Experience the adrenaline of hang gliding in VR! Compete for the high score to win Monthly Prizes. Collect all hoops placed around each island before time is up. Use your rocket boosters to keep from falling from the sky and avoid the dangers tossed your way!
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Apr 28, 2017
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May 2

Update 1_16 and April Tournament Winners!

Hey all, I just pushed out the remastered update! This updates includes a couple new scenery updates as well as some polished UI changes. This is mainly because Glider Island will be on the Oculus Store soon and I wanted to clean up some things before releasing there!

You will now find a blimp on Volcano Island and a truck driving around Desert Island. This adds for a little extra challenge.

As some of you know, before we had really big plans to update Glider Island with larger maps and all new scenery. But after working a month or so on this all new version we released it would be a completely different game, so we are going to included those changes in Glider Island 2 which will hopefully be ready around Q4 2019, and we went ahead and added a couple new things to the current version to make it ready for prime time on the Oculus Store.

As for the April Tournament winners here are the results:
1st Place on Forest Island: chad_linton wins $15 Amazon Gift Card!
2nd place on Forest Island: mrcheez wins $10 Amazon Gift Card!
3rd place on Forest Island: cmcosta81 15 wins $5 Amazon Gift Card!

To claim your prize, take a screenshot of your steam username within Glider Island to verify your identity and send it to joeysipos@5drealities.com and I will send you your prize!

Good luck to you all next month!

-Joey

You can follow the leaderboards online here: http://www.5drealities.com/Leaderboards.aspx
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April 4

March Tournament Winners!

1st Place on Desert Island: chad_linton wins $15 Amazon Gift Card!
2nd place on Desert Island: mrcheez wins $10 Amazon Gift Card!
3rd place on Desert Island: Roadglide 15 wins $5 Amazon Gift Card!

To claim your prize, take a screenshot of your steam username within Glider Island to verify your identity and send it to joeysipos@5drealities.com and I will send you your prize!

Good luck to you all next month!

-Joey

You can follow the leaderboards online here: http://www.5drealities.com/Leaderboards.aspx
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About This Game

Glider Island VR is a skill based hang gliding game where your objective is to collect as many hoops as you can within 10 minutes. You must keep airborne by using your rocket booster attached to your glider! You can add rocket fuel by flying through the blue spirals randomly placed around each map. You must plot your coarse carefully and watch out for the obstacles each map throws your way. You have limited booster so be careful with how much you use and when you choose to collect the blue spirals!

Monthly Tournaments

Each month we host a tournament and the top winners will receive Amazon Gift Cards. Keep track of your scores on the in-game leaderboards and online here http://www.5drealities.com/Leaderboards.aspx

Beautiful Maps and Scenery

There are 3 maps and each map comes with unique scenery, soundtrack and surprise event. All maps now unlocked on purchase. The first map is Forest Island with 150 hoops and every two minutes a thunderstorm occurs and you must fight the wind. The second map is Volcano Island with 175 hoops and every two minutes a Volcano erupts and you must dodge lava bombs! The Last Island is Desert Island with 200 hoops and every two minutes a Dust Storm occurs and you must fly with limited visibility and wind. We are constantly updating the game so expect the scenery to be updated often.

Multiple Control Methods

There are two main ways to control the glider. VR Hand Controllers or VR Head Movement. Each has their own perks. Hand Controls allow for more precision flying but causes your arms to get tired where Head Controls is more intuitive and causes less motion sickness. We also support flying with the Xbox controller or Mouse/ Keyboard if you are so inclined to used those as well.

VR Arcade Ready!

We support Arcades! If you own a location based arcade you can licence Glider Island via Springboard, SynthesisVR, Viveport, or through Steam Site Licensing Program.
Available for Arcades on SpringboardVR
Available for Arcades on SythesisVR

BONUS*: FREE ACCESS to Glider Sim Prototype! This is a much more simulated hang glider experience also developed by 5D Realities. It is a work in progress and will most likely be our next VR title on steam. You can learn more here: http://steamcommunity.com/games/500110/announcements/detail/563351089224178004

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo E6600 or AMD Phenom™ X3 8750 processor or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 970
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 800 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: 4+ cores
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GTX 980 or better
    • DirectX: Version 9.0
    • Storage: 800 MB available space

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