October 10, 2015, 11:04:55 AM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
   Home   Help Search Calendar Login Register  
Pages: [1]   Go Down
Author Topic: Anyone have Atari 2600 joysticks?  (Read 588 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
Gaming Trend Senior Member

Offline Offline

Posts: 13086


View Profile
« on: October 14, 2005, 12:15:47 AM »

We just dug my wife's old Atari 2600 out of the basement, but all we have are the paddles.  Anyone have some spare joysticks laying around that still work?

Gaming Trend Reader

Offline Offline

Posts: 340

View Profile
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2005, 01:47:48 PM »

Just a side note, if you don't end up finding someone who has one, I was able to convert a Sega Genesis controller to an Atari joystick (for my C64) by clipping a single wire. I think you can still get Genesis controllers a lot easier than the Ataris.
Gaming Trend Senior Member

Offline Offline

Posts: 4712


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2005, 03:46:50 PM »

Gratch -

Check out the local Wal-Mart - there's one of those new TV games called the "Atari Flashback 2" that comes with two joysticks which are completely compatible with the old Atari 2600.

And yeah, Genesis controllers will work as well - I have two that do great, without any wire-clipping needed.
Pages: [1]   Go Up
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.1 seconds with 28 queries. (Pretty URLs adds 0.023s, 2q)