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Rayzond Aug 11, 2013 @ 11:01am
Ouya gamepad not recognized?
So after connecting my OUYA controller to my PC using a bluethooth dongle, which works PERFECTLY, the game itself doesn't recognize the ouya as a gamepad, can someone tell me how to fix this? and maybe the devs can fix this?
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Ludonaut Aug 11, 2013 @ 11:10am 
The game only supports Xbox 360 style (also known as 'XInput') controllers at the moment. Try Joy2Key, x360ce or Xpadder.
Rayzond Aug 11, 2013 @ 12:13pm 
I don't want stuff to "map keybinds to controller buttons" programs, because the game won't register the controller as another controller, so I can't local coop...
Rayzond Aug 11, 2013 @ 11:59pm 
bump for help?
Ludonaut Aug 12, 2013 @ 12:22am 
If you want to use non-Xbox controllers (like your OUYA controller, that one also registers as standard USB-HID, not XInput, I guess), you'll have to use one of the aforementioned programs. Don't forget to activate player 2 (3,4) controls in Spelunky's settings menu.

Just set them to keyboard also, use whatever keys and then map them to your controller.

Last edited by Ludonaut; Aug 12, 2013 @ 12:22am
Rayzond Aug 12, 2013 @ 12:52am 
Is there any good program to emulate Xinput then?
Ludonaut Aug 12, 2013 @ 6:14am 
I am using Joy2Key with an old SNES controller and an usb adapter and it works perfectly. But if you insist on emulating XInput, check out x360ce. They got a pretty detailed article on how to use it and also forums[forums.ngemu.com] if you need help setting it up.
Rayzond Aug 12, 2013 @ 6:34am 
I tried x360ce, some people say it works for them, but for me it just doesn't recognize the ouya controller in game..
Bonus Load Aug 12, 2013 @ 10:30am 
Originally posted by Ludonaut:
I am using Joy2Key with an old SNES controller and an usb adapter and it works perfectly.

Could you share your button mappings? I have the same setup, wondering what works best for you.

Rayzond Aug 12, 2013 @ 10:31am 
Made it work with x360ce, I used the 64 bit library and this is why it didn't work, because the game runs in 32bit...

Zanzibar196 Aug 12, 2013 @ 1:07pm 
Originally posted by Rayzond:
bump for help?

Only Xbox 360 controllers are supported. No support for your non xbox controller.
Rayzond Aug 12, 2013 @ 2:01pm 
@Knight that says: Ni!: I found a program that make my OUYA controller work perfect with the game... its called x360ce man.
TheDark Nov 15, 2013 @ 10:21am 
My issues with x360ce is from my understanding you have to set it up in each game you play. If there a program that does not require you to add a .dll and an .exe to each game's directory?
jep Dec 25, 2013 @ 6:24pm 
Following a hint from another thread, I found I had to run xpadder as administrator in order for it to be seen in Spelunky, which was NOT run as admin. No idea why. But it went from Spelunky not seeing the pad at all to working fully. People in the other thread reported the same problem with System Shock 2. Didn't have to do this with other games but it's a solution to try. Just putting this here so when people come here (like me) from google they'll see it.
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Date Posted: Aug 11, 2013 @ 11:01am
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