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iPhone: Idracula vs. Dropship Controls

View Poll Results: Which game better implements its control scheme?
Idracula 17 53.13%
Dropship 15 46.88%
Voters: 32. You may not vote on this poll
05-09-2009, 06:54 PM
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Idracula vs. Dropship Controls

I read in another thread that the idracula and Dropship controls are the same. When I went to check, indeed they were. So my question is, which developer has implemented the left move and right shoot controls the best?
05-09-2009, 06:56 PM
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Drop ship. I like how they disappear until you touch the screen. Plus they move with your finger.

05-09-2009, 06:57 PM
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I say idracula

Dropship's controls are placed under your finger and expand as you move out.

I find that I make more mistakes than if I just have the controls placed in the corners
05-09-2009, 06:58 PM
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I like how you don't need to look at the screen for dropship. Anyway, iDracula has two wheels while Dropship has some sort of a 360 joystick. I think that they are quite different. Nonetheless, I enjoy Dropship's controls more.
05-09-2009, 06:58 PM
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i use them differently in either game
in iDracula I pretty much never take my fingers off the screen
in Dropship I don't keep them pressed against the screen, otherwise the ship would be hard to control
I'd say Dropship though
05-09-2009, 06:59 PM
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iDracula got the wheel size, the right amount of movement per input, and the wheels are mostly seethrough. You can also make them invisible.

Really really good.
05-09-2009, 07:00 PM
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On the idevices it's possible to touch EVERYWHERE...
So I vote for this kind of controls
...using the device's advantages instead of following old patterns.
05-09-2009, 07:02 PM
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That has nothing to do with this control scheme.
05-09-2009, 07:02 PM
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I found that although Dropship's controls were good, the graphics were kinda confusing which made the controls kinda hard to get used to. iDracula on the other hand was easy to control right from the get go. My vote goes to iDracula.
05-09-2009, 07:08 PM
Joined: Sep 2008
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I like being able to control from anywhere. My vote goes to Dropship.
It was also the first one with those controls.