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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 Whoa... Chesire cat in my bathroom
Redneck Rampage DOS Fighting the aliens
Redneck Rampage DOS Main menu
Redneck Rampage DOS Get out! Intruder!

Promo Images

Redneck Rampage Screenshot
Redneck Rampage Screenshot
Redneck Rampage Screenshot
Redneck Rampage Screenshot

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User Reviews

Hilbilly-themed FPS, with unique written all over it DOS Katakis | カタキス (38335)
GET THIS GAME!!! You WON'T be sorry! DOS Neil Roy (9)
Just an OK Shooter DOS AstroNerdBoy (40)
A bit easy to play, but sheer eye candy all around DOS Dave Billing (28)
Crap. DOS Tomer Gabel (4351)
A FPS with a dark sense of humor DOS ex_navynuke! (48)

Critic Reviews

Gameplay (Benelux) DOS Apr 30, 1997 91 out of 100 91
PC Zone DOS Aug 13, 2001 8.4 out of 10 84
All Game Guide Macintosh 1999 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Jeux DOS Jun, 1997 80 out of 100 80
Power Play DOS May, 1997 76 out of 100 76
GameSpot DOS May 14, 1997 7.4 out of 10 74
Gamesmania.de DOS 1997 70 out of 100 70
GameTrip.net DOS Mar 21, 2007 6 out of 10 60
Just Games Retro DOS Jun 11, 2012 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Mac Gamer Macintosh 1999 50 out of 100 50

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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.

Related Web Sites

  • Bertram's Lair (Cool site for all games in the Redneck Series. Also, download 'Route 66' for free!)
  • Redneck Rampage (official game site at Interplay's, archived copy from 1997 by the Wayback Machine)
  • The Redneck Rampage Barnyard (Fan site with information and files.)
  • The Redneck Rampage Webpage (Site with forum, cheats, various files and information.)
  • Totally Redneck (Seems someone actually made a page for this game. Contains walkthroughs and custom levels for the game and the various add-on packs for it.)
Contributed to by Alan Chan (3476) and Jeanne (75333)