|Alternative controller - home-made-foot-pedals|
Everyone is looking for the best controlling device for D2. Every commercial product has some major disadvantages. Here is the best solution that I ever heard of (and played with):
Build it! All you need is one of the old keyboards with real switches in it (microswitches). These keyboards are easy to manipulate. All you have to do is open them, add some extra wires and connect them with external switches.
Possible external switches:
The advantages are:
The most advanced solution I have seen (or heard of) up to know had foot pedals, a throttle and about 10 switches on and around the (amiga) joystick throttle for afterburner, weapon cycling, bomb dropping and a permanent energy-to-shield-converter. The guy who has built it (not me) is a little low on money but has the best Descent controlling device I know - and spent 60 DM (30$) on it.
taken from alt.games.descent
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