HOTAS/Joystick will not respond

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HOTAS/Joystick will not respond

Slyrunner
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Post by Slyrunner » Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:18 am

Hey all!

So, I installed XWAU just tonight and when I went to play, my X-56 Rhino did not respond in the slightest. After doing some research, I found that I needed to download a ddraw.cfg update. Well, when I tried the latest, and second to latest, it still didn't work, regardless as to what I had the JoystickEmul = X set to (I tried -1, 0, 1).

Am I missing something here? Does the game offer support to HOTAS? Or even just the joystick? If it works with my throttle as well, that'd be fantastic!

Thanks all!
Sly

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ual002
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Post by ual002 » Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:33 pm

I had issues with the game seeing both the Stick and throttle of my Rhino at the same time out of the box, so I ended up using some joystick emulator to combine their inputs. It ended up being well more work than necessary and reverted back to my X-52 pro.

If we can ever find a way to have XWA support joysticks natively like the rhino, I would support it, as it was a really nice setup.
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