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Red Baron

A project in Eugene, OR by Mad Otter Games

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Red Baron is back! The best dogfighting game of all time returns from Damon Slye, the original creator of the Red Baron franchise.
Backers: 1118
Average Pledge Per Backer: $36

Funded: $40,493 of $250,000
Dates: Oct 22nd -> Nov 22nd (31 days)
Project By: Mad Otter Games
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Latest News

Red Baron Kickstarter Postmortem & Damon Slye Interview

August 20th - via:
LDamon Slye returned to the genre with a Kickstarter campaign intended resurrect the dormant Red Baron series. The first game in the series, released in 1990, was widely regarded as one of the very best examples of the flight sim genre — in 1996, a list published by Computer Gaming World ranked it as the fourth best PC game of all time. (Read More)

Bandits at 12 O'Clock!

November 21st - via:
To all of you who have followed the Red Baron project, commented, and pledged, we want to Thank You! This Kickstarter Campaign taught us a lot about what you are looking for, and ways that we can improve not only the campaign, but the final product... (Read More)

Red Baron Campaign Update

October 30th - via:
Greetings Backers and Red Baron fans,As some of you have noticed and mentioned, the Kickstarter for Red Baron hasn’t been quite as successful as we had hoped. We are a new to crowdfunding, and in turn the Red Baron campaign didn’t quite reach as... (Read More)

Red Baron Kickstarter Canceled

October 30th - via:
Red Baron creator Damon Slye admits that the Kickstarter for a remake of the game hasn't gone as well as he'd hoped. (Read More)

Red Baron Kickstarter Cancelled

October 30th - via:
Mad Otter posted an update today stating that they’re cancelling the Red Baron Kickstarter campaign. A week into the campaign the team had only managed to raise about $33,000 of their $250,000 goal, which put them on track to get halfway to their target. All is not lost though, according to the update the campaign will relaunch early next year. Hopefully the next campaign will have a bit more focus, as the current one lacked any prelaunch hype, compelling rewards, as well as a concrete vision of the game. (Read More)

Red Baron Community – How can you help?

October 27th - via:
Good afternoon everyone! We’d just like to take this moment to thank everyone for their support so far! We wouldn’t be anywhere without you, the backers. We’d like to ask for your continued support by spreading the word. A simple tweet or post... (Read More)

Linux and SteamOS Support!

October 26th - via:
We are officially adding support for Linux and SteamOS! Thanks for weighing in and letting us know how much you want it. We are big fans of SteamOS.  We think it will be a great platform for games! The Fokker Scourge  (Read More)

Kickstarter: The Red Baron's Return

October 26th - via:
A generation has come and gone since the Red Baron took to the skies of PCs around the world, but that doesn’t mean he has been forgotten. Over 20 years ago, a small company named Dynamix released Red Baron for PC. At the time, it was hailed as the greatest dogfighting simulation game made. Damon Slye, the mastermind behind that ancient hit, has come into possession of the rights for Red Baron once more - and is set to take to the skies again. (Read More)

Why Red Baron Now?

October 25th - via:
Since I left the game and flight sim industry in 1994, the new flight simulators have not appealed to me. They have truly excelled in the obvious areas: graphics and flight model. But I think they dropped the ball in other key areas. I don’t think... (Read More)

Flight Model, Controls, and Realism

October 24th - via:
We’ve had a few questions about the flight model, and its level of fidelity. The flight model will manifest all the primary forces of aerodynamics: thrust, drag, lift, gravity; and the player will be able to manipulate the pitch and rotation of... (Read More)

Steam Greenlight and System Requirements

October 23rd - via:
Red Baron goes live on Greenlight! We have just launched a Greenlight co-campaign to get Red Baron on Steam. If you want to help, head over to the Greenlight page and give us a vote. We have also arrived at approximate System Requirements:Minimum: ... (Read More)

Posters and Updates

October 23rd - via:
Hello everyone, We wanted to take a second to talk about posters and the format of our future kickstarter updates.  Poster ArtWe have had a few people ask about the posters from the reward tiers.  After the Kickstarter completes, backers of the... (Read More)

Red Baron Kickstarter Campaign Underway and Screens

October 23rd - via:
The best dogfighting game of all time returns from Damon Slye, the original creator of the Red Baron franchise. (Read More)

The Red Baron Flies Again!

October 22nd - via:
Welcome everyone! We have already received a ton of positive comments, well wishes, and good lucks, and it has only been a few hours! Thank you! While we will be having some juicy updates throughout the campaign, this first is pretty... (Read More)

Red Baron returns as creator Damon Slye Kickstarts legendary WWI dogfighter

October 22nd - via:
Any debate over what was the greatest PC air combat game of all time has to include Dynamix’s 1990 classic, Red Baron. It struck a terrific balance between realism and accessibility, then wrapped the entire package in an air of aerial romance and adventure that was so perfect for the early days of air combat. (Read More)

Red Baron Flies the Kickstarter Skies

October 22nd - via:
The famed First World War flight sim Red Baron has taken to the skies of Kickstarter, with original creator Damon Slye at the stick. (Read More)

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