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OK, I am planning to pick up Lego's Indiana Jones for PC. I was also looking into getting a controller. Can I assume that it will work or does it need support from the game? Also, is there an adapter to use standard PS2 controllers too or do I need a USB one? I have never played a game on PC that I wanted a controller, but I am thinking (if this is anything like Star Wars, and I hope it is ) I will want one.
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Yes, you can get an adapter for a PS2 controller, but if you're willing to spend more to get more quality, I recommend going with either the Wired Or Wireless Logitech Rumblepad controller
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Xbox 360 controllers work nicely, Or you could go to your local walmart and get a Gamecube/PS2/Xbox to USB adaptor
    
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If you have a PS3 controller, you can use that too.
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826127204

A great controller just like a PS2 it even has "R3" and "L3" by pressing down on the joystics like the PS2 one
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826127204

A great controller just like a PS2 it even has "R3" and "L3" by pressing down on the joystics like the PS2 one
I was looking at that same one. I am going to try to get something after work, so in a store is the best option. Thay had it for $19.99 at Game Stop. Thanks for the replies
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Honestly, just get one of the adapters (search "playstation USB" on ebay). All buttons and joysticks ****tion properly with them, you just wont get any rumbling. Not like that matters.

Besides bll these controllers that LOOK like ps2 controllers just don't feel right. They are too light, cheaply made in comparison to the original controllers, and you end up with a much better deal spending $10 for a 2-controller adapter than $20 for one controller. If you do the math, thats 1/4 the price
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post #8 of 13
RadioShack has the Ps2>USB for $9.99. If the a game doesn't support a controller use JoyToKey to map the keys to buttons, and the mouse movements to the analog sticks....I always use it even if a game supports a controller.
Edited by anyhtinggoes - 6/6/08 at 8:06am
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Got an old XBOX controller? Free nintey-nine! -> http://www.fury-tech.com/en/Guides/X...Conversion-Mod
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the wired xbox 360 controller works flawlessly with windows and pretty much all new games. Its your best bet by far.
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