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Feedback Controller Support Is a Necessary Feature

Discussion in 'Starbound Discussion' started by WillCo Gaming, Oct 29, 2018.

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  1. WillCo Gaming

    WillCo Gaming Aquatic Astronaut

    I play this game on PC, and so yes, I know, I should use a mouse, but sometimes I like to kick back, relax, and hook up a gamepad. Seeing as the devs are working on a console version of the game, it seems like it'd be possible to add controller support to the desktop version as well. This game's visual style would be perfect for it, I think. I know currently I can configure a controller to work with the game, but the mouse and UI are really finicky with that setup, and so some (official) controller support would be much appreciated.
    Thank you.
     
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  2. Corgano

    Corgano Scruffy Nerf-Herder

    +1. Even now releasing an xbox version, back-port the controller support! Even if you only support xinput controllers (which the xbox version HAS TO DO ANYWAYS) just copy paste that into the main branch.
     
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  3. Zanefold

    Zanefold Intergalactic Tourist

    I so desperately want to play this in the living room with steam link and my Xbox One controller. So much so that I created an account just to post this comment. My wife and I own many different Chucklefish games (wife has Stardew Valley on both Nintendo Switch and her phone, and I have Wargroove on switch and Starbound on steam). I'm sure you guys have a lot going on and that its more complex to do than we probably realize due to possibly re-building the UI for controller support, however I really hope this is something that's in the works!
     

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