Tomonaga (Tomonaga@xtra.co.nz)
Sun, 05 Mar 2000 18:54:04 +1300


BlazeEagle@aol.com wrote:

> In a message dated 3/4/00 11:29:37 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> mirage_left4@hotmail.com writes:
>
> << This may come as a shock to you.. but some 3rd party pads are better than
> the originals. I have SIX friends with DCs, and they're all original
> Japanese DCs, not American ones, I have one friend with two busted pads,
> both busted right trigger button, and another friend has a busted pad (also
> busted right trigger button) and a busted twin stick. This is within a span
> of 2 months of plaing. To remedie the situation, they've bought these 3rd
> party American pads.. and they're alot sturdier. So far, nothing more
> busted.. yet. >>
>
> No, no, I meant cheap third party controllers that broke on me. Mad Kats,
> Ascii, Interact, etc. I companies I mentioned do not make cheap controllers,
> in fact they make very good controllers and are a lot of times better then
> the stock controllers. What I was saying is, I have never had a stock
> controller brake on me, ever. The one that broke on me was a cheep, off brand
> NES controller. This was before a lot of those companies existed.
>
> I read somewhere that the Japanese stock controllers (the SEGA ones) ARE easy
> to brake, espically the Left and Right triggers. The article went on to say
> that, SEGA of America was supposed to fix this problem. I own an American
> system.
>
> Anyway to keep this OT on its OT topic, I hope they bring the twin sticks to
> the USA. But, the Japanese twin stick can be used on an American DC, can't
> it? I can always get the Japanese version of the sticks if this is true and
> no one releases a US version of the twin sticks.
>
> Aaron
>

Bad news Aaron. Nothing is concrete but I heard that the US version isn't going
to support the twin stick controller at all.

Tet

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