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OIDS.X for Mac

Developer's Description

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 Macintosh video game.
  • Originally released in 1990, OIDS was a hit on the Macintosh with gamers looking for a fast paced arcade style game.
  • OIDS earned a rating of five Mice in MacWorld magazine when it was released.
  • 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. The registration fee is $14.99.

OIDS.X is a free upgrade to all registered OIDS 2.0.x users.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 10.0.4

  • 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.
  • New in this version is a fix for problems with USB game pads.
  • Fixes a problem with registration on Mac OS X 10.1.x
  • Fixed the saving of the Keyboard exclusive setting.


Release August 25, 2008
Date Added December 5, 2003
Version 10.0.4

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Macintosh, Mac OS X 10.1, Mac OS X 10.2, Mac OS X 10.3
Additional Requirements
  • Mac OS X 10.1.3 or higher
  • ATI Rage 128 or higher, or any nVidia card
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