Red Baron 3D
Welcome to the world of Red Baron 3D (RB3D), the online World War I
flight simulation game flown by armchair pilots from around the
world! Fly the skies when men were made of steel and planes were
made of wood! Have your wings pop off if you overstress them;
black out if too many G's are pulled; deal with gun jams. Learn to
take advantage of each planes strengths or weaknesses and how to exploit
Red Baron 3D (RB3D) captures the W.W.I era of aerial combat with
missions that accurately reflect the talent and skill needed to be
successful as a fighter pilot.
Red Baron 3D Software
is no longer produced or supported by the publisher. There are
still some copies floating around on the web for sale
anyone wanting to get a copy of Red Baron should know: There are are
a few different versions of Red Baron, and that might be part of the explanation
as to why copies for sale vary so much in price. Read on to find out which
one you want.
was a solo play version of the game.
of Red Baron
few years later, a super patch was released to allow owners of the RBII version
to be "upgraded" to the new, Red Baron 3D version.
around the same time as the super patch being released for all the RBII owners,
the Red Baron 3D version published by Sierra was released. This is
definitely the one you want, according to many in the community.
RBII copies are promoted and sold as "RB3D". They are not the
same. You have to super patch it.
importantly, make sure that whatever you buy, it was actually published
by Sierra/Dynamix. There was another publisher called "Sold
Out Software". That one is junk. Whatever you do stay
away from it.
Download Red Baron 3D
Once all the files are downloaded and unzipped, run the .exe program.
This will extract all the files into a default folder "c:\RB3D
install". (You might want to burn the extracted files to a CD
for future use.) Run the RD3D setup program to install the game.
Red Baron Game Manual
There are some basic tutorials available
here and other various sites.
Because the original manufacturer no longer hosts servers for RB3D, you
will need the "18.104.22.168. Patch" to see current servers online.
You will also need the Red Baron First Aid Kit.
It helps resolve installation issues, especially those associated with
RB3D was originally written for Windows 95 and 98. The community
has designed patches which fix known Windows XP conflicts. If you
are installing on an XP platform, you should first check read the
documentation associated with the Red Baron First Aid Kit.
The above essential patches and additional instructions
necessary to get your crate off the ground (game working properly) are
available courtesy of the fine mechanics of Jasta
5, an active online WWI flight sim group. Visit their Mechanics
Shop for additional tips on installing the game. Highly
Red Baron Online Multi Player Events:
- the new kid on the block, this fast paced, action packed flight model
aims to please the gamer who doesn't mind flying a plane a little
"juiced" by the mechanics back at the base.
Flanders in Flames 2 (FiF2)
- advanced and realistic flight and damage models, big bombers, operable
rear gunners, balloons and other immersive elements make this a longtime
Great War (GW)
- advanced and realistic flight and damage models, big bombers, rear
gunners, balloons make this a very enjoyable campaign.
World League (RBWL)
- different units temporarily join together to make several
different teams that compete for the prized "Cup".
- different units temporarily join together to make two large teams,
one Allied the other Central, in order to see who can bomb more of the
French countryside the fastest!
War Over Poland (WOP)
- the war after the war for the polish frontier lands. Featuring
advanced flight models, big bombers, balloons and very challenging ground