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27 October 2021 WINDOWS 11 Compatibility Info: We have recently installed WOFF and WOTR on Windows 11 and both work fine. Of course the requirements as per the FAQ documents (see Support page) still apply, which include installing DirectX9 and the latest Nvidia or AMD GPU drivers for Windows 11.
18 August 2021 OBD Software: Latest Development News After the resounding success of WOFF BH&H II (“Wings Over Flanders Fields Between Heaven & Hell II”) we are now turning our attention to Wings Over The Reich! We aim to bring to WOTR all the new features that have made BH&H II a critically acclaimed success. The brilliant revised Scenery, New High Resolution Maps, and Animations to bring more immersion to the feeling of flight, and in the cockpit, plus other features to be announced soon.
2 March 2020 V1.21 is now available - see Downloads. Of course this includes all previous updates including V1.19 massive free update with the FREE SPITFIRE MKIa.
24 October 2019 We are pleased to announce the release of the long awaited massive free UPDATE to V1.19. This huge update for WOTR contains many new superb Battle of Britain features, with excellent campaign changes and improvements to hike up the immersion! Note before install please back up any user made custom textures/skins you may have! Please see the Downloads page.
Also remember this update includes the FREE content - the Flyable SPITFIRE Mk IA available for all Wings Over The Reich owners! With stunning authentic cockpit. Go grab the latest update from the downloads page. Please read the ‘history of changes’ since V1.14, which also includes many new features and improvements to campaign and more and of course new enabled player flyable Spitfire Squadrons and aircraft skins.
3 November 2021 OBD Software: Latest Development News on our new work-in-progress WOTR EXPANSION. Work is progressing well onto the next phase of WOTR’s journey. Our first new expansion / addon for WOTR is coming along nicely. New stunning clouds, terrain and scenery improvements already completed and new lighting has been added. New aircraft are under-way, some built already, such as the variants of the experimental cannon armed Spitfire MKIb and more plus more AI aircraft. We are also developing a an exciting new campaign period with new exciting new features and location of the air war. One new feature for example is your campaign can now, smoothly and seamlessly, extend into other periods of the war with the same pilot/squadron if they were active in other campaigns- more details on that will be released at a later time, but do stay tuned!
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13 December 2021 OBD Software: Latest Development News on our new work-in-progress WOTR EXPANSION. The scope has been expanded to cover new improvements. As such we are developing new much better looking rivers and water to cover the theatre. New aircraft are also underway - images of the Blenheim MkIV are shown in development and also in the sim already, with animated crew looking around, flying over some of the new superb work-in-progress rivers. The image top left shows a snippet of water and river development, and the four lower images show water and rivers how they look in the sim now, with the Blenheim flying over.
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5 January 2022 WOTR Review A new in depth video review is available by SmartWargames on Youtube;
17 January 2022 OBD Software: Work continues on the next WOTR EXPANSION! After a brief break, we are back working on the next Add-on to WOTR. The rivers, and of course the associated maps, have been developed further since last time and now the campaign engine is being improved as we speak with new excellent features. Work also continues on one of the other new aircraft. It may be a little while before we can talk about things in more detail, but we hope it will be worth the wait. Please enjoy the images.
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9 April 2022 OBD Software: Work continues on the next WOTR EXPANSION! WOTR Expansion development continues. Although we aren’t ready to go into details, more aircraft are under construction, and we have completed the fantastic and unique campaign features - which in testing, provide very interesting and realistic outcomes in the campaign. WOTR Expansion is panning out well so far.
20 April 2022 WOTR Review Another new review is available on Flightsim.com! Please see the REVIEWS page more information ! Many thanks to Dominic Smith for this !
8 May 2022 V1.23 is now available! Released to fix an incorrect version number reported in Workshops menu. It also includes the newly updated Keyboard and Joystick Bindings Tool Revised to V2.0A and more! Please see the Downloads page for full info and to grab that update!
Remember this includes all previous updates including V1.19 massive FREE update with the flyable, beautiful SPITFIRE MK.Ia.
4 July 2022 V1.24 is now available! This has an important fix for WOTRKeys tool (keys and controller mapping tool) so worth updating. Please see the Downloads page for full info and to grab that update!
