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This topic contains 21 replies, has 12 voices, and was last updated by  philippe_j 12 years ago.

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  • #4810

    philippe_j
    Participant

    So I was thinking about snow and snowboarding, and how I do a lot of things the other way around. In snowboarding, I would be called a “goofy” for that reason (right foot first).
    As I was playing today with the first years, it became apparent that I am the only one using reverted mouse settings… I guess it comes from me playing flight simulators when I was still a n00b, and now it just would feel weird to play any other way.

    So what about you? Goofy or regular?

    p.s. this is really only relevant for FPS. And other games where there is a first/third person view.

  • #27550

    Skyclad
    Participant

    Any time you’d like to show you how ‘goofy’ I am with the mouse inverted, just let me know :)

    Dave

  • #27551

    Nooptical
    Participant

    Non-Inverts are the goofy ones.
    Any FPS player worth their salt plays inverted…..

  • #27552

    ian_hannigan
    Participant

    Any time you’d like to show you how ‘goofy’ I am with the mouse inverted, just let me know :)

    Dave[/quote:6ef8f21de3]

    You’re a candidate for the “strangest keyboard setup ever” award in my book ;)

  • #27553

    ian_hannigan
    Participant

    Non-Inverts are the goofy ones.
    Any FPS player worth their salt plays inverted…..[/quote:fa0430a12f]

    That’s probably why they call them “preferences” ;)

  • #27554

    maniacrobot
    Participant

    I have trouble enough finding a decent mouse for lefties, never mind starting to futter with the feckin orientation :)

  • #27556

    Ronny
    Participant

    I have trouble enough finding a decent mouse for lefties, never mind starting to futter with the feckin orientation :)[/quote:1c1581f4ad]
    Good man. About time someone spoke up against the evil regime of the right.

  • #27558

    gizmo
    Participant

    Decent mouse for lefties? The Razer mice are for both handed people and are, in my opinion anyway, the best gaming mouse to be had…

    Oh and for FPS’ I’m a regular user HOWEVER for all flight sim related games I turn to goofy, strange but true… :?

  • #27562

    maniacrobot
    Participant

    Yeah seen it, thanks mate, but i wouldn’t mind an ergo and not one like a big lump of clay I had to use at intel, I had to get the biggest one they had. :D

  • #27565

    RonanHayes
    Participant

    Invert mouse is for old school FPS players, when ID first started releasing FPS game the mouse was defaulted to Inverted.

    So many of the hardcore players and especially the old timers use inverted mouse. Not that it matters a crap…

  • #27572

    Steph
    Participant

    Oh and for FPS’ I’m a regular user HOWEVER for all flight sim related games I turn to goofy, strange but true… :?[/quote:6515da132b]

    Same here (Regular FPS’er / Goofy Sim’er) – nothing goofy about it. Real plane controls are ‘goofy’, handling of real guns is ‘regular’… strangely enough :roll:

  • #27573

    omen
    Participant

    Goofy for the a mouse, but for some reason, with a console anolog stick, i’m using regular….weird.

  • #27574

    Max Marshall
    Participant

    We all know that lefties and inverters are evil to the core of their being and should be dealt with accordingly. They should be tied down and beaten to death with rubber chickens.

    Long live the Right Hand Imperialist Regime. Some people are more equal than others!

    I’m a “regular” FPS controller by the way, not a “goofy”

  • #27577

    omen
    Participant

    Hey! I’m a goofy lefty!

    Although using a mouse with yur left hand is pure wrong.

  • #27587

    maniacrobot
    Participant

    Oooooooooooooo!! :)

  • #27590

    kyotokid
    Keymaster

    To be honest I dont know which I use. I can only tell if its the ‘correct way’ or the ‘evil way’ once I am ingame.

    Halo’s detection method is very clever…doing it on the fly so you never even notice.

  • #27599

    philippe_j
    Participant

    Well, my little sister is a lefty, so I’ve been trying to buy her a nice mouse, but the whole “inverting buttons” thing is just annoying. For the moment, she is learning to use the mouse with her right hand. I think it’s probably the best solution.

    Oh for those who mention flight sims, yes, the default is normally to invert the mouse (which is why I say “flight sim style”).
    I have, however, seen some space sims that used the “mouse up = look up” method. And I hold them as abominations unto my eyes… :evil:

    kyotokid : then you are a regular, no FPS is set to inverted mouse anymore nowadays.

    omen : now that, sir, is the weirdest I’ve heard…. the whole point of the inverted mouse setting is that it reflects what you would be doing if holding a stick, precisely. i.e. when you wanna go up in a plane, you pull toward you (move the mouse down) :roll:

    interesting results so far, though

  • #27606

    Max Marshall
    Participant

    An inverted mouse reflects head movement, you move you head back to look up and you move it forward to look down.

    Its still evil though!

  • #27609

    Max Marshall
    Participant

  • #27654

    philippe_j
    Participant

    LOL Max, now you just need a “Lefty Resistance” logo and you are good to go :-)
    Shame only 17 votes, it’s not what you would call a very large sample of the population :-P

  • #27655

    maniacrobot
    Participant
  • #27704

    philippe_j
    Participant

    “Think how your head rotates, man. Think about it”
    eheh, how true :)

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