Anyone else happy to see gamepad users sweeping fighting games? I always knew...

Bentley Torres
Bentley Torres

Anyone else happy to see gamepad users sweeping fighting games? I always knew fighting sticks were just an ego/placebo thing.

Tyler Morgan
Tyler Morgan

It's more of a niche thing, like some people just use the stick for the aesthetic.

Jace Rodriguez
Jace Rodriguez

personal preferences, don't think about it too much, i think sticks might be better for link based fighters but i've been using pad so long i don't wanna relearn anything

Noah Nelson
Noah Nelson

I have never seen a convincing argument about why one would be superior to the other.
not saying an argument dosnt exist, but I have not seen it

Joshua Turner
Joshua Turner

Keyboard is the ultimate controller.

Isaiah Gutierrez
Isaiah Gutierrez

You already have a gamepad if you have a console, or you have a keyboard if you have a PC. Both can do just as much damage without paying additional hundreds of dollars. For this reason I think sticks are inferior.
This is what I use even though I'm shilling gamepads.

Jaxon Gonzalez
Jaxon Gonzalez

The fact that there doesn't appear to be a quantifiable competitive advantage to be had using a memestick or hitbox over a gamepad, despite costing $150 more appears to be a convincing argument for gamepad superiority.

Liam Bennett
Liam Bennett

Did you get sexually abused by an arcade stick user or something?
I'm fine with gamepads, I got a couple of friends who play with gamepads and I can beat them with a cheap arcade stick.

Jason Foster
Jason Foster

"fighting games"
Melee, SFV, MvC Inf aren't fighting games.

Adrian Reyes
Adrian Reyes

Old PC controllers and Cheap keyboards are awful for trying to make fighting game inputs.
This really isn't a victory against Sticks, this is more a symptom of people not doing the equivalent of trying to rocket jump with a guitar hero controller

Charles Sanders
Charles Sanders

Don't forget NRShit. It's just QWOP with gore and capeshit tacked on.

James Anderson
James Anderson

Hitbox/Keyboard is probably the best once you get used to it
You can do crazy shit like SPDs in SFIV by inputting 4628P, or extremely easy Just Frame attacks in Tekken

Hudson Jones
Hudson Jones

I was sexually abused by an arcade stick.

Jason Adams
Jason Adams

"fighting sticks"
ego/placebo thing

They're arcade joysticks, you fucking idiot. People use them because they were the original control system for beat 'em ups. You deserve having your generation represented by psychotic trannies.

Carter Phillips
Carter Phillips

Fightsticks are objectively better for 90% of players, Pads just work better in SFV because of the input lag and the easier links.

Landon Butler
Landon Butler

Originally, fighting sticks were sold to people who were used to play in the arcade, and later on, to people nostalgic of arcades.
Nowadays, we have a new generation who never experienced arcades, so the fighting stick producers created the Whole meme: "only casuals use gamepads, if you want to be a PRO you need to buy a fighting stick" so this people believing this BS are getting jewed essentially, and keep buying their shit.

Landon Roberts
Landon Roberts

did they finally remove 360 moves from fighting games to appeal to casuals? if they didn't, it still justifies the use of an arcade stick because of the discrete inputs.

Joshua Scott
Joshua Scott

Nice (((Bokros))) do you have there!

Adrian Kelly
Adrian Kelly

I play on a cheap stick mostly because it's more comfortable on my hands, but the one objective advantage arcade sticks have advantage over pads is easier button holds. Characters like Zato/Eddie, Yuzuriha etc. can't really be played to their full potential on pad because of their big emphasis on holding/releasing/sliding basically any attack button. There shouldn't be any other big differences unless your pad has a shitty dpad (X360 controller), you plan on visiting Japanese arcades at some point in time or you're playing a kusoge with lots of 1f links and plinking.

