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Shooters that don't need a joystick

Postby christos » Mon Jul 02, 2007 1:12 pm

What the topic title says. Let's make a list of shoot em ups that can also be played with the keyboard or the mouse.
Here's 2
Nova
Bold

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edit: list of games
    Nova
    Bold
    Starglider 1 & 2
    Goldrunner
    Defender 2
    Virus
    Star Wars 1 + 2
    Resolution 101
    Sidearms
    Space Harrier
    Kelly X
    Plutos
    Better Dead Than Alien
    Centipede
    Asteroids
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Postby ppera » Mon Jul 02, 2007 2:34 pm

Starglider 1 & 2

Goldrunner

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Postby StickHead » Tue Jul 03, 2007 4:42 pm

Defender 2

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Postby unseenmenace » Tue Jul 03, 2007 7:40 pm

christos wrote:Nova
Bold

ppera wrote:Starglider 1 & 2
Goldrunner

StickHead wrote:Defender 2

Virus
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Postby Klapauzius » Tue Jul 03, 2007 7:59 pm

All of them - if you use Steem's joystick emulation... ;-)

:oops:

ok, more serious:

- Star Wars 1 + 2
- Resolution 101
- Sidearms
- Space Harrier

Sure there will be loads more...

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Postby christos » Tue Jul 03, 2007 8:21 pm

Klapauzius wrote:All of them - if you use Steem's joystick emulation... ;-)

:oops:


Klaz


If only there was a falcon joystick emulation ;)
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Postby StickHead » Tue Jul 03, 2007 9:11 pm

Kelly X - but it's poo.
Does Arkanoid II - Revenge of Doh count?
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Postby Nighteyes » Wed Jul 04, 2007 5:20 am

Better Dead Than Alien

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Postby bod/STAX » Wed Jul 04, 2007 11:21 am

StickHead wrote:Does Arkanoid II - Revenge of Doh count?


I suppose it does if you've got the laser pickup.

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Postby christos » Wed Jul 04, 2007 11:33 am

bod/STAX wrote:
StickHead wrote:Does Arkanoid II - Revenge of Doh count?


I suppose it does if you've got the laser pickup.


Yes it could but it won't ;)

Should Elites be considered shooters or simulators?
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Postby Grunaki » Wed Jul 04, 2007 11:34 am

Vodka? ;)

Seriously though - how about Major Motion?

And I seem to recall you could play StarGoose on mouse, but I could be mistaken..
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Postby prog99 » Mon Jul 09, 2007 9:46 pm

Centipede
Asteroids
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Postby Desty » Mon Jul 09, 2007 10:33 pm

Wow, this is great. I don't have a joystick either :)
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Postby StickHead » Tue Jul 10, 2007 4:17 pm

christos wrote:Should Elites be considered shooters or simulators?


They are mainly space simulators. But there is definitely a strong shooter element.
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