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Re: how do you control the game

Postby TorTorden » Sun May 05, 2019 7:43 pm

It was more than three years ago, completely forgot how :S

Found it:

Select "Commander" at the top, then "Misc & Signature" at the bottom left.

Hmm, seems I have been heavily demoted for some reason.
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Re: how do you control the game

Postby SCIGHOST » Thu May 09, 2019 4:47 pm

Running on a Dell G5 I7 8750 GTX 1060.
Slight undervolt on the CPU & overclock on the GPU.
Not that it needs it.

Mouse & keyboard setup.
Razer Naga Trinity mouse with multi macro, mapped my speed shifts / weapon switches for easy access.

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Re: how do you control the game

Postby MrMangles » Wed May 15, 2019 4:07 pm

I just calculated how much money ive put into ED and its not in the thousands but damn if it isnt like 700 dollars... I was quite surprised how much money goes into it for a really immersive experience

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Re: how do you control the game

Postby CMDR Dragonporn » Mon May 20, 2019 9:29 pm

Keyboard and Mouse, and gotta say, I'm quite happy with it. There loads of functions in this game and keyboard allows easy access hotkey for all of them and in my reach, while mouse is quite smooth way to control the ship movements.

Gotta question though: I mostly fly FA-on, but I'd really like to get more accustomed with FA-off. With my regular mouse settings, controlling ship with FA-off is virtually impossible, but when I switch Relative Mouse on, it becomes very easy and comfortable. Problem is, however, that with Relative Mouse on, FA-on controls become quite messy.

is there a way to use hybrid flight scheme with KB+M? Maybe I can somehow turn on and off Relative Mouse along with FA-off key or something? I mean there should be people who use hybrid flight model, right?...
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Re: how do you control the game

Postby CSharpDude » Sat May 25, 2019 11:53 am

Those are pictures of some amazing setups! I'm using an X-52 HOTAS, VoiceAttack and just started using a touchpad for additional command mapping. My HOTAS is at the same height as the arms of my chair which works for me without strain.
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Re: how do you control the game

Postby TorTorden » Sat May 25, 2019 2:09 pm

Not that anyone asked.

But this is how I actually use my setup.

https://youtu.be/sx9iof5z_0s
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Re: how do you control the game

Postby Cmdr Kharma » Sat May 25, 2019 5:04 pm

Nice to hear your dulcet tones and watch ya psycho flying again......(Never crew with this man.... :) )

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AND with hair !!!!!!!......Looking slightly more human than normal........

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Virpil throttle......Any good?



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Only game I used to play.......

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Re: how do you control the game

Postby TorTorden » Sat May 25, 2019 8:46 pm

I'm liking it a lot.
And yup.
Full head of hair, and no mountain man beard.

Spend more time in DCS these days than in elite.
Where I use the throttle a lot more than that second stick :/
I'm also a touch less crazy there too, cause well pulling 7g turn in a Harrier and your likely to rip a wing off.
Heck just go fast enough and you rip a wing off.


Love the extra challenge of thrust limits as well.
Need to pay attention when you can only bottom the throttle for five minutes before you loose your only engine :)

Virpil has swapped that current throtle though, the one I have is no longer in production and the new one got some more hats and whatnot, as well as an analog stick on the index finger.
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Got mine on wednesday, but I'm having some cable issues. Well I'm 90% sure it's a cable issue.

But besides that it's amazingly more clear, especially in dcs.
But comparing dcs and elite is like comparing Lego Duplo with mechanical engineering.
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Re: how do you control the game

Postby Norwin Palmer » Sun May 26, 2019 4:08 am

CMDR Dragonporn wrote:...

is there a way to use hybrid flight scheme with KB+M? Maybe I can somehow turn on and off Relative Mouse along with FA-off key or something? I mean there should be people who use hybrid flight model, right?...


Many suggestions have been made for relative toggle feature (all ignored) but I would favor per ship settings and full alternate flight toggle not just relative.

As for hybrid schemes some of the people I know have two sets of controls, one KB/M for FAO and one like a game controller or joystick for supercruise and they jump back and forth. All those are fully FAO in normal space though, not sure what the togglers do.

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Re: how do you control the game

Postby CMDR Dragonporn » Sun May 26, 2019 2:51 pm

Norwin Palmer wrote:
CMDR Dragonporn wrote:...

is there a way to use hybrid flight scheme with KB+M? Maybe I can somehow turn on and off Relative Mouse along with FA-off key or something? I mean there should be people who use hybrid flight model, right?...


Many suggestions have been made for relative toggle feature (all ignored) but I would favor per ship settings and full alternate flight toggle not just relative.

As for hybrid schemes some of the people I know have two sets of controls, one KB/M for FAO and one like a game controller or joystick for supercruise and they jump back and forth. All those are fully FAO in normal space though, not sure what the togglers do.

Thanks for the input. What a bummer tho... I mean they already have Alternative Flight Controls section, why not add Toggle hotkey for Relative Mouse? People would just bind it to same key as FA-Off and everyone would be happy, eh?
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