not much for standard gameplay, but if it were offering an alternate
gameplay style or effect such as faster, more analogue targiting, then
I however don't see the need to use a mouse in for instance bog
standard walking left/right movements.
Well, this is always completely a personal choice, but most people who
grew up using a mouse, as I did, find the mouse more natural,
smoother, and even quicker to use than a keyboard. The mouse also
gives you more suddle control over movement, but of course if you
aren't very good with handling a mouse in general it will over
compensate for your drastic movements etc. There is an art to using a
mouse, and it really shows in games like Rail Racer where you can
really do more precise leans/turns when hitting the curves.
Maybe, however only if the 5 button mouse meant somethign important to
the game as in the above answer.
Well, you can think of a five button or eight button mouse as another
type of joystick. It simply gives you more buttons for firing,
speaking status, etc. Basically, all the things a keyboard could do
except in an alternative input device. Advantages/disadvantages would
all depend on the type of game. In Mysteries of the Ancients there is
really nothing special the mouse can do other than be a smaller more
responsive input device. In something like Mysteries of the Sith it
could have more specific/special use as a hand-held game controller
for a light saber etc.
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