Another Joystick Idea...


Gruntfuggly

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Has anybody attempted to 'file' or somehow make small 'notches' at the 4 cardinal points of the 'gate' peice of plastic which prevents excess travel of the joystick?

Wouldn't that allow the non-diagonals to be hit more successfully? I'm sure I've seen 8 way joysticks on arcade machines which have an octagonal 'gate' which achieves the same sort of effect...

I guess it might be difficult to actually do, but looking at mine with the cap off, I'm sure it could be done if you were careful...
 

Angel

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umm. for the years i've been trolling and posting on this forum, i've never heard of 1 single complaint about a GP32 having problems with a non diaganol. They've all been about the diagonals. So not sure why you would want to do this to begin with.
 

capnhack

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you could just file the stick part of the joystick head into a squareish octagon too, thatd probably have much the same effect and its not such a big deal if you mess it up..

edit: ignore that, just noticed that it doesnt extend all the way down to the base.
 

FluffyPanda

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I know what you mean, kind of like the gamecube joystick. I can imagine that I'd mess it up though and end up with the stick getting stuck in a little groove every time I press up...
 
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