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Red Baron

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Red Baron
Red Baron cover
Developers
Dynamix
Publishers
Sierra Entertainment
Release dates
DOS December 19, 1990
Mac OS (Classic) June 1992
Windows October 8, 2009[1]
Red Baron guide at StrategyWiki
Red Baron at Wikipedia
Red Baron
Red Baron 1990
Red Baron: Mission Builder 1991
Red Baron II 1997
Red Baron 3D 1998

This page is for the game developed by Dynamix. For the game developed by Davilex Games, see Red Baron (2005).

Key points

The EGA/Tandy version is available for free.[citation needed]

General information

Wings of Honor (classic) - Fan site dedicated to WW1 flight simulators. Also the officially sanctioned site for the Red Baron series
GOG.com Community Discussions for game series
GOG.com Support Page
Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
DOS
Mac OS
Developer website
DRM-free
Available for free. EGA/Tandy version.
DOS
GOG.com
DRM-free
VGA version pre-packaged with DOSBox.[2] Bundled with Red Baron: Mission Builder and Red Baron 3D.
Windows
Steam
Icon overlay.png
Part of "Red Baron Pack".
Windows
The freeware version of Red Baron does not come with a manual

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\
Mac OS (Classic)
Windows
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/263940/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
DOS <path-to-game>\
Mac OS (Classic)
Windows
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/263940/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
GOG Galaxy
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

In-game options menu (EGA/Tandy version).
In-game options menu (EGA/Tandy version).
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)
Graphics settings (GOG.com version)

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
No speech.
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Issues fixed[edit]

Stuck at "Insert Disk X" (DOSBox, EGA/Tandy version)[edit]

Copy the contents of Disk 2 and 3 to the installation folder[citation needed]

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
DOS video modes CGA, MCGA, Tandy, EGA, VGA EGA/Tandy and VGA are sold as separate versions.
64-bit executable

Mods[edit]

A collection of mods can be found here.

System requirements[edit]

DOS
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) 5.0 6.22
Processor (CPU) Intel 8088 10 MHz (EGA/Tandy)
Intel 386DX (VGA)
Intel 486
System memory (RAM) 640 KB 1 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 1.5 MB
Video card (GPU) CGA, MCGA (4 Colour), Tandy, EGA (16 Colour), VGA (256 Colour)
1 MB of VRAM

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/263940/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (263940) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References