I decided to replace default Zippy joystick that came with iCade with Sanwa JLF-TP-8Y-MB without mounting plate that fits perfectly into mounting holes in the casing. In order to overcome some configuration issues created by physical mounting of the joystick I needed to look into xboxdrv.
I recently replaced original icade joystick made by Zippy with the one from Sanwa. In order to fit the new joystick properly in the icade I needed to rotate the base 90 degrees.
This means vertical axis is now horizontal one and vice versa. It’s easy to re-configure this in EmulationStation and all changes will be properly propagated to retroarch configuration files.
Where it fails short is some other emulator configuration files that need to be fixed manually. This was the chase with Final Burn Alpha (pifba) that I use for games like Metal Slug. Continue reading “Switch axis in pifba retropie emulator configuration”