JPH0999173A - Control pad for game machine - Google Patents

Control pad for game machine

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JPH0999173A
JPH0999173A JP25866595A JP25866595A JPH0999173A JP H0999173 A JPH0999173 A JP H0999173A JP 25866595 A JP25866595 A JP 25866595A JP 25866595 A JP25866595 A JP 25866595A JP H0999173 A JPH0999173 A JP H0999173A
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Katsuaki Yamamoto
克昭 山本
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Nec Corp
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PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To simultaneously perform the operation of a plurality of buttons and the operation of a complicated procedure. SOLUTION: A direction button 11 and a trigger button group 12 are arranged on the surface of a control pad, and a trigger button group 13 and a trigger button group 14 are arranged on the reverse side. Thus, a plurality of fingers are simultaneously used to perform button operation, and a difficult operation is assigned to the button as function, whereby various button operations can be performed without effort.

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【発明の詳細な説明】 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

【0001】 [0001]

【発明の属する技術分野】本発明はテレビゲーム等のゲーム機用コントロールパッドに関し、特にボタンの配置に関する。 The present invention relates to relates to a control pad for game machines such as video games, and more particularly to the arrangement of buttons.

【0002】 [0002]

【従来の技術】従来、この種のテレビゲーム機用コントロールパッドの表面及び裏面は、図2に示すようになっており、表面のみにボタンが配置されている。 Conventionally, the front and back surfaces of this kind of control pad for a television game machine is as shown in FIG. 2, the button only on the surface are disposed. 表面のボタン配置において、その操作は、左手親指で方向ボタン11、右手親指でトリガボタン群15の中からひとつのトリガボタンを選択して押す。 In the button arrangement of the surface, its operation, the direction buttons 11 with the left thumb, press Select one trigger button from the trigger button group 15 with the right hand thumb.

【0003】 [0003]

【発明が解決しようとする課題】近年、テレビゲームの押しボタン操作の難易度が年々上がるに連れて、ボタンを組み合わせて押す順番が重要になってきており、その操作は人間の操作能力により依存している。 THE INVENTION Problems to be Solved In recent years, as the rising degree of difficulty of the push-button operation of the video game is year by year, the order in which you press a combination of buttons are becoming important, more dependent on the operation human operation capability are doing. しかしながら、図2のような従来のテレビゲーム機用コントロールパッドでは操作が容易ではなく、人によっては、ゲームに必要な操作が行えない場合があった。 However, it is not easy to operate in the conventional video game machine control pad as in FIG. 2, some people, there may not proceed with the desired operation to the game.

【0004】 [0004]

【課題を解決するための手段】上述した問題点を解決するため、本発明によるテレビゲーム機用コントロールパッドは、両手の手の平で挟んで支え持ちながら指は全てボタン操作のために使えるよう、コントロールパッドの表裏面にボタンを配置する。 In order to solve the above-mentioned problems SUMMARY In order to achieve the above, as the control pad for the video game machine according to the present invention, finger while having support across the palm of the hands that can be used for all buttons operation, control placing a button on the front and back surfaces of the pad.

【0005】 [0005]

【発明の実施の形態】本発明について図面を参照して説明する。 DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION The present invention will be described with reference to the drawings. 図1は、本発明の実施の形態の一例を示すボタン配置図であり、表面と裏面を示している。 Figure 1 is a button layout view showing an example of an embodiment of the present invention shows the front and back surfaces. 方向ボタン11とトリガボタン群12とが表面に、トリガボタン群13とトリガボタン群14とが裏面に配置されている。 The direction button 11 and the trigger buttons 12 and the surface, and the trigger buttons 13 and trigger button group 14 is disposed on the rear surface.
ここで、表面とは、ユーザーが操作するときに上になるコントロールパッドの上面であり、裏面とはそのときに下になるコントロールパッドの下面である。 Here, the surface, a top surface of the control pad of the top when the user operates, and the back surface is a lower surface of the control pad made under at that time.

