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* EveryBulletIsATracer: Only the temple shoot-out uses tracer bullets, simply because it's to show that an attack is in progress. The airplane dogfight doesn't use tracers.



* GiantSpaceFleaFromNowhere: After you finished clearing the moon base, [[spoiler: an alien tears the text saying you've won, then attacks]].



* SubtitlesAreSuperfluous: While there's plenty of text, the few voiced scenes have no text.

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* StupidityInducingAttack: Lunarium can reduce male IQ by up to 30 points, and lunarium bombs are used to exploit that fact.
* SubtitlesAreSuperfluous: While there's plenty of text, the few voiced scenes have no text.are unsubtitled.


* NintendoHard: One of the most common complaints leveled at the game back in the day was that, most likely to hide or counterbalance the fact that it could theoretically be finished in half an hour, Rocket Ranger was made ''fiendishly'' difficult. Many of the game's levels require split-second reactions and pixel-perfect accuracy - often beyond the capabilities of the game's primitive technology to even handle, essentially turning each into a LuckBasedMission - there's no saving the game, the difficulty spike towards the end is absolutely ludicrous (and coupled with an [[PointOfNoContinues instant game over if you fail during it]]), and while failing most missions wouldn't outright ''kill'' you, the time limit on the game was so punishing that in practice making even the smallest of mistakes could make unwinnable.



* ThoseWackyNazis: Main antagonists.

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* ThoseWackyNazis: Main antagonists.


-->"One hundred years ago, the Nazis won World War II. It was a mistake. But you can correct it..."



As of December 17th 2014, Rocket Ranger is [[https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/850516062/rocket-ranger-reloaded getting a reboot]] after ''just'' squeaking over the finish line of its Kickstarter.

-->"One hundred years ago, the Nazis won World War II. It was a mistake. But you can correct it..."

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As of On December 17th 17th, 2014, Rocket Ranger is [[https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/850516062/rocket-ranger-reloaded getting a reboot]] was planned after ''just'' squeaking over the finish line of its Kickstarter.

-->"One hundred years ago, the Nazis won World War II. It
Kickstarter. Unfortunately, it was a mistake. But you can correct it..."
later cancelled.



* AllCrimesAreEqual: Lawful Evil kind.



* DamselInDistress
* DialogueTree

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* DamselInDistress
DamselInDistress: Jane and [[DistressedDude her dad]] get kidnapped by the Nazis a lot.
* DialogueTreeDialogueTree: One pops up when talking with Jane and Dr. Barnstorff.



* NoSwastikas: Some versions replace the Germans with an Interplanetary facist regime. Or replace Germans with aliens.
** The Interplanetary Union of Fascists is the concept from the original game that handwaves [[StupidJetpackHitler scientific breakthroughs of German scientists]].
* PoliceState

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* NoSwastikas: Some versions replace versions, such as the Germans with an Interplanetary facist regime. Or replace Germans with aliens.
** The
NES version, don't have you fighting the Nazis. [[spoiler:Instead, you fight the Interplanetary Union of Fascists is the concept from the original game that handwaves [[StupidJetpackHitler scientific breakthroughs of German scientists]].
directly.]]
* PoliceStatePoliceState: Any country under Nazi command.

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As of December 17th 2014, Rocket Ranger is [[https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/850516062/rocket-ranger-reloaded getting a reboot]] after ''just'' squeaking over the finish line of its Kickstarter.


'''Rocket Ranger''' is a video game released by Cinemaware. It is an AlternateHistory ScienceFiction work, where Germany made a sudden technological advancement in 1940, gaining the ability to construct rockets and chemical bombs. The protagonist, a brilliant scientist working at Fort Dix, is working in his laboratory late one night when five objects spontaneously appear on his desk before his eyes; A [[JetPack Rocket Pack]], a [[RayGun Pistol]], a [[SuperWristGadget Strange Looking Wristwatch]], a disc labeled [[{{CopyProtection}} SECRET DECODER WHEEL]], and a book with the title, "[[AllThereInTheManual ROCKET PACK INSTRUCTIONS]]".

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'''Rocket Ranger''' ''Rocket Ranger'' is a video game released by Cinemaware.Creator/{{Cinemaware}}. It is an AlternateHistory ScienceFiction work, where Germany made a sudden technological advancement in 1940, gaining the ability to construct rockets and chemical bombs. The protagonist, a brilliant scientist working at Fort Dix, is working in his laboratory late one night when five objects spontaneously appear on his desk before his eyes; A [[JetPack Rocket Pack]], a [[RayGun Pistol]], a [[SuperWristGadget Strange Looking Wristwatch]], a disc labeled [[{{CopyProtection}} SECRET DECODER WHEEL]], and a book with the title, "[[AllThereInTheManual ROCKET PACK INSTRUCTIONS]]".


'''Rocket Ranger''' is a video game released by Cinemaware. It is an AlternateHistory ScienceFiction work, where Germany made a sudden technological advancement in 1940, gaining the ability to construct rockets and chemical bombs.

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'''Rocket Ranger''' is a video game released by Cinemaware. It is an AlternateHistory ScienceFiction work, where Germany made a sudden technological advancement in 1940, gaining the ability to construct rockets and chemical bombs.
bombs. The protagonist, a brilliant scientist working at Fort Dix, is working in his laboratory late one night when five objects spontaneously appear on his desk before his eyes; A [[JetPack Rocket Pack]], a [[RayGun Pistol]], a [[SuperWristGadget Strange Looking Wristwatch]], a disc labeled [[{{CopyProtection}} SECRET DECODER WHEEL]], and a book with the title, "[[AllThereInTheManual ROCKET PACK INSTRUCTIONS]]".

-->"One hundred years ago, the Nazis won World War II. It was a mistake. But you can correct it..."



* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: The whole point of the game. It appears that [[spoiler: Nazis won the World War II and the protagonist is granted his rocket pack and necessary informations by some unknown, possibly extraterrestrial party]].
* SubtitlesAreSuperfluous: While there's plenty of text, the few voiced scened have no text.

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* SetRightWhatOnceWentWrong: The whole point of the game. It appears that [[spoiler: Nazis won the World War II and the The protagonist is granted his rocket pack and necessary informations sent the Rocket Ranger gear by some an unknown, possibly extraterrestrial party]].
party from one hundred years in the future.
* SubtitlesAreSuperfluous: While there's plenty of text, the few voiced scened scenes have no text.


* {{Expy}}: The whole concept is rather blatant take on TheRocketeer comic book (the game predates the movie adaptation).

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* {{Expy}}: The whole concept is rather blatant take on TheRocketeer ''ComicBook/TheRocketeer'' comic book (the game predates the movie adaptation). adaptation).

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