"Old" player checking in

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Combat Chris
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"Old" player checking in

Post by Combat Chris » Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:29 am

Hey there everyone!

Some of you may remember me from earlier days. My username was Unix and I was moderately active on the forums and logged a few thousand hours on PXO and then Vortex. The other day I noticed D3 was released on Steam and it got me reminiscing about the game that I'd sunk a large majority of my childhood into. I checked here and sure enough the community is still kicking!

So, I'm interested in getting back into the game but I'm no longer the owner of a 3DPro (or the USB adapter). I did find this from the Sidewinder wikipedia page, so I suppose I could buy a 3DPro from eBay and then build the adapter, but I'm not sure I want to invest that much effort at this point.

Any recommendations on a USB joystick that's comparable to the 3DPro?

Are people playing through the Steam interface or still sticking to Vortex? What's the best way to get back into the fray?
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Re: "Old" player checking in

Post by Behemoth » Sat Jun 14, 2014 10:14 am

Can try the logitech extreme 3dpro, it's a good joystick in its own right.
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Re: "Old" player checking in

Post by Money! » Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:58 pm

Hey man, Unix sounds familiar. Welcome back.

It's getting pretty difficult to find a game nowadays. I have no experience w/ Steam but I'll use Vortex or Ryu's Descent Valhalla tracker (http://www.descentvalhalla.com/tracker/) to find games. Sometimes you gotta sit and wait for someone to join. Check out Behe's post in the multiplayer thread, he's trying to get a consensus on good times to play.
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