|I have brought my boyfriend a gamewear control pad for him to use with new pc game Aliens Colonial Marines, It will do the test fine in windows but when we go to set it up with game it's like it can't read that it's there. Please could someone tell me what i am do wrong?|
Gamewear control pad for pc Help
Ziz0u 8,818 posts
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That is no help.
So much tragedy. I feel bad for everyone involved.
I'll try to help without putting too much effort into it. I would strongly recommend getting a Xbox 360 controller for windows. You won't have any problems with games not recognizing the controller if the game offers controller support.
Edited by B0rked_Gamer at 14:24:50 26-02-2013
So no one will help me, thanks for nothing!
Woah come back! Don't let my effort be in vain.
So basically then, the controller we have brought is a load of crap and won't work, so i will have to buy him a new one?
It would be easier in the long run to just get the Xbox controller. It requires no setup at all.
Is this your pad?
It does say it has a digital AND analogue mode so see if you have it set right. If you do and it still doesn't pick it up you have 2 choices.
1. As already stated, a 360 controller. It is the official standard controller for windows to and everyone 100% supports so when looking at PC controllers it really is the best choice so will probably be the option to go for (if you go wireless remember you will need a wireless USB adapter).
2. A key mapper to map mouse and keyboard to the controller. Not ideal, especially for FPS like Aliens but they do work. Pinnacle is a good that costs just over a tenner but there are free ones.
Hope that helps.
Edited by bad09 at 16:43:39 26-02-2013
SuperBas 1,541 posts
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Otherwise, just apply some thermal paste to the connectors.
Found this as well for you that may help.
pauleyc 4,542 posts
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You could also try an XInput emulator.
edit: Basically what bad09 linked to in his second post.
Edited by pauleyc at 17:00:02 26-02-2013
shadowaspect 157 posts
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This has gone remarkably well so far...
MrTomFTW Moderator 41,736 posts
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/stealth "I have a boyfriend" thread.
(bad09 is probably spot on)
Fake_Blood 4,919 posts
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I'm trying to imagine the dude that lets his gf search the internet for his gamepad problem.