In the 1970s, an obscure board games publisher called Printabox collaborated with BP to design a game called BP Offshore Oil Strike. BP Offshore Oil Strike Europe board game Will You Strike Oil, Dry Hole or Hazard? Here are some rules (courtesy of Boardgamegeek): Two to four players compete at exploring for oil, building …
Pun for all the family
Sounds like a slick game, they should remake it... be crude timing tho
Oil bet you'll regret that joke...
...you must be a barrel of laughs
yep, that will be REAL popular here in coastal Louisiana!
Can I get the Gulf of Mexico edition?
The 70's were harsh.
Community Sea Chest
Your Rig has Exploded and Sunk. Pay the Banker £44bn
I remember playing this when I was at UEA in '76, now a prominent center for dissemination of unfactual emails about the climate but then famous mostly for its spectroscopy departments.
I couldn't remember the name of the game for the life of me last week when I was talking about it, and the yoofs I was talking to ridiculed me with harsh words, taunting me without mercy.
Oh how I shall laugh as I force their e-mail accounts to accept a link to this page!
Bwa-ha-ha etc etc etc.
"Oh how I shall laugh as I force their e-mail accounts to accept a link to this page!"
Good work, but don't you have a PFY to handle the general hench work?
Wrong sort of strike?
You see, in the 70's british strike usually meant something totally different.
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