How to Use a Mouse in the Dolphin GameCube

by Bryan RobertsUpdated September 22, 2017

Dolphin is a program that acts as an emulator for Nintendo GameCube hardware on any personal computer. Before you can use the software, you must configure a device to act as a GameCube controller when using it. If you wish to use a mouse with the software, you can do so easily by making use of the program's GC Pad menu to configure your mouse properly.

Open the "Dolphin" program on your PC and Select the "GCPad" option in the program's menu bar to open the GC Pad menu.

Select the button underneath the word "Device" in the GC Pad menu and select the "Mouse" option to open the configuration menu.

Select the button in the configuration menu that exists on the GameCube controller, then press the button on your mouse that you wish to correspond to the GameCube controller button. For example, select the "A" button in the configuration menu, then press the right mouse button to assign the "A" button functions to it.

Select the "OK" button when you have configured your mouse. Begin playing a game on your Dolphin, using your mouse as a GameCube controller.

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Bryan Roberts began his love affair with comedy in 2003 as a writer and performer for Austin's No Shame Theatre. Since then, he has appeared with several different sketch groups (Hoover's Blanket, Ghetto Sketch Warlock). His most recent achievements are the award-winning improv show Guilds Of Steel, which he created and co-directed, and his position of writer/actor in the Coldtowne Theater Mainstage Sketch Show.

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