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1 hour ago, Scylla Rhiadra said:

Ok, I'll bite.

How do gamers turn in SL?

With the mouse. A and D are purely for strafing. 

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22 minutes ago, Ceka Cianci said:

When I drive my Jeep in the real world,my right hand is on the wheel and my left hand pushes any buttons needing to be pushed..

When using my phone,it's always in my right hand and my left usually pushes all the buttons..

When riding my horses the reins are always in the right hand,the left handles anything else that needs handling..

The reason I use WASD probably stems more from it being a pattern in my life since way before I ever got on a computer,than anything else.

 

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I thought you lived in the US, not the UK. :P

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Just now, Gadget Portal said:

With the mouse. A and D are purely for strafing. 

Ok, I know I should know the answer to this after all of these years, but how does one turn with a mouse? I found this on the Firestorm wiki:
 

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"However, you can also walk using only the mouse: left click your mouse button on your avatar or name tag. Keep the left mouse button pressed down, and then also click the right mouse button. Your avatar will start walking forward. Move your mouse to “pilot” your avatar.

Releasing either mouse button will stop walking."

 

Or do you mean using the tiny movement control panel?

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1 minute ago, Selene Gregoire said:

I thought you lived in the US, not the UK. :P

I do live in the U.S...

All the buttons I need in my jeep are on the steering wheel..hehehehehe

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4 minutes ago, Gadget Portal said:

With the mouse. A and D are purely for strafing. 

Unless it's changed, gamers usually call that swiping. Because when you move the mouse to turn you have to do it in a swiping motion by picking the mouse up and setting it back down as quickly as possible.

Takes way more effort than just hitting one key.

No, I'm not a lazy game player (I am not a gamer), I just use what is quickest and easiest for me being left handed and all. ^_^

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1 minute ago, Ceka Cianci said:

I do live in the U.S...

All the buttons I need in my jeep are on the steering wheel..hehehehehe

Cheater! xD

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10 minutes ago, Gadget Portal said:

With the mouse. A and D are purely for strafing. 

My A and D are for turning..I use my mouse for caming and quick ports..

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7 minutes ago, Ceka Cianci said:

I do live in the U.S...

All the buttons I need in my jeep are on the steering wheel..hehehehehe

and btw... We have a 1990 Jeep Laredo now. Looks like it's been rode hard and put up wet but it's mechanically sound. But I still want my Soul back. :(

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8 minutes ago, Scylla Rhiadra said:

Ok, I know I should know the answer to this after all of these years, but how does one turn with a mouse? I found this on the Firestorm wiki:
 

Or do you mean using the tiny movement control panel?

Aim with the mouse, yeah. Keeps the keyboard free for keybinds. Since SL has none, I wind up using W to move and keyboard macros for other stuff. 

6 minutes ago, Selene Gregoire said:

Unless it's changed, gamers usually call that swiping. Because when you move the mouse to turn you have to do it in a swiping motion by picking the mouse up and setting it back down as quickly as possible.

Takes way more effort than just hitting one key.

No, I'm not a lazy game player (I am not a gamer), I just use what is quickest and easiest for me being left handed and all. ^_^

If you're picking it up like that, your DPI is way too low. 

2 minutes ago, Ceka Cianci said:

My A and D are for turning..I use my mouse for caming and quick ports..

I could never turn with the keys. Too slow. 

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13 minutes ago, Selene Gregoire said:

and btw... We have a 1990 Jeep Laredo now. Looks like it's been rode hard and put up wet but it's mechanically sound. But I still want my Soul back. :(

This is the most truest jeep commercial ever..

On the rough dirt roads I could have a cup of tea without a lid on it and not spill a drop doing 20 miles an hour and beat the ford  chevy and dodge 4x4's back to the house for lunch coming off the mountain..

They were so big they couldn't go fast like me..hehehe

and it rides smoother off road than it does on the pavement.. I just feel every bump in the road on pavement..

ETA: Forgot to say which one that was..That was with my 98 limited edition Grand Cherokee..We have a few jeeps,because I'm a jeep lover,but my husband is a Chevy man..

I always win..hehehehehe

 

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13 minutes ago, Gadget Portal said:

I could never turn with the keys. Too slow. 

Makes me wonder what you do in SL where that is too slow. I usually come to SL to get my adrenaline levels down, not up :)

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31 minutes ago, Gadget Portal said:

If you're picking it up like that, your DPI is way too low. 

*I* don't use my mouse to turn. I was simply giving info for those who don't know what the term is and means.

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30 minutes ago, Ceka Cianci said:

This is the most truest jeep commercial ever..

On the rough dirt roads I could have a cup of tea without a lid on it and not spill a drop doing 20 miles an hour and beat the ford  chevy and dodge 4x4's back to the house for lunch coming off the mountain..

They were so big they couldn't go fast like me..hehehe

and it rides smoother off road than it does on the pavement.. I just feel every bump in the road on pavement..

ETA: Forgot to say which one that was..That was with my 98 limited edition Grand Cherokee..We have a few jeeps,because I'm a jeep lover,but my husband is a Chevy man..

I always win..hehehehehe

 

That one always cracks me up. xD

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Just now, Wulfie Reanimator said:

They make a full 360 degree spin before running into a direction.

Gotcha.

And how many gamers does it take to screw in a light bulb?

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1 hour ago, Selene Gregoire said:

and btw... We have a 1990 Jeep Laredo now. Looks like it's been rode hard and put up wet but it's mechanically sound. But I still want my Soul back. :(

What, did you sell your Soul...

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...to the Devil?

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WASD for pretty much every game that either allows it or lets me change keybinds. But for SL I still use the arrow keys. Go figure.

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Gamers will turn and walk in one direction while looking at another direction. I'm an FPS player in Second Life, a first person shopper. I like to strafe sideways past rows of vendors.

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8 minutes ago, Bree Giffen said:

I like to strafe sideways past rows of vendors.

Why does the term "strafe" always make me think of a scene from Dunkirk?

I find myself imagining a wall of merchandise vendors riddled with bullet holes.

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1 hour ago, Scylla Rhiadra said:

And how many gamers does it take to screw in a light bulb?

Two, but you have to put them in the light bulb yourself.

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WASD, always. Can't remember when was the last time I did use the arrow keys anywhere. Keybinds, macros and movement is all under the left hand that way, so I can have it rest on keyboard as I always do. And being right handed I find it easier to move my right hand between mouse and keyboard for chat (when needed), than to move my left hand around keyboard too much. And yes (for statistics), I'm also a gamer and has been playing games for decades.

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It looks like there's a pattern developing here.  Gamers are more comfortable with WASD.  The rest of us like the arrows.  That makes sense.

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2 minutes ago, Rolig Loon said:

It looks like there's a pattern developing here.  Gamers are more comfortable with WASD.  The rest of us like the arrows.  That makes sense.

Flaming arrows are the best.

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