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    @chronomeister you must be from that cross over generation then. ;)



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    Why do they call it a joystick?

    I felt that the name should have been already taken to refer to something else, long before video games were introduced to humanity.

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    @Kalinsre Cause naughty moms needed a coverup.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ilya Bryzgalov
    it's only.. it's only game. Y U heff 2 B mad?
    Quote Originally Posted by Herm Edwards

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    @Kalinsre You are probably right. But that's what Atari decided to call it, and it stuck



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    @Taber That's... weird. To me joystick = flight stick because it's one stick. Whereas gamepad is well, a pad with buttons and two sticks.

    But yeah you could but I wouldn't trust a gamepad for anything but BBs and CAs.

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    @Leyana So playing on my Wacom visual tablet wouldn't work either then I guess.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Leyana View Post
    @Taber That's... weird. To me joystick = flight stick because it's one stick. Whereas gamepad is well, a pad with buttons and two sticks.
    Joystick
    Quote Originally Posted by Ilya Bryzgalov
    it's only.. it's only game. Y U heff 2 B mad?
    Quote Originally Posted by Herm Edwards

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gondo Seikyo
    sounds like 近代 but ok

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taber View Post
    @Leyana So playing on my Wacom visual tablet wouldn't work either then I guess.
    Might work for CVs actually

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kalinsre View Post
    Why do they call it a joystick?

    I felt that the name should have been already taken to refer to something else, long before video games were introduced to humanity.
    because old joysticks looked like dildos. You have to remember they where designed for the arcade so they was clunky, big and phallic.

    Will only return for Yuzuki.

 

 

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