Circle pad instead of d-pad

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Circle pad instead of d-pad

Post by jhart3313 » Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:05 pm

Hello!
I've seen multiple people ask about using circle pads instead of d-pads, only to be told that part of it is too big to fit. I don't know if this should go on this forum board, but I was wondering if there was any way to put one on. When looking at pictures of mintyPi's, it looks like there's a good enough amount of space in the bottom of the tin. I also found something on Amazon (I'll attach the picture), and was wondering if it is the base part of the circle pad and if it would work.
Thanks!
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Re: Circle pad instead of d-pad

Post by Helder » Sun Jul 08, 2018 11:19 pm

And what purpose would this serve besides the cool factor? The Pi Zero can't really emulate the systems that require the analog stick and these old systems all rely on a Dpad so I see no reason to bother with it.
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Re: Circle pad instead of d-pad

Post by jhart3313 » Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:34 am

Darn. Was kinda hoping I could play SA 1/2 and Mario Sunshine.

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Re: Circle pad instead of d-pad

Post by ArKade » Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:02 pm

Mario Sunshine is a GameCube game. Even the Raspberry Pi 3B+ can only emulate N64, and even that's unsteady. The mintyPi only has a Pi 0, so that's completely out of the question.

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