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 Joust

release year
 1982
developer
 Williams Entertainment Inc.
publisher
 Williams Electronics, Inc., Midway, Atari
category
 Action
genre / theme
 platform, arcade, side view
platform
 Arcade (1982), PC Booter, Atari 2600, 5200 (1983), Apple II, Atari 8-bit (1994), Atari ST, 7800 (1986), NES (1987), Lynx (1992), Macintosh (1994)
Joust is an action game developed by Williams Electronics and released in arcades in 1982. While not the first two-player cooperative video game, Joust's success and polished implementation popularized the concept. Players assume the role of knights armed with lances and mounted on large birds (an ostrich for Player 1, a stork for Player 2), who must fly around the screen and defeat enemy knights riding buzzard. The game may be played by up to two players simultaneously. Controls for each player consist of a two-position joystick and a button. The screen contains several platforms, with the left and right edges wrapping around to each other. Each press of the button flaps the mount's wings; based on the rate at which it is pressed, the knight can ascend or descend at a desired rate or hover in midair...
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