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Plimpton's Video Falconry

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rated 3.99 / 5 stars
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Skill - Collect
Tags:
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 Originally made for the Colecovision in 1983, we've gone to great lengths to painstakingly port one of the few existing copies.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


mrblahguymrblahguy

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

lolwut.

It's both amazing and spectacularly confusing.


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FreeBahllinFreeBahllin

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Interesting

Pretty fun, and pretty confusing as well. Unfortnately I am an absolutely terrible falconeer.


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Alex250Alex250

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

LOL

This game is pretty funny. The gameplay is awful but that's why it's funny, the control scheme is the worst iv'e seen in my whole life. The history lesson was actually very interesting, and I also find it funny how some people didn't like the game because of the controls... clearly they didn't listen to the history button and understand why it was such crap. (P.S.: I would have gave a 8/10 but since I saw how much research and trouble this took for you guys, I thought it wouldn't be fair.


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KaggelosKaggelos

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Old school classic

What makes it challenging is the control buttons which are rather disturbing , and the scenario which is so inspiring for 80's decade!



Elevation10Elevation10

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

I mean I thought it was fine

Man why is everyone hating on this game, its so damn unique i love it.


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