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Enjoy a sport that has been the pass-time of kings, hunters and warriors for 4000 years!

George Plimpton's Video Falconry was brought to our attention by the Judge John Hodgman podcast. Originally made for the Colecovision in 1983, we've gone to great lengths to painstakingly port one of the few existing copies.

Controls

1 - Yaw
2 - Pitch
3 - Claw Grab
4 - Beak Grab
5 - Flap
6 - DoubleFlap
7 - Claw

Happy Falconing!

Reviews


aldk98aldk98

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 10, 2011

REVIEW.

i dunno why many people give this one a "1"and "0" and any other low scores...
most of them say,like :
bad control
bad graphic
poor gameplay
the hang of it to play the game

but i think the otherwise,:

THIS GAME IS GREAT!
pretty nice concept,gameplay,
plus MEDALS! I LOVE MEDALS!!!

this is a SKILL game,duh !?
it needs SKILL to play,thus
improving your SKILL .................

i like this game
like a NES game
the music,just like a NES game (even though a little boring)

that's all!



7rafe77rafe7

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars June 10, 2011

The game is challenging but simple to understand

However, this game could have been alot better, you stuck closely to the original but what you should have done was revamp it with new moves and enemies.

New moves could be:

Rape mode - you rape everything in your path but it only lasts a little while

Falcon Punch - you punch your enemies in the face and send them flying at other enemies. (kind of like pool)

Ground pound - when you toggle ground or air it will eventually be upgraded to an area attack on ground enemies so using your claw or beak is unecessary.

New enemies:

Turtle Soup - a giant bowl of turtles, you have to grab them when they float to the top but beware, they will jump up and snap onto you giving you damage every second

Bizarro Plimlpton - he's and evil version of George Plimpton that wil chase after the falcon and rip it in half if he is under you. (he is unbeatable, just an obstacle)

T-rex - basically its just a T-rex and you have to hit it multiple times in the back of the head, hitting it from the front will get you eaten.

And possible an extra defense mode where you have to protect Plimpton from zombie bunnies.

Please consider these ideas if you are to make a sequel, and i enjoyed listening to the soundtrack while writing this.



nato7nato7

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars June 10, 2011

Great game.

Difficult but addictive, very nice remake!



mesamusmesamus

Rated 5 / 5 stars June 10, 2011

really fun

i love the skill that it involves, also the bonus levels are really fun and catch me of guard, i find it enjoyable :)



GillDurrayGillDurray

Rated 0.5 / 5 stars June 10, 2011

Neutral standpoint

I find the controls difficult to get the hang of. It is also quite a challenge to steer the hawk.