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How do you prefer to sprint in video games?

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3 years ago#1
How do you prefer to sprint in video games? - Results (106 votes)
By pressing & holding LB (like in Skyrim, SR the third, Halo Reach)
32.08% (34 votes)
34
By pressing & holding B (like in Dark Souls)
2.83% (3 votes)
3
By pressing & holding A (like in Gears of War, Resident Evil 6)
9.43% (10 votes)
10
By pressing down & holding on the left stick (like in CoD, Halo 4, RE6, DD)
43.4% (46 votes)
46
other
12.26% (13 votes)
13
This poll is now closed.
I guess it depends on the game, but what is your button preference when sprinting?

For me it's LB, it allows you to sprint but still have control of the left stick to move in the direction and the right stick for camera position.

Using any of the face buttons for sprinting just means your thumb can't occupy the right stick, then again you lose camera control during that time.
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3 years ago#2
I think it would be cool if no button was needed, and it just happened naturally. If you're walking and pressing the stick all the way up, your character should start moving faster and build up to a sprint. I don't like clicking in the stick. I feel like I'm putting heavy wear on the poor thing during more intense games.
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3 years ago#3
From: mrhappyguy12345 | #002
I don't like clicking in the stick. I feel like I'm putting heavy wear on the poor thing during more intense games.

I know I'm putting heavy wear on it. Pretty sure thats why I go through at least one or two controllers by the time I'm done playing that year's COD game.
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3 years ago#4
LB is by far the most comfortable.....but on another not i never liked the way the character puts the gun down while sprinting in fps games....it just takes something away in my opinion
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3 years ago#5
I would prefer a single click on a button to activate the sprint, like Crysis, instead of holding the button down.

I would prefer that the sprint button be LB, but best case scenario requires fully customizable controls. I'm sick and tired of lame ass control schemes coming from developers, just give people the option to customize controls and be done with it.
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3 years ago#6
I prefer that the game have an option to always sprint and instead press the button to not do so.
3 years ago#7
They should take out sprinting and make characters run constantly fast, like the old school shooters.
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3 years ago#8
nintendogamer13 posted...
They should take out sprinting and make characters run constantly fast, like the old school shooters.


sooo much this....its just alot more fun
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3 years ago#9
LB for me.
3 years ago#10
Minecraft style
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