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The Most fun I have had in a long time. NFS Shift

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Couldnt decide if this belonged in PC games or rants and raves, but since I was recommending both a game and a wheel, I figured I would put it here.

As most of you know by now (since I wont shut up about it) I finally got my eyefinity setup up and running, I used to love driving games but stopped playing them a few years back. After I got this going, I knew I had to get back into it. I started looking for a wheel and a good racing game, some of my good OCN folks recommended me NFS Shift, which I must say, is a fun game. Reminds me of my Grand Tourismo Days.

After that I went scouring Craigslist for a wheel as the 360 controller wasnt cutting it. After finding not that much on craigslist I happened to be talking to my father in law about it when he reminded me I had picked up a wheel 5 years ago at a garage sale for a couple bucks and given it to him for use with his NASCAR games on PS2, thats when I crossed my fingers and hoped it would work with PC.

Well, it does, and let me tell you. A good driving game, eyefinity and a decent wheel/pedal combo is the most fun you can have without a gun. I highly recommend NFS Shift and the Logitech Driving Force EX. My bed time is usually around 9:30, I was up til 2am last night. Highly recommended!


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yes shift is great! the single player is kinda boring, but the multiplayer is great i play it everyday whats your name on there?

i usually stick to the level 10 class have a nice supra, and gtr tuned.
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i highly recommend getting a BETTER sim game like rfactor,live for speed,iracing,netkarPRO. oh and get a wheel thats 900 degrees with H+shifter and Clutch then ur bedtime will be around 4 happened to me when i first got my g27.
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yes shift is great! the single player is kinda boring, but the multiplayer is great i play it everyday whats your name on there?

i usually stick to the level 10 class have a nice supra, and gtr tuned.
Thelastpriest

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i highly recommend getting a BETTER sim game like rfactor,live for speed,iracing,netkarPRO. oh and get a wheel thats 900 degrees with H+shifter and Clutch then ur bedtime will be around 4 happened to me when i first got my g27.
Shift is about sim enough for me, took me all last night to learn how to keep it on the road
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Thelastpriest



Shift is about sim enough for me, took me all last night to learn how to keep it on the road

shift is an arcade compared to those :O in real sims cars dont feel like they float, they actually feel like they lose control.
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