【0006】本発明によるテレビゲーム機用コントロールパッドにおいては、方向ボタン11は、左手親指でボタン操作を行なう。 [0006] In the control pad for the video game machine according to the present invention, the direction button 11 performs the button operation with the left thumb. トリガボタン12群は、トリガボタン12a、トリガボタン12bより構成されており、右手親指で選択しボタン操作を行なう。 Trigger button 12 group, the trigger button 12a, is configured from the trigger button 12b, it performs the selected button operation with the right thumb. 裏面にはトリガボタン群13とトリガボタン群14が配置される。 The trigger buttons 13 and trigger button group 14 is disposed on the back surface. トリガボタン群13は、右人差し指で押すトリガボタン13 Trigger button group 13, the trigger button 13 to push in the right index finger
a、右中指で押すトリガボタン13b、右薬指で押すトリガボタン13c、右小指で押すトリガボタン13dから構成されており、右手人差し指から小指にそれぞれ対応してボタン操作を行なう。 a, trigger button 13b to press the right middle finger, trigger button 13c to press the right ring finger is constituted by a trigger button 13d to press the right little finger, it performs button operation in correspondence from the right hand forefinger on the little finger. トリガボタン群14は、左人差し指で押すトリガボタン14a、左中指で押すトリガボタン14b、左薬指で押すトリガボタン14c、左小指で押すトリガボタン14dから構成されており、左手人差し指から小指にそれぞれ対応してボタン操作を行なう。 Trigger button group 14, the trigger button 14a to press the left index finger, the trigger button 14b to press the left middle finger, trigger button 14c to press the left ring finger is constituted by a trigger button 14d to press the left little finger, respectively corresponding to the little finger of the left hand forefinger to perform a button operation.

【0007】トリガボタン12a、トリガボタン12b [0007] The trigger button 12a, the trigger button 12b
に、図2のトリガボタン15a,15bをそれぞれ割り当てる。 To assign a trigger button 15a in FIG. 2, 15b respectively. 右人差し指で押すトリガボタン13a、右中指で押すトリガボタン13b、右薬指で押すトリガボタン13c、右小指で押すトリガボタン13dに、図2のトリガボタン15c,15d,15e,15fをそれぞれ割り当てる。 Trigger button 13a pressing the right index finger, the trigger button 13b to press the right middle finger, trigger button 13c to press the right ring finger, the trigger button 13d to press the right little finger, assigned trigger button 15c in FIG. 2, 15d, 15e, 15f, respectively. 左人差し指で押すトリガボタン14a、左中指で押すトリガボタン14b、左薬指で押すトリガボタン14c、左小指で押すトリガボタン14dのボタンに、方向ボタン11での右方向を押してから左方向を押す、左方向を押してから右方向を押す、上方向を押してから下方向を押す、下方向を押してから上方向を押す、 Trigger button 14a to press the left index finger, the trigger button 14b to press the left middle finger, trigger button 14c to press the left ring finger, the button of the trigger button 14d to press the left little finger, pressing the left direction by pressing the right direction in the direction button 11, pressing the right direction by pressing the left direction, pressing the down direction from the press the up direction, press the up direction press the down direction,
という機能をそれぞれ割り当てる。 Assign the function of each. 例えば、図2において「方向ボタン11の右方向を押して左方向を押した後、トリガボタン15b、トリガボタン15fを同時に押す。」という操作をする場合、全ての操作を両手の親指を移動して行なわなければならず操作が難しい。 For example, "after pressing the left direction by pressing the right direction button 11, the trigger button 15b, press. Trigger button 15f simultaneously" in FIG. 2 if the operation of, by moving the thumbs all operations it is difficult operation must be performed. 本発明によるテレビゲーム機用コントロールパッドでは、前記操作を左人差し指でトリガボタン14aを押し、次に右親指でトリガボタン12bを右小指でトリガボタン1 The control pad TV game machine according to the present invention, press the trigger button 14a in the left index finger of the operation, the trigger button 1 of the trigger button 12b at the right little finger and then at right thumb
3dを同時に押す簡単な操作で完了する。 Completed by a simple operation of pressing 3d at the same time.

