GoLive2 Stix 400 controller - first impression...

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GoLive2 Stix 400 controller - first impression...

Postby gonefishin » Sat Aug 22, 2009 10:53 pm

... annoying!

It's affordable and looks great. But for gameplay, it's annoying. I grabbed it for $10 off of eBay. The software setup is easy but it acts flaky at first (it always insists there is an updated driver available, when it just links to the same thing over and over...). Technically, it works. Does it provide a Wii-like experience? Not really. The Wii uses Bluetooth and it seems the Stix is IR-based. The control seems more restrictive. So how does it work with VR SportFishing? Not that great, in my opinion. At first I didn't even know it was working in the game until I headed out onto the lake. The game seems to only support a few functions - cast, reel, and troll. I need more time playing with this to try to get the feel of the VR experience Paul intended.

http://www.golive2.com
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Re: GoLive2 Stix 400 controller - first impression...

Postby codafish » Thu Dec 03, 2009 4:42 pm

Thanks for the review. Is there a wired joystick that works better? This mouse doesn't work too well.
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Re: GoLive2 Stix 400 controller - first impression...

Postby paleodust » Sun Dec 13, 2009 7:24 am

It sounds like it might not be worth it. Have you changed your opinion or do you still feel like it's not all that great?
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Re: GoLive2 Stix 400 controller - first impression...

Postby gonefishin » Sat Jan 30, 2010 11:17 am

I haven't used the Stix 400 in months now. It's gathering dust on the shelf next to the PC, along with the VR headset. I'm holding off on selling both until trying the next VRSF update.
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Re: GoLive2 Stix 400 controller - first impression...

Postby Codygamer23 » Mon Jun 25, 2012 7:08 pm

What did you look up on ebay to find the game? I really want it but dont want to pay 50 bucks?
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Re: GoLive2 Stix 400 controller - first impression...

Postby allen05 » Sat Feb 02, 2013 7:16 am

Hello first!
Well i downloaded the demo, installed everything, registered my demo version and when the loading screen appeared i went to work.
When i came back and was ready for some fishing action :lol: , the game crashed with the message that it found a error and it had to be closed. So i just clicked close now to restart the game and started the game again.
And it loaded faster this time but a message appeared "You've reached the time limit for the free demo version"

I thought it might be another error or a minor bug, so i tryed to register my demo version again but i couldnt.

Can somoene help? :roll:
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Re: GoLive2 Stix 400 controller - first impression...

Postby Trinder » Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:17 am

Since this product has the ability to map actions from the remote directly to Windows keyboard / mouse commands there is alot of hidden potential. There use to be a desktop replacement called "Bumptop" that allowed for a 3d desktop experience. This device combined with that makes for an intuitive and fun way to use windows, provided you take the time to map everything out. As other reviewers have stated it is laggish, but those problems can be over come by tweaking your settings. Here is a link to where the website has moved to that host the drivers: [...]

The gaming side of the device may not live up to what you might think, but developing with these cheap devices are fun
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