Author Topic: Can map buttons, open menus, but cant control games with controller  (Read 2595 times)

Offline drewdoog

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I can go through the menus, I can map all the buttons, I can start all the roms, but when it comes to gameplay, the controller does not work at all.
Ive tried remapping all the buttons.
Touchscreen controls in Mupen64+ menu are set to OFF
I can control the entire tablet using the controller.
The controller can run other emulators with no problem.
Im sure this is going to be something simple, but I cant figure it out for the life of me.

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Re: Can map buttons, open menus, but cant control games with controller
« Reply #1 on: July 06, 2015, 10:54:31 AM »
Anyone got a clue?
Its been days of trying this, trying that, but nothing has worked yet.
I cant figure out why I can map the buttons with no problem, but when I start playing, it doesnt compute. Should Im thinking of just posting this question on Github. Perhaps someone there could help.

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Re: Can map buttons, open menus, but cant control games with controller
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2015, 11:10:42 PM »
Sorry, I've been traveling and missed this in the inbox.  What make/model of controller?  Which version of the app?
2012 Nexus 7, rooted stock Lollipop
Samsung Galaxy Victory, rooted stock Jelly Bean
Xperia PLAY, stock Gingerbread
OUYA, retail version

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Re: Can map buttons, open menus, but cant control games with controller
« Reply #3 on: July 13, 2015, 03:50:40 PM »
Its a generic Gasia ps2 controller. And 2.4.4 version 36

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Re: Can map buttons, open menus, but cant control games with controller
« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2015, 08:04:10 AM »
Hmm, I've never tested PS2 controllers.  But if you say it's working with the rest of the Android OS, then we should be able to support it in game as well.

Can you try installing the latest alpha release of the app?  A lot has changed since the version that is on the app store.  Please go to this thread and install the latest APK from the first post.  Don't worry, you can install both the published version and the alpha version side-by-side on the same device.
http://www.paulscode.com/forum/index.php?topic=1818

If you still can't get the controller to work on the latest alpha, then go do the following
 - keep the controller plugged in
 - go to the main nav drawer in the alpha
 - tap About -> Hardware info
 - post back the information that is displayed (use the share button to cut/paste).

In the alpha, you can also test the controller using Help -> Controller diagnostics from the main nav drawer.
2012 Nexus 7, rooted stock Lollipop
Samsung Galaxy Victory, rooted stock Jelly Bean
Xperia PLAY, stock Gingerbread
OUYA, retail version

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Re: Can map buttons, open menus, but cant control games with controller
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2015, 09:56:20 AM »
Alpha 21 works. I went through the various controller profiles, until I clicked on the Logitech Rumble pad setting.
Ive tried about 4 roms and all work well. Under Controller Info, it said its recognized as a PS3 controller.
Thanks for the help.