I have to stop playing after like an hour because my wrists star hurting ;_;

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4 years ago#11
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User Info: Rasputin77

Rasputin77
4 years ago#12
Try changing the angles of your elbows while you play. If your wrists hurt, bring your elbows in towards your sides - it should put less pressure on them.

When you take a break, stretch them (gently) in the opposite direction you've been flexing them (down).

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b1gt0ne
4 years ago#13
Rasputin77 posted...
Try changing the angles of your elbows while you play. If your wrists hurt, bring your elbows in towards your sides - it should put less pressure on them.

When you take a break, stretch them (gently) in the opposite direction you've been flexing them (down).

Sorry to raise the maturity level for a second. We now return you to your regularly scheduled neuroticism. ;D


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User Info: Zozzilla_MkII

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4 years ago#14
My little fingers start to go numb and my elbows ache when I play with ANY controller for a while. :D Also my wrist burns and my hand goes numb if I use a mouse.

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User Info: Tauro_Fc

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4 years ago#15
HellsingOrg posted...

This f***ing gamepad is light BUT after holding onto it (not sitting it down on your lap)


That is your first mistake. I've been gaming for like 20 years and I always play with my arms resting on something, table, chair, my lap, the floor/bed (if I'm laying down), etc. The only reason to play with your arms not sitting on anything is if your standing up.

User Info: Pkshootout13

Pkshootout13
4 years ago#16
Tauro_Fc posted...
HellsingOrg posted...

This f***ing gamepad is light BUT after holding onto it (not sitting it down on your lap)


That is your first mistake. I've been gaming for like 20 years and I always play with my arms resting on something, table, chair, my lap, the floor/bed (if I'm laying down), etc. The only reason to play with your arms not sitting on anything is if your standing up.


No matter what game I play (aside from handhelds) i always sit up, lean forward, and rest my elbows on my knees. If I'm not leaning forward then i will suck at whatever game it is. good example would be halo. If i tried playing while leaned back I'd probably go 5 kills 12 deaths. If i lean forward I'll go 16 kills 5 deaths.
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User Info: HellsingOrg

HellsingOrg
4 years ago#17
Rasputin77 posted...
Try changing the angles of your elbows while you play. If your wrists hurt, bring your elbows in towards your sides - it should put less pressure on them.

When you take a break, stretch them (gently) in the opposite direction you've been flexing them (down).

Sorry to raise the maturity level for a second. We now return you to your regularly scheduled neuroticism. ;D


oh ok thanks i will try this.
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4 years ago#18
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User Info: wingo84

wingo84
4 years ago#19
HellsingOrg posted...
wingo84 posted...
This is the single most ridiculous thing I think I have ever read. Congrats!


why?
Is it so hard to believe that my wrists hurt after playing on the gamepad for a couple hours?
Why would I lie about something like this?


I never said you lied, just that it's ridiculous ... There is no extra stretch for your hands/thumbs. The distance apart has no effect on the angle of your wrists, if you hold it normally that is.
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User Info: Mattatron42

Mattatron42
4 years ago#20
my wrist starts hurting after awhile of playing, but that goes for any controller I use. skateboarding has destroyed my wrists over the years. rasputin has the right idea, stretch your wrist once in awhile.
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