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Space Station Oblivion

MobyRank MobyScore
Amiga
...
...
Commodore 64
81
3.5
ZX Spectrum
...
3.0
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Description

A 3D strategy / action game featuring scaling and rotating polygon graphics. You're the sole voyager happening upon an abandoned space station that's ready to explode from the pressure of dangerous vapors building up inside. For each sector, you must locate the build-up area, then drill to release the pressure. Features 18 different areas to explore, each with its own unique laws of physics and logic, and a number of secret rooms and hidden levels to discover.

Screenshots

Space Station Oblivion Amiga Start
Space Station Oblivion Amstrad CPC Ow! These things are hurting me!
Space Station Oblivion ZX Spectrum Fair enough at the time, but I'd ignore this 20 years on
Space Station Oblivion Amstrad CPC Loading screen

Alternate Titles

  • "Driller" -- International title

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The Press Says

The Games Machine (UK) DOS Jul, 1988 95 out of 100 95
GamesCollection Commodore 64 Oct 31, 2007 9.5 out of 10 95
The Games Machine (UK) ZX Spectrum Dec, 1987 94 out of 100 94
ST Format Atari ST May, 1991 91 out of 100 91
Zzap! Amiga Dec, 1988 89 out of 100 89
Power Play Amstrad CPC Dec, 1987 8.5 out of 10 85
Commodore Format Commodore 64 1991 85 out of 100 85
Power Play Amiga Jan, 1989 84 out of 100 84
Power Play Atari ST Jan, 1989 84 out of 100 84
Commodore User Commodore 64 Jan, 1988 5 out of 10 50

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Trivia

Amstrad sound effects

The Amstrad version's sound effects were the result of a competition in Amstrad Action magazine.

Awards

  • ACE
    • October 1988 (issue #13) - Included in the Top-100 list of 1987/1988 (editorial staff selection)
  • Computer and Video Games
    • May 1988 (Issue #79) - Golden Joystick 1988 Award: Third in category Best Original Game of the Year
  • CRASH
    • Newsfield Reader's Awards - Best Game 1987 (readers choice)
    • Newsfield Reader's Awards - Most Imaginative Game 1987 (readers choice)
    • Newsfield Reader's Awards - Best Graphics 1987 (readers choice)
    • Newsfield Reader's Awards - Best Game Packaging 1987 (readers choice)

Contributed to by Martin Smith (63162), festershinetop (9481) and Ye Olde Infocomme Shoppe (1519)