Vertiginous Golf is a dystopian steam punk mini golf adventure game set in the skies above an alternate world where life on the ground is enveloped in permanent smog, constant darkness and never-ending rain.
User reviews:
Recent:
Mixed (41 reviews) - 65% of the 41 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Mixed (765 reviews) - 59% of the 765 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Mar 7, 2014

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“A dystopian steampunk golf game.” PERRRRRR-DOOIIIIIIIINNGGG! My heart’s back up where it belongs!”
Rock Paper Shotgun

“I think it's safe to say that Vertiginous Golf is one of the most unique mini-golf titles I've ever played, and its steampunk setting is the real capper to such an off-the-wall and rich concept. I'm quite fond of its approach to narrative within a mini-golf game.”
Destructiod

“Its puzzling, challenging, and deeply weird characteristics make for a unique and engaging experience that brings new life to the staidest of sports”
7 – GameSpot

About This Game


Vertiginous Golf is a dystopian steam punk mini golf adventure game set in the skies above an alternate world where life on the ground is enveloped in permanent smog, constant darkness and never-ending rain.

After suffering on the ground under a haze smog and pollution, the people of Scudburough have been split in half by a lottery, with the winners heading up into the clouds to live in a floating city called New Lun-Donne. For those left below, they can get a temporary escape from the gloom through the Verti-Sphere, a device that allows them to rise virtually into the cloudy paradise to play mini golf on challenging obstacle courses floating in the sky. But something is amiss in this nation of two cities. Another voice is trying to break through the propaganda messages of peace and prosperity… the voice of an insurrection.



Chip and putt your way through beautiful golf courses floating far above the smog-covered streets below. Play through the unique story mode courses to uncover the mystery of the Verti-sphere. Enjoy 54 classic holes ranging from simple miniputt to mind-bending courses that will test even the most skilled golfers, as well a driving range and race challenges.



Take on these insane obstacle courses filled with hazards and contraptions. Look through the eyes of your mechanical hummingbird companion to explore and unlock the secrets of the green. Use the jewel encrusted beetle to control your ball once it’s in motion and make good use of your limited rewind power to redeem yourself from a bad shot.



What's better than a leisurely round of golf in the sky? A leisurely round of golf in the sky with up to three friends, of course! All the courses can be enjoyed in multiplayer either locally or online. There are also two more unusual multiplayer modes to enjoy: race each other to the finish on the race tracks or fight over control of the holes in the unique battle golf arenas whilst using a variety of offensive weapons to disrupt your opponents.



A fully featured map editor means you can design your own fiendish courses and share them with the community. Who knows what the mad inventors of you will come up with? For the more aesthetically inclined you can tinker for hours with the look of your clubs, your mechanical hummingbird companion and your avatar in Frolich's Emporium.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: XP SP3 and above
    • Processor: 2.0GHz CPU
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB graphics card
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 3GB RAM
    Recommended:
    • OS: XP SP3 and above
    • Processor: 2.0GHz CPU
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB graphics card
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: 3GB RAM
    Minimum:
    • OS: OSX
    • Processor: 2.0GHz CPU
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB graphics card
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: OSX
    • Processor: 2.0GHz CPU
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB graphics card
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Ubuntu 13.04
    • Processor: 2.0GHz CPU
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB graphics card
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Ubuntu 13.04
    • Processor: 2.0GHz CPU
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 512MB graphics card
    • Storage: 2 GB available space
Customer reviews
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Recent:
Mixed (41 reviews)
Overall:
Mixed (765 reviews)
Recently Posted
Feeder D:
( 4.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
Not very intresting game if you play alone
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Robin E
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 2
I coulnd't change the colour of my hat,
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Christopher Walken
( 1.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 2
Very good but needs less matthew
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D0BO
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 1
10/10 would ragdoll electric chair again
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TheJoseph123
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 30
Completly useless. So many better put put games out... Good thing I got it free and didnt waste money.
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⎛Nate FN-5278⎞
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: April 27
hhmmm, boring,


but it's fine.
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REEEEEEEEE!!!!!
( 1.7 hrs on record )
Posted: April 27
Would rather have testicular cancer than download this game.
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Keyrock
( 7.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 26
This is one of those cases where I wish Steam had a thumb sideways rating. It's a cool concept with a nice theme and some really interesting (and potentially thoroughly punishing) holes. Unfortunately, the technical side lets down the cool concept. The graphics are quite dated but they are functional, however the camera is awful. The game desperately needs to have parts of the course turn invisible when they're right in front of your face, but they don't and you often wind up taking shots with significantly impaired vision. Despite the vision issues, it is a fun mini-golf game if you can get past its many technical shortcomings.
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Legitimate
( 2.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 23
An amazing game, I highly recommend you play it, Ignore the "Mixed" Reviews, I really recommend this game mostly because of the art and peacefulness, but keep this is mind: there isn't really anybody on multiplayer, just play singleplayer, it's a lot easier. Anyways, I really like how this game looks like it's a bad game at first, then it becomes a great game, I know the buildings in the backround look ♥♥♥♥ when you spawn, but hey, at least this game is good.

