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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 Atari 8-bit When the dynamite explodes it will block the tunnel (until the water washes the debris away).
O'Riley's Mine Atari 8-bit Game over.
O'Riley's Mine Apple II Title screen
O'Riley's Mine Atari 8-bit Title Screen

User Reviews

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

Critic Reviews

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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