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Apr 15, 2012 | 10:00 AM EDT
  • Daily 2nd Place April 16, 2012
  • Weekly 5th Place April 18, 2012

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Being generous! 5 Points Give John some money.
COAL 5 Points Find coal.
IRON 5 Points Find iron.
Start off your adventure! 5 Points Enter Utopia.
Vamos a la playa! 5 Points Get some sand.
A good investment... 10 Points Give Dave some money for his project.
Engineer 10 Points Help building the steammachine.
GOLD 10 Points Find gold.
It works! 10 Points Make the steammachine work.
WOLFRAM 10 Points Find wolfram.
DIAMOND 25 Points Find diamond.
Expensive experiments 25 Points Give George some smaragds.
Project completed! 25 Points Give Dave some sand.
RUBY 25 Points Find ruby.
Saving electricity 25 Points Give George some wolfram.
SMARAGD 25 Points Find smaragd.
The COre 25 Points Get the COre.
Jewelry 50 Points Give Jamie some rubies.
Hero 100 Points Finish the game
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Author Comments

Daily 2nd place, frontpaged, so many kind reviews and such a nice rating! Well, thanks a lot guys, you're awesome! :D

EDIT: This game was inspired by 'Motherload'. It is about mining ores and selling them to buy upgrades and drill deeper. Utopian Mining is part of this mining genre, so the games share the same basic concept. However, I did my very best to make it different to other mining games, by adding a different atmosphere, a story, some quests, cartoony-8bit-graphics and another feeling to it (and some other small stuff, too).

I hope you enjoy playing it. :)

Welcome to Utopia!
A few days ago a storm destroyed nearly the whole town.
Help these people and find out more about the Core-Ore...
Mine around as a mining robot, earn money, buy better hardware and complete missions.

This game has a few missions, different upgrades for your robot like drills, chasis, cooling liquids and batteries, awesome music made by Kevin MacLeod, some selfmade 8bit sounds, and lots of coal, iron, gold, wolfram, smaragd, ruby and diamonds!

How to play:
'LEFT', 'UP', 'RIGHT', 'DOWN' - move around
'X' - interact with things
'C' - cancel or leave
'J' - jobs
'M' - map
'I' - inventory

Reviews


chainsteelchainsteel

Rated 4 / 5 stars

I really like this game. Good graphics, idea and easy to play.
Major issue for me is that its not saving it. I've played this twice now, come to save it and when I've gone back it has not registered it.
I do like this game but rather not sit in one sitting and play it till the end,



Jonny29Jonny29

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Good quick game easily completed would be cool if there was more to do in game, maybe make it a little more challenging or perhaps both.



ZedralanZedralan

Rated 4 / 5 stars

I know I spent a lot of time on Motherlode, and when I first saw that in the game description I buckled down for some serious mining that would take me a week. Sadly, it didn't really take me a week. Under two hours actually. I enjoyed those two hours, and the game was still fresh enough I would continue on after that.

You play as a little metal robot called... "Robot"... who is there at this place to mine for various thingiemabobbies. Of course, it would be a boring game if you started off able to just aim down and win. You have to preform quests and dig up resources to advance and dig more resources up for more quests and ect.

It's a tried and true method that works well in a lot of games, Toss The Turtle made it *really* popular way back when. What I do appreciate is that the game is NOTHING like Motherlode. Different setting, quests, and somewhat interesting characters inhabiting the world. Small world, mind you.

If you've got some time and want to relax, I'd play this little gem. If you're not into cute little mining robots, that's your choice. But I say give it a go.


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OrangeGiantOrangeGiant

Rated 4 / 5 stars

Having played Motherload, I feel that the one thing this game has over Motherload is the fact that this game has medals, because I love them, why else? However, they are too easy to get; I earned all of them (the standard 500 points worth of medals) in less than an hour. You can (and probably will) get all of them by the time you beat the whole game! What were you thinking when you gave an achievement just for starting up the game? Oh well...

It would be a good idea to make the achievements a bit more challenging to get, add some hazards, more quests, more upgrades, and some other things. You could consider that if you ever decide on making a sequel.

Sure, this game has quests, but they are only "fetch quests." The people want you to gather certain quantities of ores/items, or a certain amount of cash. Almost no variation there. That can also be improved in the sequel.

All complaints out of the way, I still enjoyed this game. This game could be better, though.

By the way, I love the graphics of this game; 8-bit is awesome!


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Revo357912Revo357912

Rated 4 / 5 stars

This game. It reminds me of a simplified version of MotherLoad. Did you get your inspiration from that game?