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Oil's Well "Prototype"

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So in the eighties I had a friend whose father worked for a software distributor, and at one point he gave me what he called a prototype of the game Oil's Well. I had it all these years and looked forward to dumping the roms and seeing if it was a unique version. It turned out it is byte-for-byte identical to the cart on Atarimania. So it was a bit of a letdown, but I wanted to post a pic of it in case it would be of interest to anyone.

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I can't remember if it was this game but does it get to a certain point where you can't complete the level ?

 

Slightly related, I do remember Red Max having this rock that made it impossible to get through so I made a screen dump program and edited it out.

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1 hour ago, Rybags said:

I can't remember if it was this game but does it get to a certain point where you can't complete the level ?

 

Slightly related, I do remember Red Max having this rock that made it impossible to get through so I made a screen dump program and edited it out.

Ahhh, I'm not sure. This was one of the games my mother was great at! This and Apple Panic lol.

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4 hours ago, invisible kid said:

So in the eighties I had a friend whose father worked for a software distributor, and at one point he gave me what he called a prototype of the game Oil's Well. I had it all these years and looked forward to dumping the roms and seeing if it was a unique version. It turned out it is byte-for-byte identical to the cart on Atarimania. So it was a bit of a letdown, but I wanted to post a pic of it in case it would be of interest to anyone.

IMG_0508.JPG

Still cool regardless,  thanks for sharing. 

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Wasn't Oil's Well on one of those anti piracy videos that they showed us in computer classes in middle school like back in the 80s. I vaguely remember seeing this as a child.  I'm sure a youtube search could find it.

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