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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Mostly Positive (18) - 77% of the 18 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Apr 28, 2017
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April 9

April Prize Giveaway Details!

1st place Desert Island $25 USD Amazon Gift Card
2nd place Desert Island $15 USD Amazon Gift Card
3rd place Desert Island $5 USD Amazon Gift Card

Good luck!
Tournament ends April 31st 24:00 UTC Time.

For the latest Glider Island VR news be sure to follow:
Facebook: @GliderIslandVR
Twitter: @5DRealities
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April 3

March Tournament Winners!

$25 Amazon Gift Card: mrcheez with a score of 397.1
$15 Amazon Gift Card: Se7en with a score of 394.7
$5 Amazon Gift Card: clinamen with a score of 386.4
$5 Amazon Gift Card: aboogieman with a score of 369.3
$5 Amazon Gift Card: Dogabix with a score of 266
2 Free Steam Keys: joeysipos with a score of 157
1 Free Steam Key: kenundrum with a score of 155

To collect your prize, please send a screenshot of your Steam username in Glider Island to joeysipos@5DRealities.com to verify your identity.

April prize info coming April 7th!
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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! Note - we have had a lot of requests for rising air thermals. This will come in a later update in spring 2018!

Monthly Tournaments

Each month we host a tournament and the top winners will receive prizes such as: Steam Gift Cards, Amazon Gift Cards, and Free Steam Keys. See Latest News for monthly prize info! Keep track of your scores on the in-game leaderboards. Note, if you collect all the hoops before time is up you get an additional time bonus score for completing early, that is why you see some people with very high scores.

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.

Basic and Advanced Flight Mode

We noticed there are two types of people. The ones who just want to experience the sensation of flight without getting too disoriented and the more hardcore users who wish to preform more advanced maneuvers such as flips and barrel rolls. Basic Flight Mode is for people who don't want to end upside down while Advanced Mode is for the more hardcore users who wish to perform all kinds of crazy maneuvers...

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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