New game - BiggOil

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Well done! I enjoy it and it is addictive. :)

Some annoying flickering when I unroll the pipe horizontally. I run the game under the ZXSP Emulator.
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hoping to try this later now i have a temporary lab set up :?

regards Andy
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I was thinking about trying to write an "Anteater" game, but I'm glad that you did it first. All those little details - the oil company idea, the "panic pipe retreat", the rotating hose drum, the moving clouds - make it a very enjoyable game!

And it's very addictive, because the bottom cave is so hard to reach, and there is so much oil down there! :D

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Great stuff very much harder than i thought it would be, also very slick animation definitely gets you a little excited. the sounds effects are great and for me really improve the whole game experience.

thanks for taking the time to do this....

Regards Andy

p.s. is oil a dream of the magnificent Sir Morris BIGG :lol:
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What a phantastic game, great music and sound effects also and great that you can play it using the joystick! Thanks for making this! :D

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I must control myself and play less often. I got stuff to do.

Very good game.

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Unless I'm missing something obvious, I don't see where to download the game.

Forgive me if I've missed it as I'm very tired.

Thanks,

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It is in the last page of the New ZX81 games post in the Games category viewtopic.php?f=4&t=552&start=110. I haven't tried it but when I get less busy with life I'll give it a try. :)
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The problem is the games page just links back to this page, when you click the download link.
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The link is indeed dead.

I've contacted Charlie who is at a loss to understand why but he's asked me to post a copy, also there is a UDG version that can be found here...

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