A form of directional input consisting of a stick that pivots from a fixed position. May or may not have buttons on top or on its base.

A form of , used primarily as an alternative to a directional pad or arrow keys.

Questions under the purview of this tag deal with handling the unique input of this device. This tag can apply to both standalone joystick devices as well as joysticks that are part of a larger input device (such as a control panel or gamepad).

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