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So let me first just say that I ONLY play Starcraft 2, and I play it quite competitivley - so I guess that makes me claw/finger grip.

I had a CM Storm Spawn, which was an ideal shape, and in fact it was perfect in almost every regard. I say almost because the design of the side buttons is bad (you have to push way too hard), and the software is aids. The shape of it though is what I'm looking for in a mouse. Short, stubby, yet ergonomic. I have a G9x as well but it's not actually that good shape-wise, although it's closer to what I'm looking for.

I currently use a Razer Taipan, which is good in general but there's something about the shape that's just not right, and I've noticed that most mice have a similar shape to this one.

Is there anything else that I should look at that has the same shape/size of the cm storm spawn?

Thanks.
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post #2 of 21
If the Spawn is really your ideal shape then obviously the G9x and Xornet would be perfect for you. Not sure if there is anything else that closely resembles those. I just got an Abyssus for SC2 and I love it, but was also considering a Zowie Mico and CM Xornet.
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post #3 of 21
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xornet is just a gimp version of the spawn AFAIK, and has the same side button problems.

And the G9x, although a good mouse, actually made my hand hurt after a while. That can't be good.

The zowie mico has no side buttons (something I need)
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post #4 of 21
YEA CM spawn has a better sensor than the xorent
post #5 of 21
The side buttons themselves are fine, you could just take it apart and file off the ridge below them if you want them to be easier to press.
    
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post #6 of 21
The Ninox Aurora may be up your alley. Unfortunately, you'll have to wait for who knows how long just like the rest of us.
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post #7 of 21
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Originally Posted by Phos View Post

The side buttons themselves are fine, you could just take it apart and file off the ridge below them if you want them to be easier to press.

an interesting idea, I still feel like the buttons themselves are too small, but I might give this a try just for curiosity's sake if anything.
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post #8 of 21
Many Korean pros use g9x with no shell and Zowie Mico.
post #9 of 21
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zowie mico would be ideal if it had side buttons
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post #10 of 21
Epic Gear Medusa. basically bigger CM Spawn
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