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08319 Misc. Trivial Always May 21, 2022, 01:23 May 21, 2022, 23:10
Tester mbarnes View Status Public Platform MAME (Self-compiled)
Assigned To Resolution No change required OS Linux (64-bit)
Status [?] Closed Driver system1.cpp
Version 0.243 Fixed in Version Build 64-bit
Fixed in Git Commit Github Pull Request #
Summary 08319: upndown: [NOTABUG] Appears to use 4-way joysticks, not 8-way
Description In src/mame/drivers/system1.cpp, the input ports for the game Up'n Down (upndown) inherit from the "system1_generic" input ports, which define the player 1 and 2 joystick as 8-way. But it appears this game used 4-way joysticks. This does not affect game play, but does affect how some front-end programs categorize Up'n Down as an 8-way joystick game.
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Control panel photo shows four arrows around the joystick:
https://www.arcadeartwork.org/picture.php?/6230/search/14904

Killer List of Videogames (KLOV) also indicates the game having a 4-way joystick:
https://www.arcade-museum.com/game_detail.php?game_id=10273
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mbarnes
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May 21, 2022, 17:42
Apologies, it appears I'm wrong based on this flyer:
https://flyers.arcade-museum.com/?page=flyer&db=videodb&id=1291&image=2

The Frogger conversion kit mentions an Eight Position Joystick Assembly.

Sorry for the false bug report. Please close.