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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 Mac video game.
  • Originally released in 1990, OIDS was a hit on the Mac 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

What's New

Version 10.0.4 adds the following:
  • Fixed saving of the keyboard exclusive setting.
  • Fixed a long-standing bug that was keeping USB game pads from working properly.
  • Modified default button code to allow persons with Mac OS X versions prior to 10.2 to be able to register.


Mac OS X 10.1.3 or later, G3 or higher, an OpenGL-capable video card (ATI Rage 128 or better), or any NVidia card.

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OIDS.X User Discussion

4 5


Current Version (10.x)


Downloads 6,570
Version Downloads 2,431
License Shareware
Date 05 Dec 2003
Platform OS X / PPC 32
Price $14.99
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