[Squeakland] game controllers?

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Wed Jan 31 07:58:19 PST 2007

You should be able to grab any USB game controller and plug into your  
Mac or Windows machine. Then get a Joystick object from the Supplies  
flap and choose "track real joystick" from its halo menu. You will  
only be able to read out the X and Y axis and the first two buttons.

- Bert -

On Jan 31, 2007, at 15:00 , Bob Irving wrote:

> I saw a demonstration at Squeakfest last summer of someone using  
> Squeak with some very simple, inexpensive game controllers.  
> Unfortunately, I didn't write down the brand.
> Can anyone point me to a source for these? I would like to use them  
> in my 6th grade class, where my students are writing games in Squeak.
> Thanks in advance,
> Bob Irving
> Middle School Technology Facilitator
> Lancaster Country Day School
> Lancaster, PA
> Blog: http://cougar.e-lcds.org/wordpress/
> "In times of change, learners inherit the earth, while the Learned  
> find
> themselves equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists."
> Eric Hoffer
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