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Is it possible to play Amiga games on a PC with Windows OS, and is it also possible to connect an Amiga type joystick to PC and play the games with it?

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By "Amiga type" joystick, do you mean real old joystick, or is any microswitched joystick OK? Speedlink sell USB versions of the Competition Pro: amazon.co.uk/Speedlink-Competition-Joystick-Classix-Collection/… , that's an easy option. –  therefromhere Jul 13 '10 at 12:11
    
Any microswitched joystick is OK. Thanks for the link! –  Mehper C. Palavuzlar Jul 13 '10 at 12:45
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Get WinUAE, an Amiga emulator for windows.

The Amiga Joystick can be adapted to the PC paralell (printer) port with some fancy wiring, but getting it to be a "real" windows joystick is going to be a challenge. You would probably have to write a device driver to replace the default parallel port driver.

I have heard rumors that Atari Age used to offer an adapter that would work, but it looks like it is discontinued.

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Plenty of USB game controllers are available online cheaper and better than most of the original Amiga ones. If you really want to use an original one, you can get even get USB adaptors. –  MGOwen Aug 23 '12 at 5:21
    
I bought my USB adapters from RetroZone. They work great together with my both my Tac2 and my TheBug joysticks. ( retrousb.com/product_info.php?cPath=21&products_id=70 ) –  zmurf Oct 17 '12 at 7:42
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