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invert mouse y-axis?

trek

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in some FPS games (faster ones) it feels 'right' but others I play normal
 

Redviffer

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Yeah, for games I do, I use the Logitech Marble Mouse. It's a trackball, I use the direction of the ball as my "head". So, I push the ball forward, I should "look" down in the game. If I don't invert, I will "look" up instead.


edit: forgot the why
 

Supermercado

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I don't invert my mouse but I do invert the control sticks on console FPS games when I play those. And I invert my joystick when playing flying games.
 

HonkeyDonk

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Invert.

It's the natural thing to do and the correct way :D

Buy yeah, my logic is similar to that of Redviffer
 

Allio

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I always played with it inverted in Goldeneye on the N64, but curiously, nothing else. It doesn't really feel natural with a mouse.
 

dfi

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Mostly, yes. Reasoning is this: I tilt my head back to look up, I tilt my head forward to look forward.

However, some games do make me feel like using a normal mouse. For example, a flight sim where the crosshair is not fixed in the center of the screen, ie, the crosshair moves exactly the same as the mouse pointer in any OS. In this case I am think of moving the mouse to a certain location, and not as a means of controlling my view vector.

dfi
 

acemcmac

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never and I've only ever met one person that did. He also thought his graphics card was an ATi GeForce.... :disgust:
 

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