Nick Jul 1, 2013 @ 2:13pm
controller support
any helpful links to setup the god awful conroller options

not even joking, ♥♥♥♥ poor support, can't even choose to holster weapons with (B) button let alone link sprint with the L3 analog button )=
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Zaniaac Jul 1, 2013 @ 7:39pm 
This is a PC game
Synchronicity Jul 1, 2013 @ 10:11pm 
Originally posted by Zaniaac:
This is a PC game

yeah, and?
Zaniaac Jul 1, 2013 @ 10:29pm 
This game doesn't work with a controller. Its not suppose to work with a controller.
impliedword Jul 1, 2013 @ 10:50pm 
it does work with controller....enable in options...i use it for away missions only kinda plays like mass effect as for ship i use keyboard
Nick Jul 2, 2013 @ 4:19am 
so nobody knows, and what do you mean by its a "pc game" Zaniaac, some mmo's out there have actually got controller support like final fantasy online. i think theybrought out they're own specialized controller
Last edited by Nick; Jul 2, 2013 @ 4:27am
impliedword Jul 2, 2013 @ 8:21am 
wdpsr Jul 2, 2013 @ 11:07am 
You could try to use 3rd party software that allows you to macro an ordinary game controller. Make a list of the normal game keys that you want to use, for example your WSAD to the directional pad etc., and program your controller accordingly. I know there are a few programs available out there that allow you to do that. I'm not certain if this is what you were looking for but it's an option.

I did something similar with my Logitech G13, and it plays flawlessly. I use my keyboard mainly for things like chat, and logging in or out. Other than that, I hardly have to touch it. Of course, the G13 having 25 fully programmable buttons does help, and is probably not what you are using. But the process for making it work should be the same. Hope this helps some.
SvenicusMaximus Jul 2, 2013 @ 11:13am 
your moaning about a pc game not having full support with controller? anyone else find this abit funny?
Synchronicity Jul 2, 2013 @ 11:18am 
Originally posted by Sven:
your moaning about a pc game not having full support with controller? anyone else find this abit funny?

I find it funny some people cant get over the fact that some people want to use a controller.
Last edited by Synchronicity; Jul 2, 2013 @ 11:19am
Nick Jul 2, 2013 @ 1:59pm 
whoa who's moaning? im just simply annoyed that developers don't give us non hardcore mmo enthusiests more options

also looking for a soution, what are you trolling?
Last edited by Nick; Jul 2, 2013 @ 1:59pm
Nick Jul 2, 2013 @ 2:11pm 
Originally posted by impliedword:
http://sto-forum.perfectworld.com/showthread.php?t=333031
heres a link that might help
very interesting stuff in link but unfortunately no help, they mention xpadder, but personally i don't like using third party software as some games don't allow things like this to be used

cheers for info though (=
Last edited by Nick; Jul 2, 2013 @ 2:12pm
Nick Jul 2, 2013 @ 2:15pm 
looks like im going to have to get logitech g13 pretty sure it has a thumbstick lol

thank you all who actually posted helpful stuff
wickerrobot Jul 4, 2013 @ 3:23pm 
to bind the controller here is pretty intense but well worth it. I run circles on the ground around my friends and no contest in space they just can't maneuver like me. The key is overlapping the functions. You can fit all the hot bar cmds and some.

I use a wired 360 controller. 1st get familiar with the terms: joy1 = start button / joy2 = select / joy3 = L3 button / joy4 = R3 button / joy5 = Left bumper / joy6 = Right bumber / joy7 = left trigger / joy8 Right trigger / joy9 = A button / joy10 = B button / joy11 = X button / joy12 = Y button / joypad_up = dpad up / joypad_down = dpad down / joypad_left = dpad left / joypad_right = dpad right / Lstick_up = left analog stick up / Lstick_down = left analog stick down / Lstick_left = left analog stick left / Lstick_right = left analog stick right / Rstick_up = right analog stick up / Rstick_down = right analog stick down / Rstick_right = right analog stick right / Rstick_left = right analog stick left

Combo keys are done with a plus sign ( + ) example: joy9+joy10 <~ this means you press both the A & B button on the controller for that action.

ingame under the keybind option you hover over the action and it gives you the cmd. You type right into the chat bar. Example: /bind target_next_enemy joypad_right+joy8 <~that means when i press and hold the right trigger and press right on the dpad it cycles through my enemies clockwise. /bind Target_prev_enemy joypad_left+joy8 <~ that cycles them counter clockwise.

It seems tough at 1st but can lead to a very personalized configuration like no other game offers. The key is that overlap, using select, start, bumpers, dpad and trigger buttons like an alt or shift for button combinations.

Some buttons already have function. the analogs will move you and look around and i think A button jumps on ground and the L & R trigger cycles targets by default.You should clear some individually as you bind to avoid conflicts.

This was the hardest game to config a controller to for me, but in the end every action was where i wanted it. I had to go back a few times and rethink my ink untill the setup was comfortable and fluid

Good luck.
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Mordock Mar 9 @ 10:42pm 
Last guy that commented was actually the only useful comment out of the whole thread aside friom the beginning question. I find it fastenating how people with nothing helpful to say fill up threads like this where people like me are looking for answers. My response included.. Meaningless, but a thank you to Wickerrobot.
batman8913 Mar 19 @ 3:52am 
you can use controller can be used duh its just not finshed and some keys need to be prograhmed sorrp bout spelling but i do use a xbox controller
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