Baldi's Basics

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Baldi's Basics in Education and Learning
SeriesBaldi's Basics Edit this on Wikidata
Platform(s)Microsoft Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Android, iOS
ReleaseMarch 31, 2018 (original), Late 2019/Early 2020 (full game)
Genre(s)Survival horror
Mode(s)single-player video game Edit this on Wikidata

Baldi's Basics in Education and Learning (or simply Baldi's Basics) is a free-to-play indie survival horror video game. It was released on March 31, 2018 as a beta for PC.

Gameplay[change | change source]

The player must find their friend's seven notebooks that are spread throughout the school, without being caught by their teacher, Baldi, and being hindered by the other students and faculty.[1]

The game was initially made as an entry in the annual Meta-Game Jam, where it received 2nd place.[2] It became popular for its humor-like difficulty and often surreal levels.[3] Popular YouTubers such as Markiplier and PewDiePie having videos made on the game[source?] boosted the games popularity.[4]

The developer launched a Kickstarter for the game, where he announced that the full game will be released sometime in late 2019 or early 2020. The Kickstarter, as of February 4th, 2019, has raised a total $61,375.[5]

On August 13, 2019, the Baldi's Basics full game demo was released for the public.

References[change | change source]

  1. Jackson, Gita. "A Free Game That Makes Math More Scary". Kotaku. Retrieved 2018-09-02.
  2. "Top ranked games in the Meta Game Jam". Retrieved 2018-08-05.
  3. "'Baldi's Basics' Brings Nostalgia for Millennial Gamers". Study Breaks. 2018-06-15. Retrieved 2018-09-02.
  4. Nguyen, Keoni. "A Fake Edutainment Game Is Now A YouTube Hit". Kotaku. Retrieved 2018-08-02.
  5. "Baldi's Basics in Education and Learning - Full game!". Kickstarter. Retrieved 2018-08-02.