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#4413007 - 03/27/18 12:57 AM Why do gaming mice look like the cube from Hellraiser  
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Shopping for a mouse, everything I find has these sharp edges, flaps, lights, mystery switches and seems to be contoured for a 7-fingered alien.

Where do I get myself a nice 1974-style domed mouse that's smooth and MELLOW


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#4413015 - 03/27/18 01:41 AM Re: Why do gaming mice look like the cube from Hellraiser [Re: Clydewinder]  
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Amazon ?? I got me a smooth two buttons and wheel cordless and cheap as a matter of fact ordered two by mistake but kept the second one any how


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#4413030 - 03/27/18 03:22 AM Re: Why do gaming mice look like the cube from Hellraiser [Re: Clydewinder]  
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Logitech B100 3 button wired mouse.


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#4413036 - 03/27/18 04:22 AM Re: Why do gaming mice look like the cube from Hellraiser [Re: Clydewinder]  
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Logitech g400s

very smooth, only a few mystery buttons, mostly to control resolution, and a forward and backward button you can use for whatever you like. i've been very happy with this mouse

https://www.amazon.com/ Logitech -G400s-910-003589-Optical-Gaming/dp/B00BCEK2LA

#4413056 - 03/27/18 07:43 AM Re: Why do gaming mice look like the cube from Hellraiser [Re: Clydewinder]  
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The Roccat Tyon has a couple of mystery switches (programmable, though) and isn't quite the rounded, mellow design, but I like those extra buttons even if I'm not using all of them.
Programmable buttons are useful not only in games, but also applications like Photoshop.

#4413062 - 03/27/18 10:24 AM Re: Why do gaming mice look like the cube from Hellraiser [Re: Clydewinder]  
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These are the two I have and it's great for me Very simple and the price is good...I use a Nostromo keypad for Simming and Gaming
https://www.amazon.com/VicTsing-Wir...=1-2-catcorr&keywords=computer+mouse


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#4413083 - 03/27/18 11:45 AM Re: Why do gaming mice look like the cube from Hellraiser [Re: Clydewinder]  
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You can always get this mouse.

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#4413093 - 03/27/18 12:38 PM Re: Why do gaming mice look like the cube from Hellraiser [Re: Ssnake]  
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Originally Posted by Ssnake
The Roccat Tyon has a couple of mystery switches (programmable, though) and isn't quite the rounded, mellow design, but I like those extra buttons even if I'm not using all of them.
Programmable buttons are useful not only in games, but also applications like Photoshop.



I’ve got the Roccat Nyth, the MMO style mouse. You get to choose the button layout on the side as well as program. It has it’s shortcomings, but it’s comfortable and very flexible.
I still miss my R.A.T. 7 MMO, best mouse I’ve ever had.

Nyth:
https://www.amazon.com/ROCCAT-Nyth-...522154102&sr=8-4&keywords=roccat


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#4413148 - 03/27/18 04:46 PM Re: Why do gaming mice look like the cube from Hellraiser [Re: Clydewinder]  
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I hear you Clydewinder. Some of them look like a nasty, futuristic rat trap that you might loose some fingers if you touch it. I still have and use my trusty Logitech G9X. This has probably been the best mouse I've ever owned. Nice wide design, variable heft by inserting an assortment of metal weights, laser mouse, on the fly dpi button with multiple sensitivities, two interchangeable palm frames(one smooth and one textured) and a braided chord. It was a hundred bucks back in the day but unfortunately is more than twice that now as I guess they don't produce them anymore. If you can find one for a decent price I'd highly recommend it. I'd love to have another as a back up myself I like it so much.


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#4413177 - 03/27/18 08:15 PM Re: Why do gaming mice look like the cube from Hellraiser [Re: Clydewinder]  
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Love my Logitech G400

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#4413226 - 03/28/18 03:59 AM Re: Why do gaming mice look like the cube from Hellraiser [Re: Clydewinder]  
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G9x best mouse

#4413227 - 03/28/18 04:37 AM Re: Why do gaming mice look like the cube from Hellraiser [Re: Clydewinder]  
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cripes thats more than I paid for my CPU+motherboard


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#4413369 - 03/28/18 09:29 PM Re: Why do gaming mice look like the cube from Hellraiser [Re: Clydewinder]  
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Only because they aren't manufactured anymore. They were about 99 bucks retail when they were being produced.

#4413373 - 03/28/18 10:03 PM Re: Why do gaming mice look like the cube from Hellraiser [Re: Clydewinder]  
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I have the Logitech 300s, which also apparently isn't being produced anymore. Bought it trying to get a plain, comfortable mouse with a few extra buttons, and it's quite good for the $25. Like most other mice these days, it's rather small IMO. Getting something larger is tough, and then still all those sharply pointed/angled/spiky type gamer mice seemed more common that something that looks comfortable for palm use.


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