The README states that there is interest in reports on the performance of
joystick support. So here is mine.
I've got a Fanatec GT3RS V2 wheel with Clubsport pedals.
Configuring Trigger to properly handle the axes was quite a pain - I had to
guess by trial the correct "maxrange" and especially "direction" values, and
to do this I also edited the code to see which joystick mode was chosen
(digital vs analog) and how Trigger handles steering input (main.cpp:758);
while doing this, I couldn't but notice ctrl.map.value and ctrl.map.value,
which system I find quite counter-intuitive (why not a single value, negative
for left steering, positive for right?). Adding buttons is left up to the
user's desire to tweak the trigger.config file - i.e. the user has to add
lines describing the action buttons. IMO the configuration file - in a concern
of user-friendliness - should already list some more buttons under the
"Typical" configuration, at least as many as the actions described within
keyboard controls section.
Then, driving with racing wheel+pedals (no driving help) was very very good:
completely different from using keyboard, more intuitive and realistic and
I think that a proper calibrating GUI is really a must for a future version;
apart from that, Trigger's handling of racing hardware is very fine and I have
no complaints (maybe implement a clutch?).
Hi Enrico, thanks for the report! Good to hear you could get in going. Would
you mind posting the Joystick section of your trigger.config file? In the
event we get more reports it'd be interesting to get an idea of how the
here is the Joystick section (only one button defined, sorry :-\ )
<axis action="forward" index="2" direction="+" deadzone="0.10" maxrange="-1.00" />
<axis action="back" index="3" direction="+" deadzone="0.10" maxrange="-1.00" />
<axis action="right" index="0" direction="+" deadzone="0.0" maxrange="-1.00" />
<axis action="left" index="0" direction="+" deadzone="0.0" maxrange="1.00" />
<button action="handbrake" index="0" />
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