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Plimpton's Video Falconry

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 Originally made for the Colecovision in 1983, we've gone to great lengths to painstakingly port one of the few existing copies.


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

Happy Falconing!



Rated 2.5 / 5 stars

I see what your going for.

I can see where people who are nostalgic about gaming could like this, but I am not one of those people, and I could go either way. So I'm staying in the undecisive middle.

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Rated 0 / 5 stars

sweet jesus

this has to be one of the worst games ive ever played... better everything i dont find the point in the game itself. absolutely terrible


Rated 0 / 5 stars

I dunno

I do see the appeal of this game, though I don't really feel it. Probably not my type of game, so I won't rate it!

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Rated 4 / 5 stars

Well, this is indeed interesting

A game made by a company with the same name let alone logo! Talk about the most bizzarest (if that is even a word) of coincidences.

As for the game itself It's somewhat entertaining the controls are clunky but that's what adds to the challenge of this EXTREME retro game.

Also the history lesson was nice <3


Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

Awesome Retro Fun!

Why isn't this the featured game instead of that stupid Going Up thing? This is a Fulp joing!