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Sitting in the tower, nicely hidden from the rabble down below, you crouch and switch from rocket-launcher to rail-gun. There he sits, carelessly out in the open. A big fat juicy n00b target ready to be painted and fragged. Oh, how sweet.

You can barely contain your excitement as you zoom your scope. Carefully adjusting your aim, you go for the headshot and slam your finger down on the left-mouse button. The shot goes wild! In the excitement of the kill, your enthusiastic mouse-click caused your hand to jerk. Suddenly, you find yourself alone and vulnerable with dozens of rockets flying towards your position. Weak.

Enter the Fragpedal. Two panels that rest on the floor with raised sensors convert the gentle touch of your feet into flaming death for your foe. Forever will your hands be accurate and stable while your toes tap out semaphores of pain and destruction. Use your right foot to left and right-click. Use your left to cycle through weapons. Using the programming tool included with every fragpedal, you can customize those buttons as you please. Code a button-press as a mouseclick or a series of keystrokes, press and release mode sends the command upon release, toggle sends one command on odd and another on even presses, or shift to "shift" the other 3 buttons to a new set of commands.

Made from burnished aluminum and tough rubber, the Fragpedal is built to last.
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Different yet kinda cool huh?
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Isn't this older than dirt?
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...$70 for 4 buttons?
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Isn't this older than dirt?
yes it is...
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This would definitely be worth $70 if every time you tried to snipe someone out, you moved the mouse and missed. Just imagine, never getting a kill in a game because you got so bubbly with excitement that you couldn't click a mouse.
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This would definitely be worth $70 if every time you tried to snipe someone out, you moved the mouse and missed. Just imagine, never getting a kill in a game because you got so bubbly with excitement that you couldn't click a mouse.
You would pay $70 for that? It should be $30 - $40.
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Whose aim moves when they click? :S

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This would definitely be worth $70 if every time you tried to snipe someone out, you moved the mouse and missed. Just imagine, never getting a kill in a game because you got so bubbly with excitement that you couldn't click a mouse.
Heh, in TF2 I jerk my mouse voluntarily on some servers to account for the horrendous lag I get, I mean my ping is 20ms but I have to move my sight to the left or right, since I can't hit a sniper even if I'm blinding him with my own sight passing through his scope.


Honestly this isn't very practical, because chances are the player that can't get a headshot because he's shaking with anticipation won't have the dexterity to use his feet and hands at the same time...
    
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post #9 of 12
While I give it two thumbs down for shooting, using it to crouch/prone would be very cool indeed!
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post #10 of 12
This would be useful, if I ever had my feet on the ground. I normally have my legs in front of me. Like right now for example.
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