Playing on PC with a 360 controller

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#1  Edited By ribeye
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#2  Edited By NekuSakuraba

That's pretty cool, I think I'll stick to K/M however.

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#3  Edited By MrKlorox

I swap bombs and items, use BACK for escape, and have start for pills/cards. Even though i have the right stick mapped, I prefer to use the face buttons since there's no analog movement or aiming in the game.

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#4  Edited By DeF

that's all well and good but how do I link it to the Isaac exécutable :) ?@ribeye:

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#5  Edited By ribeye

just have it running when you launch the game

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#6  Edited By MrKlorox
@DeF: Yeah, setup joytokey to switch to the profile when isaac.exe runs. Then just have joytokey running in the background on an empty profile. Now when Isaac.exe starts, it'll automatically switch to the right profile, and switch back to the empty one once it closes.
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#7  Edited By DeF

but HOW do I set up joytokey to switch to that profile!

specifically with that version ribeye uploaded!

before I came here, I tried the newer version where it let me link the cfg to an .exe (isaac.exe) file but nothing happened ..that's why I came here

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#8  Edited By avidwriter

You know I just got a 360 controller but I never got this game.... seems like it' be better with a controller but I think I'd still suck at it.

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#9  Edited By amlabella

I bought and played this for a little while recently with a 360 gamepad and found myself struggling with the controls. I definitely prefer it to K/M, but the shooting still feels a bit off with the right analog stick. Should I try mapping the shooting to the face buttons? It's a shame that the controls aren't better and you can't shoot diagonally, because I love the design and premise of the game.

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#10  Edited By BisonHero

The game is built as if it were an arcade game that uses a 4-way stick, so it's one of the few times where I don't feel a controller is necessary. Keyboard controls seem fine for me, given there isn't analog movement of any sort, and there's hardly any buttons besides the movement and shooting, so it's not one of those games where you forget what keys are assigned to which functions. For the record, I've unlocked Basement Boy and Spelunker Boy.

But by all means, try out a controller if you want. I just wanted to tell people who maybe don't own this game that they should still consider it, even if they don't own a 360 controller/generic gamepad for their PC.

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