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View Poll Results: Quickshot Python
Crap joystick? 49 44.95%
Crappest joystick ever? 15 13.76%
Great Joystick 18 16.51%
Greatest Joystick EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!! 27 24.77%
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Old 07 June 2008, 17:30   #41
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huh? Who there call my name?
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Old 08 June 2008, 03:10   #42
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I think you may find that had been copyrighted by either Dizzy or Keropi... sorry buddy....
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Old 08 June 2008, 05:37   #43
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I don't know why...but that sounded abit sexual, with "wrapping your hand around a large base...very responsive Python" and so on. Certain members of this board may get excited.
Are you trying to hint something to me Muzkat, you little Tiger you!!..
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Old 08 June 2008, 17:56   #44
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I had a Python (not the microswitched version) and I thought it was alright at the time.
The Zipstick is my fave though and is scientifically proven to be the best joystick.

@Bippy
I had one of those Bugs and found it completely unusable! A case of form over function.
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Old 08 June 2008, 18:01   #45
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@Dast: THe bug was fab.. I guess it's like marmite
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Old 09 June 2008, 21:00   #46
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I have one of these Pythons, but it's broken so I can't test it to see how good it is, however there's one at Cash Converters for $2.70 so I might buy it and test it out.
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Old 09 June 2008, 21:10   #47
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I have one of these Pythons, but it's broken so I can't test it to see how good it is, however there's one at Cash Converters for $2.70 so I might buy it and test it out.
If it is the non-microswitched one then don't bother *Get the Python 1M*
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Old 09 June 2008, 21:47   #48
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The joystick will not turn the car/fighter any faster by pushing harder to the left or right.
THANK YOU. And, much in the same vein, it IS in fact possible to point to something on a monitor without actually touching the screen with your fat, greasy fingertip.



lol
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Old 09 June 2008, 22:26   #49
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I thought I was the only one!

Many a time I would've loved to snap the controller off with my bare fists. Lump of carp!

However, I do love QuickJoy
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Old 10 June 2008, 00:42   #50
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I voted 'crap', because all digital controlers are crap except this one, which is the very best



And nothing you guys can say will change my mind
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Old 10 June 2008, 00:44   #51
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Old 10 June 2008, 07:21   #53
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uh... my friend had one on his amstrad... it broke... I bought one... it was broke on arrival...

my god, it definately deserves "crap" for reliability... on the other hand, the quickshot thing I have now (and for the past 12 years) is the best thing since sliced bread... better than anything on the market tbh
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Has this thing got Autofire ? My thumb now cracks from the Atari joystick on the 2600, so without autofire, this joystick would be an absolute burden!.
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the one in the picture has.. I got the usb version ;-)
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the one in the picture has.. I got the usb version ;-)
Me too (two of them) and the original Amiga version (a bunch of them). IIRC the Amiga ones all have autofire. It's really a great joystick blade, TCD and Retro-Nerd approved
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Old 10 June 2008, 13:42   #57
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These where really really crap. I know they're Atari's but somehow I always had a couple around in case something was wrong with my beloved "The Arcade" sticks and boy do they suck. They hurt your hand, the firebutton feels clumsy and the stick above all feels so unresponsive. Horrible, whoever designed this peace of shit should find work in a completely different branche.
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Well, this was a budget joystick back then. Don't expect super sturdiness for $25

But these pilot grip joysticks work surprisingly well for shoot'em-ups. But I prefer to have a button in the joystick base.

The little joysticks that were held like water pistols with a knobby knob knob joy on top were more deserving of a hate poll. Absolutely good for not a single game.

For Amiga, my faves are Tac-2, Maverick (QS-162), any decent Megadrive controller, and my ultimate one: my home built arcade joystick!

I really recommend anyone who owns a soldering gun to take a 400x100mm sheet of steel or alu, buy proper stubby SuperJoy (not made anymore, but Happ Controls have a similar replacement http://www.happcontrols.com/joysticks/super_joy.htm), make some holes, and add some buttons (preferably blade switched Bally type, don't seem to be made anymore)... put the panel across your knee and spank it

Such a panel is really the only universal control I've found - shoot'em-ups, platformers, Pac-Man type games, fighting, racing games all become more enjoyable and easier.
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Has this thing got Autofire ? My thumb now cracks from the Atari joystick on the 2600, so without autofire, this joystick would be an absolute burden!.
The newer CP sticks have no autofire, sadly. I'm not sure about the old ones from the 80s/90s, can't remember it exactly.
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The newer CP sticks have no autofire, sadly. I'm not sure about the old ones from the 80s/90s, can't remember it exactly.
I'm now at home and had a look. I have 7 CP's (5 out of order ) and 2 have autofire. The USB version for PCs have autofire for sure.
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