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Old 02-07-2005, 02:59 PM   #1
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Looking for a gamepad for my PC.

I'm looking for a game controller for my pentium 90 MHz. I'm currently looking at getting a gravis gamepad pro, but I need some second opinions.
I want to use it for neo geo, NES, SNES, and genesis emulation, and older games (like commander keen and blake stone)
if people would give me a second opinion, i'd greatly appreciate it.

PS: Forgot to say, my computer doesn't have USB or PS2. it'll have to be 9 pin
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Old 02-07-2005, 05:57 PM   #2
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Don't they sell converters for USB port to a 9 Pin? That could help you out.

edit: I found this. http://www.laptoptravel.com/Product.aspx?ID=2181
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Old 02-12-2005, 08:15 AM   #3
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Yeah im pretty sure they have converters, your best off getting a GCN-USB/XBOX-USB/PS2-USB converter, i got a GCN-USB and its perfect for emulation.
I use it on NES, SNES and N64.
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Old 02-14-2005, 04:20 PM   #4
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Nevermind.. I buckled down and got a USB 2.0 card for it.. so it has USB support now..and a logitech ps2-ish gamepad.
now my only question is.. how can I make it work in pure DOS mode?
Anyone?
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Old 02-14-2005, 04:42 PM   #5
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make a DOS bootdisk?

what I want to know is...how does a 90 mhz computer run NeoGeo roms? back when I had my pentium 100 computer, it could barely run a lot of NeoGeo games at a decent framerate.
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Old 02-16-2005, 04:18 PM   #6
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that's just it... it doesn't...
yet.. ^_^
but it will when i update it to a pentium 200 MHz with MMX technology.
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Old 02-16-2005, 10:28 PM   #7
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Direct Pad Pro is the way to go.

Nothing quite beats playing through Cave Story using a Virtual Boy controller.
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Old 02-27-2005, 10:29 AM   #8
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I prefer to buy a usb adapter for the ps2 controller. You can get them in radio shack for a good price.
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