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post #1 of 17
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Hey all, I've been considering getting a gamepad for playing WoW. I've been looking at the offerings from Razor, Belkin, and Logitech, but I'd like some of ya'lls opinions before I settle on one. The main thing I'm concerned about is the feel and ease of hitting all the buttons. I have fairly large hands, but my fingers are relatively short, which makes it difficult for me to reach any further than my T and F keys while gaming (and even those are a stretch).

I've also been thinking about getting back into FPS games on PC, so something that would work well for both would be ideal. Thanks in advance for your opinions!
post #2 of 17
The Xbox 360 controller should work. I don't play WoW, but with xpadder, you should be able to use it.

I don't know why anyone would want to play an FPS on the PC with a gamepad, though.
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Thanks for the suggestion, but I don't think playing WoW would be very feasible with an Xbox controller. I'll consider it for playing any FPS games I may get though.
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The Razer Onza is something you should take a look at, it seems a bit superior to the regular X360 controller.
 
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Ok, maybe I wasn't making myself clear in my OP. I'm not looking for a PC gaming controller as has been suggested. I'm looking for a PC gamepad such as this.
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Because I wanted to get people's opinions on comfort and ease of button reach, as stated in my original post.
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I use the logitech g13. I've had it for about a year, and I don't have any complaints so far.
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post #9 of 17
My bad then, haven't seen too many devices similar. What about a keyboard with multiple macros?

http://www.logitech.com/en-us/keyboa...d/devices/7246
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post #10 of 17
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How wide across is it where the buttons are? It has twice as many buttons as the other 2 I'm looking at.
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