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Plimpton's Video Falconry

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Jun 2, 2011 | 5:48 PM EDT

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Nerdist 10 Points Get a delightful history lesson.
Celebration 25 Points Become Fireworks Commissioner of New York City.
Cultural Literacy 25 Points Edit an early Philip Roth story for The Paris Review.
Shadow Box 25 Points Get beaten up badly in a sparring match with Sugar Ray Robinson.
Victory 25 Points Drive a tank in post WWII Italy for the US Army.
Millennium Falcon 50 Points Save the galaxy.
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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 Originally made for the Colecovision in 1983, we've gone to great lengths to painstakingly port one of the few existing copies.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 5 / 5 stars

really fun

i love the skill that it involves, also the bonus levels are really fun and catch me of guard, i find it enjoyable :)


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Classic Tom

I knew you would drink PBR....


Rated 5 / 5 stars

wow, amazing

super cool graphics and music, nice reference to the old classics in ng! so guud!


Rated 5 / 5 stars

Learn to love it

The first time i played it i loved the nostalgic feeling but i hated the gameplay, because it was so frustrating.
A few weeks later i gave it another try, started to master it, and now i love it.
It was worth the effort. Learning original new controls takes time.

If you don't know how to get the secret medals then i guess you haven't played the original game on Colecovision. Try to find some magazines from 1983 to get a hint. (in the tips and tricks/cheat codes pages)

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Rated 5 / 5 stars

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

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