Popolon NES Joypad For MSX
This page was last modified 11:08, 13 January 2022 by Mars2000you. Based on work by Gdx.

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Description

This joypad is one of rare new products recently on sale. In addition, it is also FM-Towns and Sharp X68000 compatible. Start and Select buttons are usable in our program.

Although its common pin is connected to the pin-9 of the DE-9 connector, instead of the pin-8 as required by the MSX standard all MSX software can be used.

Brand Popolon
Model NES Joypad For MSX
Year
Region Europe
Launch price
Package content
Emulation

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Popolon NES Joypad for MSX
Popolon NES Joypad for MSX back
Popolon NES Joypad for MSX inside

Patches that allows to play games with the extra buttons

Following patches replaces some keyboard key functions required in games by extra buttons Start and Select of the controller. This gives us a better game-play.

Magic Key

Some games from Sony have a special menu called Magic Key that can be displayed using an FM-Town controller in the general port 2. Thereby, if you press FM-Town Select/Start button at same time during the game start up, you can access the menu by pressing Graph key.

Here is the list of games:

Title Note
Family boxing If you press Start and button 2 of controller 1 instead of the Graph key, the menu will appear with more options.
Gall Force - Defense of Chaos If you press Start and button 2 of controller 1 instead of the Graph key, the menu will appear with more options.
Jansei
Kiki KaiKai
Replicart If you press Start and button 2 of controller 1 instead of the Graph key, the menu will appear with more options.