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How do you guys prefer to have your camera situated? Cockpit, Far, Bumper..?

depending on the situation, i usually drive in far camera so i can see the road ahead better and i can cut off passing cars.

what do you guys prefer?
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Cockpit with a force feedback wheel, only way I'll play any racing games anymore. I fall asleep with a controller.
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I always do best with bumper cam, it seems to give you a lot more play with the wheel and minimizes unintentional over- and understeer. I like the way cockpit looks though, newer games really look freaking awesome.
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I do best with a follow cam that is close to the back of the car. Helps a ton playing online.

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Quote by AJ:


Cockpit with a force feedback wheel, only way I'll play any racing games anymore. I fall asleep with a controller.



Funny you should say that. When I was trying to get to the 4th year in Forza 3. I would set the controlls on easy to make it go faster. I would literally drift off. My head would just start nodding off, then my girlfriend would nudge me. Repeat that every 20 minutes, lol.

I like the cockpit. i would love to get a force feedback wheel. But my gaming area is just full of shit from all my computers and consoles. I might ebay one though.



If you have room on your lap for the wheel and a little 1 square foot of room under your feet, you're good to go! It's the shit, it makes any and every racing game fun as hell.
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I really don't play any racing games but with GTA and similar games I like the above and right behind view. The only game I've played with the 1st person driver seat view was Far Cry 2 and that took me a little while to get used to but after a while it was easy as pie.
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I play with my camera back a little ways most of the time just cause I like seeing the whole road and cars comin up behind me in games such as Dirt. Regardless I usually fall asleep while playin racin games 90% of the time.

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I like the far cam so I can see the road better. I wish I could use a steering wheel, being in my wheelchair kinda makes it hard for me to use one. Even when I'm sitting on my bed I cant move my feet well enough to use the pedals. Thats why Im so glad that Lego Rock Band lets you set the drum pedal to auto so I can atleast play the drums.
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Quote by Mikey:


I like the far cam so I can see the road better. I wish I could use a steering wheel, being in my wheelchair kinda makes it hard for me to use one. Even when I'm sitting on my bed I cant move my feet well enough to use the pedals. Thats why Im so glad that Lego Rock Band lets you set the drum pedal to auto so I can atleast play the drums.



That's cool that Lego RB has that option. I was not aware of that. I only have guitars and a mic anyway. I played that game till I had all the cheevos I could get and then mailed to my brother out in LA. I still pay RB2 and the Beatles game on a regular basis. Does putting the bass drum on auto disable the drum cheevo?
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Nope it sure doesn't, I got the 100% drum cheevo using the bass drun on auto. Im no drummer by no means so with that auto option gives me a chance to play the drums. specially if I have a bunch of friends over we can all play since Im better at drums than most of my buddies.
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I used to drive with the following camera when I played PGR or Burnout.. Now that I have Forza... Cockpit view baby! Always.
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Quote by Crustyhippy:


I used to drive with the following camera when I played PGR or Burnout.. Now that I have Forza... Cockpit view baby! Always.



yeah sometimes i believe it depends on the game. on forza i can go either way. and then games like blur (to my memory of the beta) only have far cam.
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