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Glider 4.0 for Windows (Windows 3.x)

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Description

A port of a Macintosh title, Glider puts you in the role of a paper airplane in its quest to find an open window and exit the house he's trapped on.

You have a rudimentary control of the plane (remember it's a paper plane) and must try to get through room after room of the house by riding currents of hot air, fans, etc. and avoiding danger in the form of balloons, furniture, paper shredders, etc. You can collect a series of power ups such as speed boosts, rubber bands (to shoot enemies with) folded paper (as lives) , etc.

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Glider 4.0 for Windows Windows 3.x Game over!
Glider 4.0 for Windows Windows 3.x Vents are not the only source of air currents!  Mind that whirligig!
Glider 4.0 for Windows Windows 3.x A sparking power outlet hazard
Glider 4.0 for Windows Windows 3.x A rival plane and a vigorous downdraft... which is more menacing?

User Reviews

A very good game to play during lunch break or @ your leisure jfritzyb (10) 3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars3.75 Stars

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PC Gamer Dec, 1994 84 out of 100 84

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Related Web Sites

  • John Calhoun's Glider page (Since the publisher went bankrupt, John Calhoun now offers various versions of his game for free download.)
Zovni (9360) added Glider 4.0 for Windows (Windows 3.x) on May 04, 2001