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Old July 13, 2008, 10:21 AM
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Does anyone have any recommendations on a cheaper game pad? preferably something from Zellers or Walmart. I am looking for something to play roms with not something to replace my mouse and keyboard for FPS. I was going to mod one of my old Xbox controllers but apparently the driver is flaky.

walmart usa lists this logitech game pad so walmart canada should have them.
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Old July 13, 2008, 10:34 AM
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A bit more pricey, but you can pick a wireless xbox 360 controller including the wireless reciever for about $50. The wireless reciever also lets you connect any wireless 360 peripherals.
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Old July 13, 2008, 12:58 PM
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I ended up picking up one of these Philips controllers with keyboard and mouse emulation a retractable cord and vibration for the same price as the logitech controller that has none of that. It seems ok so far and it also feels a bit sturdier then the logitech controller.

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Old July 13, 2008, 06:00 PM
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http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/ga...s/301&cl=ca,en

You can find these for maybe 10 bucks. I don't know the quality, but seeing as it's Logitech it's probably not good. Some big box stores have things like these for about 5 bucks. Just shop around.
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Old July 13, 2008, 08:57 PM
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http://www.logitech.com/index.cfm/ga...s/301&cl=ca,en

You can find these for maybe 10 bucks. I don't know the quality, but seeing as it's Logitech it's probably not good. Some big box stores have things like these for about 5 bucks. Just shop around.

Thats what just what I was looking for to play some of my older games! Thx Companion_Cube!

I was digging through drawers and boxes of junk earlier today trying to find my old Gravis game pad as thats all I needed to play some of my older games.Alas it seems to have disappeared. I am glad I picked up the game pad I did as it allows me to play other games though.

Anyone else ever had one of these?
Gravis PC GamePad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Anyone else ever had one of these?
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Old July 13, 2008, 09:03 PM
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I was going to mod one of my old Xbox controllers but apparently the driver is flaky.
what driver u using i use the xbox controller spliced and it works awesome u just need to tweak the dead zone a bit, but nice controller
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Old July 13, 2008, 09:09 PM
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I didn't bother attempting to splice one of my old Xbox controllers as I herd the XBCD drivers could be flaky in some games. What drives are you using reverclan?

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Old July 13, 2008, 09:37 PM
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the XBCD ones i dk what version they're probably old ones. i don't use it much now that i have a 360 and play my racing games on that, GRID is very fun lol if want to race pm me lol but yeah the controller was for mostlly TDU.
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Old July 17, 2008, 11:52 AM
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I use my Logitech Cordless Rumble Pad 2 for playing roms in zsnes or snes9x - works great - program the buttons the way you want them and bam! You're back in the early 90's :)
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