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Hahah yeh I remember playing games with a ball mouse many years ago but i was not really into FPS... What kind of FPS were available in PC a decade ago really?
Tribes, the best one, ever
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post #52 of 70
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Originally Posted by ChocoboLIVE View Post
Acting cruel aren't my style, maybe someday maybe. >.>

Either way I don't have kid and I didn't+bother to think about kids. Neither planning being father any soon. ^_^


He he, we got ridiculously off topic here...
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post #53 of 70
i use the "hockey puck" on my imac g3 233 bondi blue
and another one that came on the powermac g4 digital audio but i dont use it.
     
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He he, we got ridiculously off topic here...
Yup.
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post #55 of 70
ya I do
but that with my dos rig
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post #56 of 70
I never had too much of an issue when playing with a ball mouse in terms of speed or accuracy, at least not until the rollers got gunked up and needed to be cleaned. Of course this happened far too frequently and more than justified a move to optical tracking, a move I would have gladly made even if the tracking was slightly inferior.
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tried it at my friends. i cried.
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post #58 of 70
Are we talking about those with a ball on top that you roll with your fingers or those with a ball below that roll on your mouse pad?

I used a mouse like the later choice until very recently at work. I used to game with one several years back. There is still nothing that beats the feeling of a ball rolling on a mouse pad. No lift off distance or tracking problems. Good old times.

How do your's get dirty so fast? I only need to clean it once every few weeks.
Edited by patlefort - 4/26/11 at 2:12pm
post #59 of 70
My first gaming mouse was a logitech ball mouse and I used to play Half-Life 1 multiplayer when it first came out. It's a fast paced game but I was still able to get lots of kills. Of course, once I switched to an optical mouse (logitech mx300) when it became available, I was able to get a lot more kills than the ball mouse. Also, at first I used to play on 56k modem and switching to cable was the best thing ever. Good old days!
post #60 of 70
I could never get used to the feel of that type of mouse.
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