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post #1951 of 3120
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Do you guys prefer racing games with a controller or keyboard? I bought and installed grid and steering with the wasd keys is a pain in the ass.


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I use a wheel but I'd never play a racing game with the keyboard. I'd get a controller for GRID.
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I have a Logitech G27. I could not figure out how to set it up correctly for GRID/DIRT. The steering was too finicky for me. Game pad plays best.
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I got my ps3 controller working with grid (emulate xbox 360 controller with the motioninjoy drivers) and it's works great! Getting used to playing a racing game is frustrating as hell but the games great, well worth what I paid. Using the dualshock 3 you also get force feedback if anyone's interested
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I got my ps3 controller working with grid (emulate xbox 360 controller with the motioninjoy drivers) and it's works great! Getting used to playing a racing game is frustrating as hell but the games great, well worth what I paid. Using the dualshock 3 you also get force feedback if anyone's interested
IMO, the best way to get into the game is to follow the other cars and then just over take them!
This way, you learn the speed of the game. Instead of going so fast and just wipe out!
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IMO, the best way to get into the game is to follow the other cars and then just over take them!
This way, you learn the speed of the game. Instead of going so fast and just wipe out!
Or you learn how to drive in the game by doing small races and bit by bit upgrading your car until you've gotten hang of the courses. Once you feel you're ready light up up take 1st and don't worry about what's going on behind you until they're right on your rear bumper.

There isn't a racing game/sim made where this doesn't work. Start small stay small build your cred/car.

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I need some more racing games. None really appeal at the moment, though.
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I need some more racing games. None really appeal at the moment, though.
what racing games did you enjoy?
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what racing games did you enjoy?
Let's see, in no particular order:

GRID
NFS Most Wanted
NFS Underground 2
Gran Turismo 4 (never got the chance to play 5)
Test Drive Unlimited
Test Drive Unlimited 2 (although it was really, REALLY buggy and still is)
Colin McRae Rally games, and DiRT 2, haven't played or got DiRT 3

There should be far more in that list, but I can't think of them.

I was disappointed by Need for Speed Shift and Shift 2, and Hot Pursuit was kinda crap.

I also think I might have enjoyed F1 2010 if I had got it in the Steam sale recently. At the very least, it would give me some knowledge of F1.

Anyway, got any recommendations based on that?
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hot pursuit was awesome back in the day on console I haven't played it on pc. Hot Pursuit, Road Rash, and Gran Turismo are always pretty enjoyable. Havent played dirt yet but I hear that it's a really good game.
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