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Just had a funny thought.
I'm curious; do people out there play fps games seriously with a trackball mouse?
post #2 of 9
I used too, but my thumb would get so tired, and I found that I couldnt move/react as fast. I only used the track ball because its what I had at work when we'd play at lunch.
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My friend uses a trackball for everything. Even for FPS games. He is not good by any stretch of the imagination. I keep telling him to use a laser mouse but he complains his hand gets tired wth.gif. . .

He also uses the arrow keys rather than W,A,S,D. I have tried to tell him to get familiar with them but he complains some more kookoo.gif.

He is a console gamer and hates computers because he downloads hacks and they have viruses in them wheee.gif.
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I have some friends that do it. One rocks at CSS with it. I cant even barely use one. Its just what ever the brain adapts too.
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My old boss played wow with a trackball and swore by it. I would rather stab myself in the face with a knife
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post #6 of 9
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Originally Posted by killeraxemannic;11984115 
My old boss played wow with a trackball and swore by it. I would rather stab myself in the face with a knife

The WoW part or the trackball part? *Zing*
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I used to and I never had any problems. But its definitely better with a lazer mouse.
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post #7 of 9
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im curious because i am a professional pianist and i practice on average 6 hours a day, during semester and for concerts maybe 8 hours. so thats already stress on my hands, then i play games with a mouse with my right hand. my hand gets very tired. im thinking of getting a mouse pat with a gel wrist pad
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I can't even play for lulz with one...
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post #9 of 9
I used to game all the time with a trackman marble fx. Was just as fast as a laser mouse and I never got tired from using it. Laser mice give me massive forearm/wrist cramp issues but I am unfortunately forced to use one now since logitech no longer makes the marble fx.
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