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 At any time, you can take direct control of any citadel. A bar helps you keep an eye on the energy of the unmanned Wraith. A key cycles between every owned citadel.
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).
Uprising: Join or Die Windows The spline gun is a "vampire" weapon. It will drain an enemy's energy and add it to your own energy. Useful when wandering away from a citadel.
Uprising: Join or Die Windows With the credits earned from winning missions, you can upgrade or buy new weapons, upgrade future allied units or buildings or buy support (lives or free to call reinforcements).

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

Critic Reviews

Privat Computer PC 1998 93 out of 100 93
Gamezilla Jan 05, 2001 90 out of 100 90
PC Jeux Nov, 1997 85 out of 100 85
Gameplay (Benelux) Mar, 1998 85 out of 100 85
GameStar (Germany) Jan, 1998 83 out of 100 83
Power Play Dec, 1997 82 out of 100 82
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Oct 16, 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer Games Magazine 1997 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PC Player (Germany) Dec, 1997 79 out of 100 79

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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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