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Old 26 June 2011, 02:04   #1
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Can the stick pointer be configured as a joystick in WINUAE

I am getting a new SONY laptop with a stick pointer, can the stick pointer be configured as a joystick in WINUAE
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Old 26 June 2011, 04:13   #2
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What do you mean by "stick pointer", is this like an Icontroller?

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Old 26 June 2011, 06:23   #3
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I think he mean's that little red nub in the center of the keyboard..

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Old 26 June 2011, 07:01   #4
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Yes the little red nub in the center of the keyboard
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Semi on-topic, but there was a xkcd on that matter (the name) a while ago:
http://xkcd.com/243/

And here is the Wikipedia article, which uses the term "pointing stick":
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pointing_stick
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Old 26 June 2011, 14:15   #6
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Probably not because it emulates mouse in hardware. You get periodic mouse movement signals that can't be reliably converted to joystick movement.
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Old 26 June 2011, 14:35   #7
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Try to play Decathlon style game with this thing.
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Try to play Decathlon style game with this thing.
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