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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 Originally made for the Colecovision in 1983, we've gone to great lengths to painstakingly port one of the few existing copies.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 4 / 5 stars

Very NES

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


Rated 4 / 5 stars

Interesting. Quite hard

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Rated 4 / 5 stars

loved it

the controls were a little messed up, otherwise, it was great

P.S. that falcon has one hell of a right claw


Rated 4 / 5 stars

The youngsters mightn't get it...

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

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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