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21st Aug '17 3:38:16 PM mariofan1000
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* ''VideoGame/{{Kingsway}}'' is a retro RPG with a fictional operating system built around it, and as such features unlockable custom cursors, such as a sword or skeleton hand.
29th Jul '17 1:54:36 PM nombretomado
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* The old NintendoEntertainmentSystem emulator [=NESticle=] turns your cursor into a bleeding, severed hand.

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* The old NintendoEntertainmentSystem UsefulNotes/NintendoEntertainmentSystem emulator [=NESticle=] turns your cursor into a bleeding, severed hand.
8th Jan '17 12:13:19 PM Morgenthaler
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[[caption-width-right:238:Genuine WorldWar2 era cursors.]]

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[[caption-width-right:238:Genuine WorldWar2 UsefulNotes/WorldWar2 era cursors.]]
18th Mar '16 6:55:16 PM Sark0TAG
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* ''VideoGame/{{Ripper}}'' has a spinning knife as your cursor that points in the directions you can move, and spins in a circle when idle. Dialogue is triggered by a talking skull connected to a partial spine, and interactions in puzzles is used with regular Windows-like cursors, red for hotspots and white for idle.
3rd Mar '16 4:03:40 PM molokai198
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* The ''Literature/WingsOfFire'' wiki has a cursor shaped like a dragon that can change color like a [=RainWing=].
29th Dec '15 6:31:40 PM WillBGood
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* Software packs filled with gimmicky cursors among other window dressings were popular in the Windows 3.1 era. Some of these had "animated" cursors that didn't work like you're thinking, but instead caused the cursor to dart around the screen at varying speeds, making it nearly unusable. '''[[SarcasmMode Fun.]]'''

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* Software packs filled with gimmicky cursors among other window dressings were popular in the Windows 3.1 era. Some of these had "animated" cursors that didn't work like you're thinking, but instead caused the cursor to dart around the screen at varying speeds, making it nearly unusable. '''[[SarcasmMode Fun.]]'''
13th Jun '15 7:48:56 PM Prfnoff
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** In ''Mario & Wario'', it's Wanda the Fairy, the player character.

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** In ''Mario & Wario'', ''VideoGame/MarioAndWario'', it's Wanda the Fairy, the player character.



** Your cursor is also the player character in ''BubbleGhost''.

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** Your cursor is also the player character in ''BubbleGhost''.''VideoGame/BubbleGhost''.



** In the ''{{Creatures}}'' series, the cursor is known as the Hand--it is, in fact, shaped like a hand. It's actually treated as its own separate entity in the game, and you can name it, and even have Creatures interact with it!

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** In the ''{{Creatures}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Creatures}}'' series, the cursor is known as the Hand--it is, in fact, shaped like a hand. It's actually treated as its own separate entity in the game, and you can name it, and even have Creatures interact with it!



** The hand in ''VideoGame/DungeonKeeper'' work like those in ''VideoGame/BlackAndWhite'' and ''{{Creatures}}''. Though more so, the hand can, in fact, possess said creatures and become their minds. The ''Dungeon Keeper'' series example would be one of the most extreme examples of this trope.
** In {{Anachronox}} your cursor is in world, but still arrow like, but is in fact Fatima, your [[spoiler: dead secretary brought back to life in a]] Life Cursor.

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** The hand in ''VideoGame/DungeonKeeper'' work like those in ''VideoGame/BlackAndWhite'' and ''{{Creatures}}''.''VideoGame/{{Creatures}}''. Though more so, the hand can, in fact, possess said creatures and become their minds. The ''Dungeon Keeper'' series example would be one of the most extreme examples of this trope.
** In {{Anachronox}} ''VideoGame/{{Anachronox}}'' your cursor is in world, but still arrow like, but is in fact Fatima, your [[spoiler: dead secretary brought back to life in a]] Life Cursor.



