DesktopIconWormsDCWorms: The Directors Cut
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Developer Team17
Publisher Ocean
Platforms Amiga Advanced Graphics Architecture
Rating 3+ (ELSPA)
Genre Turn-based strategy, artillery
Technical Information

Worms: The Directors Cut is the largest and final expansion pack of the original Worms game. It was released exclusively for the Amiga in 1997. The game is an updated version of the original Amiga version, with various enhancements, additions and tweaks. Although it was very well received by fans, only 5,000 copies of the game were sold worldwide.

Differences from the Original

Worms: The Directors Cut enhanced the engine, graphics and game-play of the original Worms, various new features got added in, such as the ability to perform a back-flip, new weapons, and a level editor. Other features include:

  • Over 300 colours on-screen including 70 sky and 40 water colours.
  • Super-smooth quarter pixel scrolling.
  • 9 level parallax scrolling (including 2 layers of mountains).
  • 14 new weapons - Such as the Holy Hand Grenade, Mad Cows, and more.
  • Level editor for Workbench.
  • New level types/custom levels.
  • Wormbench - Themes for customising Workbench.
  • DIY Landscape - Draw your own or alter standard graphics.
  • Graffiti Mode - Worms inbuilt level editor, unlimited level design.
  • Cavern Levels - Put a roof on backgrounds.

Weapons & Utilities

Weapons in bold text are new to Worms: The Directors Cut.


External links

Worms (series)
2D variants First Generation

Worms (1995)Worms ReinforcementsWorms and Reinforcements UnitedWorms: The Directors Cut

Second Generation

Worms 2Worms ArmageddonWorms World Party (Remastered)
Spin-Offs: Worms PinballWorms Blast Worms Golf

Third Generation

Worms Open WarfareWorms (2007) Worms Open Warfare 2Worms: A Space OddityWorms 2: ArmageddonWorms ReloadedWorms Battle Islands
Spin-Offs: Worms Crazy GolfWorms (Facebook) 

Fourth Generation

Worms RevolutionWorms Clan WarsWorms 3 Worms Battlegrounds Worms W.M.D 

3D variants

Worms 3DWorms Forts: Under SiegeWorms 4: MayhemWorms: Ultimate Mayhem
Spin-Offs: Worms Battle Rally (cancelled)