Depending on which OS you use you can use the following software to map a controller to the keyboard:
Windows : Joy2Key or Xpadder
Linux : Qjoypad
MacOS : Joystick Mapper or Enjoy2
Your character has caught the bug for gold and you must help him quench his thirst by digging deeper than ever before to find the gold and bring it back to the surface to make him a rich man! In the amazing Gold Bug you tunnel deep into the ground to search for the gold and then when the time is right bring it to the surface to cash in! You're not alone down there though, there're lots of evil creatures that will try to eat you so dig fast!
If you're a big fan of this excellent Mame - Original Arcade retro classic then you might also want to take a shot at more great gaming, such as Wily & Right no RockBoard: That's Paradise, The Flintstones - Bedrock Bowling and the brilliant Donald Duck - Goin' Quackers.
Gold Bug is an online retro game which you can play for free here at playretrogames.com It has the tags: arcade, and was added on Feb 10, 2015. It has been played 1180 times and is available for the following systems: mame / mame / Mame - Original Arcade You can also play Gold Bug unblocked.