Loriciel?s game lets you try your hand at this intriguing sport, with a variety of options. You can choose from 4 different types of terrain, and practice for as long as you want before joining a tournament. Although you can select your alter ego at the start of the game and the country to represent, the game relies solely on your reflexes and good timing ? no complex athlete?s statistics to memorize here. The controls are a bit difficult to learn if you choose keyboard only, but you will soon get the hang of it. The game represents reasonable real-world physics, with factors such as wind strength and direction to affect your flying.
With bright VGA graphics, fun gameplay, and a unique premise on one of the world?s most interesting sports, Paragliding has a lot to offer for both beginners and veterans of the sport alike. Thumbs up!