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ALL WE HAD TO DO, WAS FOLLOW THE DAMN TRAIN, CJ!
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RE: ALL WE HAD TO DO, WAS FOLLOW THE DAMN TRAIN, CJ!

Oh gawd.

I hated that mission. Playing on PS2 was hard enough, imagine using keyboard for pc version.

Somehow following a train through a tunnel and dirt path on a dirt bike with a fat man riding as passenger as crazy spanish thugs shoot down at you is pretty damn easy for this dude...

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That mission caused a broken controller. I hated it.
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All he had to do was shoot straight!

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This and the plane license mission(when I couldn't fly in San Andreas) were the worst...
12-02-2013 07:04 AM
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I loved flying planes. Especially that harrier-like jet. Helicopters were a little harder for me.
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Driving and flying is difficult with a keyboard or mouse. Flying is hardest, then driving with precision and speed is second hardest to do.

I spent a good deal of time trying to get that pilot license, and to pass those driver tests(which I never finished when I got stuck at one level I just couldn't do)

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Ahh how I can't wait to get into PC gaming. Smile
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Usually the problems rise from games that are simply ported rather than specifically made for PC. I believe the GTA games were only ported to PC, so the controls were not exactly as comfortable to use. It was still fun to play though.

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Meh. I hear FPS are a lot harder on PC (meaning that they require more skill than just chucking on fucking auto-aim and holding down the trigger). Not that I'm an abid FPS player, it's still good to know for when I do play them.

I'm going PC mainly because I'm building it for my CGI crap, so why the Hell not, plus the "next-gen" consoles look like rubbish and there's heaps of exclusives. Age of Canon is a game I really wanna play... So is SW:TOR.
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More skill but the mouse makes aiming so much more precise when compared to a controller.

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A truly button smashing mission.

And do you know how hard it is to properly button smash on a pc? the key to "pedal" faster isn't the same key to move forward, so I got my fingers extending unnaturally across the keyboard all while trying to steer...horrible.

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