I out this as public because maybe many can benefit from the info...
This is out of the Packard Hell soundblaster 16 sound card book...
Game port joy stick pin out 15 pin connector
2=button 1 (one side)
3=center x coordinate joy1
4=button 1 (other side)
6=center y coordinate joy 1
7=button 2 (one side)
10=button 3 (one side)
11= center x coordinate joy2
12= MIDI RXD (sound)
13= y coordinate joy 2
14= button 4 (one side)
15= MIDI TXD (sound)
note on the diagram ....+5volts pins 1,9,8 are tied together
note on the diagram ....gnd - pins 4,5 are tied together
all buttons (other side) go to ground
on all joy stick pots one side of the pot ties to +5volts
the other side is left open..