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Javelins

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Short spears meant for throwing, though historically also used for stabbing while also being armed with a shield.

28
games
13
platforms

Name variations: throwing spears

The first video game about Javelins was released on January 25, 1992.

Alientrap Games, Blizzard and Torn Banner Studios has published most of these games

See also: spears, javelin throw (the sport)
This is as opposed to normal spears or long pikes which are ungainly to throw accurately or have larger supply at hand (generally a warrior armed with javelins had three or more of them).