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ANN - OIDS.X released for Mac OS X

Xavagus Prime Software <http://www.xavagus.com> is pleased to announce
the release of OIDS.X, a remake of a classic video game from the
1990s.

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.
� 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.  The registration fee is $20.00.

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

System requirements are a PowerPC G3 or higher, and an OpenGL-capable
video card: ATI Rage 128 or higher, or any NVidia card.
OIDS.X does not run on Classic Mac OS.  A Classic compatible version
is still available.

You can download OIDS.X at <http://www.xavagus.com/oids_dl.html>
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