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Rubicon's plot deals with a catastrophic nuclear accident in Russia. The player must trek through seven levels inhabited by mutated super-intelligent animals in order to diffuse each nuclear reactor.

Gameplay is a Gryzor style flip-screen run'n'gun shooter (with occasional jetpack flights), with fairly unrelenting action. Power-ups are issued by a canister which the player will have to control in order to gain the weapon they want. The difficulty level is pitched high, as with Project X which was released at a similar time.


Rubicon Atari ST It's ED209!
Rubicon Atari ST Just like the first boss in Turrican 2
Rubicon Atari ST Level 3 looks more like the Soviet
Rubicon Atari ST Impaled by the natives

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Critic Reviews

The One for ST Games Feb, 1992 66 out of 100 66
Power Play Mar, 1992 64 out of 100 64
ST Format Mar, 1992 64 out of 100 64


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Planned sequel

A follow-up to Rubicon was actually planned, with the original C64 programmer doing the game for the Amiga this time, and another team doing a C64 conversion. The original graphics artist still did the graphics on the C64. What remains of the planned game may be seen on Games that weren't.
Hodge (74) added Rubicon (Atari ST) on Jul 16, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Martin Smith (66830) and Игги Друге (46396)