Axis wrote on Oct 24, 2012, 14:05:
Slashman wrote on Oct 24, 2012, 14:00:
nin wrote on Oct 24, 2012, 11:32:
Wildone wrote on Oct 24, 2012, 11:31:
Freelancer was a gay 3rd person mouse controlled abomination. No serious space sim fan would take that seriously.
Thankfully you don't speak for space sim fans.
He speaks for me. I hated the controls in Freelancer.
If I'm playing a space sim I better be able to use a friggin' flightstick.
The mouse controls in Freelancer worked fantastic, better than any flightstick for my preference.
And that's your
I personally hated the controls. They are not better than any flightstick for me because I have never preferred mouse controls in any
space sim I have played(and I've played a fair number of them).
What works for me is to have the option to use a mouse or stick if that is your preferred way of controlling a ship. Some people like Xbox controllers for space sims too. Doesn't mean I want to use one or have to like one.
The mouse controls in Freelancer worked great for those people who either like or don't mind using a mouse for space sims.