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* BigDamnHero: Rookie One and Ru Murleen, who singlehandedly crippled the entire TIE Phantom project when their mission was simply to capture a single starfighter for study. They succeed, as well as in destroying a ''Super Star Destroyer'' AND the ''moon-sized factory'' responsible for their creation.
* BittersweetEnding: Rookie and Ru's quest to steal the TIE Phantom (and everything they go through, including escaping from its production facility) is rendered nearly pointless when, shortly after they disembark and go to celebrate, Darth Vader has the prototype remotely self-destruct. The game ends with the Rookie and Ru staring at each other, dumbfounded. On the bright side, the production facility and ''Terror'' were destroyed, preventing the Empire from mass producing the TIE Phantoms.

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* BigDamnHero: BigDamnHeroes: Rookie One and Ru Murleen, who singlehandedly crippled the entire TIE Phantom project when their mission was simply to capture a single starfighter for study. They succeed, as well as in destroying a ''Super Star Destroyer'' AND the ''moon-sized factory'' responsible for their creation.
* BittersweetEnding: At the end of ''Rebel Assault II'' Rookie and Ru's quest to steal the TIE Phantom (and everything they go through, including escaping from its production facility) is rendered nearly pointless when, shortly after they disembark and go to celebrate, Darth Vader has the prototype remotely self-destruct. The game ends with the Rookie and Ru staring at each other, dumbfounded. On the bright side, the production facility and ''Terror'' were destroyed, preventing the Empire from mass producing the TIE Phantoms.



* CharacterAsHimself: Admiral Ackbar is credited as "Himself" in the credits of Rebel Assault II.

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* CharacterAsHimself: Admiral Ackbar is credited as "Himself" in the credits of Rebel ''Rebel Assault II.II''.



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* EarthShatteringKaboom: Played with in the second game; the TIE Phantom production facility is itself anchored to Imdaar's moon, and when destroyed at the end of the game the explosion that follows appears to have taken a good chunk out of it.

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* EarthShatteringKaboom: Played This trope is played with in the second game; the TIE Phantom production facility is itself anchored to Imdaar's moon, and when destroyed at the end of the game the explosion that follows appears to have taken a good chunk out of it.



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* HaveANiceDeath: Both games have special FMV's not only for dying, but for running out of lives. You ''will'' get yourself killed intentionally on every level to see them all.
** Particularly taunting since decidedly ''upbeat'' music plays during several of the death sequences, particularly in the first game.
* HeroicMime: At least in the first game, anyway.
** Partially averted, though, because Rookie One still communicates with his teammates; they're just too busy ordering him around most of the time.

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* HaveANiceDeath: Both games have special FMV's not only for dying, but for running out of lives. You ''will'' get yourself killed intentionally on every level to see them all.
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all. Particularly taunting since decidedly ''upbeat'' music plays during several of the death sequences, particularly in the first game.
* HeroicMime: At least Partially averted in the first game, anyway.
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though, because Rookie One still communicates with his teammates; they're just too busy ordering him around most of the time.



* ItsAWonderfulFailure: Getting Game Over on a level can result in a unique cinematic, from enemies wondering what's going on to your friends trying to rescue you, to the remains of your craft floating in space, to the Death Star [[EarthShatteringKaboom destroying the Rebel base]].

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* ItsAWonderfulFailure: Getting Game Over Losing all lives on a level can result in a unique cinematic, from enemies wondering what's going on to your friends trying to rescue you, to the remains of your craft floating in space, to the Death Star [[EarthShatteringKaboom destroying the Rebel base]].base on Yavin IV]].



* LostInTransmission: The opening cutscene of the second game has a Rebel Squadron shot down by the invisible TIE Phantoms, with the last pilot being KilledMidSentence.

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The opening cutscene of the second game has a Rebel Squadron shot down by the invisible TIE Phantoms, with the last pilot being KilledMidSentence.


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* SayMyName: Rookie One yells "Hack!" when the TIE Fighters destroy Anchorhead Base and kill Hack.

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* EasyModeMockery: In the second game, "Beginner" difficulty replaces the Rebellion symbol in the corner of the screen with a baby carriage.


