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I wanted to design a prototype joystick in cloth after learning about the properties of the material Velostat, as well as the example piece with a penny on a string that allowed a person to pick a particular LED to light up.  Initially, on the day it was introduced, I made a quick modular circuit to test those resistive properties.  From there, I thought of how it could be used for a variable button pressure button for a game controller, and while I knew that buttons were possible, I did not know if a joystick was, and as a result, I attempted to create one.

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