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Red Baron (1990)

Posted at 12:00 on March 18th, 2001 | Quote | Edit | Delete
Student Gumby
Posts: 38
Red Baron is kind of a predecessor of Dynamix' Aces series. This time it's about World War I and featuring its respective planes. All known features can be found in this game: single missions, a career mode and the possibility to record your most glorious deeds.

Posted at 06:24 on March 12th, 2004 | Quote | Edit | Delete
when I was 8 year old I used to play this game and nowdays I miss the good old days.....
Posted at 10:55 on August 2nd, 2014 | Quote | Edit | Delete
Retired Gumby
Posts: 1060
With the advent of new technologies comes a time of innovation, a time when pioneers set out to explore the potential of the latest inventions. Red Baron is remarkable in this concern because it is not only about the early days of a new kind of warfare, but because it was in itself one of the first dedicated combat flight simulators for home computers set in this era. And so it helped to lay down the basics of the genre just like the historical biplanes in it did for the aerial combat. A very fitting combination so to speak which gives the game a timeless appeal: Entering this world of rough 3D graphics and simplistic flight models seems to have a lot in common with taking off in one of those fragile flying machines of WWI. But let us take a look at how exactly this works to the game’s (dis)advantage and what else makes it a classic.

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