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OIDS.X

10.0.4 for
Mac

Fast-paced arcade game.

OIDS.X is a fast-paced action/arcade style game, melding elements of games like Choplifter, Asteroids, Defender, Lode Runner, and Lunar Lander, to make one very fun and addicting Mac video game.
  • Originally released in 1990, OIDS was a hit on the Mac with gamers looking for a fast paced arcade style game.
  • OIDS earned a rating of five Mice in MacWorld magazine when it was released.
  • New version optimized for Mac OS X, version 10.1.3 or higher, uses OpenGL for graphics.
  • New CD-Quality sound effects.
  • Completely redone graphics with more animation than ever before.
  • New smoke trail effects on player ship and enemy ships.
  • Resizable screen size can run up to 2048 pixels wide.
  • New Title animation.
  • New Aqua interface for choosing Galaxies to play or edit.
  • Support for Keyboard and USB Game controllers.
  • High frame rates for smooth animation.
  • Easy high score posting to the OIDS High Scores Web page.
  • Registered version includes a level editor so you can create your own Galaxies.
  • Comes with 11 levels ranging from easy to diabolical. Dozens more levels are available for free at the OIDS website.
OIDS.X is a shareware game and must be registered to enjoy all of its features. OIDS.X is a free upgrade to all registered OIDS 2.0.x users.
Release Notes Version 10.0.4 adds the following:
  • Fixed saving of the keyboard exclusive setting.
  • Fixed a long-standing bug that was keeping USB game pads from working properly.
  • Modified default button code to allow persons with Mac OS X versions prior to 10.2 to be able to register.