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TheChairmanH2K

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trackball help please
« on: March 11, 2011, 06:33:45 pm »
hey guys

im getting ready to build a dedicated World of Warcraft cabinet (not an arcade game i know) and im trying to decide on the best way for movement.  as of right now i play on my laptop and use the arrow keys and buttons to strafe in certain instances.  alot of the top players use mice for movement by clicking & holding the two mouse buttons and turning the mouse itself to turn the character as it moves.  so my question is would using a trackball with two pushbuttons for the mouse buttons be a better option or would using a joystick?  my concern with the joystick is strafing and turning around.  any constructive input is much appreciated.

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Re: trackball help please
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2011, 07:20:10 pm »
well thanks for no one having any ideas.

maybe someone can answer this then - im going to order the 2 1/4" trackball from ultimarc.  what do i need to get, if anything, to mount it and wire it up?  one page says it needs the wiring harness while another says it comes with it.  do i need the mounting plate?  id really appreciate some help.