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Old March 27 2013, 02:27 AM   #8
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Re: How does the Joystick Pad works?

King Daniel wrote: View Post
It always looked like the kind of digital D-pad found on 80's and 90's game console controllers to me.

Which is, of course, an even more ridiculous way to fly a giant spaceship than Riker's joystick from Insurrection!
Yes, it is rather silly. You'd need at least two joysticks to effectively fly a ship. One for rotation, and another for translation.
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