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Originally Posted by Sheyster View Post
I have to agree, the BF series is not a flight sim. If the mouse control feels awkward, try reversing the axis for pitch, it might help.
All the pros in BF2 use flight sticks... even in 1942.
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Does the Thrustmaster T16000m allow for rotation? Can you twist it to turn for helicopters?
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WSAD like a man!
    
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Does the Thrustmaster T16000m allow for rotation? Can you twist it to turn for helicopters?
I believe it does.
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WSAD like a man!
Not enough sensitivity...
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Here are some other cheap options I found:




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WSAD like a man!
^^ What he said...

Now on the other hand if you're a hard core flight sim gamer, then by all means buy the entire ThrustMaster setup.
Edited by Sheyster - 8/16/11 at 9:14am
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post #17 of 23
Now that I have seen the jets, I may get a flight stick also. Other than the Thrustmaster mentioned, has anyone used the Cyborg X Flight Stick? That is about the only one I could pick up locally here other than the Logitech 3D Pro. If they fail in comparison, I may just order the Thrustmaster.
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post #18 of 23
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I just bought the thrustmaster!
post #19 of 23
BC2 had dumbed down flight controls, BFBC2 Vietnam even worse. I have no doubts we won't have our flight controls like we did in BF2 (which were great)

Give me some feedback on the Thrustmaster, if you think it's good I might pick one up as well. They are quite cheap.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Phoriver View Post
All the pros in BF2 use flight sticks... even in 1942.
I don't know about Pros, but I just used the keyboard/mouse and it felt very natural and intuitive. I also liked playing with family and friends and use to own them when I took to the air in BF2. I have very fond memories of that game and I'm pretty sure the flight mechanics will probably be the same in BF3 as they were in BF2.
 
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