I am Going to Control My Hero With... [PC]

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#1 Posted by emem (2051 posts) -


#2 Posted by jorbear (2570 posts) -

I will be playing with a racing wheel.

Should I buy a racing wheel?

#3 Posted by SuperWristBands (2281 posts) -

Probably with a 360 controller on a PC. Unless I find I really like the keyboard and mouse setup. Or if there is no controller support.

#4 Posted by AlexW00d (6825 posts) -

Mouse and keyboard, what else? I use mouse and keyboard for everything though, but for this it's a no brainer, more buttons and it's first person. First person without a mouse is straight up weird now.

#5 Posted by emem (2051 posts) -

@SuperWristBands: There is controller support for the PC.

#6 Posted by Brians (1514 posts) -

With my hands?

#7 Posted by PeasantAbuse (5098 posts) -
@jorbear said:

I will be playing with a racing wheel.

Should I buy a racing wheel?

You should just buy Rock Band drums, that's how Elder Scrolls pros will be playing Skyrim.
#8 Posted by Cloudenvy (5874 posts) -

Mouse and keyboard!

I hope the controls will be alright.

#9 Posted by SuperWristBands (2281 posts) -

@PeasantAbuse said:

@jorbear said:

I will be playing with a racing wheel.

Should I buy a racing wheel?

You should just buy Rock Band drums, that's how Elder Scrolls pros will be playing Skyrim.

Rock Band drums are for fools. Dance pads will be the new hotness... again.

#10 Posted by emergency (1206 posts) -

@PeasantAbuse said:

@jorbear said:

I will be playing with a racing wheel.

Should I buy a racing wheel?

You should just buy Rock Band drums, that's how Elder Scrolls pros will be playing Skyrim.

I see no problems here. 5 Inputs should be enough.. in fact with a pedal. Whoa, almost too many inputs.

#11 Posted by theodacourt (588 posts) -

I'm trying xbox controller in my left hand for movement and mouse for looking around. If it doesn't work then I'll test both and decide. I'll probably use the mouse for menu's no matter what though.

#12 Posted by AhmadMetallic (19303 posts) -

If it's not Fifa, Need for Speed, a sidescroller or a platformer, the controller is futile.

#13 Posted by eroticfishcake (7856 posts) -

Dance mat. Them dragons can't stand against the suffocating power of French disco.

#14 Posted by Neferon (269 posts) -

With the power of my voice!

"XBOX!...... MOVE FORWARD!..... MOVE FORWARD!...... HIT!...... HIT!........ XBOX!....... LOAD GAME!......"

#15 Posted by Three0neFive (2327 posts) -

I'll probably use my Dualshock 3 (via motioninjoy), since it looks like the UI's been designed around consoles again anyways.
 
Honestly if it weren't for the fact that the PS3 version is probably going to be the buggiest, I'd be getting it on that rather than PC.

#16 Posted by Tim_the_Corsair (3053 posts) -
@jorbear

I will be playing with a racing wheel.

Should I buy a racing wheel?

Vin...jorbear, don't buy a racing wheel.

I will be using a controller, as my fiancee and I will be laying in bed playing it together.

Mouse and kb if I play again after that run.
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#17 Edited by MikeFightNight (1154 posts) -

@jorbear said:

I will be playing with a racing wheel.

Should I buy a racing wheel?

Yes, if there is any game to get a racing wheel for it's Skyrim. I aim for total immersion when I play Skyrim, that's why I already got my wheel set up for when I go horseback riding, and my super scope for shooting arrows while I am riding.

#18 Posted by ShiftyMagician (2168 posts) -

Keyboard and Mouse will be my main though I will switch to a 360 controller to try it at first. If it feels good I could use it in parts of the game that do not require the precision of a Keyboard and Mouse.

#19 Posted by VideoGameBacon (59 posts) -

I am going to be using a microphone to play skyrim.

#20 Posted by prestonhedges (1961 posts) -

Those punching pads from that one Fist of the North Star arcade game.

#21 Posted by L1GHTN1N (922 posts) -

@SuperWristBands said:

@PeasantAbuse said:

@jorbear said:

I will be playing with a racing wheel.

Should I buy a racing wheel?

You should just buy Rock Band drums, that's how Elder Scrolls pros will be playing Skyrim.

Rock Band drums are for fools. Dance pads will be the new hotness... again.

Dance pads were great for Oblivion, but Skyrim requires something more; specifically the Mad Catz Pro Guitar. It even has pro in the name!

#22 Posted by selbie (2126 posts) -

I bought my Razer Onza TE for two reasons: 1. Trackmania 2. Skyrim

#23 Posted by Kear (112 posts) -

I'm going to get her hooked on heroin, and then control her by giving/withholding her junk. As is my way.

#24 Posted by Starfishhunter9 (385 posts) -

Controller + pc for me

#25 Posted by ChaosDent (236 posts) -

I'll be using the keyboard and mouse. I have an Xbox controller handy in case they really screw up the UI or controls. I'm worried about how they will implement the dual weapon controls and the quick select system. I'm also worried about the menus, as elegant as they look they are extremely geared toward d-pads and their track record for PC UI conversion since Oblivion has been terrible. Still, the PC controls would have to be really bad to make me give up mouselook.

