View Full Version : I got a new mouse...now I can't change weapons quickly in UT2004. Ideas?
09-25-2004, 09:59 PM
I just got the MS Intelli Explorer 2.0. OK mouse (I guess) but the wheel is so smooth and fast (even at the slowest setting) that I can't use it to change weapons in UT2004.
Anyone have a similar problem and a solution?
my new stuff (http://www.overstock.com/cgi-bin/d2.cgi?PAGE=PROFRAME&PROD_ID=853414)
09-25-2004, 11:23 PM
I have a similar MS mouse, mine has the side scrolling, but I am in the same boat you are in. In doom 3, it switches to about 2 weapons ahead. It sucks cause they upped the clicks in the wheel or something.
10-15-2004, 04:42 PM
same problem here :( i'm just mastering swtiching weapons using the number keys :(
10-15-2004, 04:57 PM
Heh... I guess hearin' stuff like that makes me glad that I bought a Logitech instead.
In online gaming... you can be dead in the 1/10 second it takes to switch a weapon. :eek:
10-15-2004, 07:08 PM
It took me a while to get to used to it, but I really like the smooth scroll wheel. So much so that I bought another set for my wife's computer on the other side of the office.
10-17-2004, 06:38 AM
The smooth scrolling is with accelleration is great for many apps but not for fps games. One thing you can look into is voice command software such as at http://www.gamecommander.com/ . MS was selling one too a few years ago, but I forgot what it was called.
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