Dueling: keyboard or mouse?

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While dueling, do you use your keyboard or mouse?

Keyboard
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57%
Mouse
11
39%
Alternate between both
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4%
 
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Dueling: keyboard or mouse?

Postby Draconis » September 24th, 2012, 11:31 am

I'm really curious, I'd like to know which way people use the most to duel. Or if some people use both. Anyways, what way(s) do you use to duel and why?

I usually duel on my laptop, so trying to use the mouse fast is pretty much a nightmare. The keys take lots of memorizing, but when I learn the pattern, it gets easier. So I prefer the keyboard. I have tried to use the mouse once in a while, but I just can't get into the flow with it.

(Also, if someone with a power to make a poll would do that, it would be awesome!)
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Re: Dueling: keyboard or mouse?

Postby Danul » September 24th, 2012, 12:26 pm

I haven't dueled in a while, but when I did it was with the keyboard. I prefer to use the keyboard over the mouse in general though, so it seemed natural to use it. The idea of waving a mouse around trying to click parts of the screen at the right point seems like a pain. ><

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Re: Dueling: keyboard or mouse?

Postby covlolly » September 24th, 2012, 12:30 pm

I have never used the mouse, always the keyboard and I normally score ok
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Re: Dueling: keyboard or mouse?

Postby Heartrose » September 24th, 2012, 12:42 pm

I always use the mouse and do okay averaging around 143 or 144.

I did try the keyboard and if I got it right it was quite good, but I found it was too easy to make a really big mistake, If I am a little out on the mouse I still get 130 plus, If I made just a tiny mistake on the keyboard I was dropping my letters totally and scoring 0, which I have never done with the mouse.

Would be interested to see which is the most popular as well.
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Re: Dueling: keyboard or mouse?

Postby Rhynn » September 24th, 2012, 12:51 pm

Mouse! I've used keyboard a few times, but each time I scored kinda bad. It helps that my mouse is a wacom pen tablet though, much more intuitive than a normal mouse :) Usually score 140-144, never had a 145 D:
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Re: Dueling: keyboard or mouse?

Postby KCMarauder » September 24th, 2012, 12:56 pm

I also use the mouse all the time, I just cant find the right keys fast enough on the keyboard lol I do have a laptop but I connect a proper mouse to it cause I hate touchpads on laptops lol so mouse. Either way I'm useless at dueling
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Re: Dueling: keyboard or mouse?

Postby Aspy » September 25th, 2012, 3:06 am

It's the keyboard for me! XD I get alright scores as well with the keyboard:143-144ish. I even got 145 three times! I am absolutely abysmal with the alternative... In fact, it is while using the mouse that I manage to drop all the letters. Although that's probably because I don't have a mouse, only a track pad, as I use a laptop, so I've not really ever practiced with a mouse before.... I can never manage to press on the correct letters at the right moment.

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Re: Dueling: keyboard or mouse?

Postby Glowmoonstone182 » September 25th, 2012, 8:44 am

I use both keyboard and mouse
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Re: Dueling: keyboard or mouse?

Postby OakNight » September 25th, 2012, 1:30 pm

Keyboard. Same as Draconis, I use a laptop (and rarely take out my mouse) so clicking is just not going to work.

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Re: Dueling: keyboard or mouse?

Postby DawnPumpkin33 » September 25th, 2012, 1:40 pm

I put the poll up, Drac... let me know if you want it changed.

I typically use the keyboard. Being on my laptop most of the time, I don't use a proper mouse and it's a nightmare trying to use the touchpad thingy. Come to think of it... anytime I use a mouse, I do terrible. Definitely prefer to just use the keyboard.
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