Remember this includes all previous updates including V1.19 massive FREE update with the flyable, beautiful SPITFIRE MK.Ia.
Old Brown Dog Software is proud to announce details of the expansion we have been working so hard on for WINGS OVER THE REICH, and it is: The Battle of France Take your part in a new, whirlwind, dynamic campaign as the Germans invade France bursting through the Ardennes Forest, taking the allies completely by surprise. OBD has designed an utterly unique campaign system for the fast-paced dynamic blitzkrieg war - never seen before at this level in any combat flight simulator. In a matter of weeks in the summer of 1940, the Germans push through the Ardennes and following along the Somme valley, effectively cut the French forces in two, and isolate the remnants of the BEF and French 1st Armies in Dunkirk. Soon you can take part in this exciting early WW2 period, with the Battle of France add-on for Wings Over the Reich! Release date and final details to be confirmed. Click the blue “View Newsletter” button below for more information!
6 September 2022 NEWS ANNOUNCEMENT:
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Today we’d like to update you with some new items and details for the recently announced BATTLE OF FRANCE Expansion coming soon to WINGS OVER THE REICH! We will be adding two new Aircraft to the previously released list. Namely, the French Bloch MB.152 C.1, and the Morane M.S. 406 C.1. Dunkirk has been updated with new features, so you can now be involved in the epic evacuation of British and French troops from Dunkirk in 1940. Defend against the German raids from the ground and air! Ships will be around Dunkirk and boats ferrying the troops back and forth so you will need to protect them as an allied pilot. Also now some Spitfire squadrons, together with the already operational Blenheim Squadrons in Britain, will come across the channel to aid the troops! All ground vehicles have now been completed, and new code added to allow formations of separate formations and columns of French and British ground unit vehicles. The French voice acting for Radio Comms is now also complete. Work continues on the aircraft and the features of Dunkirk as well as the Campaign.
4 October 2022 - Development Update.
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Release date and final details to be confirmed. Items and details may change. Click the blue button below for more screenshots and information for The Battle Of France Expansion, recently released:
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5 December 2022 WOTR Update to V1.25 is now available! Two issues have been fixed, one that affected Screen Res Modes on Nvidia 4090 GPUs, and the other affected users with the latest VKBsim Gladiator EVO and NXT Joysticks - fixed in WOTRKeys V2.2 (key and controller binding program). Please see the Downloads page for full info and to get the update! Remember this includes all previous updates including V1.19 massive FREE update with new BOB features, and the stunning flyable SPITFIRE MK.Ia!
6 December 2022 - Development Update.
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British Flyable: Hurricane MkIa Spitfire MkIa British AI: Fairey Battle MkI Bristol Blenheim MkIV French Flyable: Curtiss H-75A2 French AI: Potez 63.11 Bloch MB.152 C.1 Morane M.S.406 C.1
German Flyable: BF 109-E3 BF 109-E4 German AI: JU88-A1 JU87-B1 Do17-Z2 He111-H2 Other New Flyables added: (Battle of Britain): Spitfire MKIb (early) Spitfire MKIb Spitfire MKIIa Brand New Ground Unit models in BoF British: Cruiser MkIII tank Matilda MkI tank Vickers Light tank MkVI MG crew Searchlight crew French: Citroen Truck open and soft top Somua S35 tank Renault R35 tank MG crew Searchlight crew German: Opel Blitz Truck open and soft top Panzer I Panzer II Panzer III 88mm Flak MG crew Searchlight crew
Updated 6 December 2022: AIRCRAFT UNITS in Battle of France:
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Welcome to the latest BATTLE OF FRANCE Expansion Dev update! We are now nearing the end of the development process, and have been testing all the new features and aircraft. Things are going very well so far, and several exciting additions were added recently, or further refined and tweaked. The scenery has been revised including items such as new airfields, and these are complete. One area we have been working to refine is the 'BoF' campaign system and we have recently completed the final work on the campaign features. For the newly designed dynamic campaign, we have added more features - specially to cope with the exciting, rapid German advances in the Battle of France and the co-ordination of friendly forces - more below.
