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1. Posted: Sun 4th Sep 2011 15:20 BST
Hey guys, I was wondering if you prefer to play VC games with the D-Pad or Circle Pad. For me, I guess it depends on the game. Like in Zelda, the Circle Pad gives better accuracy, but it platformers like Super Mario Bros., the D-Pad works better.
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2. Posted: Sun 4th Sep 2011 15:36 BST
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3. Posted: Sun 4th Sep 2011 15:42 BST
Playing with the D-pad is too awkard for me, maybe because I have large hands, so I prefer the circle pad.
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4. Posted: Sun 4th Sep 2011 15:45 BST
The D-pad. Just for nastalgia's sake. Sometimes I'll use the circle pad. It's really rare when I do though.
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5. Posted: Sun 4th Sep 2011 15:46 BST
circle pad, if you ask me, is better for about EVERY game, ds, 3ds, or vc.
6. Posted: Sun 4th Sep 2011 15:46 BST
I alternate between the two for some reason.
7. Posted: Sun 4th Sep 2011 16:03 BST
I prefer the D-Pad. It's just more precise than the Circle Pad
8. Posted: Sun 4th Sep 2011 16:07 BST
Mostly using D-Pad on VC games but sometimes to Circle Pad in Zelda games.
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9. Posted: Sun 4th Sep 2011 16:15 BST
Me too, I don't really know why.
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10. Posted: Sun 4th Sep 2011 16:22 BST
I prefer the D-Pad, or just as the poster above me said, switching between.
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11. Posted: Sun 4th Sep 2011 16:29 BST
I occasionally use the circle pad, but the D-Pad is more precise for moving in two dimensions.
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12. Posted: Sun 4th Sep 2011 16:51 BST
The Dpad is too squeaky for my taste, so i use the Opad the most, but i find myself using it mostly for menus and games where the Opad feels too awkward like Octopus in Game & Watch.
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13. Posted: Sun 4th Sep 2011 16:53 BST
I use the D-Pad for everything except Yoshi and NES Open. I need precision when I'm moving around and jumping, and sometimes the circle pad seems too wonky for that.
The D-Pad's position did feel a little awkward at first, but I've gotten used to it now.
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14. Posted: Mon 5th Sep 2011 00:07 BST
For sidescrollers, I use the D-Pad. For games with a top-down view like Zelda, I use the Circle Pad.
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15. Posted: Mon 5th Sep 2011 05:38 BST
It depends. For games that use 4-way directional controls (up, down, left, right) I use the D-pad. For games that require more complex movement, I use the Circle Pad. Controlling Kirby's flight is much easier with the Circle Pad. And moving Link in Link's Awakening is much smoother with the Circle Pad.
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16. Posted: Mon 5th Sep 2011 16:39 BST
I don't know, maybe being in my mid-twenties, I feel I am more into making the games feel like they did when I was a kid...but it would be awkward for me to play NES games with the circle pad. Yeah the 3DS D-Pad isn't ideal, but it just feels more right when I am playing NES games.
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17. Posted: Mon 5th Sep 2011 16:44 BST
D-pad. Maybe because I actually owned an NES but I can't see why you would play it any other way.
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18. Posted: Mon 5th Sep 2011 21:21 BST
I use D-pad since im moving only in the 4 given directions.
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19. Posted: Mon 5th Sep 2011 21:23 BST
I will let you know Friday or Saturday.
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20. Posted: Tue 6th Sep 2011 02:01 BST
It's the same as with DS games and the same as what everyone here has said. I alternate and I do it fairly subconsciously. Link's Awakening I use the circle pad, SMB I'm fairly sure I use the D-Pad. On the DS I use the circle pad for Pokemon and Geometry Wars but not in New SMB (AFAIK) and definitely not in Mario Kart DS.
So it depends......