Was this made by Madkatz? I heard ones made by them were pretty good.
Also. I have trouble with the motions and things on the DPad, either I don't do
it right, forget it or it ends up being blocked; wondering if the joystick
would make it easier to do full circles though, like I guess just rotate the
stick 360 and hit the punch/kick buttons that go with that move. Suppose that'd
be easier than hitting up-down-left-right and sometimes you have to do two of
them, especially for ultras, or at least I think I do remember seeing an ultra
with two 360s in them.
On Aug 27, 2010, at 12:27 PM, Johnny Tai wrote:
> Just a heads up on this product. The King of Fighters anniversary joystick
> was made to make your fighting game experience that much more enjoyable- so
> they said. I payed 65 bucks each for the pair I bought, and right off the
> bat, I noticed that these joysticks were extremely tough to use. The sticks
> grind horribly when rolled, and to get a half circle from right to left to
> work was nearly impossible.
> To make a long story short, I went back to using the DS controlers after
> trying the joysticks out for the first day, but last weekend, me and my
> girlfriend were playing the first Marvel VS Capcom game on the PS1 system,
> and we decided to bust out the joysticks. We barely went 3 rounds before one
> of the joysticks all of a sudden stopped responding all together.
> Yesterday, me and a buddy opened up the joystick to take a look inside, and
> here is the problem:
> At the base of the stick on the inside of the machine, there is a thin cross
> piece made of plastic. This piece is what they put in there to allow contact
> between the stick and the actual directional controls. When you hold the
> stick in the down position for example, the bottom of the cross piece inside
> will angle down and touch the right part of the feedback board- giving your
> character the crouch. Problem here is that the plastic they used is very
> thin- like the material you see on a CD case- those break alot too. My
> girfriend actually snapped off two of four sides of that crosspiece without
> knowing or meaning to just playing MVC. As my buddy demonstrated, you can
> snap off the remaining legs of the crosspiece just by pressing on them with
> your finger tip.
> So now we're left with one completely useless joystick, and one that we're
> afraid to use.
> So, if you're shopping for joysticks, and you come across this model, give it
> a wide burst, and those of you who have bought it already, good luck and be
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