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Definition of "autofire" [autofire]

  • A feature on a joystick that permits automatic firing, as though the player were repeatedly pressing the fire button. (noun)

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Use "autofire" in a sentence
  • "We had a chance to get our hands on the game at EA yesterday and we've got to say, the port has turned out great, with three control schemes (touch to move and shoot, tilt to move/touch to shoot or an overlaid d-pad and buttons) plus options such as autofire and the ability to switch between full-screen and the original coin-op aspect ratio."
  • "However, your ship can only move left or right from one spot, a la Galaga and others, which in a way nicely compensates for the tilt control, but there's no autofire, meaning you have to beat on the screen repeatedly if you want to shoot consistently."
  • "So, that is also another reason that I wanted to point out the fact that your script is not designed for a fighting game which doesn't suit the purpose of using the "autofire" in the 1st place, but somehow, I think the message sounds a bit confused by my typo or something of whatever that I am not familiar with the term that we use in AHK."