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Uprising: Join or Die (Windows)

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Description

You control the most advanced combat vehicle in the galaxy, which is able to teleport units directly onto the battlefield. You fight on the side of a rebellion against an evil military empire. You fight yourself, but you also have to manage your base and allied units.

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Uprising: Join or Die Windows Several bombers and their AAV escort are attacking one of my citadels, while my AAVs and turrets try to intercept them. Boosted bombers carry anti-AAV laser cannons.
Uprising: Join or Die Windows You can switch between first person and third person view at any time. Additionally, several HUD types can be selected, each taking a different amount of screen estate.
Uprising: Join or Die Windows These anti-aircraft missiles will get high in the sky before homing onto their targets. Not a default weapon, it must be bought and optionally upgraded in the technology screen.
Uprising: Join or Die Windows You can place up to 3 turrets in a citadel perimeter. Each can be either a SAM turret (anti-aircraft, especially bombers) or a laser turret (anti-ground units mainly).

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User Reviews

(One of?) The first RTS/FPS hybrid game(s) Peppie Pep (8) 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars

The Press Says

Privat Computer PC 1998 93 out of 100 93
Gamezilla Jan 05, 2001 90 out of 100 90
Mega Score Mar, 1998 86 out of 100 86
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Mar, 1998 85 out of 100 85
Gamesmania 1997 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) Dec 03, 1997 84 out of 100 84
Computer Games Magazine 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Oct 16, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameSpot Nov 07, 1997 7.1 out of 10 71

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Awards

  • GameStar (Germany)
    • Issue 12/1999 - #86 in the "100 Most Important PC Games of the Nineties" ranking

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