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Paragliding

Paragliding DOS Publisher's Logo (VGA)

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Description

The game is an enhanced remake of the original Paraplane for Amstrad CPC.

Different stages of player's skills allow you to play a different types of games. While Practicing you may complete the exercises to train yourself in main gameplay actions such as taking off, landing, flowing using air currents, etc. While Strolling you may explore the flags/balloons positions and relief of the four places of the world (Arabic Desert, Green Alps, Snow Mountains, and American Canyon), where paragliding events are set. While Competition you may, choosing one of eight nations of players (Japanese, English, American, Spanish, Russian, French, German, and Italian), to make a score, collecting the flags and balloons and taking into account the time flowing. While Championship you with up to 4 players may challenge each other completing one after another the different events such as speed, precision, technique, etc. High scores are saved in the Hi-Score Table.

The gameplay includes enjoying the intro music, taking off, paragliding using air currents and clouds, avoiding the static and dynamic obstacles, collecting the flags and balloons, and landing.

The game was made in French/English/German/Spanish.

Screenshots

Paragliding DOS 1st Exercise of Practice Intro (VGA)
Paragliding DOS You can't take off (VGA)
Paragliding DOS You are flying in the Snow Mountains, eagle is flying above you (VGA)
Paragliding DOS Credits Screen (VGA)

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The Press Says

ST Format Atari ST Apr, 1992 59 out of 100 59
PC Joker DOS Apr, 1992 38 out of 100 38
Power Play DOS Apr, 1992 32 out of 100 32

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