Jackson Carter
Jackson Carter

One isn't superior to the other, they're equals. People use one or the other because that's what they feel more comfortable using
Niggers or japs are more prone to using stick, because they grew up in the arcades
Most other people use pad because they play fighters at home

Adrian Cooper
Adrian Cooper

1. Circular motions are easier with a joystick.
2. Buttons are still pressed on gamepad by "clawing" with your index and middle fingers.
3. Shitty bait thread

Kevin Bennett
Kevin Bennett

Fightsticks are objectively better for 90% of players
Fight sticks are always a placebo

Some guy won a Street Fighter tournament with a fucking ps1 controller

Owen Diaz
Owen Diaz

I still can't do a shoryuken on a gamepad. What am I doing wrong?

Julian Morales
Julian Morales

get better dexterity
If I can do it reliably on a keyboard then you have no excuse

Jayden Gray
Jayden Gray

muh gaymer peripherals

Christopher Ward
Christopher Ward

objectively

Jayden Powell
Jayden Powell

tfw doing double 360 super motions on keyboard consistently

It's a legitmately good input device for Fighting games, just takes some practice. It took me roughly the same amount of time to get good with a keyboard as it did with a fightstick.

Andrew Stewart
Andrew Stewart

it varies from person to person. whichever one suits the player best

Lincoln Gutierrez
Lincoln Gutierrez

a device that is designed for utilizing 2 buttons per finger and an entire hand for movement is somehow not superior for split second comboes to a device that is designed to utilize 4 buttons on only one thumb and the entire movement on the other one

I wish these shitty bait threads were a bannable offense

Carter Bell
Carter Bell

Pads are better for games like Injustice or SFV because these games were made with a controller in mind, that's the only reason why you see pad players suddenly doing incredibly good in tournaments. Also OP probably hasn't used a Fighstick once in his life and also probably has never even played a fighting game. I don't even know why I reply to this trash thread.

Samuel Flores
Samuel Flores

I really like using a fightstick for arcade games. You can't convince me to play Bosconian with something else.

Isaiah Thompson
Isaiah Thompson

Happ stick
Why did so many american arcade machines have shitty happ parts?

Dylan Butler
Dylan Butler

<actually like the arcade stick but the travel time to input is a pretty big, the standard 30mm buttons + another 1 mm apart is too large for me (fine for 6 button, but 8 buttons is killing it)
<24mm is only used for start/option buttons and hitboxes
<hitboxes are too fucking jank, they're made for thumbs and I can't into pressing with thumb
fugg

Nicholas Morgan
Nicholas Morgan

If you don't mind turning your left thumb into burger by rolling all the skin off it, sure.

Wyatt Nguyen
Wyatt Nguyen

There was a pad player in Evo 2017's top 8 for Marvel 3.

Nathaniel Hill
Nathaniel Hill

Not playing games the way they were meant to be played.

Stay pleb Holla Forums

Levi Rivera
Levi Rivera

Objectively button mashers are shit.

Logan Clark
Logan Clark

That's because fight sticks are like fingerboxes, except normalfags actually fell for it and convinced themselves they do anything.

Aaron Murphy
Aaron Murphy

Which keys do you assign attack buttons to? I struggle to find a comfortable layout.

Jayden Jenkins
Jayden Jenkins

am I the only person who prefers playing fightans with keyboards?

Leo Gutierrez
Leo Gutierrez

a hitbox meme is easier to meme on.

Juan Perry
Juan Perry

hitbox meme
???

Hunter Gray
Hunter Gray

it's almost like newer players didn't grow up playing in arcades

Samuel Davis
Samuel Davis

Practically speaking, an arcade stick gives you better access to the face buttons which allows for better piano motions amongst other things, and the stick gives you the ability to use your entire arm or wrist for motions instead of just your thumb, which lends to better speed, accuracy, and control.

In practice, people are better with what they're more experienced with. Arcades are dead so a lot of fresh blood in the FGC isn't already used to using an arcade stick.

You can see the practicality-vs-experience at best with the HitBox or Keyboard. They're arguably the best control methods for fighting games, but almost no one uses them seriously because it requires dedication to get used to the method.

Liam James
Liam James

sweeping fighting games
This is extremely vague. How do you define "sweeping?" You haven't bought into the esports meme (((SFV))) has been pushing, have you?

7 of the 8 2014 finalists used arcade sticks
stick users vastly outnumber pad users at almost every level of play
Whatever you say.

