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Necrosis1947
01-14-2005, 12:51 PM
Would like to know who of jou out there are flying without a joystick?

Yes,I know,Stupid,but I had no choice and have not been beaten by anybody with a joystick.

just wondering....

FoolTrottel
01-14-2005, 01:08 PM
In order to support you:
Once I played some Grand Prix Formule One racing game. Long time ago, no color screens then.
The fasted lap I ever made was using keyboard, not using jostick, steering wheel or whatsoever. This was in lunch break at work.
At home, with a joysitck, I never could beat the lap time I'd set at work.....

In order to challenge you:
I have an FFB joystick.
I have pedals (though homebuilt)
I have Track-IR
I have 5.1 Surround sound
I have a Laserprinter
I have a Flatbed Scanner
I have ....

When can I meet you on HL? ;-)

Have fun!

Necrosis1947
01-14-2005, 01:44 PM
Hey FoolTrottle

Well,To be honest, would rather have what you have that my pain keyboard..but I must say it was fun the first time a friend challenged me,both La-7's,and him burning out of control after 5 min..but yea..one of these days...How's the track-IR?

MrQBerrt
01-14-2005, 03:56 PM
I'm not very good at chess. However, I've challeged several friends, who are much better than me, to a game. Now for some reason, the last 4 times in a row where I've done this, I've won. The opponent always wants a rematch, but I always refuse. Thus I have four seperate people that I've beaten 100% of the time. Let me remind you that I'm not a very good chess player.
Now my point is this... well I've forgotten my point http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif Never-the-less, nobody has beaten me at chess for quite awhile.

FoolTrottel
01-14-2005, 04:11 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Necrosis1947:
Hey FoolTrottle

Well,To be honest, would rather have what you have that my pain keyboard..but I must say it was fun the first time a friend challenged me,both La-7's,and him burning out of control after 5 min..but yea..one of these days...How's the track-IR? <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
Necro,
Track Ir is very nice, though I'm still getting used to it. Just about in the phase that it is getting more natural and more 'automatic' to move your head slightly and get the view you want.
But, I really cannot be succesfull yet without external views, still need to now where friend or foe is (Shift-F6, F6).
I've been using it for nearly a month now, but I do not fly each and every day!

But, Track IR or not, Joystick or not, it comes down to the essence of having fun...
And I do remember the days without joystick... and I DID have a lot of fun!
(Though it is true that once you've used stick, rudder and TIR, you wouldn't want to play without it!)

BTW, why do you fly with keyboard?
Technical or financial reason?

Mjollnir111675
01-14-2005, 04:20 PM
Oh yeah well I challenge ANYONE here, ANYONE that HAS been here or ANYONE that will be here to a game or games(best of series) of SUB SEARCH:Chess O' tha Seas!!!!
And for the ladies exclusively upon recommendation by Ole' Uncle Hef hisself(by the way Hugh Hefner IS copy and/or Trademarked!) http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif G-String&BABY OIL TWISTER!!!

SeaFireLIV
01-14-2005, 06:34 PM
[QUOTE]Originally posted by Necrosis1947:


Yes,I know,Stupid,but I had no choice and have not been beaten by anybody with a joystick.
QUOTE]

Obviously in arcade-mode land. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Gato__Loco
01-14-2005, 06:37 PM
I have played this sim since the firs IL-2 demo. Three years now... houndreds of hours...and no joystick!!!!!!!!! Cursor keys and mouse is all I need.
I'm having a blast, and love this sim.
But, alas, I don't fly on-line.

GT182
01-14-2005, 06:49 PM
Necrosis1947, you're only the second one I've heard of that can fly using just the keyboard. My Salute to you.

A friend in Scotland also flies using only his keyboard... and can kick all our collective joystick b*tts. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

SeaFireLIV, don't laugh, it is possible... and we don't fly in any arcade mode either. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

SeaFireLIV
01-14-2005, 06:52 PM
wow. News to me. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Gato__Loco
01-14-2005, 06:59 PM
Keyboarders of the world... UNITE!!