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This 2D mining simulator’s old-school graphics belie its deep gameplay. Build a custom mining rig and dig through 14 layers of Earth searching for minerals, battling moles, selling and buying items and upgrades, and exploring the soil-rich world before you.

Game Screenshots

  • A mining robot stands atop a digging rig.
  • Two moles holding spears jump at a decaying building covered in minerals.
  • A menu screen displaying various items for purchase.

The Team

  • Kirk Barnett

    BS in Computer Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation

    Role: Project Manager

  • Andrew Colean

    BS in Computer Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation

    Role: Lead Producer

  • Derek Opitz

    BS in Computer Science and Game Design

    Role: Designer

  • Brandon Stenen

    BS in Computer Science in Real-Time Interactive Simulation

    Role: Technical Director

Featured Quotes

Dig-N-Rig is, as games about digging and mining tend to be, rather compulsive. But combine the building, the surprising complexity, and the glorious 8-bit 2D execution, and you have something that is going to eat time like some kind of desktop-based black hole.”

Jim Rossignol

rockpapershotgun.com

Dig-N-Rig is an amazing DigiPen student project game that puts you in control of Diggit 6400, a mining robot that has several digging tools at its disposal.”

Tim W.

IndieGames.com


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