Good controller for emulators?

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  1. ACWWFAN
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    ACWWFAN HERP DERP

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    Like where can I find a good USB controller for nes thry n64 emulators for Pc? Thanks.
     
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    myuusmeow GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I got one from there a lllong time ago (back when it was Live Search Club and no one had used bots etc) and I gotta admit its a great controller for 3D era games. (PS, N64, etc) But for anything before that that used d-pads, its terrible. The d-pad on this thing is terrible.
     
  4. RupeeClock

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    I hook up my Gamecube pad to my USB ports using a trio linker plus, it's great for N64 emu.
    For everything 2d I hook up my SNES pad with a retroUSB adapter, and I love it.
     
  5. Zenith94

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    I was just about to post that link. I got that controller a couple weeks ago in the mail it does take 1-2 months for them to ship it out but its free and I found a bot that plays the game and gets massive amounts of tickets for you.
     
  6. juggernaut911

    juggernaut911 GBAtemp Slut!

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    I gotta say, Xbox 360 controller + Xpadder = win with emulators!
     
  7. Joe88

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    usb adapter + ps2 controller

    works wonders
     
  8. mattsaysfooey

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    Confirmation.
    http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.11707

    Had mine for over a couple years now no issues. Used it as a mouse in bed until that comp had serious hardware problems....
    working on that. N64 emulators with it is a little tricky but psx, snes, gba, genesis, gbc/gb and anything else pretty much is great.
    After a few minutes of using it with easy joy mouse 3.0 you'll be happy you bought it for sure.
     
  9. antwill

    antwill Better Than You

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    I just use an xbox controller and a usb adapter, I've had no problems so far.
     
  10. ACWWFAN
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    Sweet guys, thanks.
     
  11. UltraMagnus

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    the are plenty of N64 controller to usb adaptors available, and even DIY versions
     
  12. da_head

    da_head A dying dream..

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    xbox 360 controller ROCKS. i had a gamecube emulator, and it works awesomely. feels very natural
     
  13. Minox

    Minox I did it

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    That's because both X360 and GC has shitty Dpads [​IMG]
     
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    I picked up a Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller For Windows a few months ago and it's pretty awesome, as well as cheap to buy. Since I bought that I've not touched my Saitek controller (which is still a great pad, but the 360 controller pwnz it). It's the exact same controller as what you get for the 360, but it's just got a different end. If you've got the proper cable you can use it with a standard 360.
     
  15. da_head

    da_head A dying dream..

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    when the fuck do you use dpads for anything?
     
  16. spinal_cord

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    I use an old Xbox controller for anything that requires analog input, and a snes controller for anything needing a d-pad.
    The xbox controller uses a simple usb mod (xbox uses usb with different connectors) and the snes one used a chip from someplace on the web to convert it to usb.
     
  17. Satangel

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    Nice topic, might pick that 360 controller up too to play Fifa.
     
  18. mattchase00

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    I use a wireless xbox 360 controller + the wireless adaptor that I payed $20 for and never looked back
     
  19. Lee79

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    I use Xbox 360 controller for windows works great for emulators and PC games that support it map the buttons automatically for you like Drift2, Fallout 3, SFIV, H.A.W.K.S, GTA IV and GRID.
     
  20. Jamstruth

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    I use GlovePIE and a classic controller. Works great for most things and I can assign analogue if I can be bothered messing with PPJoy