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The Rocketeer (DOS)

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Description

Based on the Dave Stevens' original comic book series and the movie made by the Walt Disney Company. Participate in several action sequences that mimic the same sequences in the movie, like racing a plane, a shootout in a warehouse, and hand-to-hand combat on top of a flying blimp.

Screenshots

The Rocketeer DOS Story is given in comic book style
The Rocketeer DOS The rockets go for the underbelly.
The Rocketeer DOS Fly up into the rafters and shoot the Nazi rocketmen and the thugs hiding behind cars.
The Rocketeer DOS Watch out for the bombs!

Alternate Titles

  • "The Adventures of The Rocketeer" -- Japanese SNES Box title
  • "ロケッティア" -- Japanese Spelling (Box Title, SNES version)

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Critic Reviews

Pelit Mar, 1992 78 out of 100 78
PC Joker Apr, 1992 72 out of 100 72
Power Play Jun, 1992 53 out of 100 53
PC Games (Germany) Oct, 1992 48 out of 100 48
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jul, 1992 4 out of 12 33

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Trivia

While The Rocketeer supported many different sound cards, the demo sent to retail stores only supported the Disney Sound Source. This was intentional--in addition to selling the game itself, they wanted to sell more Sound Sources to people who didn't have sound devices.

Along this vein, all digitized sound in the game was mastered with the Disney Sound Source in mind; it sounds just as good or better on a Sound Source as it does a Sound Blaster or other device, even though the Sound Source is just an LPT DAC with slight filtering.

Related Web Sites

  • The Dave Stevens Home Page (Home Page of the creater of "The Rocketeer" comic book series. There, you can find lots of information about him and see some of his creations.)
Accatone (5183) added The Rocketeer (DOS) on Dec 05, 1999
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