Easton Gonzalez
Easton Gonzalez

Well let's look at something like blaz blue or guilty hear. Gamepad is even better for those games. SNK games? Gamepad better.

Caleb Rodriguez
Caleb Rodriguez

I always knew fighting sticks were just an ego/placebo thing.
Controllers are for console plebfags that were such incommunicative autists they couldn't even step a toe into an arcade.

Plus fightan games made for consoles hold these faggot's hands by giving them extra buttons that are actually just combining two button presses, or even worse macros for specials.

Git gud controllerfags.

Julian Garcia
Julian Garcia

luffy won evo because he was playing Rose and nobody knew how to fight against her at the time, he got exposed later on. Surprisingly he's even worse in SF5 which is strange because its an easier game for controller players.

Oliver Stewart
Oliver Stewart

In terms of longevity of your hand's joint health I would think an arcade stick would be better for you. I know after a long session of fighting games with a gamepad my left thumb is typically pretty sore where as after a session with an arcade stick I'm relatively pain free. The wrist is much larger and stronger joint and can take years of abuse better than the thumb. I know a lot of massage therapists that have "bad thumbs" due to years of having to forcefully press into people's backs.

Jason Brown
Jason Brown

Gamepad better.
All the best players in the world use a fight stick for those games, how exactly is a controller better?

Camden Ortiz
Camden Ortiz

Stick has more travel

Carter Powell
Carter Powell

I have never seen a convincing argument about why one would be superior to the other.
Arcade sticks = 8-way. Fightan games are designed around this scheme: up, up-right, right, down-right, down, down-left, left, up-left.

Console controllers started off as 4-way. Then progressed to analog bullshit. They are and always have been inferior to arcade sticks for fightans.

Aiden Hall
Aiden Hall

gamepad vs fighting sticks

I dunno man. I've played fighters on keyboard and it feels superior.
I slap directional buttons on WASD and the rest of the buttons on GTHYJU, maybe some on Q and E depending on the fighter.

The other buttons act normally like a gamepad or fightstick would, but WASD is MUCH faster than a gamepad or fightstick.

I'm a filthy casual in Guilty Gear and I kick other players ass when I pick up the keyboard and they use a gamepad.
I'm perfectly aware throught the entire match about how much I suck and yet I still win.
I can jump, mask the special input and land on the last button perfectly timed to pull of a special or Overdrive.
Can't do it on a gamepad, at least not fast enough.

Jonathan Thomas
Jonathan Thomas

You can press buttons without moving your fingers, particularly without having to use the same finger to press multiple buttons in succession. This allows for sharper timing, if your spinal cord is thick enough.

Xavier Brown
Xavier Brown

Stick has more travel
I'm not sure what you mean?

Asher Rivera
Asher Rivera

He implies that because of greater leverage, you'd be slower to flick a happ stick than thumb stick. Which is of course bullshit, fingers are the slowest moving appendages in human body.

Isaiah Miller
Isaiah Miller

I played on keyboard for a while back in the day because I played a lot of fighting games on mame and never had a controller or stick to use at time.

Lincoln Bell
Lincoln Bell

I prefer using my keyboard, but my preference for heavy characters hinders my skill, I cannot rely on 360s much less 720s, so I need to rely on the other moves. Any tips to pull of 360s with keyboard? Or is it simply git gud?

Gavin Ortiz
Gavin Ortiz

Open notepad.
Write "DWAS"
How long did it take you?
Press Enter and do it again.
Do it 50 times.
How long does it take you now?
Press Enter.
Repeat another 50 times.

Blake Butler
Blake Butler

controlling a fighting game with WASD
I honestly don't know what to say.

Luis Ortiz
Luis Ortiz

umm that dude just lost badly using the keyboard. lol.

Juan Ward
Juan Ward

fingers are the slowest moving appendages in human body.
[citation fucking needed]

Jackson Gutierrez
Jackson Gutierrez

Everyone on Holla Forums should kill themselves whenever they try to discuss fighters or fight sticks. Because you all are a bunch of niggers.

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