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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March 6

February Tournament Winners!

1st Place on Volcano Island: chad_linton wins $15 Amazon Gift Card!
2nd place on Volcano Island: mrcheez wins $10 Amazon Gift Card!
3rd place on Volcano Island: cmcosta81 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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February 19

Update 1.13

Hey guys, just released an update to the game that will change up gameplay some...
  • I decided to make the gravity less strong. After watching people play in the arcades they had a hard time keeping airborne, and was a bit too hard for beginners. This will make it easier to get through the map, and speed up the times for the experts at the game.
  • Added a warning reminder to "Press Triggers For Rocket Booster" if the user get too slow.
  • Made some performance tweaks that hopefully will improve framerate some.
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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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