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Playing Mordhau With An Actual Frying Pan

Medieval brawler Mordhau is supposed to be played with a controller or mouse + keyboard, but as with most games, a bit of tinkering can expand those options somewhat, up to and including the use of an actual cast iron frying pan.

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Here’s Rudeism, no stranger to this kind of stuff, rigging up some motion controls to a big heavy pan, which allows him some surprisingly 1:1 controls:

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And here it is in action:

Very cool for Mordhau, but...I really want to see this used with Wii Tennis.

Via RPS

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Luke Plunkett is a Senior Editor based in Canberra, Australia. He has written a book on cosplay, designed a game about airplanes, and also runs cosplay.kotaku.com.

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DISCUSSION

honestly Mordhau is an interesting case where if you have decent reflexes, motion controls MAY actually be totally viable as an option, if not helpful in extremely specific instances.. I can usually respond quick enough for a chamber, and when I get the angle right I just about always manage it. The issue is I’m not great at nailing the directions sometimes, and my mouse doesn’t have enough buttons to map them individually.

Maybe it’s time I get a nerf sword and learn how to set this kind of thing up....