Star Wars: Rebel Assault

by LucasArts

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Overview

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away....Everyone is familiar with these historic words. Now Sega CD players can leap into the Star Wars universe in Rebel Assault from J.V.C. Musical Industries. A translation from the massive PC CD hit of the same name, this game gives you the chance to battle in X-wing lighters against TIE fighters, fight hand t6 hand against Imperial Stormtroopers, and even take on the Emperor's newest secret weapon — the Death Star.

Rebel Assaull contains the original Star Wars s movie soundtrack played by the London Symphony Orchestra. Sound quality is top-notch. The sound effects and character voices arc direct ports from the PC version. The game makes good use of footage from the original Star Wars film and does fantastic 3-D renderings of everything from donut-shaped asteroids to the trenches on the Death Star.

Rebel With A Cause

At the start of the game you find yourself in a period of civil war. Rebel spaceships have just won their first victory against the evil Galactic Empire commanded by Darth Vader. But the Empire isn't beaten yet. The Rebel Alliance is looking for hot pilots to help lake out Darth and his boys. That's the job, folks. Wanna be an X-wing jockey? Apply here. Take your training and help kick Vader's dark side. Can you hack it, Rookie?

Rebel Assault has 15 Chapters. The first few train you to fly and light with A-wings, negotiate an asteroid field, and dodge through harrowing granite towers of the planet Kolaador. Then you graduate to an X-wing fighter. Exchange fire with TIE fighters and ground forces 0n the planet Tattooine, blaze away all Imperial Walkers, light Stormtroopers, and eventually lake on the dreaded Death Star.

Rebel Assault has three difficulty sellings and a password save. You receive passcodes every three or four Chapters so that you can restart from where you left off. You can even Y-flip your controls (pressing Up takes the ship down) if you find it strange flying your various craft under normal controls.

Your Training

For those who can't seem to get out of Training, the passcode for Chapter 3 in Easy mode is FALCON.

Bring down the Walker's strength by shooting its armor panels (along the body). The first hit lightens the panel and the second hit turns it gray. Then finish them off.

Fire at the targets while avoiding the rock below.

In the Asteroid Field, shoot the ice and dodge the rocks.

Prepare to learn how to shoot at ground targets.

Exit the cavern bay and begin your A-wing training.

Prep For The Death Star

Yavin Training preps you for the coming attack on the Death Star.

Avoiding all these granite pillars takes serious skill.

In Yavin Training you ride these trenches just as you would on Vader's Death Star.

Take out three TIE fighters while running the gauntlet on Tattooing.

Use all you're flying and targeting skill to swap these Probe Droids.

Against The Storm Troopers

Rookie one crash-lands on the planet.

Guess you'll have to go it on foot.

Here you choose between branching tunnels. Good luck.

Point your blaster and shoot. The difficult part is shooting at the correct height. Move your D-Button up and down after you have the target on the Storm trooper.

The guys dressed in what appears to be white plastic are Stormtroopers. Nail 'em.

Keep your eyes open — Stormtroopers peek out from behind things periodically.

Vader Destroys Alderone

Vader orders an attack on Alderone, Princess Lela's home planet.

The Death Star fires on Alderone.

Alderone takes the beam from the Death Star.

Wonder why they call It a Death Star? The space dust you see Is what remains of Alderone.

Cast Of Characters

Rookie One

Like his more famous predecessor, Luke Skywaiker, Rookie One is a farm hand from the planet Tattooine. This eager hotshot of a pilot joined the Rebel Alliance to help destroy the Empire. This is you.

Lt. Turland Hack

Lt Hack met Rookie One in training at Mos Eisley and took him under his wing. Currently, he holds a communications post at the Mos Eisley Base.

C3PO

A manservant/translation droid of Princess Leia's, C3PO is trapped on a Star Destroyer while collecting secret info for her. He and R2D2 flee to Tattooine via escape pod.

Cmdr. Jake Farrell

Cmdr. Farrell flew in the days of the Old Republic. He's come out of retirement to train young pilots for the Alliance. This disciplinarian takes no nonsense.

Capt. Merrick Simms

Capt. Simms leads the Blue Squadron of the Rebel fleet After an acclaimed victory near Dantooine last year, young Simms was quickly promoted to captain. This man keeps his cool underfire.

R2D2

R2 units are designed for tack assistance on X-wings and Y-wings. R2D2 is on a covert mission with C3P0 for the Princess. His technical expertise helps the two of them escape to Tattooine.

Cmdr. Ru Murleen

She's the youngest commander in the Alliance, but Cmdr. Murleen's skill and daring have moved her through the ranks faster than a womp rat through Beggar's Canyon. Murleen trains Rebel rookie pilots.

Rookie Thurlow Harris

At 20, Harris has seen his share of battles. His father was a Rebel captain. Though a good pilot, Thurlow still lacks the confidence and control gained through experience.

Darth Vader

Darth Vader personifies the evil behind the Galactic Empire. An ex-Jedi Knight and student of Ben Kenobi, Vader fell from grace and embraced the dark side of the Force. Now as servant to the Emperor, he means to crush the Rebellion at any cost.

If you like Star Wars: Rebel Assault, try other games: Star Wars, Star Wars Arcade, Star Wars Trilogy.

Star Wars: Rebel Assault rating

Star Wars: Rebel Assault system requirements:SystemP-100.

Systems: Win9x Windows 9x, Windows 2000 WinXPWindows XP, Vista, Win 7, Win 8, Win 10.

Game modes: Star Wars: Rebel Assault supports single modeSingle game mode

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