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GOPODULAR! Arcade Control Panel for PC & consoles:

Combat Minions™

GOPODULAR! is proud to present the Combat Minions control panel.  If you still have dents on your head from playing Battlezone, or if you have paths etched in your brain for moving through Smash TV, you need this controller in your collection.  This panel can also be used with console systems by using our Swappable Cartridge Encoders.

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Real Arcade Controls:

The Combat Minions arcade controller uses dual 8-way top-fire joysticks that are exactly what is placed in the commercial environment.  The buttons are genuine HAPPS with horizontal microswitches that are cycle tested to 10 million button presses.  We do not use imitation controls.  We only use name brand, reputable components.

Benefits & Notes:

  • This panel uses a pair of top-fire 8-way joysticks.  When you press diagonally, it will register and send a diagonal movement.
  • Includes our "PS" swappable cartridge encoder.
  • Requires a single USB input, or can be used on console systems with the appropriate encoder cartridge.
  • Comfortable layout for adults or kids.
  • Portable.
  • Rock-stable on your desktop or lap.
  • Add additional panels for multi-player simultaneous action.
  • Play head-to-head just like in the arcade.
  • Uses only the best arcade hardware available.
  • Outperforms the competition.
  • Authentic commercial grade arcade joysticks and buttons.
  • Competition level precision and accuracy.
  • Cycle tested to millions of button presses.
  • Compatible With MAME™ and other emulation software.
  • Optional cartridges work with additional systems.
  • Compatible with Xbox Live™ And PlayStation Online™.
  • Use with your favorite sports titles for a true arcade experience.

Compare our Controller Layout:

The layout of the controller gives great gameplay on tank style games that require dual joysticks and also works great for other titles.  Compare our layout to the original panels from the full-size arcade machines:

Original Control Panels: Notes:
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Soul Calibur real arcade control panel Exact layout supported!

Arcade Panel Construction:

Bolts?  What bolts?  Controls *can* be mounted without the ugliness of having bolts or other metal sticking through the panel.  It just takes a little more time.   GOPODULAR! takes that extra time.  Nobody else does.  Instead, they'll use wood screws from the bottom and try and pass that off.  This is what puts our construction techniques above the others in the industry.  This panel is based off of panels built for commercial use and we concentrated on what game genre this panel is for, not how easily it can be built.  Our competitors just slap controls in a cheap melamine box.  You won't see ugly mounting holes or glue joints on our controllers.  Watch out for our imitators that use wood screws from the bottom.  MDF, particle board and manufactured woods like it don't allow you to remove and reinsert screws.  That's not what they were designed for.  Yet that's what you'll be getting if you buy from someone else.

Make the Right Choice:

You may be a kid at heart, but you don't want a kid's controller.  GOPODULAR! uses the highest quality parts available, while the "other guys" use imitation controls and cheap assembly methods.  Shop around.  Compare what we offer to what else is out there.  Ask yourself who offers the best.  We know you'll be back.

Price Chart:

Available Arcade Control Panels Available Swappable Cartridge Encoders

Fighting Minions (US) - including "PC" Cart $225 "PC" $55
Fighting Minions (JP) - including "PC" Cart $250 "PS1&2" $55
Classical Minions - including "PC" Cart $225 "Xbox" $TBA
Combat Minions - including "PC" Cart $250 "X360" $75
Golf Minions $TBA "Dream" $55
Grid Minions $TBA "Cube" $TBA
My Minions $varies "Saturn" $55

Want a different cartridge than what is included?   Encoder Cartridge substitutions can be made at the time of purchase.
Just add/subtract the difference in pricing. (ie: changing from PC Cart to X360 = +$20, so Fighting Minions (US) with a "X360" Cart = $245).
USPS shipping for Continental US is ~$15-$20.  Includes insurance & delivery confirmation.


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