#26 Edited by project343 (2884 posts) -

I'll see how the analogue stick controls feel. I feel like the worst part of any Bethesda game is trying to aim with ranged weapons/abilities. Mastering fireballs in Oblivion felt like dancing... while running backward... and maybe jumping...

If they continue to suck, I'm going keyboard and mouse.

#27 Posted by SuperWristBands (2281 posts) -

@L1GHTN1N said:

@SuperWristBands said:

@PeasantAbuse said:

@jorbear said:

I will be playing with a racing wheel.

Should I buy a racing wheel?

You should just buy Rock Band drums, that's how Elder Scrolls pros will be playing Skyrim.

Rock Band drums are for fools. Dance pads will be the new hotness... again.

Dance pads were great for Oblivion, but Skyrim requires something more; specifically the Mad Catz Pro Guitar. It even has pro in the name!

That controller has an illegal amount of buttons... I like it.

I wish someone would mod a Bop It to work on a game console. That'd be too cool.

#28 Posted by TIEfighter77 (87 posts) -

Come on guys. You know the Steel Battalion setup is the way to go.

#29 Posted by Helimocopter (370 posts) -

kinect, imma do it

#30 Posted by ShaunK (1349 posts) -

If I do play it ill play it with my fight pad or fightstick... on my 360.

#31 Posted by Fripplebubby (1051 posts) -

The Donkey Kong bongos, of course.

#32 Edited by Fjordson (2559 posts) -

The menus and UI feel really great with the 360 controller. Was always planning on using that, but after spending a little time with it, it feels like they were tailored for a gamepad.

Though I've only played the 360 version. Wouldn't be surprised if there's a different UI for the PC.

#33 Posted by MikkaQ (10296 posts) -

Keyboard and mouse, it's an elder scrolls game.

#34 Posted by AhmadMetallic (19303 posts) -
@Helimocopter said:

kinect, imma do it

brilliance
#35 Edited by Aronman789 (2737 posts) -

A Dance-Dance Revolution system I stole from an arcade.

#36 Posted by lord_canti (1664 posts) -

i have forged a sword and shield containing the inner components of a PlayStation move this is how i plan to control this beast called skyrim, my body is ready.

#37 Posted by SuperWristBands (2281 posts) -

I'm so glad this thread turned into "crazy controllers" instead of the stuff we will actually use. :)

#38 Posted by Mikemcn (7565 posts) -

I modded a Speak and Spell for it.

#39 Posted by IrishBrewed (157 posts) -

More buttons more better

#40 Edited by Stahlbrand (889 posts) -

Probably KB/M, but I will try my wired 360 controller - it worked out really well in DE:HR, you could grab the mouse for hacking any time, but control the rest of the game with the pad. Hopefully dual-input support will be handled well in Skyrim, because if I do play with the controller, I'll still want to use the mouse for menus and such at least.

Edit: teh jokes, right. I'm going to hook a theramin to my PC and play without touching anything.

#41 Posted by Ravenlight (8057 posts) -

I'll definitely be using M&KB but I do want to plug in my 360 controller just to mess around.

#42 Posted by MonetaryDread (2418 posts) -

I recently tried to play New Vegas on a console.  Wow.  Just - wow.  I'm sure it is enjoyable that way if you don't know any better, but mouse and keyboard with 100 points in the guns skill, and a couple of mods (sprint, press "g" for grenade, and a base movement speed increase) and the games movement and shooting is pretty much like Modern Warfare.
 
So yeah, going from that to trying to play the game with a controller makes me understand peoples complaints with the shooting in that series.

#43 Edited by Beforet (3007 posts) -

The RealTouch.

#44 Posted by MonetaryDread (2418 posts) -
@ChaosDent said:
I'll be using the keyboard and mouse. I have an Xbox controller handy in case they really screw up the UI or controls. I'm worried about how they will implement the dual weapon controls and the quick select system. I'm also worried about the menus, as elegant as they look they are extremely geared toward d-pads and their track record for PC UI conversion since Oblivion has been terrible. Still, the PC controls would have to be really bad to make me give up mouselook.
Yeah, but Oblivion, Fallout 3, and New Vegas have all had PC UI fix mods within the games first week.
#45 Posted by withateethuh (766 posts) -

I generally always prefer mouse and keyboard for first person games, unless the inventory sucks for PC.

#46 Posted by konig_kei (785 posts) -

My penis! How? You say.... Why with the touchpad of course.

#47 Posted by alexl86 (710 posts) -

@jorbear said:

I will be playing with a racing wheel.

Should I buy a racing wheel?

After the Major Nelson announcement, sure?

#48 Posted by Galiant (2219 posts) -

@Three0neFive said:

if it weren't for the fact that the PS3 version is probably going to be the buggiest

First "fact", then "probably". I call bullshit on your reasoning.

#49 Posted by ArbitraryWater (12969 posts) -

Telekinesis. Duh.

#50 Posted by ctwoe (18 posts) -

@jorbear said:

I will be playing with a racing wheel.

Should I buy a racing wheel?

DON'T BUY A RACING WHEEL!

DON'T BUY A RACING WHEEL!

/ryan

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