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Rampart
System(s): Sega Mega Drive, Sega Master System
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Developer:
Original system(s): Arcade boards
Publisher(s) of original games: Atari Games
Developer(s) of original games: Atari Games
Genre: Simulation































Number of players: 1-2
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Master System
UK
£29.99[1]More...[2] 301026-0160
Sega Master System
FR
?F 301026-0160
Sega Master System
DE
DM ? 301026-0160
Sega Master System
ES
?Ptas 301026-0160
Sega Master System
AU
$? ?



Sega Mega Drive
JP
¥6,800 T-48053
Sega Mega Drive
US
$? 301026-0150
Sega Mega Drive
KR
₩? GM4080JT




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Rampart (ランパート) is an arcade game developed by Atari Games. It was brought to the Sega Mega Drive and Sega Master System in 1991.

The Master System version was originally developed for Tengen by RazorSoft and the various permutations of their staff;[5][6] consequently who developed the Mega Drive version is unclear. A Game Gear version of the game was also in development as of mid-1992[7] and was set to be released in December[8].

Gameplay

Rampart is a strategy game, in which the objective is to build and maintain walls around castles (i.e. a "rampart"), while attempting to bring down your opponents. Each player chooses a castle on the map (which on the first round, is given a surrounding wall from the get go), and is given a short amount of time to fortify the area around it, either by fixing the holes caused by other players or building outwards to claim more land. The more land that is fortified, the more cannons are awarded to the player, which can be permanently placed on the map and used as an offensive weapon against others.

Once castles have been fortified and armed, a combat period commenses, where the player aims and fires at others with an on-screen cursor. A player loses if, during the subsequent build phase, they are unable to circle a castle with a complete wall.

In the arcades, Rampart supports up to three human players simultaneously. This is dropped to two for the Sega conversions.

Production credits

This article needs a list of production credits, either from the game itself, a manual, or other reliable source.
  • High Scores: Kevin Seghetti (KTS), Melanie Seghetti (MKS), Lars Norpchen (LEN), Scott Lawrence Statton (SLS), EDA, SEC, MJK, RLB, LDS, YOU

Magazine articles

Main article: Rampart/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Main article: Rampart/Promotional material.

Physical scans

Mega Drive version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
73 №1992-12, p30[9]
78 №, p83[10]
80 №1992-08, p38
80 №33, p170
78 №4, p61[11]
90 №13, p58-60
81 №4, p54-56[12]
Sega Mega Drive
80
Based on
7 reviews

Mega Drive, US
Rampart MD US Box.jpg
Cover
Rampart MD US Cart.jpg
Cart
Mega Drive, US (cardboard)

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Cart
Mega Drive, JP
Rampart MD JP Box.jpg
Cover
Mega Drive, KR
Rampart MD KR Box.jpg
Cover
Rampart MD KR cart.jpg
Cart

Master System version

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
85 №6, p100-102[13]
75 №3, p30
87 №16, p66-68[14]
65 №2/57
80 №27, p131[15]
55 №28, p41
81 №3, p44[16]
80 №2, p70/71[17]
85 №7, p29[18]
Sega Master System
77
Based on
9 reviews

Master System, EU
Rampart SMS EU Box.jpg
Cover
Rampart SMS EU Cart.jpg
Cart
Rampart SMS EU Manual.pdf
Manual
Master System, AU

Technical information

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Master System
 ?
CRC32 426E5C8A
MD5 F865AFB7B5C32E130016E2D35756839C
SHA-1 BFEA7112A7E2EB2C5E7C20147197FFE3B06D5711
256kB Cartridge (EU)

References


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