Using a controller with Carmageddon 2

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Vapour
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Using a controller with Carmageddon 2

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Hello, i'm new here.

I seem to have trouble getting the controller work with Carmageddon 2. It wont recgonize LT and RT buttons (that i normally use for Accleration and Braking) on my Logitech F310 controller. It only recgonizes my left stick and X, Y, B, A and Left and right bumpers.
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Re: Using a controller with Carmageddon 2

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Hello,

I never used a controller with C2 so I can't help, but isn't that kind of problem addressed by third party softwares like Xpadder, JoyToKey, etc.?
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Re: Using a controller with Carmageddon 2

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I've tried those programs, and they work well, but they don't feel right when playing with a controller. I just wanted to know if there was a way to make the controller work naturally. The game recgonizes my gamepad as a joystick. I'm using a KB too at the moment as i've given up with fiddling with a controller with this game. Maybe the steering wheel works better with this game?
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Re: Using a controller with Carmageddon 2

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I understand what you mean. I feel like C2 has never been too great with controllers. Back in the day (and it still happens now and then) having a controller plugged in through USB could prevent the game from launching completely. That kinda sets the tone IMO :slol:
I remember some people playing C2 with a steering wheel and they weren't complaining so maybe that is something to test.
There's a file called FFB.TXT in the DATA folder that lets you tweak force feedback. You can also do it ingame by entering the CHEAT MODE (typing LAPMYLOVEPUMP while in a race (LQP?YLOVEPU?P on an azerty keyboard)), moving to the OPTIONS MODE (F4), then tweaking the FFB (SHIFT+ALT+8).

For the sake of completeness:
ALT+8: Disable Y Axis
CTRL+ALT+8: Enable D-Pad mode
SHIFT+ALT+8: Sets FFB gain to 0/25/50/75/100%
SHIFT+CTRL+8: Enable/Disable Joystick
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Re: Using a controller with Carmageddon 2

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Wow, it actually worked, thanks. I just had to disable Y axis. Didn't know this trick was a thing before :-)