where using my USB NES controller works better

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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    Horses for courses an all that

    I picked up Payday 2 on ps4 the other day since I played it loads on PC and I find it nigh on unplayable with the pad, but nobody's gonna use a mouse for FIFA or NFS.

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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    FPS - keyboard and mouse
    Beat em ups - has to be a controller

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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    Since Borderlands 2 I use a controller for everything except the older GOG Games that are keyboard and Mouse only. Started this as I noticed my hands were starting to really hurt after playing for about an hour with keyboard and mouse so started out with a controller and now it is used for virtually everything.

    I feel that only first person shooters really benefit from keyboard and mouse now, open world games, racing and so on are so much better with a pad.

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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    Depends on the game, sometimes use both.

    For instance Batman, use mouse and keyboard for movement etc but pick up the controller for when using the car.
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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    Honestly I prefer the bongos


    edit: KB&M is just fine for everything other than racing and potentially 3d platforming, I also prefer playing fighters with controller despite it technically being worse
    Last edited by Ozaron; 02-02-2018 at 08:27 PM.

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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    For FPS and most things, KB/Mouse all the way! It's impossible to play an FPS without max auto-aim on a controller, period. Too slow, too imprecise.

    I love my controllers for casual gaming. Anything that isn't FPS or that requires high precision.

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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    Keyboard and Mouse since I can't get on with controllers,but maybe I do need to try to get used to them at the rate things are going with the PC!

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    Honestly I prefer the bongos
    Utter brilliance!!

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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    Depends on the game, but mainly I play RPG/Adventure games nowadays so controller mostly but either is fine.

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    Re: QOTW: Joypad or keyboard and mouse?

    I've tried two or three pads but, cannot get on with them, partly because they don't seem to be designed for people with big hands (10 inch span). Now if they were offered in different sizes, like my Evoluent mouse, I might get on better with pads.

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