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Topic # 87985 12-Aug-2011 11:43
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Anyone got a recommendation on an updated version of the same game?

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  Reply # 505415 12-Aug-2011 11:50
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I loved that game!!
I remember some time ago I found a version on PSX called 'Diamonds and Gems', or at least something similar.

This looks like it is an updated version, but there doesn't seem to be anywhere to buy/download:
http://www.boulder-dash-xl.com/index.html

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  Reply # 505417 12-Aug-2011 11:52
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http://www.artsoft.org/rocksndiamonds/download.html

Used it on Linux, but I see it does Windows too.




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  Reply # 505423 12-Aug-2011 11:58
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n4: http://www.artsoft.org/rocksndiamonds/download.html

Used it on Linux, but I see it does Windows too.


Oh man, AWESOME!!!
Thanks n4.

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  Reply # 505454 12-Aug-2011 12:29
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http://www.nzgameshop.com/pc-games/boulder-dash-xl-game-pc

Really great game, hard to find. Best PC version I've seen. **cough** If you google hard enough ;-)



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  Reply # 505458 12-Aug-2011 12:30
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Oh I thought it was available from the xbox live app store? Is that not the case?

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  Reply # 505460 12-Aug-2011 12:33
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networkn: Oh I thought it was available from the xbox live app store? Is that not the case?


Yep can get it there, some shops are selling it though. :-)

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  Reply # 509495 21-Aug-2011 00:11
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I've heard of it being available on mobile platforms, but I still prefer the original via emulation. :)

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  Reply # 509530 21-Aug-2011 09:00
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deepred: I've heard of it being available on mobile platforms, but I still prefer the original via emulation. :)

Yup, I played through the whole thing under Power64 last year, great fun! It's also much easier on a keyboard since you don't have joystick switches intermittently not connecting :P

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