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post #11 of 74
lol it does look a bit ridiculous...

I think the perfect game pad for me would be if Steel series would take the Merc keyboard's left side game pad, separate it into it's own game pad, make all the keys mechanical, and if they really wanted to make it fancy throw in a little screen and backlighting.

I have the original Merc keyboard, and the gamepad is really nice, although it makes the keyboard huge and the keys are probably starting to wear out. The placement and amount of keys are excellent though.
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MadCatz
Stopped reading there.

i've had great success with Madcatz hardware even smashed a controller designed by them against a wall which put a hole in the wall but still kept on working for 3 years later till it simply gave out redface.gif
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post #13 of 74
It's non-mech, move on.
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oh em gee now I can be a l337 player of the pc master race and pwn nubz and join mlg.
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I wish there was a good mech keyboard with an LCD screen for status and junk frown.gif.
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that sad thing is, the majority of people who are willnig to spend his kind of cash on a keyboard will, as most of them probabaly don't even know what a mechanical keyboard is.
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post #17 of 74
Not mechanical...

Why do keyboard manufacturers even bother labeling their keyboards as "gamer" keyboards when they are not even mechanical - such fail.

If only Razer released an updated version of the Razer Nostromo with cherry mx keys, now that would be worthy of the "gamer" label smile.gif
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post #18 of 74
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Not mechanical...
Why do keyboard manufacturers even bother labeling their keyboards as "gamer" keyboards when they are not even mechanical - such fail.
If only Razer released an updated version of the Razer Nostromo with cherry mx keys, now that would be worthy of the "gamer" label smile.gif

Mech keyboards do not help with gaming, they just feel "nicer".

Although at $200 I'd expect a mech lol.
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post #19 of 74
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Not mechanical...
Why do keyboard manufacturers even bother labeling their keyboards as "gamer" keyboards when they are not even mechanical - such fail.
If only Razer released an updated version of the Razer Nostromo with cherry mx keys, now that would be worthy of the "gamer" label smile.gif

Mechanical backlit Nostromo would be soooooo nice drool.gif or how about the Wolfking Warrior, now that my friend would just be sex in a keypad.

Updates the Wolking Warrior needs :
- Cherry Blues or Browns
- RGB Backlight w/ controls
- NKRO
- Make the keys (or at least some) programmable for macros

And there would be absolutely zero competition. Have one and only reason I stopped using it is because it isn't mechanical, but when I did it was amazing for CS : Source and WoW. So much more comfortable for gaming and more keys in reach.
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Mech keyboards do not help with gaming, they just feel "nicer".
Although at $200 I'd expect a mech lol.

tell that to a korean SC2 player, smashing out 12498903289023 APM lol. your normal membrane KB is 80-100g actuation force, while red/blues/browns are 40-45g. mabye not a huge difference for 98% of gamers, but that that level decreasing the presssure required to actuate a key in half is pretty dramatic. Not to mention you can learn to not bottom out with a linear switch, decreasing the travel distance, which is nearly impossible with most membrane boards. Every gram/mm counts biggrin.gif
Edited by DaXxJaPxX - 10/24/12 at 11:27am
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