Anyone here play with Arcade Sticks?

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Anyone here play with Arcade Sticks?

Postby chiiruchan » Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:05 am

Just curious. Does anyone here play fighting games with Arcade Sticks? I just got a Hori EX2... and I haven't used it just yet. I was wondering if anyone can give me pointers. My friend said that you need to config games to the stick... I'm not sure what is a good way to do this... I watched her do it a few times but I can't remember. Also, since I never used a joystick, is there any way to actually tap the stick or something? Do you tap it or do you wriggle it or both? :shock: I am a total newbie at this....

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Re: Anyone here play with Arcade Sticks?

Postby Vyse of Arcadia » Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:48 am

...it depends on the game? Just treat the stick as a hyper-sensitive d-pad, and you'll be fine. It's kinda like driving stick after driving an automatic your whole life. It takes some getting used to, but once you do, you have so much more control. Actually, I've been trying to free myself of depending on a gamepad on my PC. It seems to be the same sort of transition learning to play fighting games with a keyboard.

I don't have an arcade stick for any of my newfangled consoles. I haven't been able to afford one, and I don't think I'll be able to for a while. But I love my official Japanese Sega Dreamcast arcade stick to pieces. It's bigger than the console itself, actually.
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Re: Anyone here play with Arcade Sticks?

Postby chiiruchan » Mon Apr 19, 2010 7:36 pm

My friend is already talking about modding mine to do 360 and PS3.... maybe even a PS2 mod as well. O_O; Gosh.... I haven't even got to use the stick yet!! But as soon as I get to my boyfriend's tonight... It's gonna be arcade stick time! (That sounded so wrong on so many levels... :lol: )

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Re: Anyone here play with Arcade Sticks?

Postby Lord_Ghaleon » Mon May 31, 2010 11:29 pm

I use the SF4 Collectors Edition fight stick. It only works on the PS3 and I can't seems to find a reliable way to mod it to work on 360 and ps2 as well =(

For most it seems that it takes 2 weeks to get accustomed to the arcade stick, but you will (hopefully) love it.


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