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What mouse do you guys use when playing? I'm looking for a good 3 button mouse that I can map to the first 3 item slots. Just tired of of mis-pressing at critical moments.
What was the cheat used?

I use a Logitech G700. I can help you pick something out if you want/need a new mouse and have a budget in mind.
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What mouse do you guys use when playing? I'm looking for a good 3 button mouse that I can map to the first 3 item slots. Just tired of of mis-pressing at critical moments.
What was the cheat used?

Logitech G400? Decent sensor, and lots of buttons. I use it for my laptop
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I'm using the rat 7 it's been pretty good with my mapping
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What mouse do you guys use when playing? I'm looking for a good 3 button mouse that I can map to the first 3 item slots. Just tired of of mis-pressing at critical moments.

I use a Razer Diamondback 3G but I think they discontinued those. It's very similar to the DeathAdder. Do you know what kind of mouses you are more accustomed too? It all depends on the feel of the mouse and if it fits you. I've used Razer mouses for nearly a decade, the DeathAdder and this Diamondback that I've had for almost 5 years, so I'm very comfortable and used to them.

edit: btw if you havent done so already, you should change your item slot activation keys. mine are alt+q/w/e/a/s/d so they correspond to each item slot. this should be a whole lot more convenient and easier. i play lots of heroes with builds that require item activations and its pretty much second nature to me now
Edited by dezahp - 10/14/12 at 4:14pm
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I'm currently using one of these, it feels great in my hand whether I'm gaming or just surfing the net. But it does lack feature wise, actually they're no features at all. I'm looking for something wired in the $30 USD range, $40 if I can get a good deal on something more expensive. Maybe I can just wait for the Black Friday sales. I just want something with a few more buttons, and feels great when it moves.

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I use a Razer Diamondback 3G but I think they discontinued those. It's very similar to the DeathAdder. Do you know what kind of mouses you are more accustomed too? It all depends on the feel of the mouse and if it fits you. I've used Razer mouses for nearly a decade, the DeathAdder and this Diamondback that I've had for almost 5 years, so I'm very comfortable and used to them.
edit: btw if you havent done so already, you should change your item slot activation keys. mine are alt+q/w/e/a/s/d so they correspond to each item slot. this should be a whole lot more convenient and easier. i play lots of heroes with builds that require item activations and its pretty much second nature to me now

I use to use this setup when I played HON, maybe I'll trying it again, but I remember not liking my hand positioning.
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I use a G400. Excellent mouse.
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My DA has been with me since I started playing DotA, so yeah I'd recommend it, but then again, I'm biased on Razer mouse.
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Not related to mice (I use a Naos 5000 and don't bind keys to it), but I made a guide (here)! It's not a full guide - just some theorycrafting (thus the title).
Edited by JoeWalsh - 10/14/12 at 6:56pm
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What mouse do you guys use when playing? I'm looking for a good 3 button mouse that I can map to the first 3 item slots. Just tired of of mis-pressing at critical moments.
 

 

I have a Sensei and this is how I map stuff.

 

Slot 1: 1

Slot 2: 2

Slot 3: 3

Slot 4: tab

Slot 5: space

Slot 6: Mouse4 (left side, furthest back button)

 

I use Mouse4 for things like blink dagger or things that need targeting, and I use "1" as my secondary targeting item. Then tab and space are for active items, then "2" and "3" are either for passive items or items not use a lot. I can easily do most of my items with precision. They also made it so you can use the Sensei's right side, side buttons. In the XAI they were not useable, unless you switched the mouse over to left handed use.

 

The mouse isn't super great on cloth pads like the QcK series, but I find it fine. It just spazzes out for a moment randomly. 99% of the time it's fine tho. It's recommended for hard surfaces.

 

DO NOT GET ANYTHING RAZER. They're just bad quality and will not last even a year. This includes the DeathAdder. Some can, but between me and my cousin, we've gone through 4 Razer mice, and you'll find this problem every where. They're cheap plastic made for mass production. It's why their products are so LED-y.

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DO NOT GET ANYTHING RAZER.They're just bad quality and will not last even a year. This includes the DeathAdder. Some can, but between me and my cousin, we've gone through 4 Razer mice, and you'll find this problem every where. They're cheap plastic made for mass production. It's why their products are so LED-y.

Lol you must not know what you're talking about. I've played CS 1.6 since before 2000 and have been using Razer mices the majority of the time. The most common mice I know people have and have seen at Lans are Deathadders. I've had only 3 mices since 2000 and I'm not lying. 2 Deathadders and a Diamondback that I am using currently that I got in 2008. If you don't like Razer that's another thing but their mouses are far from bad. My mouse takes A LOT of punishment too from playing SC2, GW2, and especially Dota 2 with constant rapid clicking. Maybe you just had unlucky, bad experiences with the mouses you received unless you're raging and slamming your mouse against the desk or constantly dropping them lol.
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