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Dogfight Elite

A project in San Francisco, CA by Echoboom Apps

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We need your help to create an educational, historical and fun World War I & World War II airplane combat simulator!
Backers: 324
Average Pledge Per Backer: $84

Funded: $27,060 of $125,000
Dates: Apr 5th -> May 5th (30 days)
Project By: Echoboom Apps
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Latest News

It's the final countdown!

May 4th - via:
It's the final countdown! It's been a wild ride so far. We are short by $98,000 at the moment. So all those hundreds of friends, thousands of kickstarter backers on the fences and mass-media waiting to place us on front pages all over the world, now... (Read More)

Interview on Fund This Game

May 3rd - via:
Ups, on the previous update I posted the wrong link and kickstarter doesn't allow to edit updates... so here we go again. This is an interview that was published yesterday and tells a bit about the project and why we decided to do a kickstarter:... (Read More)

Prototype update and an interview

May 2nd - via:
Good day everyone, We have a little over two days to reach our target. Although it sounds like lot of money to raise in this time, it's actually possible. I've just watched Camelot Unchained raise over $400k in 24 hours and Wish I Was Here surpass... (Read More)

Final countdown, some sketches and new rewards

May 1st - via:
Hi everyone, There is no doubt this is looking tough! We are on the final three days of our kickstarter and so far we've reached 20%. But let's not lose hope! I have some exciting news. First, thanks to our supporters, Kickstarter noticed the project... (Read More)

Secret Airplane... almost revealed, can you guess?

April 29th - via:
Hi there! I've got a few messages asking me whether there was a monoplane on the allied side. Yes, it is actually the next secret airplane, but we didn't reach the target yet for me to reveal the info.... so I leave a short video taken at the RAF... (Read More)

More t-shirt design awards

April 25th - via:
We've been coming up with more ideas after your feedback on the last update. We've decided to post them all (they are many!), for those of you that pledged $67 or more, you will be allowed to pick one of these t-shirts as your reward. We hope you... (Read More)

Microsoft & Nokia support and updated video

April 24th - via:
Hi there, We have some great news today. Microsoft Bizspark program featured us on their main page. They've actually featured us on two blog posts! You can read an interview on how we use Microsoft's products to build Dogfight Elite in... (Read More)

Some t-shirt designs

April 23rd - via:
We are working on some t-shirt designs, and still undecided as to which we like more. The team decided to post 5 of the current designs and ask for advice. Do you have any favorite? Ideas for another t-shirt?  (Read More)

We are adding Oculus Rift support!

April 22nd - via:
Hi everyone, This is a cool tech update to Dogfight Elite. We are adding support for Oculus Rift. What's Oculus Rift? you may ask. I explain it a bit on the video below, and you can get more info at their very successful kickstarter... (Read More)

Secret Airplane: Halberstadt D.II

April 21st - via:
We just raced through Milestone #4 with over $15,000 and 160 backers! It is time to unveil the next secret aircraft. Say hi to the Halberstadt D.II Halberstadt D.II (source Aviation History): Looking somewhat frail due to its slender lines and... (Read More)

The story of Dale Karger: One of those days you can only dream of

April 19th - via:
The Dogfight Elite team has been sending emails to every veteran group and museum we could think of, with the help of the community. We try to explain that the main objective of Dogfight Elite is to be a historical and educational game, that should... (Read More)

Tanks, Balloons and New Reward

April 18th - via:
We've just added The Historic Heritage reward: Do you want to be able for anyone to pick your colors? This is the reward! We place your logo and paintings on any airplane of your choice. Up to 4 different aircraft. Then the whole world can pick up... (Read More)

The importance of a community

April 17th - via:
I break the usual updates trend of new airplanes and content to write about something that has been very important to us: the community. Since day one, when I made the first version of Dogfight, I thought the community should be at the center of the... (Read More)

New video and some details about a pledge

April 16th - via:
Hi there! We were working the last few days to create a new video. It's not 100% done (we are never fully satisfied!) but we took all your feedback in creating this version. You can come back to the project page and hit play!... (Read More)

Secret Airplane: Messerschmitt Me 262, free!

April 15th - via:
We decided to give one in-game airplane for free to our most loyal fans. Let me introduce you first to the Messerschmitt Me 262, the world’s first operational jet-powered fighter aircraft. Before the details, how do you get it? Very easy, hit the... (Read More)

Milestone #3: WWI, the Gotha Bomber

April 13th - via:
Milestone #3: The Gotha G.IV or G.V bomber. We are already working on the 3d model, and probably will go for the Gotha G.V bomber, which was one of the most historic bombers of World War I. The bomber missions will allow you to play in teams! You... (Read More)

New video of Dogfight Elite

April 12th - via:
As promised, this is the current status of Dogfight Elite terrain+airplane tests. We are still working on making this fast and good looking on mobile. This is the desktop version of Dogfight Elite. I hope you enjoy it.  (Read More)

The first personalized aircraft pledge!

April 12th - via:
We are happy to announce that the first The Marshal of the Royal Air Force pledge has been made! The Blue Max will be the first person to get a personalized painted airplane! Take a look at his custom ride, the colors of an Albatros from the famous... (Read More)

Working on audio and new video

April 12th - via:
Hi everyone! We've received ton of input about the project! Most agree to take action on the current kickstarter video, since it was a bit too long. Some also asked for a small video trailer. We began to address both! First, to make the video trailer... (Read More)

Kickstarter in-game aircraft: The Fokker D.VIII

April 11th - via:
Milestone #2: We've just hit 100 backers! It is time for announcements! Those that pledge for The Dogfighter reward or higher, will receive a unique in-game aircraft. The great Fokker D.VIII History of Fokker D.VIII The Fokker E.V was a German... (Read More)

First secret aircraft revealed!

April 7th - via:
We’ve reached $5,000 Thank you! As promised we will be releasing secrets and details as we progress through Kickstarter. Today we unveil the first of the secret airplanes. The Messerschmitt Me 163, also known as, the Komet. The Messerschmitt Me 163... (Read More)

The beginning of a dream

April 7th - via:
Hi there! Wow! Thanks, thanks, thanks! We reached $4,000 in only two days! We are very touched with all the support we are getting and all your private messages asking how to help more. We even have already a $500 pledge! We are really thankful. We... (Read More)

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