This real-time the player on the other side of the mid-1970's Oil Crisis. As the Chief Executive of Engulf Oil, you attempt to turn crisis into cash, making your windfall profits. The player controls parameters such as OPEC Pricing, Dock Workers Salaries, Gas Station Attendant's Salaries, and Gas Station Prices in an attempt to create an optimum economic model. However, the situation may be complicated by price fixing from the other four oil companies or government intervention to minimize a potential oil prices. Low-res graphics of cars lined up at the gas stations and of oil tankers at the dockyards provide players with real-time feedback on how their economic models affects queue (line) length and demonstrates how an oil crises may occur.
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Designed and programmed by David Mullich
in about one week while he was still a student at California State University, Northridge, where he was majoring in Computer Science. See more