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Xbox Keyboard mouse adapter?

Discussion in 'Xbox Forums' started by AML, Nov 10, 2004.

  1. AML

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    Hi there. I just ordered this adapter which will let me play Halo 2 and hopefuly other FPS games using my trusty Keyboard and mouse set up which in my opinion is far superior for a FPS game.

    I just want to know if anyone else out there has ordered this adapter and what your opinion on it is?
    Does it work with more than just Halo 2?
     
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    I started a thread on this a while back which has quite a bit of info. Let me know what its like when you get it I fancy gettingone of these.
     
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    Selfishly, I hoped this would never happen. I can't sit on my sofa in front of my lovely plasma with a keyboard and mouse on my lap. So I'm going to be at a disadvantage - though I believe the look sensitivity is fixed, so in theory it shouldn't be too much of an advantage.

    The beauty of the Xbox was that it was a level playing field where everyone had to use a joypad. Someone had to spoil my fun :thumbsdow
     
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    People are already using them and it makes a massive difference. You can easily use on on your couch...
     
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    where do you order these from please?
     
  6. AML

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    I oredered it from Lik San and they apparently ran out of stock and this is the 3rd batch they are ordering in, so its not like ill be the only one out there using the keyboard/mouse instead of a controller.

    Since I started playing FPS on the PC i could never go back to using a controller for a FPS. In fact, I almost didnt buy Halo 2 because fo this.

    As Lorenzinin said, the look sensitivity is already fixed in halo 2 so it wouldnt really make that much of a difference.
    Ive seen some people playing Unreal championship on Live with the controller and they played just as well as anybody using a keyboard mouse.

    I think its just a matter of taste and comfort. I doubt it will give people such a huge advantage.
     
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    Just a comment on couch use. I use a trackball for my laptop PC. Whilst it isn't as good as using a mouse, it's not too far away with a bit of practise.
     
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    yeah, couch use. I use a small table with legs that rest over my legs. Its a nice solid platform for a keyboard/mouse. Just put it down when using a controller.
     
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    Got mine yesterday from Lik Sang. havent tried it out yet but hopefully will test it out on R6 BA tonight. From the manuel it looks very easy to alter the buttons etc. It supports 10 games as standard and you can add other games with ease.
    I'll post later after i've tried it out.
     
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    Yes let us know I am after one of these
     
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    Well had a good session on R6 with mouse and keyboard - I've yet to test it on halo 2.
    Works very very well - far better aiming control. The mouse turn is a bit hard though as you can only turn in 50-90 degree turns so you cant spin all round like you can with the joypad. R6 does use a turning assist on the joypad so thats why the mouse doesnt work as well.
    I would highly reccomend it to any one who prefers mouse+keyboard over joypad.
    Very easy to use and to change buttons etc.
     
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    can you change the speed that it will work at though?
    like you can with pc games for turning around etc
     
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    I am going to pick one of these up but my av cuboard is buldging at the seams. I make have clear some clear out first, especially if I have to end up gettting another xbox for live :rolleyes:
     

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