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Total movies: 5


[Tier: Moons]Coleco B.C.'s Quest for Tires in 01:42.95 by MESHUGGAH.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2017-12-05)
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Submission #5695 — Author's comments
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Rating: 5.5 (4.5 votes)
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- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Action
B.C.'s Quest for Tires is a 1983 video game developed by Sydney Development and published by Sierra On-Line. It was released for not just the ColecoVision, but also the Commodore 64, Atari 8-bit family, ZX Spectrum, MSX, and Apple II. The game is based on the comic strip B.C. by Johnny Hart, with the title being a play on the title of the contemporaneous film Quest for Fire.

In the game, the player takes the role of the caveman Thor, who has to rescue his girlfriend, "Cute Chick", who has been kidnapped by a dinosaur. To do this, he must travel on his stone unicycle (actually an impossible wheel) through several levels. Each level has Thor moving from the left to the right, avoiding various dangers.

The game is considered ridiculously difficult, but MESHUGGAH beats one loop of the game in just 1 minute and 42 seconds, making it look easy.


[Tier: Vault]Coleco Frogger II: ThreeeDeep! (USA) in 11:50.38 by CoolKirby.
Bizhawk movie (.bkm) (date: 2014-02-02)
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Submission #4176 — Author's comments
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Rating: 4.0 (7 votes)
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- Genre: Platform
In this game, you must move the frog to each berth at the top of the screen. There are three different types of areas.

The author completes the first 5 levels, after which there is no new content.


[Tier: Moons]Coleco Jumpman Junior (USA) in 04:40.42 by BrunoVisnadi.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2016-02-01)
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Submission #4987 — Author's comments
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Obsoletes movie #2214 (04:48.58)
Rating: 6.8 (6.5 votes)
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- Uses death to save time
- Heavy luck manipulation
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Platform
- Genre: Puzzle
Jumpman Junior is a game developed by Randy Glover, who described it as a "lite" version of Jumpman containing 12 levels for users without disk drives. In it, you need to defuse all of the bombs placed on Jupiter by terrorists. To do this, you must climb up ladders, touch the vines, and, of course, jump.

BrunoVisnadi improves the previous run by 7.70 seconds, thanks to a new trick and faster routes.

Note: The character should not be confused with Mario, who was originally named Jumpman. Interestingly enough, Glover cited Donkey Kong as inspiration for this game. It is not known whether the naming is a coincidence or not.


[Tier: Moons]Coleco Oil's Well (USA) in 03:27.64 by BrunoVisnadi.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2016-02-13)
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Submission #5009 — Author's comments
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Rating: 6.8 (7.5 votes)
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- Heavy luck manipulation
- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Action
In Oil's Well, you control a robotic arm with a drill head as it mines deep below the earth's crust to mine oil and make you rich. But two kinds of enemies lie in wait for you – bugs that damage your robotic arm, and land mines that damage your drill head. You must coordinate your movements to avoid them or your drill is toast!

This run by BrunoVisnadi completes all 10 stages in under three and a half minutes with carefully planned routes and some close calls with enemies.


[Tier: Vault]Coleco Zaxxon (USA) in 01:55.89 by dwangoAC.
BizHawk Movie (.bk2) (date: 2015-08-25)
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Submission #4802 — Author's comments
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Rating: 5.0 (7.5 votes)
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- Uses hardest difficulty
- Genre: Shooter
The original arcade game Zaxxon was the first game to employ an isometric perspective, later used in other games like Q*Bert, Marble Madness, and Fallout. This ColecoVision port preserves the graphical style which gave the game its name – AXONometric projection.

This run by dwangoAC uses the hardest difficulty and performs several difficult shots in order to beat the first cycle of the game in under two minutes.

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