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Old 10-08-2006, 09:16 AM   #1
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Hi,

I am really new to this so please bear with me. I have recently downloaded a few game top play on me windows xp. The games work fine via keyboard. But i purchased a new usb game pad. but cannot get it to work with the games. Any Ideas.

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Old 10-08-2006, 11:52 AM   #2
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What games are these, exactly?

Gamepads are a relatively new thing in the world of computer games, and most old ones just aren't going to work with them.
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Old 10-08-2006, 05:00 PM   #3
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You downloaded games from here? Which games?

If they are games from here the first thing to try is using DOSBox. The link there gives you an FAQ to get you started.
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Maybe there is a trick... but I never used that with DosBox...
There is a program called JoyToKey, which transform the Joypad clicks in keyboard letter click. I use it playing with consoles emulators and works just fine.
I hope that could help you!
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Old 14-08-2006, 03:27 AM   #5
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Game pads have been round for ages havent they.
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