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Drilling games

04-13-2010, 09:13 PM
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Los Angeles, CA
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Drilling games

Hey there forum! Maybe this thread already exists, but I'm wondering if anybody knows of any Drilling games similar to the "I Dig It" series. Love this game series and would love to crack out on another game that's like em'

Downloaded and played "Drill Mania" last night and boy I'd save your money if your a fan of this genre, game freezes to load during game play and closes to home screen every few minutes. Happy i paid for another game that has an initial beta feel to it.. It's basically a more arcade approach compared to the I Dig It games, which is cool if it actually worked!

Any suggestions are appreciated y'all!

Last edited by Natron; 04-13-2010 at 09:54 PM.
04-13-2010, 09:21 PM
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Location: London, UK
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The California Gold Rush games are similar, but not quite the same. Good games nonetheless... more digging than drilling.


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04-13-2010, 09:24 PM
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there's mr. driller however itz lacking a story mode sadly

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04-13-2010, 09:26 PM
If you like arcade and digging maybe you'll like Dig Dug Remix and also C64 just released Boulder Dash II.
Also maybe you want to check Gopher II.
04-13-2010, 09:45 PM
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You can check out Mole - Quest for the Terracore gem too. That's drilling.

But non drilling games like California Gold Rush 1 & 2 and Boulder Dash - Rocks are very good games too.
04-13-2010, 09:48 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
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Check out "Mole, Quest for the Terracore". Very similar to the "I Dig it" games.


Edit: Squeaker just beat me to it. =)
04-13-2010, 09:56 PM
Joined: Mar 2010
Location: Los Angeles, CA
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Downloaded "Mole" can't wait to check it out when I get home. Looks spot on what I'm jonesin' for! Gonna check out Dig Dug Remix when I get home as well. Thanks guys!
04-14-2010, 03:16 AM
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 8
Space Miner isn't exactly a drilling game, although you can attach a big old drill to the front of your space ship, but it has a very similar style of gameplay to the fantastic I Dig it and the pretty cool Mole.

Like I Dig It, Space Miner is all about going out, collecting ore, coming back and upgrading your ship. There's also combat, side missions and a more cohesive storyline.

If you like I Dig It you might dig Space Miner. Check it out.

Sorry, that pun was horrible.