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Haha yea, I got a Blackwidow and the X6 at first, the blackwidow was a dream to type on, but the X6 has very nice features, swappable numpad for easy macro use as its easier to reach on the left side when gaming, back lighting, and cheaper price. Plus, as I play BFBC2 and BF2 and Fallout quite abit, CC is a dream come true. So, I relunctantly sent back the BW. But, the clicky sounds are still in my head tho. :/
Meh, use a hotkey program for binds. Ive owned a G15, all the features were completely useless. Anyways, how hard is it to hold a key down?
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When you are trying to get across a map like Heavy Metal from BFBC2 and you accidentally spawned at the your spawn base without a vehicle in sight? It's a dream come true. With Fallout, it's almost a necessity. Holding down W for more than 5 minutes to get to Point B is never fun, so let the keyboard do the work for you You won't understand this sensation until you actually use it though
    
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The X6 was my last keyboard. It was good for a rubber dome, but something felt non standard about it, I had a lot of typos with keys around the left shift and caps lock keys. I definitely prefer my BWU to the X6 tbh.
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When you are trying to get across a map like Heavy Metal from BFBC2 and you accidentally spawned at the your spawn base without a vehicle in sight? It's a dream come true. With Fallout, it's almost a necessity. Holding down W for more than 5 minutes to get to Point B is never fun, so let the keyboard do the work for you You won't understand this sensation until you actually use it though
Yeah, how do you instantly stop it though? Say your getting shot at, and they keyboards holding the key down for you. Pretty much seems useless because you would be sprinting longer than you wanted to in battles.
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thats my keyboard ! loving it !
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The X6 was my last keyboard. It was good for a rubber dome, but something felt non standard about it, I had a lot of typos with keys around the left shift and caps lock keys. I definitely prefer my BWU to the X6 tbh.
Argh, damn it, the clicky sounds are back D: Well, to each his own I guess.
    
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post #17 of 39
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True, but the Cruise Control function is really underrated. Watching my friends holding down buttons to run across huge maps, while I sit back and drink my soda with my guy still running feels awesome.
Makes you an easy headshot for a sniper.


...and BF3 doesn't require macros. I think most would agree they rather have responsiveness.
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I actually have this keyboard and never used this function lol, I should try it out
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Makes you an easy headshot for a sniper.


...and BF3 doesn't require macros. I think most would agree they rather have responsiveness.
This, in FPS games I'm pretty sure no one wants to die because of there keyboard holding down the sprint key just a bit to long.
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Yeah, how do you instantly stop it though? Say your getting shot at, and they keyboards holding the key down for you. Pretty much seems useless because you would be sprinting longer than you wanted to in battles.
Obviously, I don't use it in small map skirmish. As mentioned, press shift and you will immediately stop moving. It's for travelling around big maps. In long matches like BF games with maps like Heavy Metal or the 1 with the ship in the desert, not having to hold down the W key and run, is certainly a luxury. Use it in safe areas and you are fine. Use it when there are a dozen guys surrounding you with their crosshair on your head? You have to be a little weird to do that lol.

In Fallout/Elder Scroll games, where you won't have to worry about getting sniped in the head or getting killed in 3 shots from behind, travelling and exploring has become way way WAY less tedious, as all you have to do is move the mouse around. Still remember having to walk 30 mins to get to a landmark, that wasn't fun at all =.=
    
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