A downloadable game for Windows

No lengthy install - just unpack the 32mb zip and run the exe!!!

Let's Go Fly A Kite is a kite game built for Virtual Reality. It was originally created for the Leap Motion 3D Jam and now supports HTC Vive with support for the controllers.

It uses a VR headset to allow you to fly a kite using real physics.

You can see a video of the gameplay here: https://youtu.be/nh9H23KQw04

To Dos:

  1. Better menus - both orientation and quality
  2. New environments
  3. Better shadow - the shadow is fully realised but the ground and light direction means its obscured by the ground geometry

Release history:

  1. Wind noise that suits the location and wind speed
  2. Improved lighting and shadowing
  3. Changing wind conditions over time
  4. HTC Vive support


  • P pauses the game
  • Escape returns to the title screen
  • F4 closes the game
  • Z pulls the left string back
  • X pulls the right string back

Oculus Only:

  • F1 enters debug mode so you can debug your Leap Motion's fingers
  • R resets the physics simulation
  • M enters mirror mode which shows a different Oculus Rift spectator mode

Minimum System Requirements:

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Windows 8 or Windows 10
  • DirectX 11 compatible discrete graphics card with 2 GB Video RAM
  • Intel i5 or better
  • 4 GB Memory

Install instructions

Install for HTC Vive:

  1. Download the Zip file included and unpack to a new folder
  2. Run or maximise the SteamVR Window and ensure the five icons are green
  3. Run Kite_OVR.exe for HMD version


Remove all the files you unpacked. This game does not use any registry or install any additional files into your system.


LetsGoFlyAKite - Oculus.zip 15 MB
LetsGoFlyAKite HTC.zip 31 MB

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