I think am pretty good at sf4, not a pro but I win 70% of the matches. I decided to buy a fight stick today thinking it could take me to the next level. I practiced in practice mode for atleast a hr. For some reason I cant play better with it then I can with the regular controller. What a fucking waste, I didnt plan on getting a fight stick if I did I would have bought the 360 ver. These arcade sticks are hard to find around here, Im thinking of selling it for a profit.
Anyone else buy a fight stick and suck worse?
If you dropped Halo 2 for the PC in front of me on a gaming rig, I'd suck a whole lot more than usual on the KB&M, as I'm not accustomed to it. That doesn't mean something is wrong with the KB&M controls, they're just not what I'm used to. I suppose if I was serious enough about this game to spend money I could be spending on more games on a fightstick, I'd get used to it, and maybe be better at the game. But I don't. Hell, I main Dan. (in ranked)
I think the bigger question is what store did you walk into and find a fighting stick!? which one is it. anyways I never played with a stick before. I bought the 15th anniversary SF stick and I have fun with it, It takes time to get used to like anything else, im still better with a pad for now tho.
"I think the bigger question is what store did you walk into and find a fighting stick!? which one is it. anyways I never played with a stick before. I bought the 15th anniversary SF stick and I have fun with it, It takes time to get used to like anything else, im still better with a pad for now tho."Frys electronics, I called around to find one. Its the capcom official arcade stick. I am getting a little better but I have been playing for the last 5 hrs and getting my ass handed to me by people I would whoop with the ds3. Pisses me off, but I bought the stick and am trying to learn it. Sucks that its fucking up my online %.
Perhaps you fair better if you cross you arms while playing :-) Shameless plug
Im using a Hori too. Best Stick IMO. Since the first release of Street Fighter 2 on the arcade I have not played with anything but a stick. My friends that come over and play with the contoller seam to like it. The Ultimate and Supers are easy to pull off with the buttons mapped to the left bumper and trigger.
"10MP said:The real question would be which controller have you had more time with overall? Seeing as how the arcades you have to pay to play and the consoles is unlimited pay after purchase I'm going to go on a limb here and say you've had more experience using a controller for fighting games than a stick. I'd say stick with it since overall the potential for a stick is more than a controller but it seems there is mad money to made now so even I would think about selling my stick if I didn't love it so much."if you had never used a pad before in your entire life would you be good with it in 1 hour?I have played at the arcade, its not like I never played with a stick. "
Just because you've played in arcades (unless your time there has hit triple-digit hours), doesn't mean that prepared you to use a stick. You've basically reset yourself back to 0 and need to learn the ins-and-outs of the stick just like when you were learning the ins-and-outs on a controller.
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