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Old 04 March 2016, 07:37   #1
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[ Request ] Parasol Stars 2 button support and 68k quit key

I added a Mantis case for this, but I thought someone would see it here first.

http://mantis.whdload.de/view.php?id=3394

Anyway the title says it all, please someone add 2 button support for it, so we can jump with 2nd button.

It's kinda difficult to play with a dpad using up to jump while having keep down pressed to keep the parasol open straight up.... and a 68k quit key would be welcome

Also, the game had some slowdowns when the screen was crammed. I honestly don't remember if the game did that when running from the floppy or not, I may check if you guys want, but if someone can confirm this is usual behaviour with the floppy version too, I'll be ok
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Old 17 March 2016, 20:51   #2
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Having second fire jump and up instead of down to keep the parasol straight up would be really great!

I second this request
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Old 17 March 2016, 20:59   #3
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Actually i requested that ages ago. CFOU! said that a jump button was planned. Meanwhile i use the great Rys MK II USB adapter and my original SNES pad+jump button (Rys supports that) and it works great.

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=68797

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Old 17 March 2016, 22:03   #4
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CFOU seems to have dropped his interest in WHDLoad patches for a while now, so posting again on Mantis is probably a good idea, so one of the active patchers (StingRay, JOTD) can take the gauntlet.

I for one also second the motion for this very useful addition to Parasol Stars.
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Old 19 March 2016, 00:22   #5
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Also would like this - fortunately the source code is in the archive so any good WHDLoad slave developer should be able to pick it up (I think!)

@Shatterhand can you update your Mantis request to ask that UP by itself does Parasol up, not DOWN+FIRE? This is the same as other versions of the game I believe.
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