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post #1 of 21
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Just wondering what controllers and or steering wheels you use?

I'm really interested in Dirt but i don't want to play a racing game with a keyboard lol.
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post #2 of 21
Do you have an old, unused Xbox controller? Grab a USB cord, splice both of them and connect each wire to it's own color. Go download XBCD and install them. Cheap, working controller.

That's what I used for NFS:C.
post #3 of 21
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sounds good. But doesnt the Xbox 360 controllers work w/o having to do any of that with Windows XP?
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I use a wired xbox 360 controller sometimes But most of the time I just use my keyboard.

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sounds good. But doesnt the Xbox 360 controllers work w/o having to do any of that with Windows XP?
It didnt work w/o having to download some drivers for me. I tried on 2 pc's.
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I have a thrustmaster controller just like the original PS1 controller. I also have a usb to playstation adapter. it is a good controller, even though it you hear something making noise when you shake it. LOL
    
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post #6 of 21
I use a USB to Playstation Adaptor and an oooold PS1 Steering wheel with pedals, Ideal if you dont want to spend alot of cash, look in those shops that buy and sell 2nd hand console stuff.
If you like how it feels over a controller, then start saving for the new Logitech beast!
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post #7 of 21
I just use a keyboard cause i dont have any other stuff. im thinking of going and getting a new xbox controller and splicing the cables
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post #8 of 21
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Originally Posted by Sunburnti View Post
Just wondering what controllers and or steering wheels you use?

I'm really interested in Dirt but i don't want to play a racing game with a keyboard lol.
Steering wheel + pedal set is the only way to go.

I've got a Logitech Momo wheel + pedal setup for rFactor, F1 Challenge, Test Drive Unlimited, and GTR2.
    
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post #9 of 21
I use a Logitech Momo steering wheel.
    
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post #10 of 21
I use Kbd/mouse and lean heavily to left or right when I turn.
 
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