* MentorOccupationalHazard: In ''Rebel Assault'', Turland Hack trains Rookie One to become a Rebel Pilot. When the Empire invades Tatooine, Rookie One and Ru Murleen return in an effort to stop their attack, but not before the TIE Fighters open fire on Anchorhead Base and kill Hack.



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* YouAreNumberSixYouAreNumberSix: The main character's codename is Rookie One.


'''''StarWars: Rebel Assault''''' (and its sequel, ''The Hidden Empire'') are a pair of interactive video games published by Creator/LucasArts in the early 1990's. Notable for combining elements of a [[RailShooter rail shooter]] and a live-action movie, the games put players into the shoes of Rookie One, a young X-Wing pilot who helps the Rebel Alliance during several major events and battles in the ''Star Wars'' saga.

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'''''StarWars: '''''Franchise/StarWars: Rebel Assault''''' (and its sequel, ''The Hidden Empire'') are a pair of interactive video games published by Creator/LucasArts in the early 1990's. Notable for combining elements of a [[RailShooter rail shooter]] and a live-action movie, the games put players into the shoes of Rookie One, a young X-Wing pilot who helps the Rebel Alliance during several major events and battles in the ''Star Wars'' saga.



The two games are part of the ''StarWarsExpandedUniverse''.

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The two games are part of the ''StarWarsExpandedUniverse''.
''Franchise/StarWarsLegends''.

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* BigDamnHero: Rookie One and Ru Murleen, who singlehandedly crippled the entire TIE Phantom project when their mission was simply to capture a single starfighter for study. They succeed, as well as in destroying a ''Super Star Destroyer'' AND the ''moon-sized factory'' responsible for their creation.


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* CowardlyLion: Admiral Sarn from the second game; he's in command of the ''Terror'', as well as the entire TIE Phantom project, but in nearly every scene he shares with Vader he seems half-ready to soil himself in the Dark Lord's presence.


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* EarthShatteringKaboom: Played with in the second game; the TIE Phantom production facility is itself anchored to Imdaar's moon, and when destroyed at the end of the game the explosion that follows appears to have taken a good chunk out of it.


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* TemptingFate: In the second game, several of the Rebel pilots are a little too quick to disregard the rumors regarding phantom TIE Fighters emerging from the Dreighton Triangle. [[ForegoneConclusion Guess what happens to them and their comrades once they're done talking.]]

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* GeneralFailure: Admiral Sarn in the second game. Admiral Thrawn or Admiral Piett, he ain't. His inability to prevent a mere two Rebels from sabotaging the entire TIE Phantom project proves to be his undoing.


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* RedshirtArmy: Your Rebel pals from the second game; don't get too attached to them.


'''Rebel Assault II: The Hidden Empire''' (1995) was notable for being the first major piece of Star Wars media to incorporate live-action footage since ''ReturnOfTheJedi''. In the sequel, Rookie One and and fellow X-Wing pilot / ActionGirl Ru Murleen team up to infiltrate a Super Star Destroyer and steal the prototype for a new TIE Fighter called Phantom, which could turn the tide of the Galactic Civil War if used in the wrong hands.

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'''Rebel Assault II: The Hidden Empire''' (1995) was notable for being the first major piece of Star Wars media to incorporate live-action footage since ''ReturnOfTheJedi''.''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi''. In the sequel, Rookie One and and fellow X-Wing pilot / ActionGirl Ru Murleen team up to infiltrate a Super Star Destroyer and steal the prototype for a new TIE Fighter called Phantom, which could turn the tide of the Galactic Civil War if used in the wrong hands.


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%%* RailShooter* RailShooter: Most of the combat sequences in both games take this form. In ground combat, the player is given control of aiming and firing only, with additional control over when Rookie One pops out of cover if the character is stationary. In air and space combat, the player is effectively a gunner even if they are nominally the craft's pilot, with at best directional control within an extremely limited arc.


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* ReassignedToAntarctica: A cutscene in ''The Hidden Empire'' shows an Imperial officer surprising a stormtrooper on guard duty and threatening him with transfer to "a refuse barge where you'll stay for the next 20 years," for any further inattentiveness - just as Rookie One and Ru Murleen are preparing to steal one of the TIE Phantoms they're guarding.


