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Renegade: Battle for Jacob's Star (DOS)

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Description

Command a squadron of rebel pilots to outfly and outsmart the Terran Overlord Government invasion force.

Screenshots

Renegade: Battle for Jacob's Star DOS Drill sergeant
Renegade: Battle for Jacob's Star DOS Holo-space start
Renegade: Battle for Jacob's Star DOS Mission - right-window view
Renegade: Battle for Jacob's Star DOS Mission - enemy locked

Alternate Titles

  • "Renegade: Kampf um Jacobs Stern" -- German title
  • "Renegade: A Batalha pela Estrela de Jacob" -- Brazilian title

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User Reviews

Sometimes its best to stay with an original concept. Ray Soderlund (3500) 2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars2.17 Stars
Ain't no Wing Commander Tony Van (2691) 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars

The Press Says

Joystick (French) Apr, 1995 88 out of 100 88
MikroBitti Jun, 1995 84 out of 100 84
PC Gamer May, 1995 75 out of 100 75
PC Player (Germany) Mar, 1995 75 out of 100 75
Computer Gaming World (CGW) May, 1995 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
PC Games (Germany) Apr, 1995 60 out of 100 60
High Score Oct, 1995 3 out of 5 60

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Trivia

Renegade is actually a licensed adaptation of FASA's Renegade: Interceptor boardgame. Unfortunately, FASA has dropped this entire universe (which used to include hover tanks, space fighters, and space capital ship battles) in favor of more lucrative universes like Battletech.
Tony Van (2691) added Renegade: Battle for Jacob's Star (DOS) on Jan 09, 2000