One great feature of the new campaign, that has been honed further, is the ability to fly from a selection of Spitfire squadrons based in England and help defend Dunkirk and the surrounding area from German attacks, with of course Blenheims sometimes assisting the retreat of the British forces from France. We have also been working on some exciting A.I. improvements, along the lines of those excellent improvements we did for our WWI sim, WOFF, but of course geared for WW2. As one of the final changes we believe this is really worth the work involved and will bring more single player enjoyment. As we mentioned the new Dunkirk area has been finalised, with its unique harbour layout and famous landmarks such as the Mole and the lighthouse. As mentioned you will see ships in and around Dunkrik, and small boats trying to get to and from shore. We have some new images for you this time above, and below.
Another exciting addition is the BF109 E-3 aircraft we decided to add as a flyable aircraft for those who enjoy a German pilot career, or of course as a target for Allied pilots! All the new aircraft have been completed, including the latest editions - the French Bloch MB.152 C.1, and the Morane M.S. 406 C.1 (both A.I. only at this time). So hopefully not too long to go until we can get this into your hands, however, we will take a short well-needed break over the Christmas Holidays, and then back to Beta testing. So if we don’t post before then, for those that celebrate, have a great Christmas! For everyone, best wishes for you and yours.
Release date and final details to be confirmed. Items and details may change. See below for an updated finalised Aircraft list.
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3 November 2021 OBD: Latest Development News on our new work- in-progress WOTR EXPANSION Work is progressing well onto the next phase of WOTR’s journey. Our new Expansion for WOTR is coming along nicely. New stunning clouds, terrain and scenery improvements already completed and new lighting has been added. New aircraft are under-way, some built already, such as the variants of the experimental cannon armed Spitfire MKIb and more. Also an exciting new campaign period and location of the air war is in development, and your campaign can now, smoothly and seamlessly, extend into other periods of the war - more details on that will be released at a later time, but do stay tuned!
27 October 2021 WINDOWS 11 Compatibility Info: We have recently installed WOFF and WOTR on Windows 11 and both work fine. Of course the requirements as per the FAQ documents (see Support page) still apply, which include installing DirectX9 and the latest Nvidia or AMD GPU drivers for Windows 11.
18 August 2021 OBD: Latest Development News After the resounding success of WOFF BH&H II (“Wings Over Flanders Fields Between Heaven & Hell II”) we are now turning our attention to Wings Over The Reich! We aim to bring to WOTR all the new features that have made BH&H II a critically acclaimed success. The brilliant revised Scenery, New High Resolution Maps, and Animations to bring more immersion to the feeling of flight, and in the cockpit, plus other features to be announced soon.
2 March 2020 V1.21 is now available - see Downloads. Of course this includes all previous updates including V1.19 massive free update with the FREE SPITFIRE MKIa.
24 October 2019 We are pleased to announce the release of the long awaited massive free UPDATE to V1.19. This huge update for WOTR contains many new superb Battle of Britain features, with excellent campaign changes and improvements to hike up the immersion! Note before install please back up any user made custom textures/skins you may have! Please see the Downloads page.
Also remember this update includes the FREE content - the Flyable SPITFIRE Mk IA available for all Wings Over The Reich owners! With stunning authentic cockpit. Go grab the latest update from the downloads page. Please read the ‘history of changes’ since V1.14, which also includes many new features and improvements to campaign and more and of course new enabled player flyable Spitfire Squadrons and aircraft skins.
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13 December 2021 OBD: Latest Development News on our new work- in-progress WOTR EXPANSION. The scope has been expanded to cover new improvements such as developing new better looking rivers and water to cover the theatre. New aircraft are also underway - images of the Blenheim MkIV are shown in development and also in the sim already, flying over some of the new superb work-in-progress rivers.
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5 January 2022 WOTR Review A new in depth video review is available by SmartWargames on Youtube;
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17 January 2022 OBD Software: Work continues on the next WOTR EXPANSION! After a brief break, we are back working on the next Add-on to WOTR. The rivers, and of course the associated maps, have been developed further since last time and now the campaign engine is being improved as we speak with new excellent features. Work continues on one of the other new aircraft too. It may be a little while before we can talk about details but we hope it will be worth the wait, and please enjoy the images.
16 February 2022 We wanted to post this short update note simply to say we are still alive and work is continuing on WOTR EXPANSION! Things are “under wraps” for the moment, and as soon as we can show more we will!
