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Or just use the same four resistors without needing to wreck the joystick :D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1W26b14W-Gw
For a common ground joystick this would be intended to connect ground to both of the pot centre pins, and the directions around the outsides, but I wouldn’t have thought cutting the carbon layer would be needed. The 10k resistance across the pot should be enough to isolate each side of an axis, but I haven’t tried.
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