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Old 20 February 2017, 19:09   #21
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Manix Twins
Holy shit man, you have just found a joystick I saw in 1992 in Germany and have been looking for its name ever since! The Manix Twins.

I remember posting about it in EAB but I can't find the post now. I had made a drawing of it and all but nobody recognized it!

I really really want one of those. But how are you even supposed to use them? Is it to share gameplay with another person? Because you need two hands to grab each. Definitely a novel concept!
http://www.kultboy.com/joystick/134/

[edit] hmmm so you can actually hold them in one hand like Wiimotes? This is fabulous!
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Old 21 February 2017, 01:55   #22
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There was an Alien shaped joystick too

Also - anyone remember the grenade like one?
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Old 22 February 2017, 15:56   #23
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That last one is the joystick that was bundled with copies of Turrican II in Germany, though it existed in its own right before then. Very hard to come by these days.
http://static.turricanforever.de/dow...ick%20back.jpg
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Old 22 February 2017, 22:33   #24
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Holy shit man, you have just found a joystick I saw in 1992 in Germany and have been looking for its name ever since! The Manix Twins.

I remember posting about it in EAB but I can't find the post now. I had made a drawing of it and all but nobody recognized it!

I really really want one of those. But how are you even supposed to use them? Is it to share gameplay with another person? Because you need two hands to grab each. Definitely a novel concept!
http://www.kultboy.com/joystick/134/

[edit] hmmm so you can actually hold them in one hand like Wiimotes? This is fabulous!
I had them. Tbh, it's been quite terrible to use but maybe it was just me, not being used to joypads at that time at all. Something felt awfully wrong and I could never decide which hand should use the pad and which hand the button part of it.
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Old 23 February 2017, 00:30   #25
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I had them. Tbh, it's been quite terrible to use but maybe it was just me, not being used to joypads at that time at all. Something felt awfully wrong and I could never decide which hand should use the pad and which hand the button part of it.
It might be the case but I chased these for so long I must have them now
At least I now know I didn't imagine them and am not crazy! :P
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