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Tetris meets shoot-'em-up, Rampart is a game combining strategy and artillery action. Build your castle from Tetris-style pieces, place your cannons, bombard the enemy, try to repair, do it all over again. The original arcade release has a single-player and a two-player mode; later revisions incorporate three-player gameplay.


Rampart Lynx Choose your castle
Rampart Lynx Artillery phase
Rampart Lynx Level selection
Rampart Lynx Initialisation screen

Promo Images

Rampart Screenshot
Rampart Screenshot
Rampart Screenshot
Rampart Magazine Advertisement

Alternate Titles

  • "ランパート" -- Japanese spelling

User Reviews

There are no reviews for the Lynx release of this game. You can use the links below to write your own review or read reviews for the other platforms of this game.

Critic Reviews

Digital Press - Classic Video Games Sep 10, 2005 9 out of 10 90
Atari HQ 2001 9 out of 10 90
Interface 1992 86 out of 100 86
The Atari Times Jan 01, 2003 85 out of 100 85
Play Time Oct, 1992 84 out of 100 84
The Video Game Critic Nov 27, 2006 B+ 83
Defunct Games Oct 30, 2004 79 out of 100 79
Power Play May, 1992 78 out of 100 78
Megablast 1992 74 out of 100 74
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Jun, 1992 29 out of 40 72


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1001 Video Games

The Arcade version of Rampart appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Version differences

Two versions of Rampart were released on the NES - North America saw a version ported for Jaleco by Bitmasters (who would also do the Super NES and DOS ports), while in Japan Konami released their own in-house version of the game. Jaleco's version of "Rampart" is faithful to the original arcade version, while Konami's version is a more light-hearted take on the game with 4 different scenarios and more depth than the Jaleco version.

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Jeanne (76503) added Rampart (Lynx) on Aug 07, 2003
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