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Plimpton's Video Falconry

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rated 3.99 / 5 stars
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Skill - Collect
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hunting
falconry
georgeplimpton
colecovision

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Jun 2, 2011 | 5:48 PM EDT

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Author Comments

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 Originally made for the Colecovision in 1983, we've gone to great lengths to painstakingly port one of the few existing copies.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


TheBeaarTheBeaar

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

OH YEAH

Pixels turn me on.



Hib42Hib42

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Learn to love it

The first time i played it i loved the nostalgic feeling but i hated the gameplay, because it was so frustrating.
A few weeks later i gave it another try, started to master it, and now i love it.
It was worth the effort. Learning original new controls takes time.

If you don't know how to get the secret medals then i guess you haven't played the original game on Colecovision. Try to find some magazines from 1983 to get a hint. (in the tips and tricks/cheat codes pages)


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CodaNinjaCodaNinja

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Great!

Brilliant sense of nostalgia! That early 80's feels had been perfectly captured with the grpahics, music and timing. I couldn't help but double up with laughter when the falcon 'flew' into view, paused, then screeched before 'flying away'! Very well done!


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B-L-A-Z-EB-L-A-Z-E

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Great Fulp! :D

Wow another original game by Tom, nice work. I enjoyed playing it, the medals were a nice reward to a fun game, but a little generous at times. To be honest, I don't like that style of graphics, but I'd rather not penalize the game for such a thing like that. The music fits in very well, and the game is great overall.
-Thanks!



voskit01voskit01

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

well...

its not the best nor the worst but pretty good