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7-12-2011 @ 1:59PM
For my own WoW time, I use a Logitech G13 game pad. I moved from the Nostromo Steppinrazor uses after I literally wore the finish off the buttons. I loved that thing, but I had mine when Belkin was still the primary manufacturer and they dropped the ball on it pretty badly with regards to support and bug fixes. When it came time to replace it, I got the G13 and have been really happy with it overall. If the Nostromo doesn't have enough buttons for you, try out a G13; I've got 44 buttons at my fingertips (G1-G22 and G25 mapped to CTRL with modifier paging in Dominos).Steppinrazor has their Nostromo set up with the d-pad right next to the thumb mapped to the keyboard arrow keys. I don't know where the strafing comes in unless they move with their mouse almost exclusively like I do. When I need to strafe, such as when I'm on my tank or need to get out of fire, I've got the joystick on the G13 mapped to the arrow keys like Steppinrazor did, but I rebound Left and Right to strafe rather than turn. It's really intuitive once you get the hang of it.What I don't like about having so many keys available on a peripheral like this is the number of buttons you can end up with on your screen, which is the point Steppinrazor is at right now. Here's how I would clear it up:Set the Naga for the Number Pad keybinds with the switch on the bottom, and remap the main Naga action bar to match. Do the same with the Nostromo using 1 through = and a couple other keys for the 14 total (I use the brackets just below - and = ) He's got the thumb button on the Nostromo mapped to CTRL anyway, so go into dominos and set up modifier paging for each bar based on the CTRL key.If, for example, bars 1 and 2 are for the Nostromo, set up a duplicate layout using 3 and 4. Set bar 1 to show bar 3 with CTRL held, and 2 shows 4. Then use 5 for the Naga, lay it out with the numpad bindings and set bar 6 to the CTRL modifier. Set bars 3, 4, and 6 to hidden and the end result is 2 bar groups on screen with buttons that completely change depending if CTRL is held.I've been using Dominos set up like this for a long time, and it's to the point now that I don't even have my action bars showing; I know G10 does this spell, or this other one if CTRL is held, and so on. I've thought about submitting my UI for a while now, maybe I'll actually do it this time.
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