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Utopian Mining

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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


favorite game on newgrounds! so much fun



You need to rearrange the efficiency curve.
The most stuck moment is ironically first part of the game.
Batter recharging cost is extremely high compared to value of coal and iron.
I had to mine almost all of the surface to upgrade the mere one.
But once I have the fairest battery the situation is completely changed.
There is no obstacle to beating this game from then and mining is 10x more easier.



Short, but charming and fun! I love it.


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A clearly proof that the games not need action to be funny.


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i love this game, i love the music too. the only problem was it was a little short for me.


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Credits & Info

Views
578,296
Faves:
3,702
Votes
11,619
Score
4.35 / 5.00

Uploaded
Apr 15, 2012
10:00 AM EDT
Genre
Adventure - RPG
Tags
  • Daily 2nd Place April 16, 2012
  • Weekly 5th Place April 18, 2012