Planet Miners

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Planet Miners
Planet Miners.jpg
Cover art used for all platforms
Publisher(s)Avalon Hill
Platform(s)TRS-80, Apple II, Atari 8-bit, Commodore PET
Release1980: TRS-80
1981: Atari, PET

Planet Miners (sometimes The Planet Miners) is a game published by the Microcomputer Games division of Avalon Hill for the TRS-80 Level II microcomputer in 1980. It was ported to the Atari 8-bit family, Apple II, and Commodore PET.[1] The game is written in BASIC.[2]

Plot summary[edit]

Planet Miners is a game that depicts a struggle for control of mining concessions on the nine planets of our solar system between four rival corporations.[3]


Joseph T. Suchar reviewed Planet Miners in The Space Gamer No. 32.[3] Suchar commented that "Overall I found it tedious. I would not recommend it."[3]


  1. ^ Planet Miners Manual (PDF). Avalon Hill. 1980.
  2. ^ "Planet Miners". Atari Mania.
  3. ^ a b c Suchar, Joseph T. (October 1980). "Capsule Reviews". The Space Gamer. Steve Jackson Games (32): 28.

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