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GAMEPLAN 2: JOYSTICKS - AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF GAME CONTROLLERS (1972-2004)

Winnie Forster, Stephan Freundorfer, C Böhm (Photographer), T. Knieps (Photographer)



 

The joystick is the interface between humans and on-screen action, between reality and imagination. Millions of players' hands have been turning and squeezing it for 30 years. "Joysticks" is the book on the most beautiful accessories in the world, encyclopedia and illustrated history of input devices.


From the classic Atari stick to the handy pads from Sega and Nintendo to the optical precision devices of today's first person shooter, "Joystick" plays with the best but also the most notorious controllers.


The full list of featured controllers:

Amiga - Joyboard - Power Stick

Apple - Desktop Bus Mouse

Ascii - Super Advantage - Fighter Stick SN - Sticker Super LS - Fighting Stick V - Grip V - Beatmania Controller - Bio Hazard Controller - Dance Summit Controller - Keyboard Controller

Atari - Driving Controller - Paddles - VCS Stick - Keyboard Controller - Video Touch Pad - 5200 Controller - Trak-Ball - Kid's Controller - ProLine Stick - Sears 2800/Video Arcade II Paddle - Track & Field Controller - Joypad - Jaguar Pad - Jaguar Pro Controller

Bally - Astrocade Controller

Blaze - Twin Joystick

Broderbund - U-Force

Capcom - Idle Yousuke Meijin No Jissen Mahjong Mahjong Controller - Power Stick Fighter - 6 Button Control Pad - CP Soldier - Steel Battalion Controller

CBS - Colecovision Pad - Roller Controller - Super Action Controller - Turbo Wheel

CH Products - Mach III Fightstick Pro - Pro Pedals - F-16 Combat Stick

Cheetah - Alien III Stick

Commodore - Joystick - Amiga Mouse - CDTV Remote Controller - CD 32 Pad

Datasoft - Le Stick

Micro-Handler - Multi-Function 1001 - Multi-Function 2002

Fairchild/Saba - Channel F Hand Controller

Global A - Maestro Music Stick

Gravis - Analog Joystick - PC Game Pad

Haiken - JB King

Hanimax - HMG 2650 Keypad

Hori - Commander - SGB Commander - Zero Tech

Hudson - Joy Card

IBM - Joystick

ICS - Marathon Joystick

Taito - Arkanoid Controller - Densha de Go! Controller - Jet de Go! Controller - Power Shovel

Texas Instruments - Wired Remote Controller

Thrustmaster - Flight Control System - Weapon Control System - Rudder Control System - Formula T1 - Top Gun Stick

Wico - Command Control - Command Control Trackball - Red Ball - The Boss


 

PUBLICATION DETAILS

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German

Paperback

9783000121838

2003

144

OTHER NAMES

  • Gameplan 2: Joysticks: Eine illustrierte Geschichte der Game-Controller 1972-2004

 

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