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Vertiginous Golf (2014) Game Information

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Vertiginous Golf (2014)
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Overall Rank:

1854

Avg. Rating:

3.50/5

# of Ratings:

2

US Release Date:

03/07/2014

Platform:

PC (Steam)
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Multiplayer:

Local and Online

Developer:

Kinelco & Lone Elk Creative

Publisher:

Surprise Attack

Genres:

Sports (Golf)

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  Chris Kavan
Chris Kavan
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12/18/2017 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Putt Your Steampunk Troubles Away

Who knew you could combine alternate-history steampunk with mini-golf and actually come up with a fun experience? While Vertiginous Golf isn't flashy, it is solid fun. Plus, it's hard to find decent sports games our group is willing to play, so by default this is probably the highest-rated sports game among the Melted Joystick core crew.

Presentation: Pleasant, if unspectacular, Vertiginous Golf is, after all, a mini-golf game. The level designs are quite varied, from easy to hair-pulling complicated. Granted, both skill and luck come into play with the later levels. The game features some decent design, with the steampunk aesthetic really coming across well. You can also dress your avatar and change your club, but it really only affects the money you earn, plus, that one character des...

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  Nelson Schneider
Nelson Schneider
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11/19/2017 (2 of 2 found this helpful)

A Golfer Chooses, A Caddy Obeys

“Vertiginous Golf” (“VG”) is a bizarre mash-up of putt-putt miniature golf and ‘BioShock’-style Steampunk dystopia. Created by sister Indie developers, Kinelco (British) and Lone Elk Creative (Canadian), who are better known for a handful of mobile and Flash browser games (read: nothing of import), “VG” is based on two earlier free Flash games, “Verti-Golf” and “Verti-Golf 2,” but bundled together into a more complete, salable package. “VG” was given away for free for a period of time immediately following its Steam release in 2014, which was when I grabbed it. While I absolutely hate Sports in general, Golf is something for which my hatred softens a bit, as it is the only Sport I can stand watching on TV (in small doses), and I have enjoyed plenty of miniature golf courses in my life. Th...

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