9 April 2022 OBD Software: Work continues on the next WOTR EXPANSION! Although we aren’t ready to go into details, more aircraft are under construction, and we have completed the fantastic and unique campaign features - which are proving to provide very interesting and realistic outcomes in the campaign. WOTR Expansion is panning out well.
20 April 2022 WOTR Review Another new review is available on Flightsim.com! Please see the REVIEWS page more information !
8 May 2022 V1.23 is now available - to read more on the changes and to download please see the Downloads page.
4 July 2022 V1.24 is now available! This has an important fix to WOTRKeys (Keys and Controller config tool). Please see the Downloads page for full info and to grab that update!
Remember this includes all previous updates including V1.19 massive FREE update with the flyable, beautiful SPITFIRE MK.Ia.
Old Brown Dog Software is proud to announce details of the expansion we have been working so hard on for WINGS OVER THE REICH, and it is: The Battle of France Take your part in a new, whirlwind, dynamic campaign as the Germans invade France bursting through the Ardennes Forest, taking the allies completely by surprise. OBD has designed an utterly unique campaign system for the fast-paced dynamic blitzkrieg war - never seen before at this level in any combat flight simulator. In a matter of weeks in the summer of 1940, the Germans push through the Ardennes and following along the Somme valley, effectively cut the French forces in two, and isolate the remnants of the BEF and French 1st Armies in Dunkirk. Soon you can take part in this exciting early WW2 period, with the Battle of France add-on for Wings Over the Reich! Release date and final details to be confirmed. See the red button below for so much more information and images!
Click here for full details!
6 September 2022 NEWS FLASH:
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Today we’d like to update you with some new items and details for the recently announced BATTLE OF FRANCE Expansion coming soon to WINGS OVER THE REICH! We will be adding two new Aircraft to the previously released list. Namely, the French Bloch MB.152 C.1, and the Morane M.S. 406 C.1. Dunkirk has been updated with new features, so you can now be involved in the epic evacuation of British and French troops from Dunkirk in 1940. Defend against the German raids from the ground and air! Ships will be around Dunkirk and boats ferrying the troops back and forth so you will need to protect them as an allied pilot. Also now some Spitfire squadrons, together with the already operational Blenheim Squadrons in Britain, will come across the channel to aid the troops! All ground vehicles have now been completed, and new code added to allow formations of separate formations and columns of French and British ground unit vehicles. The French voice acting for Radio Comms is now also complete. Work continues on the aircraft and the features of Dunkirk as well as the Campaign.
4 October 2022 - Development Update.
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AIRCRAFT UNITS in Battle of France: British Flyable: Hurricane MkIa British AI: Fairey Battle MkI Bristol Blenheim MkIV French Flyable: Curtiss H-75A2 French AI: Potez 63.11 Bloch MB.152 C.1 Morane M.S.406 C.1 German Flyable: BF 109-E4 German AI: JU88-A1 JU87-B1 Do17-Z2 He111-H2 Note, 3 other new flyable aircraft, some with cannon fitted, are also included for use in the Battle of Britain phases: Spitfire MKIb (early) Spitfire MKIb Spitfire MKIIa Brand New Ground Unit models in BoF British: Cruiser MkIII tank Matilda MkI tank Vickers Light tank MkVI MG crew Searchlight crew French: Citroen Truck open and soft top Somua S35 tank Renault R35 tank MG crew Searchlight crew German: Opel Blitz Truck open and soft top Panzer I Panzer II Panzer III 88mm Flak MG crew Searchlight crew Release date and final details to be confirmed. Items and details may change. Click the blue button below for more screenshots and information for The Battle Of France Expansion, recently released:
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5 December 2022 WOTR Update to V1.25 is now available! Two issues fixed, one that affected Screen Res Modes on Nvidia 4090 GPUs, and another that affected users with the latest VKBsim Gladiator EVO and NXT Joysticks (fixed in WOTRKeys V2.2 which is our key and controller binding program that comes with WOTR). Please see the Downloads page for full info and to grab that update! Also stay tuned for a new development news update soon! Remember this includes all previous updates including V1.19 massive FREE update with new BOB features, and the stunning flyable SPITFIRE MK.Ia!