Mousepads, or mouse mats, have far more variations that you'd initially think possible. Most of us started off with the back of a book or similar, before moving on to, and possibly stopping at, something with from PC World with a picture we liked. If you're one of those people you probably wonder what all the hoo-ha is about serious a gaming pad.
However we are sure you're all discerning readers out there in OC3D-land and so you might have got yourself a gaming level mousepad. These are tricky beasts. With the main choice between either cloth or hard surfaced ones, even with the best of intentions you end up buying one that's either a little bigger than you liked to get the quality, or smaller because of space concerns but compromising quality.