well I am not going out of my way to get an xbox or wie controler, I already 
have a stick and I never use it, I prefur keyboard control and mouse control 
and even then I still like keyboard.
At 11:58 a.m. 30/01/2009, you wrote:
>Hey Che,
>
>Problem you might have here man is that, unless I've missed something
>which is very possible, your online fightathon would be the only
>accessible game using this controller.  That much money for a
>controller isn't a big deal, but that much money for a controller to
>play one game only plus the cost of the game starts to become one
>maybe.  Another thing that's worth pointing out is that a lot of
>people find themselves with some kind of internet hookup most places
>they visit now, but wouldn't be taking their Wii controller around
>with them 24/7, so you'd still be needing to maintain playability from
>the keyboard/other controllers.  Don't get me wrong dude I love the
>idea, but as a formerly beatemup geek/guru, I'm more drawn to the game
>idea than the fact that it's using a Wii controller.  I've only ever
>played a few games online (quake, mk3 over a lan, sound rts etc) and
>already for me it's the best part of gaming.  Can't wait to see more
>access titles developing where it's possible.
>
>Scott
>
>On 1/29/09, Ryan Strunk <ryan.str...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Count me in.
>>
>> Ryan
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: gamers-boun...@audyssey.org [mailto:gamers-boun...@audyssey.org] On
>> Behalf Of Che
>> Sent: Thursday, January 29, 2009 4:38 PM
>> To: Gamers Discussion list
>> Subject: [Audyssey] Would you pay $50 for a killer controller?
>>
>>  Hi all,
>>  I am ramping up plans for an online head to head fighting game. At first it
>> will mostly be a test bed for latency issues, so I can see what the
>> limitations are for head to head combat over the internet.
>>   One idea I am picking at is the inclusion of The nintendo Wii controllers
>> for the game.
>>   It is possible to use the Wii controllers via a blue tooth hookup with a
>> PC.
>>   Having used these controlers on my Wii, I can tell you they are amazing.
>>   In the boxing game, the faster you punch with the controller, the harder
>> your character punches. In Mortal Combat, you draw a pattern in the air with
>> your controller to execute certain moves.
>>   All of this functionality is available with the PC port of the controller
>> software.
>>   My question is, how much would the average blind gamer be into this?
>>   I think the draw to a head to head fighting game would be good, assuming
>> lag issues could be worked out, but would the average gamer be willing to
>> drop the $50 or so necessary to buy a controller and blue-tooth hook up?
>>   The possibilities for useing the Wii controllers is immense for accessible
>> gaming, most especially for action titles.
>>   The balance board can be used as well, another $80 or so. Think of the
>> ability to dodge your opponent simply by leaning, or run away from a monster
>> by, well, running.
>>   Anyhow, it is an exciting concept, what do you guys think?
>>  Later,
>> che
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