* In ''UsefulNotes/MSPaint'' and such programs your cursor is simply whatever tool you have selected.
* JewelQuest 3 has a cursor that looks sort of like a gold fountain pen nib.
* The Flash Game Hedgehog Launch has an equipment upgrade screen as well as the playing field for hedgehog-launching. The upgrade screen is trying to look like an ancient black and green monochrome computer screen and uses -- a primitive-looking green arrow. (Imagine if a Speak And Spell had an arrow cursor.)

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* In ''UsefulNotes/MSPaint'' and such programs your cursor is simply whatever tool you have selected.
* JewelQuest 3
''VideoGame/JewelQuest 3'' has a cursor that looks sort of like a gold fountain pen nib.
* The Flash Game Hedgehog Launch ''VideoGame/HedgehogLaunch'' has an equipment upgrade screen as well as the playing field for hedgehog-launching. The upgrade screen is trying to look like an ancient black and green monochrome computer screen and uses -- a primitive-looking green arrow. (Imagine if a Speak And Spell had an arrow cursor.)



* In the ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' fangame ''MariAri'', the cursor is one of Alice's dolls.

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* In the ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' fangame ''MariAri'', ''VideoGame/MariAri'', the cursor is one of Alice's dolls.



* ''{{Kanon}}'' has a blue feather, referring to the theme of wings in the game, and ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad}}'' a branch, referring to the tree on the title screen.

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* ''{{Kanon}}'' ''VisualNovel/{{Kanon}}'' has a blue feather, referring to the theme of wings in the game, and ''VisualNovel/{{Clannad}}'' a branch, referring to the tree on the title screen.



* The old NintendoEntertainmentSystem emulator [=NESticle=] turns your cursor into a bleeding, severed hand.
* Software packs filled with gimmicky cursors among other window dressings were popular in the Windows 3.1 era. Some of these had "animated" cursors that didn't work like you're thinking, but instead caused the cursor to dart around the screen at varying speeds, making it nearly unusable. '''[[SarcasmMode Fun.]]'''



* In "VideoGame/VirtualVillagers 5: New Believers", as in all the VV games, the cursor is turned into a hand. The villagers ''worship'' the "giant flying hand in the sky" (that is, the player).

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* In "VideoGame/VirtualVillagers ''VideoGame/VirtualVillagers 5: New Believers", Believers'', as in all the VV games, the cursor is turned into a hand. The villagers ''worship'' the "giant flying hand in the sky" (that is, the player).

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* In ''UsefulNotes/MSPaint'' and such programs your cursor is simply whatever tool you have selected.
* The old NintendoEntertainmentSystem emulator [=NESticle=] turns your cursor into a bleeding, severed hand.
* Software packs filled with gimmicky cursors among other window dressings were popular in the Windows 3.1 era. Some of these had "animated" cursors that didn't work like you're thinking, but instead caused the cursor to dart around the screen at varying speeds, making it nearly unusable. '''[[SarcasmMode Fun.]]'''
15th May '15 9:07:21 AM ShinyTsukkomi
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* In ''MarioPaint'', the cursor is shaped like Mario's glove.
* In ''MSPaint'' and such programs your cursor is simply whatever tool you have selected.

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* In ''MarioPaint'', ''VideoGame/MarioPaint'', the cursor is shaped like Mario's glove.
* In ''MSPaint'' ''UsefulNotes/MSPaint'' and such programs your cursor is simply whatever tool you have selected.



* ''Sburb'' from ''{{Homestuck}}'' has a cursor shaped like its logo.

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* ''Sburb'' from ''{{Homestuck}}'' ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' has a cursor shaped like its logo.
11th May '15 12:04:23 AM Miracle@StOlaf
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* Software packs filled with gimmicky cursors among other window dressings were popular in the Windows 3.1 era. Some of these had "animated" cursors that didn't work like you're thinking, but instead caused the cursor to dart around the screen at varying speeds, making it nearly unusable. '''[[SarcasmMode Fun.]]'''
3rd Mar '15 5:58:25 AM arnie
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* In "VideoGame/VirtualVillagers 5: New Believers", as in all the VV games, the cursor is turned into a hand. The villagers ''worship'' the "giant flying hand in the sky" (that is, the player).
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