【0008】 [0008]

【発明の効果】以上説明したように、本発明によるテレビゲーム機用コントロールパッドは、裏面にボタンを配置し、複数の指を同時に使いボタン操作を行ない、又、 As described above, according to the present invention, the control pad video game machine according to the present invention, a button placed on the back, performed simultaneously using button operation a plurality of fingers, also,
困難な操作をボタンに機能として割り当てることによって、無理なく多彩なボタン操作を行なうことが出来る。 By assigning as a function a difficult operation in the button, it is possible to perform a reasonably wide variety of button operation.

【図面の簡単な説明】 BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

【図1】本発明の実施の形態の一例を示す図で、表面に方向ボタンとトリガボタン、裏面にトリガボタンを配置したときの例を示す配置図。 [1] a diagram showing an example of an embodiment of the present invention, arrangement diagram showing an example of a case of arranging the trigger button in the direction button and the trigger button, on the back surface.

【図2】従来のテレビゲーム機用コントロールパッドの表面及び裏面のボタン配置を示す配置図。 [Figure 2] arrangement diagram showing a front surface and a back surface of the button arrangement of a conventional video game machine control pad.

【符号の説明】 DESCRIPTION OF SYMBOLS

11 方向ボタン 12 トリガボタン群 12a,12b トリガボタン 13 トリガボタン群 13a 右人差し指で押すトリガボタン 13b 右中指で押すトリガボタン 13c 右薬指で押すトリガボタン 13d 右小指で押すトリガボタン 14 トリガボタン群 14a 左人差し指で押すトリガボタン 14b 左中指で押すトリガボタン 14c 左薬指で押すトリガボタン 14d 左小指で押すトリガボタン 15 トリガボタン群 15a〜15f トリガボタン 11 direction button 12 triggers buttons 12a, 12b trigger button 13 trigger button 14 triggers buttons 14a left pressing the trigger button 13d right little finger to press the trigger button 13c right ring finger pressing the trigger button 13b right middle finger to press the trigger button group 13a right forefinger trigger button 15 triggers button group 15a~15f trigger button pressing the trigger button 14d left little finger to press the trigger button 14c left ring finger pressing the trigger button 14b left middle finger pushing the index finger

Claims (4)

    【特許請求の範囲】 [The claims]
  1. 【請求項1】 ユーザーの操作により押されたボタンデータをテレビゲーム機本体に伝えるコントロールパッドにおいて、表面及び裏面にボタンを配置したことを特徴とするゲーム機用コントロールパッド。 1. A control pad to convey button data pushed by the user's operation to the television game machine main body, the control pad game machine, characterized in that a button on the front and back surfaces.
  2. 【請求項2】 裏面に右の手の人差し指から小指までの少なくとも1本に対応させるボタンを配置したことを特徴とする請求項1のゲーム機用コントロールパッド。 2. A game machine control pad according to claim 1, characterized in that a button to correspond to at least one from the index finger of the right hand on the back to the little finger.
  3. 【請求項3】 裏面に左の手の人差し指から小指までの少なくとも1本に対応させるボタンを配置したことを特徴とする請求項1のゲーム機用コントロールパッド。 3. A game machine control pad according to claim 1, characterized in that a button to correspond to at least one from the index finger of the left hand to the little finger on the back surface.
  4. 【請求項4】 裏面の左右にボタンを配置し、片方をトリガボタンに、他方を方向指示ボタンとしたことを特徴とする請求項1のゲーム機用コントロールパッド。 4. Place a button on the left and right of the back, the trigger button one, game machine control pad according to claim 1, characterized in that the other and the direction instruction button.
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