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Ok so I have an xbox 360 controller that works well with Crysis and Bioshock but it doesn't seem to work at all (other then look around) in half-life 2. Unless I'm missing something in the options...

I like to sit back and play games and coming from a console background, I really dislike the keyboard/mouse set-up even if it has an advantage.
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Anything that uses a joystick and doesn't fly is epic fail.

EDIT: 360 controller is NOT epic fail.
Edited by Arbiter419 - 6/25/08 at 8:26pm
    
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Yes, thankyou for the useless opinion.
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Half Life unfortunately probably doesn't support it.

Don't take my word for it...

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Johnny, could you please elaborate as to what your are asking? Are you asking how to enable a 360 controller in hl2? If so I recommend using SwitchBlade.
Edited by Apt Quadruped - 6/25/08 at 8:32pm
    
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I had to download some external proggy to run my joysticks, and even then it wasn't perfect. let me see if i can find it again.

Can't find the exact application, but this seems like it might help.
Edited by h33b - 6/25/08 at 8:33pm
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Johnny, could you please elaborate as to what your are asking. Are you asking how to enable a 360 controller in hl2? If so I recommend using SwitchBlade.

Sorry, I'm not sure what to ask. I guess how to enable it, or if it can be enabled?? I'm new to the PC gaming arena. I don't know anything about it really.

I'll give the link you provided a go. Thanks. It says XP SP2, and I'm using Vista 64 but we'll see I guess..
Edited by Johnnyfive - 6/25/08 at 8:34pm
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You need to use a Third Party program, because most Source games do not support Controllers normally.
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Sorry, I'm not sure what to ask. I guess how to enable it, or if it can be enabled?? I'm new to the PC gaming arena. I don't know anything about it really.
Well if you're asking about how to work a 360 controller into hl2 use SwitchBlade. Trust me, you won't regret it.
    
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I'll give the link you provided a go. Thanks. It says XP SP2, and I'm using Vista 64 but we'll see I guess..
It will work, I am using it in Vista 64 as well and it works perfectly. I even used it before Vista SP1. Have fun with it.
    
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