The Let's Play Archive

Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday

by Vexation

Part 1: Introduction

Welcome to the let's play of Buck Rogers: Countdown to Doomsday. I will begin by answering any questions that you may have.

Q: What is this game?
A: BR:CTD is a sci-fi rpg made by the SS Inc.

Q: That's a lot of abbreviations...
A: That's not really a question.

Q: Anyway I assume you play as the legendary Buck Rogers and save the universe?
A: Nope.

Q: Ummm ok, does Buck Rogers at least play a large role in the game?
A: Not really his involvement is pretty sparse.

Q: Well then what DO you do?
A: Mostly you make a team and cruise around space fighting space communists, space pirates, giant enemy crabs, lizard men, apes with scythe arms and gennies.

Q: Oh I like Genies! Do they grant you wishes?
A: No these have an extra "n" and are evil.

A: Once again, not a question. This interview is over.

Time to Meet the Team.

Courtesy of AlphaMole.

Rick Courage: Rocket Jock and leader of the gang. Also seems to have an unhealthy fixation with Buck Rogers.

Hank Sparks: Master Engineer and best friend of Rick. the only thing that surpasses his ability to fix things is to blow them up.

Maur: The Warrior of the group whose only goal in life is to make things fall down.

Dr. Bones: The level headed Medic who's full time job is keep the team from dying horrible, horrible deaths.

Shiv: A mysterious Rogue and master hacker. Seldom seen until it's too late.