DescriptionRebelstar is a turn-based, tactical squad combat game for one or two players, from the creator of the later X-COM series.
Moonbase Delta may look like an unassuming mining colony, but in fact, it is the secret location of the ISAAC super-computer, used by the Empire to break the Rebels' secret codes. The Rebelstar Raiders' mission is to break in, get past the patrolling robot guards and destroy the computer. It won't be easy.
Your Raiders each have a specific number of action points per move, which can be allocated to movement, firing and object manipulation. Keys, medical kits and repair droids are among the available objects. Shots can be precise, point-blank (less points used, but less prospect of success), wide-range, or opportunist.
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|Sinclair User||Oct, 1986||100|
|Your Computer||Sep, 1986||100|
|Crash!||Aug, 1986||93 out of 100||93|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Dec, 1987||900 out of 1000||90|
|ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment)||Oct, 1988||840 out of 1000||84|
|Eurogamer.net (UK)||Oct 10, 2007||8 out of 10||80|
|Your Sinclair||Sep, 1986||7 out of 10||70|
|ZX Computing||Aug, 1986||60|
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1001 Video GamesRebelstar appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
- October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)
Related Web Sites
- William Fraser's Home Page (Has Java versions of Rebel Star I and II.)