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Old 17 July 2015, 01:50   #1
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Best Amiga games to play with only a mouse + kb?

I'm sure this may have been asked before, and I know I can emulate the joystick with winUAE...

I have a few boring weeks ahead at work, which may lead me to installing winUAE to play some games

Can you recommend any that can be played with just a keyboard and mouse?

So far on my list:

Cannon fodder
Monkey Island
Beneath a steel sky
Lemmings

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Old 17 July 2015, 02:17   #2
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Dungeon Master
EOB
Black Crypt
Knightmare
Captive
Bloodwyche

Super Hangon (mouse control)

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Universe
Cruise for a corpse
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Old 17 July 2015, 02:22   #3
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The Settlers
Sim City

Both great games, more thoughtful, more suited to a work environment than a clicker-masher.
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Old 17 July 2015, 10:56   #4
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UFO: Enemy Unknown
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Populous (1 and 2)
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No Second Prize

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Old 17 July 2015, 11:12   #5
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Old 17 July 2015, 11:32   #6
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Monkey Island (I and II)
Simon the Sorcerer
War in Middle Earth
688 Attack Sub
Team Yankee
Pacific Islands
The list is almost endless.
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Old 17 July 2015, 11:38   #7
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Worms: Director's Cut
Railroad Tycoon
Theme Park
And many of the ones people have suggested above...
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Old 17 July 2015, 12:11   #8
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Old 17 July 2015, 12:36   #9
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The list is almost endless.
Because the Amiga had quite a few adventure games, RPGs, puzzle games and strategy/sim games that generally are played with a mouse / keyboard+mouse You can basically just open up those categories in HOL and take your pick from there.

Games playable ONLY with a keyboard, now that is a far more rare selection.
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Old 17 July 2015, 12:57   #11
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Amberstar and Ambermoon
All point-n-click (Beneath Steel Sky, Indiana Jones, Sam & Max, Monkey Island etc. etc.)
Dune 1 & 2
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Old 17 July 2015, 13:21   #12
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Games playable ONLY with a keyboard, now that is a far more rare selection.
Civilization
Railroad Tycoon

These give you the option to press '1' for Mouse + Keyboard or '2' for Keyboard. Did other Sid Meier games do the same? I don't think Colonisation did. Surprised that these weren't mentioned earlier by the way - Civ is one of my all time favourites.

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Old 17 July 2015, 15:43   #14
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Starglider can be played just with mouse, can't it?
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Old 17 July 2015, 16:41   #16
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Typhoon Thompson - little known but addictive game. (mouse control)
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Old 17 July 2015, 19:20   #20
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Rainbow Islands is regarded as a very keyboard-friendly game, although I always played it with a joystick. That said, after a few goes on emulation in WinUAE through a keyboard I was as good at it as I was 20 years ago on joystick. Also Megaball and Poing if you like the old Breakout style. Football management games are obvious too - Premier Manager 2's my Amiga favourite.
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