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Nvidia Shield Tablet - Gamepad or Mouse + Keyboard?

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2 hours ago, Laggger164 said:

Also, have you ever tried trackballs? I know they aren't the most accurate and stuff, but I also know that they are extremely comfortable!

Just think about it, you don't move your hand at all, just the finger that uses the trackball and the fingers that click, it should be precise enough for point and click games like Rimworld.

I haven't used a trackball in about 20-25 years, but absoloutely hated them, thanks for the suggestion anyway. I'm fairly happy with regular pad controllers, sometimes they aren't quick enough in movement and you have to adjust the sensitivity for each game, but overall they get the job done :)

 


Please quote my post, or put @paddy-stone if you want me to respond to you, I may not see your post otherwise.

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10 hours ago, paddy-stone said:

I haven't used a trackball in about 20-25 years, but absoloutely hated them, thanks for the suggestion anyway. I'm fairly happy with regular pad controllers, sometimes they aren't quick enough in movement and you have to adjust the sensitivity for each game, but overall they get the job done :)

 

I mean as a mouse, not a gamepad, they were vastly improved over those 20 years, maybe you could try it again!

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On 20. 2. 2017 at 10:43 PM, paddy-stone said:

I haven't used a trackball in about 20-25 years, but absoloutely hated them, thanks for the suggestion anyway. I'm fairly happy with regular pad controllers, sometimes they aren't quick enough in movement and you have to adjust the sensitivity for each game, but overall they get the job done :)

 

Heh, now I am thinking, when somebody finds this post wanting some actual info, they will find us talking about a disease. LOL!

 

Anyways, I hope you'll get better, at least a bit since it is a very bad thing to have. Also, I wish you luck in your business!

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15 hours ago, Stelistu1986 said:

Can i play tomb raider, half life 2, doom 3 etc.  on my shield k1 with other controller than nvidia one? Like xbox one? 

From what I know, yes! Even some third party controllers like the Logitech ones (forgot the name already, they only use weird numbers and a letter for that)

The new shield controller is very nice in that it has both bluetooth and the wi-fi direct connection, but the price SUUUUUUUUUCKS!!!

However if you already have a controller, just use that. If it is wireless you will have to get the wireless dongle for it (price varies, just find out what dongle you need) and a USB OTG adapter (costs like up to 2 dollars or something)

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I have otg adapter, but dont have any controller. 

I looked for the nvidia one, but even when it was in stock on their site was too expensive(50$), now on amazon is 80$ the cheapest which ships in my country.. I found one xbox one controller for 20$ second hand near my city, and it is in good state. Are you sure it would work? On geforce games i mean

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On 14. 7. 2017 at 11:47 PM, Stelistu1986 said:

I have otg adapter, but dont have any controller. 

I looked for the nvidia one, but even when it was in stock on their site was too expensive(50$), now on amazon is 80$ the cheapest which ships in my country.. I found one xbox one controller for 20$ second hand near my city, and it is in good state. Are you sure it would work? On geforce games i mean

Well again, if you get a Wired Xbox One controller, you just plug it into the tablet and if it doesn't work you look around the internet for advice, just like now.

 

If it's a wireless one, you just have to buy an additional USB wireless dongle and connect that to the OTG cable.

 

Playstation 4 controllers use bluetooth so you don't need a dongle with them, but I think a wired Xbox controller is the easiest and cheapest to set up. Just go for it.

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