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Reverse mouse/gamepad Y-axis?

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Do you reverse the mouse/gamepad Y-axis?

  • Yes

    Votes: 8 21.1%
  • No

    Votes: 25 65.8%
  • Blergle

    Votes: 5 13.2%

  • Total voters
    38

BenF

Member
Joined
Feb 19, 2005
Location
Hell, Michigan
I don't reverse mine. I've gotten used to moving my mouse up to look up on the screen and moving my mouse to look down. It seems strange imo to make it so up is down and down it up.
 

tinymouse2

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Joined
Jun 11, 2009
Location
Surrey, England
I had to choose "Blergle" simply because it depends what I'm doing.
Flying something or playing an RPG I always have it inverted though the Y axis. If I'm just playing an FPS game then I just stick to the norm.
 

mage_x

Member
Joined
Oct 29, 2002
I like to invert both unfortunately a lot of PS3 games don't allow me to invert the X axis for some reason.
 

jaymz9350

Member
Joined
May 13, 2006
The only time I invert the Y axis is when flying a plane with a joystick so I voted no, on a mouse or game pad I do not.
 

ratbuddy

Member
Joined
Aug 24, 2007
Wow, I thought it was more popular than that. Glad I asked.

I've always played with it reversed. Just feels more natural to me.
 

Rich'[ard]

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Joined
Apr 28, 2008
Location
Melb, AUS
i've only heard of inverting the y-axis on gamepads...didn't know some people used it on mouses as well :)

but i leave it as it is on both mouse and gamepad.
 

Radical

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Joined
Oct 19, 2003
Location
CA
I only invert axes if I'm using a joystick for a flight/space sim. Otherwise it feels to weird, especially on FPS games.
 
Joined
Dec 13, 2005
I had to choose "Blergle" simply because it depends what I'm doing.
Flying something or playing an RPG I always have it inverted though the Y axis. If I'm just playing an FPS game then I just stick to the norm.

Same here. Flying is inverted, pretty much everything else is normal. Then again, I should have picked no since I haven't played a flight sim or fps with aircraft in years. Last one was BF2 and last time I played that was maybe a year and a half ago.
 

Jo3f1sh

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Joined
Jul 27, 2009
Location
Dallas, TX
Inverted on everything...i have no idea why. Must have been all the Flight Simulator in the 90's that did it to me...
 

ratbuddy

Member
Joined
Aug 24, 2007
Inverted on everything...i have no idea why. Must have been all the Flight Simulator in the 90's that did it to me...

Yeah, I think the first 3d thing I played was MSFS 3.0, and just got used to the whole 'down is up' thing.
 

kiltz

Member
Joined
Nov 17, 2002
Location
san diego
i wonder how many of the ones who voted no started playing fps on consoles. ever since the early days of being able to use the mouse in fps games (quake1) ive always used inverted. ive also noticed my friends that started playing fps on console all use un-inverted