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Goldrush: Mystic Mine, Skill Game of a Different Sort

Feb 10, 2009, 01:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Because mine cars generally accelerate downhill, the game levels in Mystic Mine are structured as such. The optical trickery reminds one of M. C. Escher: now matter where you are in the mine, you're always going downhill, so the car never needs an uphill boost.

"Players can switch tracks at a designated keystroke so that up to six can use a single keyboard to race their mine cars through the mind-boggling labyrinth simultaneously. You can certainly play solo, but the real fun comes with multiple human competitors."

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