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How to play Joust

Each game uses different controls, most DOS games use the keyboard arrows. Some will use the mouse.

Joust Description

In the game Joust, players command a knight mounted on a flying ostrich (or stork for Player 2) to engage in combat against computer-controlled evil knights riding vultures.

To defeat the enemy knights, players must flap their steed's wings and strike from a higher jousting position, destroying the vulture and its rider. Each successful hit causes an egg to descend onto one of the platforms below. The heroic knights must swiftly destroy the eggs before they hatch, unleashing new and increasingly challenging adversaries. The enemy knights come in three strengths: Bounder (red knight), Hunter (white knight), and Shadow Lord (blue knight). However, these knights are not the sole obstacles within the game. Players must also navigate crumbling platforms, evade lava trolls trying to drag knights into the fire, and face the formidable and seemingly unbeatable pterodactyl.

Notably, Joust stood out during its release as one of the few arcade games that allowed two players to engage in simultaneous gameplay. Enjoy the thrilling experience of Joust on Classic Reload, where you can begin the game by pressing 5 to insert credits or coins, 1 to select, and utilize the arrow keys for movement. Take action with Alt or Ctrl.

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