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I dont know if any of you have one, but yeah those racing wheels you plug into your PS2, computer, etc. Do they make driving games a lot easier, or are they not worth it?
I usually use a joystick for most driving games, but yeah a racing wheel is interesting right now
 

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I have only had experiance with a couple of PC ones in the past. You get what you pay for.....the $69 ones are not very good but the $300 plus ones can be amazing if properly calibrated and with the right game. The better ones have sturdy foot pedals and a shifter.... It does not make the games easier, just more realistic.
 

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Depending on the games available, it is a MUST to get that realistic experience. Driving cars with joysticks is just not the way it was meant to be. I just finally got a wheel for my Xbox 360 on Friday. I had not gotten one simply because there were no driving games worth getting it for. They just came out with two games though. Dirt and Nascar '08.

I have not gotten into the Nascar enough yet to give a real good opinion but the Dirt game is awesome. Without the wheel and pedals it would be half the game though.
 

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i find that the steering wheel will untill you get use to it mess tyour hole game up but when you do get the hang of it its pretty fun and if you got ps2 then gran turisimo will be perfect with the wheel loads of fun
 

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yeah I have the gran turismo games. I think I should invest in one of these, thanks! Although, I dont think I will be able to afford a 300$ and up one haha, Im probably stuck to sub 100$ ones.
 

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If you ask me there's no other way to play racing games. I always liked them, but when I bought my first racing wheel (15 years ago!) I was totally hooked.

The NFS franchise has ruined me. I didn't like the last one though (Carbon). I'm still completely hooked on Most Wanted however.
 

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I've got the Microsoft wireless wheel and used it to it's fullest with Forza 2. Dirt was a little tougher to get setup just because dirt racing is a little looser overall.

No urge to get Nascar 08', it's getting mixed reviews.
 

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I've got the Microsoft wireless wheel and used it to it's fullest with Forza 2. Dirt was a little tougher to get setup just because dirt racing is a little looser overall.

No urge to get Nascar 08', it's getting mixed reviews.
the little I have played Nascar I would have to say it is nothing like Dirt. But I need to really explore it more.
 

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hope you have surround sound and an hdtv for that thing.

I'd like to buy a midrange racing wheel when I eventually buy forza 2 (first I gotta buy the 360 and nhl 08 :()
 

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Can you imagine that. Some of these simulators they have out there are unreal. There is a racing one, I think it is called GT something, Goes for about $22,000 USF. They have them at the racing events all the time. Will have to wait for the lottery to kick in for that.
 

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haha that would be sweet...


but dude...for that money, you may as well buy a decent car, upgrade, and actually race it at a track!!! haha!
 
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