It's more of a question than a statement, but recently I've been playing more pc games
on my laptop than desktop, and noticed that it was almost IMPOSSIBLY hard to do any
FPS on the trackpad ( I'm getting better tho ) and that using a mouse while
lying on your bed is rather hard to do too.
So I've been searching around for an alternative, and I've been considering a trackball mouse or some other form of aiming and here's what I've found:
A good alternative, can be used anywhere, less wrist movement
I heard it isn't as good for aiming as a mouse, BUT, I've seen otherwise:
This is one of my favorites, I've used a wired Xbox 360 controller to play halo on my laptop,
which was alright, but when I tried using it on online cs 1.6 I got a spanking like no other .
After that, I decided not to consider a Gamepad for PC fps UNTIL I found a trackball embedded into
an Xbox 360 gamepad:
Now tell me, who wouldn't like to rush into COD or BF3 and start fragging Duck Hunt style?
It seems like a good idea to be able to point where you want to fire, but the only issue is
that the only design that is a available for pc is stupid expensive (600$):
This is still a prototype design, but think about how awesome it would be if
you could shoot with your eye? the technology is available and here is the design:
To build one costs 200$, and instead of using it to write you could use it to aim.
There's all the options I have as alternatives to a traditional mouse, I'm currently considering a trackball, but I may just buy a wireless mouse or the Razer Deathadder Infrared Gaming Mouse, it seems nice.