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O'Riley's Mine

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Apple II
Atari 8-bit
Commodore 64
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As an Irish prospector named Timothy O'Riley, dig an unending series of mines searching for coal, gold, diamonds, rubies, and oil. But watch out for the evil creatures you've disturbed and the rising underground river - don't let either one touch you or you will die! And beware - the creatures move much faster while the moon is up. The river is unstoppable, but you can kill or block the creatures with a limited supply of dynamite.

O'Riley's Mine is essentially a high-speed variant of Mr. Do! and Boulder Dash - you must race around collecting everything before returning to the top of the mine shaft while the creatures chase you and the water rises relentlessly.


O'Riley's Mine Apple II Level 2 - the water has already flown through some of the area, and that thing on the right looks unhealthy
O'Riley's Mine Commodore 64 I need to grad the treasures without getting drowned.
O'Riley's Mine Atari 8-bit Game over.
O'Riley's Mine Atari 8-bit Set dynamite!  Don't get blown up by your own explosive!

User Reviews

Fast, frantic tunnelling fun Atari 8-bit Bob Montgomery (519)

The Press Says

Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 May, 1984 9 out of 10 90
TeleMatch Atari 8-bit Feb, 1984 2 out of 6 80


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