Yes, I would indeed need a good stick to mod...the official DC is great because its top panel is non-sticky, but the color scheme is pretty horrid(including the yellow start button). Most cheap sticks are made of flimsy plastic that just feels cheap and their top panel gets terribly sticky after a little while.
OK, sounds like a plan! I will try G5 and Ikaruga GC, they might just convince me to build an arcade stick again
Well, I'm all for butter-smooth 24p movies and 60fps videogames...all I've seen in MAME were very old hiccuping games. There's only so much you can expect from a 30yo videogames cabinet ^^
Awaiting your feedback on LS-58-01 then! I hope you bought the octogonal restrictors as well, coz these things are hell fun to dodge bullets.
I did not get the octo gate, but that's because I've heard very good things about the square. The diagonals have longer throw on a square gate, which is supposedly better for shmups because it helps prevent accidental moves. Either way I know where to get the octo if I need it, so it won't be a huge issue.
If you do go through with it, I wish you the best. It's not an inexpensive project, although compared to some of the stuff on this forum it sure seems that way.
That looks very interesting indeed. And very frustrating, because there are SO MANY SHMUPS OUT FOR XBOX AND I DON"T HAVE MINE...
I seriously need to buy a new one. This is becoming ridiculous.