* BittersweetEnding: Rookie and Ru's quest to steal the TIE Phantom (and everything they go through, including escaping from its production facility) is rendered nearly pointless when, shortly after they disembark and go to celebrate, Darth Vader has the prototype remotely self-destruct. The game ends with the Rookie and Ru staring at each other, dumbfounded. On the bright side, the production facility and ''Terror'' were destroyed, preventing the Empire from mass producing the TIE Phantoms.



* DummiedOut: The first game had passwords to continue the game from whatever level you died on. The second game lets you select any level you want from a menu once you've gotten to it once, ''but for some reason still has passwords.''



* PasswordSave: The first game had passwords to continue the game from whatever level you died on. The second game lets you select any level you want from a menu once you've gotten to it once, ''but for some reason still has passwords.''



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%%* RailingKill* RailingKill: Aboard the ''Terror'', the far right stormtrooper in the first room and the Stormtroopers on the opposite door in the third room are positioned over a deep chasm. Shooting them causes them to fall downwards to their death.



* SelfDestructMechanism: The TIE Phantom, as mentioned below.
* ShootTheShaggyDog: Rookie and Ru's quest to steal the TIE Phantom (and everything they go through, including escaping from its production facility) is rendered useless when, shortly after they disembark and go to celebrate, Darth Vader has the prototype remotely self-destruct. The game ends with the Rookie and Ru staring at each other, dumbfounded.

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* SelfDestructMechanism: The TIE Phantom, as mentioned below.
* ShootTheShaggyDog: Rookie and Ru's quest to steal the TIE Phantom (and everything they go through, including escaping from its production facility) is rendered useless when, shortly after they disembark and go to celebrate, Darth Vader has the prototype remotely self-destruct. The game ends with the Rookie and Ru staring at each other, dumbfounded.
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* YouHaveFailedMe: Darth Vader to his commander in the sequel, using this exact phrase.

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* YouHaveFailedMe: Darth Vader to his commander Admiral Sarn in the sequel, sequel's final level, using this exact phrase.phrase.
-->"You will not have an opportunity to do so again."


* ContinuityNod: The backstory to ''Hidden Empire'' involves a superweapon from the Marvel comics series which was used to blow up a planet which had been used for mining crystals used in cloaking devices, but all deposits that could reasonably be reached from surface mines had been depleted.

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* ContinuityNod: The backstory to ''Hidden Empire'' involves a superweapon from which originally appeared in the Marvel comics series which was used series. Here it is borrowed to blow up a planet which had been used for mining to gain access to crystals deep within the planet's mantle which are used in cloaking devices, but all deposits that could reasonably be reached from surface mines had been depleted.devices

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* ContinuityNod: The backstory to ''Hidden Empire'' involves a superweapon from the Marvel comics series which was used to blow up a planet which had been used for mining crystals used in cloaking devices, but all deposits that could reasonably be reached from surface mines had been depleted.


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* CoolStarship: The TIE Phantom

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* CoolStarship: The TIE PhantomPhantom.
* DancingMookCredits: Not during the credits, but in ''II'', there's an EasterEgg cutscene with dancing stormtroopers.


* HaveANiceDeath: Both games have special FMV's not only for dying, but for running out of lives. You ''will'' get yourself killed intentionally on every level to see them all; mark this Troper's words!

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* HaveANiceDeath: Both games have special FMV's not only for dying, but for running out of lives. You ''will'' get yourself killed intentionally on every level to see them all; mark this Troper's words!all.



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* SelfDestructMechanismSelfDestructMechanism: The TIE Phantom, as mentioned below.
* ShootTheShaggyDog: Rookie and Ru's quest to steal the TIE Phantom (and everything they go through, including escaping from its production facility) is rendered useless when, shortly after they disembark and go to celebrate, Darth Vader has the prototype remotely self-destruct. The game ends with the Rookie and Ru staring at each other, dumbfounded.


* TheDanza: Ru Murleen was named for (and voiced by) an actress of the same name in the first game.



* HeyItsThatGuy: Julie Eccles, who played Ru Murleen in the second game, played Irene in ''IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade''.



* KeepCirculatingTheTapes



* TheOtherDarrin: Julie Eccles took over the role of Ru Murleen in the sequel.
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