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HERMAN_JELMET

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Does anyone use one?
I struggle with using the keyboard/mouse combo, When I say struggle I mean hate.
Not all games are pad friendly but after a bit of Googling I found Xpadder, Which Is a free program.

What is Xpadder?
Xpadder simulates the keyboard and mouse using your gamepad
You can use wired/wireless PS3/Xbox and PC controllers, But I had a bit of trouble with the wireless PS3 pad so I bought a Saitek speedlink strike controller.

I was a bit overwhelmed at first as I had no Idea what I was doing, But you can download pre made game profiles and controller images from the Xpadder forum.
After playing around with a pre made profile, I'd created one I was happy with for playing SWTOR.
And last night I created a game profile for Minecraft (Instead of going to bed!) I even mapped the mouse scroll wheel to the left and right D pad :)

I know a control pad doesn't have the same amount of keys as a keyboard but Xpadder has the ability to add shift buttons, Allowing you to add upto 7 additional layouts totalling around 190 different keystrokes on one controller.

I would definitely recommend Xpadder for playing PC games with a controller, If you're that way inclined :)
 

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I like mouse and keyboard but this looks good for people like yourself who have sausage hands ;)
 

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:lol:
 

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I'm pretty sure I used XPadder when I was running my PSP games with an output to PC (and therefore my TV) and using a PS2 control pad rather than holding the PSP itself for extended gaming sessions on Monster Hunter.

I honestly don't understand how people use mouse and keyboard to game with. I can just about understand the mouse bit, that's almost usable, but a keyboard? You need to have some freaky deformed hand to be playing games with a keyboard.
 

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I use mouse + keyboard when im playing Fallout but use an Xbox controller on my other pc games.
 

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I use the Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver For Windows.

I love the 360 joypad and Ive had no issues with this at all.
 

Jkrohn1

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I might buy one for crafting of mines lol
 

HERMAN_JELMET

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Apparently Xpadder Is now purchase only, But I still have the downloaded zip file of 5.7 If anyone wants It.
 

Jkrohn1

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HERMAN_JELMET said:
Apparently Xpadder Is now purchase only, But I still have the downloaded zip file of 5.7 If anyone wants It.
Is that legal :-\
 

ColSonders

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is which bit legal?

Deciding that software you used to offer for free is now a paid for bit of software?

Or passing on free software that the publisher has now deemed needs to be paid for?

I think the answer to both is yes, that's legal.
 

Jkrohn1

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Yeah sharing anything that was free and without licence is free. I'll take a copy of the file buddy :)
 
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