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Looking for ideas on what Joysticks would be good for piloting in Star Citizen.

My idea here is to use the keyboard in tandem with the joystick. However I am not above the possibility of a full flight control system if necessary. I already intend on purchasing Occulus Rift when it's available.
 
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I've got a Logitech extreme 3d Pro which was like $30 or so and has worked great in any flying game i have tried. i mainly use it in battlefield games, but it has yaw, x and y, plenty of extra buttons, and the throttle in a comfortable location. they are built very well, mine has lasted some abuse, being carried in a laptop bag, etc. my dad and brother both have the same joystick, and we've had n
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I've got a Logitech extreme 3d Pro which was like $30 or so and has worked great in any flying game i have tried. i mainly use it in battlefield games, but it has yaw, x and y, plenty of extra buttons, and the throttle in a comfortable location. they are built very well, mine has lasted some abuse, being carried in a laptop bag, etc. my dad and brother both have the same joystick, and we've had n


I have a logitech attack3 but it doesnt have the twist on the stick and I think that's necessary for turn control. It has x and y of course and throttle and 12 programmable (or 10 can't remember) It still works and its nice but I think it might be time for an upgrade.
 
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the extreme 3d pro has the twist part
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the extreme 3d pro has the twist part


Yeah I saw.. Seems that someone is actually going to use the extreme 3d pro as a primary and the attack 3 as a secondary...


Im still really thinking of getting the x52... It looks sweet... and I am going to be getting the consumer version of Occulus rift if it ever shows up lol
 
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if you are right handed, the extreme 3d pro is pretty close to perfect. i feel like a lot of joysticks just have extra garbage that would break, but this one has plenty of buttons, special software, yaw, x/y a ton of buttons, and is cheap

the x52 looks kind of cool, but i'm not sure if the throttle stays where you put it or if you have to hold it there.
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As a user or the x52, it's throttle stays in the position you leave it in. Cheers

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Wow I was about to make a similar thread.. Glad I scrolled down.. haha

Anyone try a flight stick out for War Thunder? Wondering if that works well with a stick..

I was in Microcenter over the weekend and they had a flight sim game up with the logitech attack3 and it handled very nicely..


I am thinking though it may be best to wait till the dog fight module or even Alpha to figure out which is the best stick for Star Citizen..
Right? I mean what are our options theres only a hand full out on the market right?

My plan is to have my left hand on the Razor Nostromo with programmed buttons and my right on the stick..
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