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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 You can move into light blue water but cannot go through deep blue water. From time to time, pick-ups are dropped from the sky. A distinctive beep helps you locate them.
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 The satellite view lets you order facilities such as power buildings which mine resources, set waypoints, see a global map, repair buildings and also keep an eye on your Wraith.
Uprising: Join or Die Windows These are automatic mine deployers and will spit a good number of mines in the area before disappearing. Good for planning traps.

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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
PC Gameplay (Benelux) Mar, 1998 85 out of 100 85
Gamesmania 1997 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
GameStar (Germany) Jan, 1998 83 out of 100 83
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
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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