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Old 23-08-2007, 03:19 PM   #1
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Is there a way of simulating a joystick? I've wanted to try X-Wing Collector's Edition from a friend, but it won't let me start the game, due to not having a joystick.
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Old 23-08-2007, 03:25 PM   #2
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dunno, just googled it http://www.tti-us.com/sim/picjoy.html
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Old 23-08-2007, 03:52 PM   #3
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If you mean in DOSBox, I think so, just map whatever keys you want as the virtual joystick's axes and buttons. You can access the mapper by pressing Ctrl+F1.
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dunno, just googled it http://www.tti-us.com/sim/picjoy.html[/b]
That doesn't work. It needs a controller for that, and it doesn't accept the keyboard or mouse.

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If you mean in DOSBox, I think so, just map whatever keys you want as the virtual joystick's axes and buttons. You can access the mapper by pressing Ctrl+F1.[/b]
No, in Windows.
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http://www.zophar.net/joy.html?
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Old 23-08-2007, 04:21 PM   #6
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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(_r.u.s.s. @ Aug 23 2007, 06:11 PM) [snapback]306254[/snapback]</div>None of them actually emulate a joystick. They are only for games where you want to play with a joystick, but the games do not support it.
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Old 23-08-2007, 04:48 PM   #7
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Yes, of course, there are many ways of stimulating the joystick...

Oh...
...you meant like...alright.

Try the driver mentioned here,

although you'll perhaps still need a joystick to control anything ingame, dunno...

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or perhaps GlovePIE has some options for IDing and acting as a joystick...

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And, this one was referred to on pirate bay (of all places):

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If you don´t have a Joystick you can use this little program: http://ppjoy.bossstation.dnsalias.or.../PPJoyMain.htm
which I have been told works well. it lets you simluate a joystick with your mouse.
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That seems like what you're looking for right?

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<div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Arand @ Aug 23 2007, 06:48 PM) [snapback]306262[/snapback]</div>
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Yes, of course, there are many ways of stimulating the joystick...

Oh...right.

Try the driver mentioned here,

although you'll perhaps still need a joystick to control anything ingame, dunno...

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It requires a joystick. I need something to simulate a joystick by using a mouse.
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Old 24-08-2007, 06:44 PM   #9
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Oh, maybe I should have posted a reply instead.

Anyways, that PPjoy thing indeed has the possibility to control a virtual joystick via mouse, or keyboard if you like.

Install a virtual joystick from the "driver-window" and then run the ppJoyMouse.exe-file (from the 'not-installed archive').

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I did not notice that. Thank you very much!

...wait, how do I run that thing?
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