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Rigel's Revenge

by Ron Harris, Nigel Brooks, Said Hassan, and Ross Harris

Science Fiction
1987

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About the Story

Harper and Elliot together formed one of the great news-gathering teams of the 22nd century. Their coverage of the Re-unification War was carried by every major Federation comm-network, as the Fleet troops brought the insurgent colonies back into the Federation's grip.

Then, one day - in his quest to stay ahead - Elliot went too far. He persuaded Harper that they should become agents for the Alterian Corps, an influential group dedicated to the cause of peace. In return for their work, the Corps would guarantee them scoop after scoop.

Their first mission was to Rigel V, where one region still held out against the conquering Federation troops. The rebels claimed to have a Doomsday Machine and would wreak the ultimate revenge if the Federation refused to withdraw from the planet.

Elliot was smuggled in by the Alterian Corps as a Rigellian trooper. His mission, to discover the whereabouts of the Doomsday Machine and report to Harper, who was to follow one week later, in his true role as a front-line reporter. Harper's instructions: to meet Elliot, at night, in a certain back street in the occupied sector of the town...


Game Details

Language: English (en)
Current Version: Unknown
License: Commercial (Out of Print)
Development System: The Quill
IFID: Unknown
TUID: dfu3wifz0lspp1ky

Editorial Reviews

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"Rigel’s Revenge is a really interesting adventure with a sophisticated, yet still very friendly, vocabulary. The redesigned character set is most pleasing; the occasional pictures, with clues actually within them, are detailed and effective; and the scenes are atmospheric, with finely written pieces (‘skeletal remains of the geodesic dome that once covered the town’, ‘huge shards of plastiglass towered overhead’). The slick feel and look are typified by the ‘Anykey’ at the bottom — short and to the point."
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