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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby Jzh_perth » Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:24 am

Enjoying it so far but I WISH I could swap the kite control to the right side (thumb). That's my only complaint as a right hander

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby Toby » Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:37 am

looks like not all app stores have the app in their search listed...

here a direct link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kiteboa ... 23129?mt=8

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby KiteDR » Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:13 pm

Jzh_perth wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:24 am
Enjoying it so far but I WISH I could swap the kite control to the right side (thumb). That's my only complaint as a right hander
Yeah, controls are a bit funky for me as well...

Anyone else wonder if it's too realistic in terms of training? Already have a problem with people having no experience trying it out for the first time in a spot and having a problem happen and not knowing how to deal with it. That's how people get hurt and we lose access. I'm all for new riders in the sport! But wondering if there's a way to promote proper lessons here?

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby Toby » Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:52 pm

I think it will help to gain experience on how the kite flies...very realistic.

Then they need to try the real thing and get the feeling for it...but already have more understanding of its performance.

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby Jzh_perth » Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:02 pm

Stuck on stage 5 of the challenges. Damn impossible for me. Anyone else pass ?

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby LetsFlyaKite » Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:48 pm

KiteDR wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:13 pm
Anyone else wonder if it's too realistic in terms of training? Already have a problem with people having no experience trying it out for the first time in a spot and having a problem happen and not knowing how to deal with it. That's how people get hurt and we lose access. I'm all for new riders in the sport! But wondering if there's a way to promote proper lessons here?

It's a video game man, why would anyone take it seriously? I play Grand theft Auto all the time, but you don't see me going out there and stealing cars and robbing people for money.

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby jeromeL » Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:03 pm

One thing not realistic is crashes. Whatever I do with kite, rider always land on board. Tried to drop kite in water during jump but still lands fine haha.

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby matth » Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:12 pm

LetsFlyaKite wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 3:48 pm
KiteDR wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 1:13 pm
Anyone else wonder if it's too realistic in terms of training? Already have a problem with people having no experience trying it out for the first time in a spot and having a problem happen and not knowing how to deal with it. That's how people get hurt and we lose access. I'm all for new riders in the sport! But wondering if there's a way to promote proper lessons here?

It's a video game man, why would anyone take it seriously? I play Grand theft Auto all the time, but you don't see me going out there and stealing cars and robbing people for money.
How about the strip clubs and hookers, can you say the same.. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby LetsFlyaKite » Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:35 pm

matth wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 4:12 pm
How about the strip clubs and hookers, can you say the same.. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
No, I was already doing that before the game came out :lol:

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Re: New mobile game 'Kiteboard Hero' offers realistic kite action

Postby danidr » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:14 pm

Jzh_perth wrote:
Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:24 am
Enjoying it so far but I WISH I could swap the kite control to the right side (thumb). That's my only complaint as a right hander
I'd add to this the possibility to turn the bar with left-right, not up-down. How it's now it's confusing as I believe up-down is not how the brain is wired for moving the kite on real life. It's also a problem as tilting the board/phone is also up down, making for using both at the same time quite weird. Otherwise cool game, congrats!!


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