New game - BiggOil

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Re: New game - BiggOil

Post by McKlaud » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:13 pm

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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Post by Andy Rea » Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:53 pm

hoping to try this later now i have a temporary lab set up :?

regards Andy

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Re: New game - BiggOil

Post by RobertK » Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:27 pm

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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Post by Andy Rea » Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:46 pm

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....

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p.s. is oil a dream of the magnificent Sir Morris BIGG :lol:

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Re: New game - BiggOil

Post by VectrexRoli » Fri Apr 27, 2018 11:24 pm

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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Re: New game - BiggOil

Post by FrancoisLanciault » Wed May 23, 2018 6:06 pm

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

Very good game.


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Re: New game - BiggOil

Post by Shaun_B » Mon Oct 15, 2018 10:23 pm

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.



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Re: New game - BiggOil

Post by blittled » Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:05 pm

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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Re: New game - BiggOil

Post by mrtinb » Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:36 pm

The problem is the games page just links back to this page, when you click the download link.
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Re: New game - BiggOil

Post by Moggy » Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:53 pm

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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