Edited by: SFX Bladerunner on 15/11/2010 18:14:53Edited by: SFX Bladerunner on 15/11/2010 18:11:10
I can tell you now, without googling what the hell that 'spaceball 5000' of yours actually is, that it will have no real added value over just a regular mouse+keyboard.
EVE is a very point-and-click heavy game, which for now still handles best with a mouse (perhaps in the future we can use eyemovement detection, hell, we could today... but meh)
Now something like X3 (or comparable flight-sim) your spaceball might have an added value where there are multiple axis for multiple things (vision x-y and movement x-y) it might be handy (perhaps in combination with a joystick?).. but eve just has the 1 axis (camera x-y) and relies on static x-y clicking for commands (and shortcuts obv)
EDIT: scratch all that, apparently it's just a trackball.. I thought it'd be a mouse with a trackball on top?...
Wait... wtf was I thinking in the first place
ANYWAY, to rephrase all of that:
If you find navigating windows/osx(/linux?) easier with your trackball than with a regular mouse, YES you will prefer playing EVE with it over a regular mouse.
ALSO, I just saw this:http://www.3dconnexion.com/products/what-is-a-3d-mouse.html
And that movie made me want to get one too, and I don't even do ANYTHING graphical, just raw programming