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Originally Posted by ripster;13137000 
No, I'm not trolling you. Just forgot what a G13 is. Unlike the OCN Mechanical Keyboard guide I LIKE all USB devices for their flexibility and programmibility. I would have bought the G13 but was waiting to see if they fixed the thumbstick.

You can mod in a PS3 thumbstick btw to replace it.

I also have a g13 and honestly the only thing id want to change about it is mech switches as well... well that and better KRO since i cant even get 3kro with some combos... you would think it wouldnt be THAT expensive to do full 6kro on a board with so few keys to begin with and that costs to much... yeesh.



AAAANYWAY, in addition to wishing it had the nice feel of my x-armor, you mention you can mod the stick with one from a ps3 controller? How is that accomplished exactly? Also what does it really benefit? Just a larger nub? it honestly doesnt bother me being small but then i only rarely use it... UAV in BC2 or pitch in aircraft for bf2 mostly..
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You need a custom board for cherry switches. Might as well build a miniboard from scratch if you have the know-how to transplant the switches and board
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If you decide to go ahead with the mod, I'm interested in seeing your results.
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Originally Posted by angrysasquatch;13137161 
I can't see why you would want a smaller keyboard dedicated to games.

Someone with a smaller desk and that prefers to play at lower sensitivity loves the extra space for mouse movements.
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Originally Posted by RayvinAzn;13160266 
Someone with a smaller desk and that prefers to play at lower sensitivity loves the extra space for mouse movements.

... and some of us just plain HATE the unaligned spacing on keyboards. W on WASD gives me finger cramps having to bend my finger at such an odd angle.

The arrow keys are decent but then its hard to reach anything else AND unless you have a lot of space to move your keyboard WAY off to the left or you have to bend your wrist to an almost painful degree. and Never mind trying to actually type a message to a team mate if you DO slide your keyboard over.

The Gamepad also gives you a nice wirst rest and allows for a natural hand resting position. It gives you the joystick in this case which while limited, certainly has its uses.

Every key can be instantly assigned a macro on the fly.

The screen is extremely useful when you dont have space for dual monitors.

Really there are a lot of reasons...
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damn this is an old thread...too bad...
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