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Do you map on a pc or laptop?

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Do you like to map on a pc or mac or on a laptop?
Considering that my pc is connected to my tv i map on a laptop because i don't want to bore my family allday long lol

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The cool thing about the laptop is that you can map on the go!!!

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I do Doom mapping exclusively on a desktop that dual-boots Windows and Linux since all my other computers are Linux machines. Quake mapping happens anywhere, in Linux.

Edited by YukiRaven : typo

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Been laptop-ing for 9 years - some machine. Internal keyboard is already gone, harddrive was fixing to, too - for awhile before it decided to support me some more.

 

Thinking of buying a pc once this conks out only if I can get a kit because I am green at that stuff.

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15 minutes ago, NeedHealth said:

Thinking of buying a pc once this conks out only if I can get a kit because I am green at that stuff.

A HEALTH KIT?!?! ;)

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I prefer a desktop. There's just something about sitting at your desk and tackling work that just feels awesome. Plus,I can't stand those shit keyboards that they are putting on laptops these days. (>.> MacBook)

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A laptop is not a PC??? Maybe by "PC" you meant "desktop"?

 

 

We never even owned a desktop in our family's house, heh. Laptops 4eva, all the way. Why would you want a desktop anyway? :]

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1 minute ago, bzzrak said:

Maybe by "PC" you meant "desktop"?

Yes i meant desktop but mostly everyone gets it so i won't change the title ;P

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On 8/8/2017 at 3:05 AM, bzzrak said:

A laptop is not a PC??? Maybe by "PC" you meant "desktop"?

 

 

We never even owned a desktop in our family's house, heh. Laptops 4eva, all the way. Why would you want a desktop anyway? :]

My pc never angered me while my laptop is probably gonna get smashed with a hammer if another hardware driver in it suddenly dies. The desktop is much easier to maintain :P.

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I use a moderately priced 500$ desktop ( for me It was incredibly expensive) to map on I mainly still map and mod doom due to the fact that just about anything can run zdoom at this point even my old old craptop from 2006. I used to map on the craptop and made a few special levels I lost due to hardrive failure (my first map, map recreating my school gym, filled with injokes me an my friends had at the time, and a silent hill inspired demo wad I made over the summer)

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Both, a desktop and a laptop. Now I only have Linux inside my laptop, so I can't use Doom Builder 2. I've tried Eureka, but it's really not as good as Doom Builder 2.

Edited by axdoomer

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Oh, I don't even want to think about mapping on a laptop. Everything would be like 3-4 times slower than usual.

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11 minutes ago, Memfis said:

Oh, I don't even want to think about mapping on a laptop. Everything would be like 3-4 times slower than usual.

If I were to map for Doom on my laptop, I would need an actual mouse, just like when I map for Quake on one of my laptops.  Otherwise I would spend way too much time fighting the touchpad.  Don't get me wrong, I love the feel of a touchpad.  But for me, mapping simply requires a mouse, or at least a trackball, because of the precision I need when I get down to triangular sectors or lines that are only 4, or 2, or even 1 unit wide.

 

A monitor larger than 1366x768 would be extremely helpful as well, and that's sadly the resolution of all of my laptops.

 

Also in my specific case, a laptop with video card that can do more than OpenGL v1.1 would be nice :-P

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I map on a laptop, I find it much more fun being able to do my mapping anywhere rather than just stuck in the same boring spot all the time.

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My laptop is just fine by mapping in GZDB-Bugfix....

Just a bit slow (for a few seconds) when loading the resources but it's fine after that.

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My laptop is my work computer, my desktop is my gaming computer. So I always work on wads and stuff from my laptop (although I primarily play Doom on my laptop since It's one of the only things it can run flawlessly and because I've the most Doom related shit on there)

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I map on a PC, i've never thought of the idea of mapping on a laptop seems insane for me atleast.

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A laptop. I have no room for a proper large computer in my room. It's really annoying at times though, with the tiny screen.

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I map mainly on my laptop. Reason being, i only have a laptop.

 

It's a rather crappy and outdated one but, it does the job well. Plus, i can take it wherever i go and i can thus get some mapping going heh

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Desktop PC, because the only other electronic I have is a tablet, and despite having great specs and all (not to mention, Windows OS, and I can run Doom on it easy peasy), mapping on it would mean having to plug in the splitter, then the keyboard and mouse because there is only one USB port. I am going to have to get a laptop soon though, because carrying the PC around on a university is apparently "impractical".

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Mostly on the various desktops I've owned since I started mapping, but occasionally I've lapped on the maptop, usually for the brief times I didn't have a tower!

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7 hours ago, YukiRaven said:

If I were to map for Doom on my laptop, I would need an actual mouse, just like when I map for Quake on one of my laptops.  Otherwise I would spend way too much time fighting the touchpad.  Don't get me wrong, I love the feel of a touchpad.  But for me, mapping simply requires a mouse, or at least a trackball, because of the precision I need when I get down to triangular sectors or lines that are only 4, or 2, or even 1 unit wide.

Well go buy a mouse then :]

Seriously, you can get a Chinese no-name mouse for like $3, I can't see the reason why not, I've been using one for a year now and I'm perfectly satisfied.

...unless your religion forbids you to have anything that's not shiny & glamurous & with an apple logo, which I hope that isn't true. :]

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I've been using the same old default dell mouse that comes stock standard with the PC for about 8 years now. It's done me well!

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