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Game #2101
Oil's Well   Collection: WISE Games
Action   Other action

Rating: 7.71 (46 votes)

Oil's Well box cover

Oil's Well screenshot
A fun little clone of classic Digger, Oil's Well is fast, fun, but somehow missing the longevity that makes Digger a classic. As MobyGames describes it, the objective is to: "...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!" Simple concept, but quite frustrating in reality as those bugs are way too fast at higher levels. The 1990 remake version is much better. Good for nostalgia, but little else.

Reviewed by: Underdogs
Designer: John Rinck
Developer: Sierra On-Line
Publisher: Disney
Year: 1984
Software Copyright: Sierra On-Line
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Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
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If you like this game, try: Pipe Dreams, Pipe Mania, Frogger

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