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Pc game wheel support
« on: August 05, 2020, 10:22:55 pm »
Any good Hidden gem racing games on steam with wheel and ffb besides the Obvious ones asseta corso, i racing, forza, and etc?

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Re: Pc game wheel support
« Reply #1 on: August 06, 2020, 08:52:53 am »
So this is a good resource: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_PC_games_with_force_feedback_support

But I don't think it's complete.  For example, I'm really looking at wreckfest (looks fun), and based on what i cna find in forums/etc force feedback support has been added.

I'm working on making my own list to add to my cabinet, so I'll keep you in the loop about what I find.

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Re: Pc game wheel support
« Reply #2 on: August 06, 2020, 06:52:20 pm »
Any good Hidden gem racing games on steam with wheel and ffb besides the Obvious ones asseta corso, i racing, forza, and etc?

Well I'm assuming you already know about TeknoParrot, yes? Also GRID 2 if you haven't already played it. Best arcade racer on Steam bar none.

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Re: Pc game wheel support
« Reply #3 on: Yesterday at 08:11:14 am »
Yeah I've got a bunch of Technoparrot games set up.  I'm kind of on hold as there's no power at my house and there won't be possibly until Tuesday night -- we got hammered by a tropical storm.

I'll definitely look into GrID 2.  There's so many cool looking racing games-- it's so disappointing there's no wheel support/force feedback on a lot of them.  Split/Second looks amazing -- but no wheel/FF support :-/  A bunch of the cool 80's looking retro racers are the same way.. It's super frustrating.

I've heard good things about Beam.NG -- it's basically an open world physics sandbox -- if you feel like just going for a ride and doing crazy stuff.


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Re: Pc game wheel support
« Reply #4 on: Yesterday at 10:06:29 am »
For me, Teknoparrot is one of the best reasons to have a wheel for PC. It doesn't hurt that my wheel is simultaneously hooked up to 6 consoles as well as PC so I can play almost any racer I just have to hit a button to switch to between the one I want. So most non-emulator real games I have on other consoles than PC. But I still have hundreds of emulated games set up on PC and Teknoparrot is the best.

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Re: Pc game wheel support
« Reply #5 on: Yesterday at 02:17:42 pm »
6 consoles and a pc?!? And I thought I was clever using a switch to go from PC to PS3.

So maybe you are the expert to ask - any hidden gem racing games that may have been overlooked by the masses?

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Re: Pc game wheel support
« Reply #6 on: Yesterday at 04:38:51 pm »
Ok Im not familiar with technoparrot. Iíll check it out I have grid 2 I thought I lost it and I found it on a old hard drive. I was looking for some games I didnt have. I have dirt4, dirt 3, dirt showdown, need for speed shift, nascar heat 4, american truck simulator, and race room experience.

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Re: Pc game wheel support
« Reply #7 on: Today at 11:11:46 am »
6 consoles and a pc?!? And I thought I was clever using a switch to go from PC to PS3.

So maybe you are the expert to ask - any hidden gem racing games that may have been overlooked by the masses?

Yeah lol, I've got I think 3 of the 2-way sharing devices and 1 4-way sharing device. I just had to label which device switches to which console because I got confused haha. Because to get to a certain console I may to switch one device then another device, sometimes a 3rd device. The wheel is a Xbox 360/PC wheel but with adapters you can make it work on just about any console with adapters. The Mayflash Magic NS (Amazon, $25) allows it to work on PS3, Wii U and Nintendo Switch obviously you would need one for each if you want them to work at the same time. Then for newer consoles there's an adapter called Brook that allows it to work each of PS4 and Xbox One uses a different brook adapter.  With adapters you can pretty much hook anything up to anything nowadays.

I don't know if I have a lot of hidden gems really to mention. But i think people should take advantage of non-traditional racing games with their steering wheel. Games like Jet Moto for example is a lot of fun with the steering wheel. I don't know if they qualify as hidden gems or not but I am having a lot of fun with the Initial Ds on Teknoparrot. I finally got them all working it took awhile. The controls are really smooth in those.

I made this thread awhile back where with adapters I got games like Grand Theft Auto to work fully with my wheel for driving and am able, with the same player to use a Dualshock 3 for on foot stuff on PS3. It does require a $25 Mayflash adapter.

http://forum.arcadecontrols.com/index.php/topic,163122.0.html

I also on my hacked PS3 was able to remap buttons for PS2 ISOs. So all PS2 games can be played on PS3 with proper controls (i.e. accelerate/brake) I could give you more info if you want but of course you could also just play PS2 games on PC if your PC can handle it. This is how I was able to get the Grand Theft Auto PS2 games working with wheel/controller, the PS3 Grand Theft Autos were already set to the correct buttons. But it's good for traditional racing games too like Gran Turismo 4.

Also check this out it's a huge list of racing games it helped me find some I wasn't aware of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_racing_video_games
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