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  • cheekee
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    I am newer to the Raspberry Pi scene, although wanting one for years. I picked one up and installed Retropie for it, after playing on my usb Snes controller I decided that it would be really fun to get a joystick! My question is which one is the best? Which one has enough buttons for all the emulators? Which one is easiest to set up? Thanks In Advance!

    krux02
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    retroarch makes it incredibly hard to configure anything that is not like a Play Station 2 controller (one hat, two analog sticks with one button each, 4 shoulder buttons, 4 thumb buttons, Start Select. Anything more than that, like 6 thumb buttons like sega consoles, are at it’s best useless.

    proxycell
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    @krux02 – I’m not so sure about that… I’m testing my RetroPies these days using nothing but SNES-style USB controllers by Tomee.


    @cheekee
    – I would say that that any controller with a total of 6 “game” buttons, a start, select and at least one d-pad should be fine. So yeah… any SNES-style controller lol…

    I have had good experiences with the Xbox 360 (wired) controller as well but that requires the installation of another driver.

    cheekee
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    proxycell
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    @cheekee – that looks good to me personally. have you run the “Register RetroArch Controller” before?

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