EDIT: Misspelled Singleplayer
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KuDu2
( 5.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 22
The best part was when I was 65 over par on the last hole
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BladeShorty
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 20
I was hoping it'd be a fun game, mainly because as a kid, minigold games on the pc were a house favorite growing up. This game however, not good at all with a mouse and keyboard. Ive installed and re-installed 5 times now, just for it to constantly look around in circles and having to constantly move my mouse to keep myself from spinning, as if I am playing a console game and the Analog stick is forever stuck in one direction.
Helpful? Yes No Funny
Guy Fieri
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 19
What an amazing game! Not only is the game fun to play, but the children getting electrocuted makes it even better. I would recommend everyone to play this game. It will blow your ♥♥♥♥ off.
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DapperBomb
( 6.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 16
I dont recommend it. I stopped playing for like a week and now all my stuff is gone. ♥♥♥♥ing great.
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Jeztorquay
( 6.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 12
An unusual theme for minigolf and the music suits the theme but not minigolf as it does not feel like a fun exciting theme.... but the game is very fun and challenging (the camera is not great though) but it makes for good laughs as a casual local multiplayer game and if that's what your after buy it if it's on sale
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qwop1235
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: April 11
No. Just no. Donald Trump approves. That's sad.
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Web Monkey
( 0.3 hrs on record )
Posted: April 10
Confusing and multiplayer only from what I can tell. Couldn't get anything except the tutorial level to run, because it appears no one was online to play with. Cannot recommend.
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JordiTK
( 1.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 10
It's like playing as Tiger Woods and Snoop Dogg at the same time.

The #1 game on Steam!
(If you don't count all other games on Steam).
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Life Changing Taco
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: April 9
Game of the year! Best golf game ever!
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Hippo Turtle
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: April 8
I understand that this golf game is supposed to take place in a steampunk setting and the overall presentation does lend itself to that aim. The problem is that this premise also gets in the way (for me) of enjoying a golf experience that is very much flawed in every aspect. Playing Vertiginous Golf hardly feels like I'm playing a golf game. While the physics engine is serviceable, the holes and their gimmicks simply get in the way of what golf or mini golf are supposed to feel like. Traversing each hole is cumbersome and awkward. The alternative-style (steampunk?) obstacles scattered throughout each hole just aren't interesting, nor do they add anything new and worthwhile to the golfing experience. There's also very little content and each hole is very similar to the next. Yes, there is the opportunity to create your own holes and to play through holes created by the community but they honestly all look, feel and play the same. This is a less than ambitious golf game with little to no variety. I would rather play PGA Tour Golf for DOS, which was released in 1990.

Vertiginous Golf is mediocre.
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Fox
( 0.5 hrs on record )
Posted: April 2
everything is spinning
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
5.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 22
The best part was when I was 65 over par on the last hole
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
4.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
Not very intresting game if you play alone
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 30
Completly useless. So many better put put games out... Good thing I got it free and didnt waste money.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 20
I was hoping it'd be a fun game, mainly because as a kid, minigold games on the pc were a house favorite growing up. This game however, not good at all with a mouse and keyboard. Ive installed and re-installed 5 times now, just for it to constantly look around in circles and having to constantly move my mouse to keep myself from spinning, as if I am playing a console game and the Analog stick is forever stuck in one direction.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 2
I coulnd't change the colour of my hat,
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 90 days
4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 2
✔ Decent presentation and execution
✔ Some interesting ideas
✔ Map editor
✔ Online multiplayer
✔ DRM-free build exists (Humble store)
✔ GNU/Linux support!

✘ Background musics could be better.
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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 17
pros
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Golf
vertiginous

cons
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cant put mustache on girl
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 19
Awesome game to play with friends
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 19
Very fun game to play with some friends!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: February 19
Tried to join a multiplayer game and entered a room with some white bald woman who said, "I am your mother" then disconnected.

10/10



(fun golf game with some odd anti-captalism undertones)
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: February 19
Awesome cozy imaginative game! 10/10
THANKS ALEC! Best free game in a while :D
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3 of 4 people (75%) found this review helpful
5 people found this review funny
Recommended
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 3
This is the Darksouls of Minigolf, Don't buy it unless you're willing to cry a bit.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 10
This is one of those games where a meh button would apply. The gameplay isn't bad, but on some of the holes I feel that the par is too low. The courses are pretty neat. So is the bird you can fly around the course to view it. The character model looks awful, but that isn't too big of a deal. Also, I have had trouble with accidentally trying to use RMB to aim and ending up wasting a shot.

Pros:
Levels are designed to be interesting
World looks fairly nice
Bird control

Cons:
Bad character models
Somewhat awkward controls
Mildly unforgiving

Overall, I would give this a 5.5/10. It definitely is not worth the $10, but for anything less than $5, I would say it was a good price. Want to reiterate, this is not a bad game. It just isn't a particularly good one.

I got the key for this game from a steam group called Accidentally Reviewed. I thank them greatly for distributing free keys for reviewing and encourage anyone and everyone to join the group.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
5.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 18
An intresting and fun game that is like minigolf the video game. $10 is too much though so pick it up on sale. It will give you some fun times for when you get bored.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: March 7
Given the game by a friend, proceeded to beat two of my friends in this rootn tootn hack and slash mmorpg based around golf.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
12.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 7
fun game my golf game is so bad but nonetheless good
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 16
can be fun with friends if you enjoy battling each other with ♥♥♥♥♥♥ mechanics and bad graphics. Definetly worth the laugh
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: February 18
It is definitely fun to play, but there are nearly no people playing online and the aiming is really hard with a mouse. But it is still really fun to play, the maps are really nice and there are a lot of things that you can do!
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
3.3 hrs on record
Posted: February 19
Amazeballs game, totes worth getting it free from Bob.
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful