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joypad

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joy + pad

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joypad (plural joypads)

  1. (video games) A type of game controller held in the hand, where the digits (especially thumbs) are used to provide input
    • 2000, Rebbecca Ray, Pure, p362
      I heard it through Michael's window, I dropped the joypad on his floor.
    • 2004, Simon Carless, Gaming Hacks, p146
      If you enjoy playing arcade-style games on your PC, you may have found that they benefit immensely from a joypad.
    • 2006, Karl-Friedrich Kraiss (ed.), Advanced Man-Machine Interaction, p361
      Joypads, as they are used in the gaming idustry, have the great advantage that they are designed to be used without looking at them (relief buttons, hand ergonomics).

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joypad m

  1. joypad

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