OIL is an oil drilling game set in America 1900. Prospectors would compete to extract vast amounts of oil before their rivals to make as much money as possible and build their oil empire. The film ‘There Will Be Blood’ serves as the perfect reference for this backdrop. In OIL players compete to control the oil, pillaging the earth for its natural resources and seeing the results of their labor reflected in the boomtown developing around the play area as the game progresses. OIL will focus on beautiful presentation with a subtle critique of the harmful nature of resource extraction.
Below is some insight into OIL's development