View Full Version : old game, new gamer help
11-12-2004, 07:12 AM
First timer, need assistance,
why can I only shot and look down in dark forces II?
I have a joystick and have tried over and over again to save setting to no avail
11-12-2004, 07:19 AM
Make sure "Enable Joystick" is checked in the control options. Certainly be sure you have the X and Y axis set correctly.
If fiddling with the game options doesn't help, dowload the latest drivers for you joystick.
11-15-2004, 12:17 PM
I have used both the CH Flightstick Pro and the Logitech Wingman 3D joysticks in DF2 and they work great.
#1 Make sure you map the buttons in the option menu.
You can click on the IDENTIFY button to make sure
which buttons you are mapping.
#2 As previously mentioned, make sure you have the
latest available drivers downloaded and installed for
the joystick in question.
#3 Most importantly, make sure you go into the computer's
CONTROL PANEL settings and properly calibrate your
These are basics, but sometimes even the most experienced
gamers get in a rush and forget to cover them, or newer games
have support out of the box, so we forget to double check our settings. Believe me I have made the mistake of thinking every-
thing is just "Plug And Play" countless times.
Since you are probably going to ask...yes I still prefer the CH
Products Flightstick Pro. It is a very sturdy piece (compatability
wise) and has provided me with thousands of hours of great
gaming. My son (8yrs old) is very rough on them so when he breaks one, I often get them on the web (used in great shape) for
ten bucks or less..plus freight. I currently use it and the mouse to play JA...left hand stick/keyboard, right hand mouse. As for DF2, right hand stick, left hand keyboard. Button 1 - fire, Button 2 - activate, Button 3 - duck, Button 4 - jump, POV - look up, down,& sidestep.
I hope this helps. Good Luck, Happy Fragging, and May The Force Be With You.
11-17-2004, 05:12 AM
I cant look up or down and im not using any joystick. What should i do?
Looks great so far though :D
11-17-2004, 09:36 AM
Looking is bound to Page Up and Page Down I'm afraid; there's no mouse-look or similar. But you don't need em that much so it's no biggie ;)
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