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