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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 Atari 8-bit Winding your way through the passages to collect oil
Oil's Well PC Booter Title screen (CGA Composite mode)
Oil's Well ColecoVision Title screen
Oil's Well PC Booter Gameplay on the first level (CGA Composite mode)

Promo Images

Oil's Well Magazine Advertisement

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 | カタキス (40354)

Critic Reviews

Electronic Fun with Computers & Games Atari 8-bit Mar, 1984 4 out of 4 100
TeleMatch Atari 8-bit Jul, 1984 2 out of 6 80
All Game Guide ColecoVision 1998 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) ColecoVision Apr, 1984 Unscored Unscored
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Atari 8-bit Apr, 1984 Unscored Unscored
ComputerGames.ro Apple II Apr, 1984 Unscored Unscored

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