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    One-Handed Gameplay

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    Games that can be played with one hand, typically using only half of a standard controller or only the mouse/keyboard.

    Short summary describing this concept.

    One-Handed Gameplay last edited by henrebotha on 08/22/23 03:18AM View full history


    This concept is for games that are designed to be playable using only one hand. However, this excludes games that can be somewhat played with one hand by skilled players.


    • Suikoden III has a specific control set that lets you play one-handed. One shoulder button on the left to "Okay" and the other shoulder button on the left to "Cancel", and select to the menu. The D-pad is used to navigate around.
    • Most point-and-click adventures are controlled just by using the mouse. For example, the Monkey Island series, to name one of many.
    • Some iphone games that only require one finger to play such as Orbital where players must tap the touch screen at the right time to fire a ball.

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