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 Originally made for the Colecovision in 1983, we've gone to great lengths to painstakingly port one of the few existing copies.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


frdfrdburgerfrdfrdburger

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

I didn't like this game

It did though offer everything it promised it would so I can't give it a low rating



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!



DomrasDomras

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

So ya...

@Pikerobo FLAME ON!

Though seriously he did bring up th controls as well and I have to agree. They are a little much. I can't complain much I played the game, had fun and chuckled at the fact this silly thing was doing so. The music was kinda catchy. Graphics I mean it was based of ColecoVision so not the best by modern standard but god for this parody. The bonus levels were random yet a nice break up from the main game...thouhg the sudden change from not just hitting the number buttons threw me for a loop. Over all 9/10 mainly it was the controls I think there could have been something done with them just can't say what to improve them atm.



TheMajormelTheMajormel

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

This game is great!

I'm kinda suprised at how people say the controls are terrible,all you had to do was hit the " Num Lock" button and play on the Number pad to emulate colecovision controls. That made the game much more easy to play. Game play is tight and a little frustrating. Bonus levels were... sorta fun. I just felt that quick time events are done too much, but whatever, just a nit pick. Still, it's great arcade action for the wohle family.


TomFulp responds:

Thanks!


santusantu

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

odd

the game is fine, and the backstory is one of those things that, even if it is fake or something, it makes you go "WOW, DID THAT ACTUALLY HAPPEN!?" and makes you investigate. Awesome