> > > Seems the latter would yield better results. > > > > There's no way to predict which direction the player wants to go when he hits a > > diagonal. > > > > EDIT actually it would be hilarious if MAME just took a guess > > > > S > > MAME _does_ "take a guess" as explained in the thread already - moving from a > cardinal direction to a diagonal is interpreted as wanting to move to the next > cardinal direction if you followed the circular path further. > > If you move the stick from the neutral position straight into a diagonal, MAME > previously chose horizontal or vertical randomly. It now chooses one > deterministically, but I forgot which it was hap chose.
I guess I'll bust out my USB Competition Pro and find out.