Do you play with Keyboard and Mouse or a Controller?

#1InterfusorPosted 8/25/2012 4:59:47 AM
KbM or Controller? - Results (488 votes)
Keyboard and Mouse
35.25% (172 votes)
172
Controller
64.75% (316 votes)
316
This poll is now closed.
So, I don't have the game yet but I've heard KbM is really bad and people should just go with a controller. Is this true or can you make KbM work well?
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#2DarkZV2BetaPosted 8/25/2012 5:27:20 AM
Just a heads up: a lot of controllers will be effectively useless with this game because you can only reconfigure your controls for the keyboard.

What a mess.
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#3TMRavenPosted 8/25/2012 5:44:06 AM
The game was designed for controller use. Therefor I use it with controller.
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#4r7gerrabbitPosted 8/25/2012 5:56:11 AM
Game was designed from the ground up with controller use. Everything from the UI, to the gameplay is designed to use a controller.

So a controller is the only logical choice.
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#5SpaceToasterPosted 8/25/2012 6:29:08 AM
I tried to play it with keyboard + mouse for about 40m and it was extremely frustrating, so I had to go buy a 360 controller. Now it works great and is enjoyable.
#6tony1stPosted 8/25/2012 6:50:54 AM
well since I dont have a controller gotta use the keyboard

it's not as bad as I thought it would have been and it does take a while to get used to
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#7SotpMegaPosted 8/25/2012 7:03:05 AM
What I've worked out.

Right click = heavy attack / rt / +direction jump attack
Left click = attack / rb / while falling plunge attack / +direction kick / behind enemy critical / after parry(Lt) riposte

space = backstep / +direction roll / hold direction run / b
shift = block
tab = parry / Lt
crtl = walk
alt = two/one hand / y

q = action / gesture / a
e = use flask / x
v = right switch
c = left switch
f = item switch
r = magic switch
g = gesture menu
o = target / reset camera

home or end(forgot which) = open menu / >start
enter = accept in menus
backspace = close / b in menus
g = explanation in menus
page up/down = move left / right in menus
insert = does something in menus, forgot
delete = does something in menus, forgot
arrow keys = moves highlight bar in menus
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#8XxLogeexXPosted 8/25/2012 7:07:42 AM
Why would you need to change the controls? They are just fine. Very easy to use. People will complain about anything these days. Im just happy to have this game on PC, and I know many others agree with me. We had to sign a petition just to get it. I didnt expect them to recode the whole game for a few complainers.
#9EWGFPosted 8/25/2012 7:09:47 AM
DarkZV2Beta posted...
Just a heads up: a lot of controllers will be effectively useless with this game because you can only reconfigure your controls for the keyboard.

What a mess.


Lol @ not using MotionJoy and remapping. Get on my level.
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#10DarkZV2BetaPosted 8/25/2012 7:12:42 AM
I still lol at the console peasant apologists trying to defend a broken mess that the community had use DX hooks to fix.
This isn't some amazingly difficult task, quite obviously. PC is the easiest platform to develop for.
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