How to Live the Trackpad Life

Mention to anyone that you’re using a trackpad — also called a touchpad — to play TF2, and you’ll be greeted with gasps of horror. How could anyone play an FPS without the finesse afforded by a real mouse? Why would you limit your own aim and movement like that? At least a controller would allow you to become the graceful and bloodcurdlingly bloodthirsty Demoballerina. Even drawing tablets have been advocated favorably over the specter of the default laptop trackpad. How and why are different questions, of course. No doubt the why differs from person to person, but there are… [Continue Reading]

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