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post #13041 of 14551
So a ducky 9008 would be the choice, now Blue or Brown MX Switches for FPS's?
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Switch is a harder and more personal choice. If you do more typing then gaming Blue would be OK for you. Some gamers who double tap very rapidly and without fully depressing the key will not like blue. The click is also an issue but it is quieter than the clack of bottoming out the keys.

Brown is a fine switch for both, but again is not ideal for the double tap at elite pro levels. Black is preferred or Red if you have a very light and delicate touch.

I like my Browns and found Red a bit too light for my thumping fingers.
 
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What switch type would you think be best for a rhythm game? I play a few games (fps, mmo, etc) but namely a rhythm game osu, for those that have used differen't switch types, what would you think would provide the best results in games like this? Here's a video of a kid playing that game so you get an idea of how its played (using 2 keys)
    
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post #13044 of 14551
Now i'm looking at a Filco with Red switches.....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Filco-Majestouch-2-NKR-104-ASCII-Red-Switch-Keyboard-FKBN104MR-EB2-FILCKF15-/180783147337?pt=PCA_Mice_Trackballs&hash=item2a1783e949

Thoughts? Anything better with backlit possibly?

BTW Im adding rep to helpful users, I really want to make a purchase tonight. biggrin.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kosai View Post

Now i'm looking at a Filco with Red switches.....
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Filco-Majestouch-2-NKR-104-ASCII-Red-Switch-Keyboard-FKBN104MR-EB2-FILCKF15-/180783147337?pt=PCA_Mice_Trackballs&hash=item2a1783e949
Thoughts? Anything better with backlit possibly?
BTW Im adding rep to helpful users, I really want to make a purchase tonight. biggrin.gif

I don't know of any boards off hand that have red switches with a back light except the corsair k90 which is a hybrid board. Deck Boards might have a red board, I don't think they do though. Filco's are good from what I hear, quality wise so that shouldn't be of concern.
Edited by Allen86 - 12/26/11 at 11:52pm
    
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There are backlit Ducky Shines in MX Red switches.
http://www.tankguys.com/site-merchandise/ducky-shine-keyboard-mx-overclock-net-edition-red-abs.html
OCN branded too.
Try those out. wink.gif
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Whoops, lol. I opened all of my subs, got to this one last, then posted and closed the tab. tongue.gif
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post #13050 of 14551
Well I ended up customizing one off the WASD site. Decided to go with MX Cherry Reds. I call it the Super Mechanica. (I haven't ordered it yet)

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My design was inspired by Super Famicom Controller: (everything else was just random/Experimental)

wii_super_famicom.jpg
Edited by Kosai - 12/27/11 at 4:14am
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