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BP Offshore Oilstrike the Board Game

From Ben Schiller – “Apparently BP collaborated on a boardgame back in the 1970s. Called “BP Offshore Oilstrike”, the aim is to explore for oil, build platforms, lay pipelines, and avoid – er – environmental disasters. One of the hazard cards reads: “‘Blow-out! Rig damaged. Oil slick clean-up costs. Pay $1million.’”