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Redneck Rampage (DOS)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
74
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3.3
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Description

Redneck Rampage is a pseudo-3D first person shooter much like Duke Nukem 3D, with 2D sprites for enemies and other objects. In fact, it uses the same Build engine as Duke Nukem 3D.

Redneck Rampage also has a singularly unique setting... instead of taking place in an alien installation or secret government facility, the game is set in the backwater small town of Hickston, Arkansas.

It seems that a bunch of tabloid leather-fetish cyborg aliens have abducted the town's stereotypical redneck inhabitants and cloned them. The aliens have also abducted Bessie, the prize pig of brothers Leonard and Bubba. As Leonard you'll have to fight the local yokel clones as well as the aliens throughout Hickston to rescue your pig.

The 'Redneck' theme is used very heavily. Levels range from trailer parks to chicken processing plants, and the arsenal of odd weapons include a gun that shoots circular saws, a TNT crossbow, and even a machine gun bra. Also, instead of armor and health kits, you restore health and become tougher by drinking whisky and eating pork rinds. But if you drink too much you go into "drunk mode" with blurred vision and stumbling movement.

Screenshots

Redneck Rampage DOS Attack on shop
Redneck Rampage DOS Going bowling
Redneck Rampage DOS Main menu
Redneck Rampage DOS Gee, I'm sorry to hear about your house

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User Reviews

Hilbilly-themed FPS, with unique written all over it *Katakis* (37858) 3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars
GET THIS GAME!!! You WON'T be sorry! Neil Roy (9) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars
Just an OK Shooter AstroNerdBoy (40) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars
A bit easy to play, but sheer eye candy all around Dave Billing (24) 4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars4.4 Stars
Crap. Tomer Gabel (4364) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars
A FPS with a dark sense of humor ex_navynuke! (48) unrated

The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) May, 1997 85 out of 100 85
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 8.4 out of 10 84
Privat Computer PC 1997 84 out of 100 84
Game Revolution Jun 05, 2004 B+ 83
CyberJoy Apr 01, 1998 4 out of 5 80
Pelit May, 1997 79 out of 100 79
Gamezilla Aug 17, 2000 79 out of 100 79
Power Play May, 1997 76 out of 100 76
Game Informer Magazine Jun, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jul 31, 1997 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

This game normally works fine under a Windows operated DOS shell, right until you reach the game's final boss. At that point the game WILL crash back to the desktop with an error message. If you want to fight the final boss and see the ending, you'll have to play the game under pure DOS. Playing the game under Windows operated DOS shell will also make impossible to finish 'Ruins' level (ep.2, lvl.4). Last door will not open unless you play that level in pure DOS.

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Alan Chan (3479) added Redneck Rampage (DOS) on Feb 29, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Jeanne (75521)