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Oil's Well

Genre
Theme
MobyRank MobyScore
Apple II
...
3.7
MSX
...
4.5
Atari 8-bit
...
4.3
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Description

Extend your oil-mining robotic arm deep below the earth's crust to mine oil and line your pockets. But watch out for the monstrous bugs that lie in wait for you -- one touch of them to the robotic arm and you lose a life!

Screenshots

Oil's Well MSX Some screens feature lots of dead ends that are tricky to reach
Oil's Well MSX You may need to travel a windy path to reach oil a the bottom of the screen
Oil's Well PC Booter Title Screen
Oil's Well ColecoVision Title screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Oils Well" -- Atari 8-bit/C64 in-game title
  • "Oil's Wall" -- Misspelled MSX in-game credits title

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User Reviews

Similar to Anteater, but with an oil theme Commodore 64 *Katakis* (37494)

The Press Says

All Game Guide ColecoVision 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
TeleMatch Atari 8-bit Jul, 1984 2 out of 6 80

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Contributed to by POMAH (31330), Trixter (8743) and Servo (55896)