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 Originally made for the Colecovision in 1983, we've gone to great lengths to painstakingly port one of the few existing copies.


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

Happy Falconing!


Game wasn't that fun, video made up for it.

The charming little mockumentary video at the game's start screen cracked me up. Chris Hardwick's voicework also caught me by surprise. Web Soup FTW.

Anyway, I'd like to point out that the actual game part only kept my attention for 30 minutes. I would have given it a lower score without the video.

Very NES

Hilarious bird noise. I would have payed $40 for this on the NES.... funny no? RIP George Plimpton.

The youngsters mightn't get it...

But this game really captures the simplicity and effectiveness of old-timey games.

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I love the Colecovision!

Colecovision is one of my favourite toys! even in 2011! but this game is just...bad

DUDE!!!!!!!!!!! (SQUELKY!!)

YES!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The bird sound...... AMAZING!!! Haha. That was just plain gold!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! GOLD I TELL YOU!!!!!!!!!

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3.99 / 5.00

Jun 2, 2011
5:48 PM EDT
Skill - Collect