Back in yesteryear, when everyone was playing X-Wing, all you needed was a keyboard. The game could be won quite easily that way...
Unfortunately as the market is opening up and making way for profits, profits, profits, most games will not work unless you have some new shiny doo-whacky. In a word... massconsumptionhasbeenmetwithwholesalersanddevelop ersuppingrequirementsofsoftwaretoincreasemassconsu pmtion.
-It's a cruel business.