I'm a pad player, and I have my right hand OVER the controller instead of gripping it, using my index, middle, and ring fingers on the face buttons mimicking an arcade stick. I map assist 2 to L2 so I have both assist buttons at my control since I can't reach them with my right hand. The main reasons for this are I play Zero and Vergil, so I can charge L and still have comfortable access to the other buttons, while at the same time being able to press 2 buttons simultaneously for pushblock/airdash. I know this is very different, but I've always wondered if anyone else plays this way.
#2g6260Posted 1/31/2013 5:51:38 PM
You mean Monster Hunter style? =P --- GT: amillionknivezz http://i.imgur.com/ComI0.gif
#3DreamSwordPosted 1/31/2013 5:52:38 PM
I think they actually have pads made specifically just for that kind of grip. --- Kelloggs vs Capcom: "There is no spoon." UMvC3 Dream Team: http://i.imgur.com/9tgWm.jpg
#4ZekiraPosted 1/31/2013 5:57:13 PM
Nah, I use my thumbs and hold the controller normally... because I grew up with my Playstation controller and learned the actual basic fighting game concepts using a custom configuration which I have adapted all the way into MvC2 and MvC3.
Plus my thumbs are the most superior part of my body. I kid you not. I can demonstrate it but only with a different game. --- UMvC3: Felicia (A) / Amaterasu (B) / Strider (Y). Philippines' Felicia and Amaterasu representative. Offline PS2/PS3 pad player with weird configuration.
I think they actually have pads made specifically just for that kind of grip.
Yeah but its just not the same, I love my PS3 pad growing up as mainly a playstation gamer. I've just played fighting games this way ever since I had to press 2 buttons at once/charge a button.
#7Nomorice4UPosted 1/31/2013 6:23:15 PM
Nope.. cause mapping assist 2 to L2 would be a nightmare for me. I can't use the shoulder buttons with my left hand very proficiently. I tend to snap back accidentally when using the left shoulder buttons for assists while moving around (creating mixups). So I mapped both assists to R1/2 which make clawing unthinkable. I dash with two buttons and mapped an LM dash to L2 for Plinking (not a big deal since I don't main Tridashing flyers).
#8RagingRicansPosted 1/31/2013 6:47:23 PM(edited)
I play claw like in this game and Soul Calibur --- PSN: RagingRicans. "Rican's who rage are spicy chalupas". - Fictional Hispanic man.
Sweet, another Claw user! I don't play Claw in MK though since it isn't needed. Even JWong plays on a pad for MK, it's just unnecessary.
#10scaler24Posted 1/31/2013 7:24:32 PM
Nope. I play the game normally. I do have Assist 2 mapped to L2 though. That way, I can set R1 to Light attack and charge the Buster. --- Also known as Herr_Edgeworth PSN: Scaler24 UMvC3 Teams: http://www.tinyurl.com/zewram and http://tinyurl.com/dofrde