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most Joysticks have throttle controls on them also... that controls acceleration and pitch.
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Joystick all the Way for Jets!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Zackcy;14586060 
So seeing as you have WASD and the arrow keys, how does all that transfer over to a joystick?

I mean you have "only" have one.

E.G WASD to (de)accelerate/turn and the arrow keys to pitch/yaw. How would you accelerate and pitch?

[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-cLnh8qCE0&feature=related[/ame]
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Quote:

Oh thanks. Didn't see that little joystick.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Zackcy;14586958 
Oh thanks. Didn't see that little joystick.

That's what she said.


Sigh.
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Dont know if this is been posted but here are the unofficial (maybe official) requirements to MAX this game.

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"quad or hexa core cpu w/ dual gpu setups to test the high end settings, they're quite power hungry :3"
https://twitter.com/#!/ChristinaCoffin/status/102385159776636928
Edited by Addictedtokaos - 8/15/11 at 6:29am
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Zackcy;14586060 
So seeing as you have WASD and the arrow keys, how does all that transfer over to a joystick?

I mean you have "only" have one.

E.G WASD to (de)accelerate/turn and the arrow keys to pitch/yaw. How would you accelerate and pitch?

I know you saw the video already but:

Joysticks typically can go left and right (function of moving your mouse left and right), forward and backward (function of moving your mouse forward and backward), diagonally (mouse movements), twist left, twist right (function of A and D) and have a throttle which takes the place of W and S to ascend or descend.

In BF2 I was great in the Cobra with keyboard and mouse, hated the joystick. In jets I used the joystick but wasn't great at it. In BC2, I'm not great with either in the chopper but I'm getting better! Hopefully BF3 will re-introduce the somewhat more realistic chopper handling from BF2.
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Joysticks trump keyboard/mouse.

I was a really good pilot for all aircraft in BF2 and could tell you there is no way you can maneuver the same way with a keyboard/mouse combo as you can with a joystick.

Now saying that, this is not BF2. We will have to see what type of controls and how the aircraft react in BF3
    
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What does he mean exactly by dual GPU? Does he mean GTX 580 dual GPU or like me kinda dual GPU? I hope he doesn't mean 580's LOL.
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