For comfort, I placed button 3 and button 4 at a diagonal to each other. I kept buttons 1 and 2 at the same lattitude as these are often used as left and right buttons in some homebrew games. Acting on these conclusions I set about making a cardboard control panel just to be sure. I used the printed drawing as a template and cut out holes for mounting the button and joystick. I then placed the cardboard control panel in the VecCab and again pretended to play some games.
I think its going to work! – next posts will cover actual building of the