Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts from October, 2013

Dual Strike Sidewinder Xpadder Profile

How to macro program the Dual Strike in Windows 8By far I consider the Dual Strike Sidewinder the best Frist Person Shooter (FPS) controller device. Sadly though this controller is no longer manufactured and although Windows 8 does include the needed drivers the bundled software that allows you to program and create macros no longer works - without this functionality the controller is nothing but a shadow of it's potential.Xpadder to the rescueI stumbled onto this utility after reading this post and in my testing it is the perfect solution, not only for this controller but for any that you mihgt have and not only for controller aware games! That is if you ever wanted to play Minecraft, Xenominer, or Starmine with your favorite controller well with Xpadder you can make that happen.Yes it's not free and costs $9.99, yes it's not the best looking software, and yes the site look like it was made at the same time as my Dual Strike Sidewinder stopped selling but it does work and …