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Auntie Pastie - 22/03/2008
This version of Dig Dug appeared on Datasoft/U.S. Gold's "Arcade Classics" compilation. Unfortunately, despite the improvements in this rewrite, it was still shown up by "Mr. Do"- a similar digging-type game, but with far better graphics, sound and playability. Basically, if you like Dig Dug, you'll *love* Mr. Do!
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GenreArcade - MiscellaneousYear1983
LanguageMachine LanguagePublisherAtari (USA)
ControlsJoystickDeveloper
Players1, 2 (alt.), DemoCountryUSA
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[unknown]

LicenseCommercial
Graphic Artist(s)Medium  Cartridge 
SoundRarity   
Cover Artist(s)SerialRX8026
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Datasoft, US Gold.


The original 1982 release can be found here.

Many thanks to George Holub for scanning the instructions!

Cartridge

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Instructions

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Book / Magazine Reviews

 Electronic Fun · March, 1984Rating: 3.5 / 4 


Many nursery rhymes are out of date. "Mary, Mary, quite contrary" for example. This one, however, is easily updated. Look, "Dig Dug, Dig Dug, quite contrary" (no razzing yet, please. Hear me out). "How does your garden grow? With Pookas and Frygars and tunnels and rocks and vegetables all in a row." The poem may not have a lot of literary merit nor will it, probably, win the Nobel... [more]


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