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Submission #5695: MESHUGGAH's Coleco B.C.'s Quest for Tires in 01:42.95

Console: ColecoVision
Game name: B.C.'s Quest for Tires
Game version: any
ROM filename: BC's Quest for Tires (1983) (Sierravision) [!].rom
Emulator: BizHawk 2.2.1
Movie length: 01:42.95
FrameCount: 6169
Re-record count: 2286
Author's real name: Oliver H.
Author's nickname: MESHUGGAH
Submitter: MESHUGGAH
Submitted at: 2017-11-02 19:50:36
Text last edited at: 2017-11-18 10:31:22
Text last edited by: feos
Download: Download (5047 bytes)
Status: judging underway
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Author's comments and explanations:
In this game, Thor saves the Cute Chick with insanely good reactions by avoiding obstacles with Up and Down button while manuvering through deadly hazards like stones and angry cave woman. More info at it's Wikipedia article

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Game objectives

  • Emulator used: BizHawk 2.2.1
  • Hardest difficulty (skill level 4)
  • Aims for shortest input


All the obstacles in the game is influenced by every button every frame except for the croodiles and the defender of at that scenes.

There's only one glitch abused apart from optimized positions to finish the game as soon as possible:

Skipping "Max 70" speed limit
if a scene is limited to 70 speed, the game checks if you have 80 and decreases it to 70 and won't allow you to raise the speed above the limit. However, if you reduce your speed to 79 before a scene like this, you will stay on 79 speed.

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