How to use a joystick in world of tanks?
Posted Nov 25 2012 - 23:50
Posted Nov 25 2012 - 23:54
u can use it in wowp though
Posted Nov 25 2012 - 23:56
What joystick did you get and did it come with software for keyboard/key mapping?
I think there is also 3rd party software called Joy2Key that will map keypresses to joystick buttons.
Posted Nov 25 2012 - 23:58
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Edited by Atragon, Nov 26 2012 - 15:27.
Posted Nov 26 2012 - 15:39
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Posted Dec 18 2012 - 17:45
well i use joy2key free software that maps keys and mouse to your joystick mine is a xbox controller and i mapped everything out and it should work i play pokemmo and diablo3 with it all the time but when i open up the luancher for WOT it immideatly stops my joy to key from working with WOT open in background i can open firefox with my controller surf the web everything untill i try to click on WOT then it's as if WOT had a forcefeild keeping me from using a controller to click on the play button so i click it with my mouse and even in game i try to roll around and check it out and nothing will work untill i click on another program with my real mouse or shut off wot entirley and im sure they arnt but it sure feels like they dont want me using this free software to play WOT with a joystick becuase iv heard of other programs that work but thier like 5-10$ for somthing i should b able to do for free and hav done on all my other games please help if u can.
Posted Dec 18 2012 - 18:39
Again, don't want to start the age old "mouse vs. joystick" debate, but it's simply a matter of playing how the game works best, vs. handicapping yourself trying to get a more "sim" like experience (which this game really is not).
WoWP though, hell yes. I tried the beta with a mouse and it is just not right. Joystick for sure!
Edited by sampak, Dec 18 2012 - 18:40.
Posted Jan 09 2013 - 22:36
Posted Jan 11 2013 - 05:27
Posted Jan 11 2013 - 21:45
Joystick has only one advantage in aiming but it's an important one in RL combat; they can be operated regardless of how the vehicle is shaken, or what other G-forces the vehicle undergoes. They willingly trade accuracy and speed for that, in the same way that they trade speed for armor. Mice require a flat surface and a bit of space, and neither trackballs nor mice can be used very well when the vehicle shakes or undergoes a 5G turn.
For a PC game, mouse is superior as the advantage that joystick has is useless unless you are play in the middle of a 9.7 earthquake.Joysticks are useful for maneuvering as they offer more intuitive control over magnitude, so it boils down to whether you want to control position or velocity. For position, mouse or trackball; for velocity (like flying a plane), joystick.
Also, I have yet to see a joystick with enough buttons to handle WoT. You need 8 for repairs, 4 for battle comms (Affirmative, Negative, Help, and lighting a target), a way to control zoom since you don't have a mouse wheel, a way to switch to overhead view if you play arty... oh, and a trigger so you can fire.
Posted Jan 11 2013 - 22:10
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