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I bought it used, and got 3 cases with it. One of them was purple, and I couldn't see myself ever using it, so I put it to better use...

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Its just a proof of concept made from materials I had lying around: cardboard, stir sticks, and painters tape. If I like it I'll probably make a better model.
    
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That totally works for controlling the emulator? Forgive my lack of knowledge on this, I just didn't know you could really use peripherals on Android devices in this way.
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I plug it in and it just works. Android maps the dpad and analog sticks to the keyboard arrow keys and treats the other buttons like mouse presses, so its just a matter of configuring the buttons in the emulator. I can even control the OS with it.

The only problem I've had so far is with the N64 emulator. It won't recognize the C-stick as input.
    
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What is this... I don't even... eek.gif
   
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Hahaha, that is awesome!
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post #6 of 12
Pretty damn nice!
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That is so awesome!
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HAHAA sick!
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Patent it ASAP
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Patent it ASAP

Hahahahahaha.
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