Rad Rodgers – Radical Edition
Rad Rodgers – Radical Edition

Bringing back the 90's-era PC platformer with a game inspired by classics like Commander Keen, Conker, Ruff'n'Tumble & Jazz Jackrabbit.

The Story

Rad is a rambunctious but spirited young boy who maybe plays too many video games. After dozing off at the tail end of a long night of gaming, Rad awakens to find his dusty old console has turned itself back on. Suddenly a vortex emerges and he's sucked into his TV, where he finds himself the star in his very own video game adventure.
Dusty is Rad's good-hearted but foul-mouthed, now-sentient game console. His clock speed isn't what it used to be, but what he lacks for in megahertz he makes up for with experience and attitude!
Rad & Dusty's adventure begins in the First World, taking them through seven dangerous stages of action-packed, humor-filled, hardcore platforming fun. This decaying jungle world has been infected by a fierce corruption, and it's up to the unlikely buddy-duo Rad and Dusty to save the jungle's inhabitants and restore the Elder Tree as guardian of the land.

Features

Weapons: Dusty arms Rad with a variety of radical bad-ass weaponry. The Bolt Blaster has unlimited ammo, is easy to use, and more than enough firepower to get the job done. The Phoenix Cannon shoots out a fiery bird whose wingspan lights enemies ablaze as it flies by. There are 5+ weapons in this first chapter, with more to come.
Sounds & Music: Our composer Andrew Hulshult combined his years of musical experience (both performing and writing) with his passion for retro-style gaming to create an amazing and authentic soundtrack for the game complete with MIDI-inspired music... and synthesizer.
The Pixelverse: While Rad and Dusty are a great team, only Dusty can enter the electrified Pixelverse -- a dangerous spacetime-breaking region that exists behind the game world. Dusty enters the Pixelverse when necessary to repair glitches in the running game world, allowing both Rad & Dusty to continue their journey.
Classic Easter Eggs: The game features hard-to-find collectibles in sometimes even harder-to-find classic secret rooms. Use your precision platforming skills to collect 'em all.

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Ratings

  • 19%
    Critics Recommend
  • 64
    Top Critic Average
  • Weak
    OpenCritic Rating
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ZTGD
by Ken McKown
6.5 / 10
“Rad Rodgers struggles to find its groove through most of the game, but it does spark that nostalgia I grew up with. I wanted to love it more than I did, but never actually hated playing the game. There are bright spots when the design or poor writing isn't dragging it down.”
TheSixthAxis
by Gareth Chadwick
6 / 10
“The crucial factor to take into account here is the sense of humour. Do you like silly, immature humour that has no respect for the fourth wall? If you don't, the gameplay probably isn't strong enough to maintain your interest, particularly in a crowded genre. If you do however, the gameplay is strong enough to maintain your interest for the length of the game, slightly short though it may be.”
Shacknews
by Brittany Vincent
7 / 10
“Rad Rodgers is a familiar yet satisfying platformer that doesn't always hit all the high notes, but it does so often enough to feel like a hit for anyone looking for a reminder of the way things were when it comes to these kinds of games.”
Reviews provided by OpenCritic

Specifications

Windows
Minimum
Recommended
OS versionWindows 7 SP1 (must have KB 2670838 installed) / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1
OS versionWindows 10 64-bit
CPU2.3+ GHz
CPUIntel Core i5
Memory6 GB RAM
Memory8 GB RAM
GPUNVIDIA GeForce GTX 540 or equivalent
GPUNVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7950 or better
Storage8 GB available space
Storage8 GB available space
Languages Supported
  • Audio: English
  • Text: English
Rad Rodgers is a registered trademark of Rad Rodgers ApS. All rights reservered.