A mouse is a computer peripheral used as a pointing device for the on-screen cursor, or other 2 dimensional movement.

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Can you play Baldur's Gate without a mouse?

I am currently forced to game on a laptop, and was on verge of viewing life as empty of all meaning, until I remembered Baldur's Gate (and Good old Games). My question is as above: can you play ...
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Mouse on the Xbox 360?

Conventional wisdom is that you can't use a mouse on the Xbox 360 (you can use a keyboard though). XNA Game Studio claims not to support it for example. (has anyone tested it? I should probably ask on ...
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What mouse controls are available in Dwarf Fortress?

I've added [MOUSE:YES] to my init.txt to enable mouse control, but I haven't been able to find any info on exactly what mouse controls are available. So far, the only one I've found is changing the ...
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Is a trackball good for playing games?

I toy with the idea of purshasing a trackball, because I've heard it will greatly reduce the strain of the hand, that normally occurs when using a mouse. But I have some doubts if it will fit all my ...
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Mouse Button Press in ROCCAT Macro Manager

I recently purchased a ROCCAT Kone[+] which has some great macro possibilities due to EasyShift, which allows you to bind extra commands to the other mouse buttons (accessed by holding the assigned ...
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Enabling mouse 3 in Bloodline Champions with logitech mouse

I can't seem to get my MX Revolution mouse's extra buttons to work in Bloodline Champions. I am using the drivers from Logitech with UberOptions. I have never had a problem using this setup in any ...
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Where can I buy a mouse cable supporter?

Where to find mouse cable supporter as seen in this video? ...
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Are wireless mice still a no-no for gaming?

I remember when I tried a wireless mouse years back and it was horrible. It did not feel responsive enough in games. Should I consider buying a wireless mouse if it otherwise seems good?
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Mouse jumps around when using DOSBOX

I'm trying to play an old school DOS Game I got using the DOSBOX DOS emulator, but the problem I have is that the mouse jumps all over the screen and does not allow me to have a good control. The game ...
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When “extending” my desktop across multiple monitors, how can I limit my mouse to one monitor when playing full-screen?

I have two monitors, and I often use the "extend" mode to work on both simultaneously as a large desktop. When playing games full-screen only one monitor is used, and that's fine. However, I would ...
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Can we use keyboard & mouse on PS3?

Can we use wireless keyboard & mouse on PS3 with minimum loss and delay? I've searched on youtube, and i saw a lot of videos about this. But i don't think that methods would be healty. Any ...
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What are the proper steps to calibrate my mouse before playing FPS games?

I always have problem to properly calibrate my mouse when playing FPS games (Combat Arms). Sometimes it is too slow or too fast, sometime my movements are not smooth enough. My mouse is Razer ...
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How important is mouse DPI in games?

It seems that mouse DPI is getting pretty high these days. How much DPI do you really need? Update: This question is targeted at gaming, by the way :) I'm interested to know what is noticeably ...
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What does “Touchpad mode” change in Flight Control HD?

Flight Control HD, available for Windows and Mac OS X, has a little option called Touchpad mode. The in-game help says: Ensure "Trackpad mode" is enabled in the options for optimized controls. Well, ...
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n52te: program a long mouse button press

I have a Belkin n52te. I'm using the Razor programming software to program it. What I'd like to do is program it to hold down the right mouse button for 5s and then let go. I've tried recording that ...
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Mouse moving out of the Game with dual screen

I'm using a dual-screen setup and some games seem to not lock the mouse to the screen, especially in Battlefield 2142 a while ago I often left the game with my cursor, which was bad when I tried to ...
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What can I do about mouse 'lint'?

I play FPS's with a simple optical mouse that has little 'feet' at the base. I find that the feet regularly pick up 'lint' which changes the movement of the mouse, hence throwing off my aim. ...
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Hand exercises after a gaming session?

I hope this is not off-topic, but this is important for me, and I assume to many other gamers as well. Unlike most other computer applications, many PC games make liberal use of the mouse for most ...
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Do “Gaming” mousepads make a difference with today's optical mice?

There seem to be a lot of "Gaming" mousepads on the market - some very expensive. Do these make any real impact with today's optical mice over an old mousepad or desk?
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How can I turn off mouse acceleration for PC Games in Windows XP?

I've heard turning off mouse acceleration can help precision in games. How do I do this in Windows XP?