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    Microsoft Flight Simultor X

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    Someone has given me a copy of Microsoft Flight Simultor X. I am stuck on Mission 2

    I am using a keyboard and i cant get grips with the controls plane is shooting all over the show. Would a joystick make it easier to control it?

    Thanks

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    Very definately. You can pick up some good cheap ones but for flight simulator you really want one with a throttle control as as many buttons as you can!

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    Quote Originally Posted by SC-UK View Post
    Very definately. You can pick up some good cheap ones but for flight simulator you really want one with a throttle control as as many buttons as you can!
    Cool, im not a gamer at all, can you tell me an example of a good one please?

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    Never really been a gamer myself either but used to play with some of the older flight simulators and the combat flight sims as well.

    Used to have one of these:
    [ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Logitech-WingMan-Extreme-Digital-3D/dp/B00006JJIA/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=videogames&qid=1249156351&sr= 8-1"]Logitech WingMan Extreme 3D[/ame]

    Enough buttons and the important throttle control. I'm sure there are people that can advise you better but for a cheap joystick to get you better into the game, I don't think you can go wrong with one of these!

    Tom

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    Not actually sure if you can still get this model but something similar is all you will need. If you are bootcamping your windows as well, the logitech ones always seem to work better than other makes (no idea why though!).

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    This looks like the nearest alternative available - with throttle & rudder control!

    [ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Extreme-3D-Pro-PC-Joystick/dp/B0000XK5JS/ref=pd_cp_vg_h__0"]Extreme 3D Pro[/ame]

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    Personally, If you are going to be playing Flight sim a fair bit, I would recomend one of these

    [ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/X-45-Digital-Joystick-Throttle/dp/B00005TOTG/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1249562623&sr=8-2"]Saitek X45[/ame]

    Or the newer version

    [ame="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Saitek-Flight-Controller-System-Joystick/dp/B00030GSJY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1249562623&sr=8-1"]Saitek X52[/ame]

    Both Have Throttle, rudder and point of view controls (to look around) plus a ton of buttons, so you can do everything without touching the mouse or keyboard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris_Jones View Post
    Personally, If you are going to be playing Flight sim a fair bit, I would recomend one of these

    Saitek X45

    Or the newer version

    Saitek X52

    Both Have Throttle, rudder and point of view controls (to look around) plus a ton of buttons, so you can do everything without touching the mouse or keyboard.
    Ah Thanks,

    Your from Rochdale What school are you at?

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