Blast rocks, drill tunnels and force your way through every mountain. At the beginning you have enough time and no major problems. Once the TNT charges are placed you can start the blasting to create the tunnel entrance. The excavated material will be loaded by a shovel dozer on a dump truck and transported to the storage site.
User reviews: Mostly Negative (45 reviews)
Release Date: Mar 5, 2014
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Blast rocks, drill tunnels and force your way through every mountain. At the beginning you have enough time and no major problems. Once the TNT charges are placed you can start the blasting to create the tunnel entrance. The excavated material will be loaded by a shovel dozer on a dump truck and transported to the storage site. As soon as the entrance is cleaned up the huge tunnel drilling machine will march up. But this monster can only start operation if it is supplied with sufficient building material. This has to be delivered by crane and train. You have to steer all vehicles like the maintenance van, crane, tunnel drilling machine or the fire brigade.

That’s how you’ll create the building site piece by piece before starting the tunnel itself. You’ll need to pay attention to many factors. The tunnel drilling machine has to be kept supplied with building materials. It’s important that you don’t lose track of your tasks. Frequent visits to your control room will be crucial.

Features

  • Detailed scenery in 3D graphics
  • Intriguing, ongoing story
  • Weather effects, day / night shift
  • Various tasks
  • Long lasting fun factor
  • Free choice of the level, once you have accomplished all tasks
  • Intuitive control via keyboard and mouse

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: 2,4 GHz Pentium or 100% compatible CPU
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce 6800GT, ATI Radeon HD 3650
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
    • Processor: 3,0 GHz Pentium or 100% compatible CPU
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTX 560, ATI Radeon HD 6970
    • Hard Drive: 1 GB available space
Helpful customer reviews
9 of 12 people (75%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 21
The setting of this game is one that really piqued my interest, who would've thought that mining and tunneling in a post-apocalyptic European Union would be so immersive?
The main story behind the game, which the developers subtly drop clues and hints about, is that a group of individuals, cloned from the same template, are made to mine and tunnel for one of the many enclaves that emerged from the ruins of a nuclear war on a global scale, in a ragtag prequel to the famous "metro" series.
The gameplay is very symbolic of how we are all trying to burrow ourselves into a little hole to escape the pressures of society. You don't just move rocks - you move hearts. The roar of the machines is the only motivation you need. They're there not just for manual support - they give more approval to you than your boss-bailiff, whom you never meet face-to-face. Your frustrations are almost literally blown away by the satisfaction of moving masses of earth, which is as simple as T...N...T.
I was amazed at the concept of using gentically identical clones as manual labourers, and the subtle argument for its' establishment in the workplace portrayed by the game. While I disagree with oligopolistic conglomerates cloning its' own workforce, the game makes a convincing argument for the "pros" side of the argument.

Oh and P.S., this game is boring. Really boring. You must detonate, pick up, and move gravel until your fingers, eyes, and brain bleed and you have the brain activity of an autistic tomato. If you buy this game, I will call Interpol and notify the international criminal court of your heinous act.

Like skyrim with diggers
10/10 GOTY
(don't buy it pls)
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: December 24
This game makes me wish I was trapped in a mining tunnel in real life.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
15.4 hrs on record
Posted: July 13
5/10 - An okay-ish game, a very good "simulator".

Unlike most of the other simulators I tried, this one doesn't make you hit a game-breaking bug 10 minutes in. The developers also had the great idea of giving you an option to reset your cars should you encounter a physics-related bug, a great idea considering how the PhysX-based engine reacts to collisions.
Performance-wise, like all the other simulators, it's stupidly demanding and changing the settings doesn't do anything.
As far as gameplay goes, it's pretty simple and rather repetitive, but at least you won't be standing in front of your screen waiting for 15 minutes like in some other simulators.

Game is relatively fun if you can refrain from shooting people in the face for a few minutes and (mostly) works. Not bad. Don't get it for €15 though, wait for a possible bundle (BundleStars may have it in the future).
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5 of 9 people (56%) found this review helpful
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 9
Best Bugfestival ever :D
I would recomend it for 3 or 4 euro but no for 15
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3 of 6 people (50%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 2
This game sucks! I've played a lot of Simulators, and this is.. I don't know what this is.
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383 of 460 people (83%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 5
Absolutrely terrible, save your money and play monopoly.

