Manic Miner for PC DOS

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Manic Miner

Online version of Manic Miner for PC DOS. Manic Miner is a platform game originally written for the ZX Spectrum by Matthew Smith and released by Bug-Byte. It is the first game in the Miner Willy series and among the pioneers of the platform game genre. Miner Willy, while prospecting down Surbiton way, stumbles upon an ancient, long forgotten mine-shaft. On further exploration, he finds evidence of a lost civilisation far superior to our own, which used automatons to dig deep into the Earth's core to supply the essential raw materials for their advanced industry...

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Released in
1983
Publisher
Software Projects Ltd.
Developer
Bug-Byte Software Ltd. (Matthew Smith)
Platforms
ZX Spectrum (1983), Commodore 64, Dragon 32/64 (1984), Amstrad CPC, MSX (1985), PC DOS (1997), Windows (1998), Game Boy Advance (2002)

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IBM PC with MS-DOS

Online emulated version of Manic Miner was originally developed for the IBM PC and compatible computers, with MS DOS - Microsoft Disk Operating System. It is an OS for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft and released in 1981 as PC DOS 1.0.
MS-DOS was targeted at Intel 8086 processors running on computer hardware using floppy disks to store and access not only the operating system, but application software and user data as well. Progressive version releases delivered support for other mass storage media in ever greater sizes and formats, along with added feature support for newer processors and rapidly evolving computer architectures. Ultimately, it was the key product in Microsoft's development from a programming language company to a diverse software development firm, providing the company with essential revenue and marketing resources. It was also the underlying basic operating system on which early versions of Windows ran as a GUI.

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online game added: 2010-12-19, by dj