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Which analog device to use with TMU ??

Posted: 07 Dec 2006 14:53
by bcbeyhan
I dont know if this question was raised before but as far i looked for i could not find any.
I am about to buy a wheel or whatever device suits best for this game and want to learn if it makes a difference in gameplay like turning curves or Which kind/type of analogue device is commonly used etc etc. Are they really preferred ? (Money/cost is not an issue)
Any kind of suggestions will be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Posted: 07 Dec 2006 15:34
by CiferFu
hi,
i wouldn`t use a wheel for tm or any other arcade racer, cause of the reaction time. a common pad or keyboard should be best to react on fast curves or chicanes.

Posted: 07 Dec 2006 16:21
by bcbeyhan
what about the reaction time you mention ? is it really an issue ?

Posted: 07 Dec 2006 17:45
by oliverde8
with a wheel you need more time to turn the whell hunred pourcent then on a pad :D

Posted: 07 Dec 2006 23:27
by SpaceJocky
It's gonna be personal preference as to type of controller...

I've got umpteen years using various racing wheels prior to TM even existing, so I spoiled on em...Couldn't drive with the keyboard or gamepad if you paid me...

(Well...maybe if you paid me...Anyone ?)

I use a Logitech-MOMO wheel, With brake and accelerate on the shifter paddles...6 extra buttons toggle horn/views/scoreboards, Shifter Lever for respawn and restart...

I keep the sensitivity fairly medium, and set it to hit opposite lock about 2/3's of the way thru the wheels actual motion...

I KNOW I'm slower on the "Most" technical stuff, But I think its an advantage on faster sweepier stuff.

If your really interested in fast reactions, or best response...Gamepads or even a joystick with a short throw your best bet...

But nothing beats a Wheel if you want that feel of "driving" something.

Spacey ;-)

Posted: 08 Dec 2006 02:48
by T@F
I use a ps2 usb hub.

That way i can use my ps2 joypad or steering wheel.

Posted: 08 Dec 2006 10:02
by fng_thatoneguy
I'm using a Logitech Rumblepad 2 USB - Analog sticks for steering and gas/brake. Love it!
http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/produ ... ENTID=8674

Posted: 08 Dec 2006 13:09
by Zooz
I use a joystick, but a gamepad also seems to work well. As long as it's analog, it's fine. A wheel would be a bit too much though because you can't steer quickly with it. Maybe in island it would work, but in the other envs it would be too slow.

Posted: 09 Dec 2006 03:07
by darkpsy
I use an XBox 360 controller.

Posted: 09 Dec 2006 10:30
by loozerr
Trust me, wheel is awesome when you get used to it. :)
But it isn't so great in stadium, but in other evinros it rocks! :)

Posted: 09 Dec 2006 10:47
by Rax
wiimote (i can dream)

Posted: 09 Dec 2006 14:54
by SpaceJocky
lol, I can picture someone using Wii type controls...

Jumping up n down, arms flailing about....suddenly does a backflip over coffee table...

:lol:

Posted: 09 Dec 2006 16:21
by fng_thatoneguy
SpaceJocky wrote:lol, I can picture someone using Wii type controls...

Jumping up n down, arms flailing about....suddenly does a backflip over coffee table...

:lol:
Heh, I can see your car doing a backflip as well... I was playing a Wii on Thanksgiving... Tennis to be exact. Out of knee-jerk reaction to return a wild hit from the computer on the other side of the court, I jumped and swung at the ball... my character on the screen repeated the action; jump and all. That's some cool technology. :)

Posted: 09 Dec 2006 16:37
by loozerr

Posted: 10 Dec 2006 06:02
by fng_thatoneguy
heh... all kinds of fun reports like that on:
http://wiihaveaproblem.com/

Seriously people, learn some self control! *cackle!*