Re: [stella] Paddles

Subject: Re: [stella] Paddles
From: Jeff Rothkopf <jeffgmr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2001 16:41:57 -0500
I agree.

It is impossible to recreate the feel of a paddle using buttons.  Period.
And without a paddle, all paddle games would suck.

It's kind of interesting... I always thought the paddle was an excellent
controller and I have yet to see it recreated since the Atari 2600.

They DID create a similar paddle-type controller for use specifically with Arkanoid for the Nintendo NES. It wasn't a big knob, though, but a small one...
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