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It's on sale should I buy it?

Discussion in 'American Truck Simulator' started by Kenny Paton, Jun 7, 2016.

  1. Kenny Paton

    Kenny Paton
    Backmarker Champion 2015 & so far this year. Staff Premium Member

    Given my race pace I'm tempted by this, is it worth it and is it easy enough with a G25 considering all the buttons needed. Oh and did I mention my short term memory loss regarding said buttons.:)
     
  2. fortyfivekev

    fortyfivekev
    Premium Member

    If you are happy to install mods then yes otherwise you might find the content a bit thin. You can use the keyboard okay for functions (or the G25 shifter buttons) but I think a button box is best.
     
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  3. RaceWasGood

    RaceWasGood
    Premium Member

    I used to drive Euro Truck Sim 2 (which is very much the same experience as far as button setup goes) on a G27 for a while. You can and it's perfectly OK, but be warned, you'll probably end up getting at least a few button boxes, an SKRS 18-speed Eaton Fuller style shifter knob, some sort of parkingbrake device, a tablet to use as a gps/dash, a Track Clip Pro and naturally a larger size rim for your G25, just to mention a few gadgets you "can't live without". Oh, and you don't have to worry about your race pace no more, cause you simply won't have time left to race when you're delivering cargo to exotic locations while thinking of a new gadget that will take your career as a virtual trucker to the next level ;)

    Don't ask... :D

    Seriously, you'll probably get away just fine with the G25 using the keyboard for the rest of the buttons.
     
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  4. jimortality

    jimortality
    Premium Member

    I have the main buttons on my tx wheel and the side buttons like engine start handbrake on the keyboard. You'll be fine Kenneth
     
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  5. Kenny Paton

    Kenny Paton
    Backmarker Champion 2015 & so far this year. Staff Premium Member

    Thanks gentlemen. Keep on trucking:thumbsup:
     
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  6. Andrew

    Andrew
    Global Moderator Staff Premium Member

    Or save your money for THIS--->

    I know...off-topic......i am soooooo bad...;) ;)
     
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  7. Kenny Paton

    Kenny Paton
    Backmarker Champion 2015 & so far this year. Staff Premium Member

    If that only costs £9 I'm in:whistling:
     
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  8. They ought to to put in one of those plastic steering wheels you can attach to a child's carseat to up the immersion for the passenger.
     
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  9. Paul Jeffrey

    Paul Jeffrey
    Sim Racing News Editor Staff Premium Member

    BUY IT :D :D :D :D
     
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  10. BoogerMac

    BoogerMac
    Premium Member

    There's a free ATS demo on their Steam store page. Why not give it a try? The demo contains a lot of content compared to most demos. I've been trying it the past few days with my G27 and leaning towards buying the full game now.
     
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