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mikau
01-09-2010, 05:00 PM
I hope this isn't too off topic..

I'm just begining to realize that my openGL game would be better suited for a gaming controller than a mouse and keyboard. But I don't know if they're difficult to program.

Does anyone have any advice or suggestions on a good pc gaming controller thats easy to access within a windows based OpenGL application? I really want one with two joysticks, but a single joystick would work too.

Ilian Dinev
01-09-2010, 05:29 PM
You just need to call joyGetPosEx() if 2 sticks and 16 buttons suffice.
I use a regular PS2 dualshock2, with a USB converter.

mikau
01-09-2010, 08:34 PM
well thats pretty easy.. I was thinking about this Logitech gamepad: http://www.amazon.com/Logitech-Dual-Action-Game-Pad/dp/B0000ALFCI

so are those functions easy to use? I didn't know they were built into windows.