Abandonware DOS title


Driller (also known as Space Station Oblivion) is an abandoned action-adventure game developed by Incentive and released by Epyx in 1987 based on the Freescape Engine. In Driller, you control an excavation probe in a real 3d environment, through a first person view. The goal of the game is to place a drilling rig in each of the 8 regions of the moon Mitral.
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Main executable game file: driller/DRILLER.EXE.

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Driller came with an instruction manual, a novella detailing the game's plot and background and a cardboard map of Mitral that could be folded into a 3D representation of the eighteen platforms around the moon, and used by the player to mark successful drilling locations.

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Additional info about Driller

Also known as: Space Station Oblivion
Status: abandonware
Input: keyboard, joystick
Distributed on: 5,25 floppy disk
Also published for: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum
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  • David pannell 27/03/2023 04:34
    Driller Brilliant game in its time along with total eclipse on the amstrad 464 I would highly recommend playing both even if it's just for old times sake and you don't get to wait half an hour to load on cassette.
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