The game is unplayable in anything but the lowest of graphiocs settings.

The graphics are like 1980's quality and the game is so badly written that it cant run at more than 7FPS in certain parts of the "map" because the background City graphics lock up the GPU/CPU.

It is ridiculous, I have a Radeon R9 290X (OC), Asus ROG Maximus VI Formula mobo, i7 4770 (Haswell) CPU, 16GB RAM, Win 7 Home Premium 64 all running off an OCZ Vertex III 120BG SSD/Samsung EVO 840 Pro 245GB SSD ...and it cannot run this game!!!!

Sorry guys, I really wanted to like this game, but it is unplayable. I am going to request my money back because this game is not suited to purpose and is unplayable
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64 of 76 people (84%) found this review helpful
2.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 8
Do NOT buy this game. unless you like wasting money, then go ahead. This game is beyond terrible. The gameplay is tedious and extremely boring and repetetive. Graphics are about Sega Saturn quality. The background is in 2 dimensions and looks like it was copy/paste from Google Earth. Vehicles have crap speed and handling. You can capsize a truck when going 20 mph! The mechanics are extremely confusing and take about an hour to grasp. The whole thing is sloppy. TNT doesn't cause explosions, it just makes dirt "magically" dissapear. The glitches are AWFUL. In one vehicle, the camera spased out and I couldn't see it, even after restarting the game. The TDM requires concrete in order to build the tunnel. But there is not enough concrete within the level to suffice the TDM and it doesn't respawn. So, that's how I failed the TUTORIAL. The biggest problem about the big picture is, it doesn't feel like the player is in control. He has to do whatever the game allows him to. For example, you can't drive into certain parts of the excavation site, losing sense of freedom. Which is what the simulator is all about. It just makes you feel like building an actual tunnel in real life. But that's the big issue with this game. The ENTIRE purpose of a simulator is to augment an experience in which feels like real life, without it actually being so. The fact that it fails the one key piece of a simulator, just makes this a bad simulator. So, just forget about ever having a fun experience with this game, and just get Euro Truck Sim. You'll have many more hours of entertainment than this garbage. Also, I've heard about some performance issues. But, I have a GTX 760 and can run the program with max details just fine. So I haven't really found this as a valid issue.
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188 of 285 people (66%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: March 5
A waste of time and money.
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30 of 42 people (71%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 8
NO SOUND!! camera suxs always moving, can not change keys.
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18 of 28 people (64%) found this review helpful
3.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 28
Verry bad dont waste your money
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7 of 12 people (58%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
For what it is, this game works. A tunneling simulator.

Unfortunately...

http://cloud-4.steampowered.com/ugc/774932114968770479/F6CA0CB1A9450B71AC3CBDA1BE86845572B47BD8/

This is what happens when you leave the game sit too long.

Best 10 minutes of my life. 10/10 would explode again.
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6 of 12 people (50%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
So after playing 1 hour I'm at 25% of drilling my very first tunnel.
I want to continue by placing some new slabs on the train, but to my horror there are no more slabs.
I guess I'll just stop playing now....
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6 of 12 people (50%) found this review helpful
10.1 hrs on record
Posted: March 29
Rubbish, So Many Bugs. Not Possible To Complete 2nd Level Because Of The Crane Camera Zooming Out Of The Screen And Not Being Able To Load Concrete Plates Onto The Train. PLEASE PATCH THIS GAME!!!!!!!!
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4 of 9 people (44%) found this review helpful
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: August 9
This game is one of the worst simulators going other than woodcutter simulator. Bought them for 99p each but im not even convinced they are worth that :/. If you can get this for free, still dont bother. Its a waste of time!! 0/10
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6 of 15 people (40%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: March 13
first wouldnt load. loads play for 2 mins crashes computer. try again crashes computer complete rubbish dont buy
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2 of 9 people (22%) found this review helpful
13.3 hrs on record
Posted: June 15
the worst game i have ever tried to play has potential but looks dead in the water the maker should give refunds
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0 of 5 people (0%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: July 26
P.i.e.c.e. o.f. c.r.a.p.
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1 of 8 people (13%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 4
totall crap
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1 of 9 people (11%) found this review helpful
4.0 hrs on record
Posted: June 20
Really enjoyable !
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11 of 32 people (34%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 7
Phenomenal game, its got good storytelling and underlying emotional themes, aswell as drama to entice the player.
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