Remember the name of a Pre-OSX Mac game where you swung around dots with a bar?
August 14, 2012 11:43 AM Subscribe
This old Macintosh game sprung to mind, but until Google has metadata for game mechanics, I will have a hard time finding it. Do you remember its name?
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In the game, you controlled a bar rotating around one of a series of dots. There were other dots on the screen, generally in a grid. Pressing a key, you could latch onto the next dot that your bar passed. Around some dots were good things, around others were bad things. There were a bunch of game modes, some about hitting other players (it had local multiplayer), some about being the first to get somewhere or rotate around all the flagged dots. I think there were Windows version(s) of this game, but I don't know for sure.
I remember a game, maybe the same one, where there were some crazy powerups. One would make everything leave trails, providing a trippy experience that would confuse the other player.
All the databases I've found let you search by name, or maybe by operating system (Wikipedia included) but I don't recall either! The version with the trippy powerups, if it was the same, was certainly in color.