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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 From left to right, money pick-up, repair (energy restore) pick-up, ammo replenishing pick-up. This is a trap and as soon as you pick one, you will be surrounded by teleported enemies.
Uprising: Join or Die Windows The grey area is some sort of toxic sand and will damage your Wraith. You can avoid that by using the bridge, but you will have to destroy the turret guarding it first.
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 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.

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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

Electric Games 1997 97 out of 100 97
PC Action Dec 17, 1997 90.5 out of 100 90
Gamesmania 1997 85 out of 100 85
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Mar, 1998 85 out of 100 85
PC Jeux Nov, 1997 85 out of 100 85
PC Games (Germany) Dec 03, 1997 84 out of 100 84
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
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
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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