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Post by usagi13 » Thu Feb 02, 2006 4:26 pm

I had a Konix Speedking for Sega Master System.

Best Joystick ever!

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Post by Get_in_Gear » Thu Feb 02, 2006 5:49 pm

paranoid marvin wrote:Anyone agree that the worst joystick ever was the one bundled free with the Spectrum +2?
Yeah - I agree.
It was like using an umbrella handle stuck in a bucket of wallpaper paste with a load of coackroaches in the bottom.
And that fire button - like a Fisherman's Friend balanced on a single biro spring.

I still say you can't beat the Cruiser...
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Post by paranoid marvin » Thu Feb 02, 2006 6:07 pm

Anyone prefer using a joypad?
Or even the keyboard?

redefine keys to:

q- up
m (48k) or spacebar (+/+2/128k) for fire
Mr Flibble says...
"Game over , boys!"

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Post by Get_in_Gear » Fri Feb 03, 2006 6:18 am

Well, if we're talking keyboard controls, that is actually how I prefered to play most of my games.
Q, A, O, P, Space...

On games where you couldn't redefine, I'd just select Sinclair 2 and use 6, 7, 8, 9, 0...
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Post by White Demon » Tue Feb 07, 2006 12:17 pm

As I posted in another thread recently, I once got a Sega Mastersystem control stick for use on my C64.

Best joystick I evber had.

The starcursor series was/is pretty good too. Got one of them (the original bulky version) hooked up to my ST and another one (with a Sega 2 button setting mode) hooked to my Amiga.

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Post by Ish » Tue Feb 07, 2006 12:24 pm

russgalleywood wrote: The worst has to be the pair of joysticks I had on the Beeb, you gripped them like a flight stick, they had a small fiddly stick on top and were kind of analogue, the stick would just fall to the side if you let go!
I remember those. And yes. They were complete pap. I can't remember what they were cfalled though. - musings on old videogames

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