Redneck Rampage (DOS)

Mature
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
74
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.3
User Score
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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 Developer's logo
Redneck Rampage DOS Anyone up for a friendly game of baseball?
Redneck Rampage DOS Those aliens sure look real. This must be one of those 3D movies
Redneck Rampage DOS Attack on shop

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User Reviews

Hilbilly-themed FPS, with unique written all over it *Katakis* (37879) 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 (4361) 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars
A FPS with a dark sense of humor ex_navynuke! (48) unrated

Critic Reviews

Gameplay (Benelux) May, 1997 91 out of 100 91
PC Games (Germany) May, 1997 85 out of 100 85
CyberJoy Apr 01, 1998 4 out of 5 80
Gamezilla Aug 17, 2000 79 out of 100 79
Power Play May, 1997 76 out of 100 76
GameSpot May 14, 1997 7.4 out of 10 74
PC Joker May, 1997 71 out of 100 71
Gamesmania.de 1997 70 out of 100 70
GameTrip.net Mar 21, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Just Games Retro Jun 11, 2012 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60

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Trivia

The game's manual comes in the form of a "newspaper" with various humor articles parodying tabloid reporting and small town life in general.

I don't know much about guns, but I think I read somewhere that the .454 casull only has room for 5 rounds in the chamber since the bullets are so large. However in the game the casull shoots six shots before reloading just like your typical revolver pistol.

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Alan Chan (3479) added Redneck Rampage (DOS) on Feb 29, 2000
Other platforms contributed by Jeanne (75500)