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Goldfields

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#1
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
Goldfields.sit (624.82 KB)
For System 6.x - Mac OS 9
#2
[www].se [ftp].se [mirror].us
goldfields_bootable.sit (2.13 MB)
For System 6.x - Mac OS 9
Emulation
This game works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II, Mini vMac

A staple of Australian schools through the late '80s and early '90s, Goldfields is a simulation game where you look to make your fortune during a gold rush.

You start without money and equipment, but have plenty of options at your disposal - not only can you work at local businesses, but you can buy shares in a carting business or mine, become partners with the market gardener and expand his business, study to become a doctor...and this is all before you actually start looking for gold.

Oh, and watch out for bushrangers, shoddy mine construction, police (if you become a thief or unlicenced miner) and various other threats to your health!

Play it Again page: http://playitagainproject.org/games/goldfields/

First DL: Game folder deflated with StuffIt
Second DL: Mini vMac-bootable 5 MB disk image with System 6.0.8, HyperCard 2.1, and Goldfields 2.1

Compatibility

This is a HyperCard stack; HyperCard 2.x is required to play it.

Goldfields will not run properly from a locked volume, as the stack needs to modify itself to keep track of things like your inventory.

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24bit's picture
by 24bit - 2016, March 13 - 11:56pm

Nice finding of beautiful monochrome artwork, Nicholas!
While you are looking through your files, please consider making a DiskCopy IMG file of desired folders and stuff it afterwards.
That way the oldies may just be dropped on MiniVMac´s working screen. (after unstuffing)