BC's Quest for Tires

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ZX Spectrum
Commodore 64
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Cute Chick is in trouble! She is being held captive by the dinosaur, and it is up to Thor to ride his trusty wheel to the rescue. There are many obstacles in the way which Thor will need to jump and duck, including rocks, trees, rivers, lava pits, cliffs, and of course Fat Broad. When you duck, the character bounces up and down, so don't duck too soon. BC's Quest For Tires is a side scrolling action game resembling Moon Patrol in some ways, featuring characters from the comic strip BC.


BC's Quest for Tires PC Booter Title screen (CGA 4-color)
BC's Quest for Tires Apple II Jumping over a rolling stone...
BC's Quest for Tires ZX Spectrum Title and credits screen
BC's Quest for Tires Apple II Don't get hit on the head by a club!

Alternate Titles

  • "B.C.'s Quest for Tires" -- ColecoVision title
  • "B.C.'s Quest" -- ColecoVision in-game title

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User Reviews

A humorous Moon Patrol clone based on the famous comic strip Commodore 64 *Katakis* (37904)

Critic Reviews

TeleMatch Atari 8-bit Mar, 1984 1 out of 6 100
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jan, 1986 8 out of 10 80
Sinclair User ZX Spectrum Jan, 1986 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
The Video Game Critic ColecoVision Jul 04, 2001 B 75
Micro 7 Commodore 64 Mar, 1984 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67
Computer Gamer MSX Nov, 1986 13 out of 20 65
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Commodore 64 Jan, 1986 6 out of 10 60
Zzap! Commodore 64 May, 1985 57 out of 100 57


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Spectrum version

This was the only one of Sierra's games to ever be converted to the Spectrum, even though at least 15 were released for the similar-spec Commodore 64. As with most conversions of titles from Access/EA/MicroProse/Sega/Capcom et al., it was undertaken by a British company - in this case Software Projects, who published Jet Set Willy.
Contributed to by Martin Smith (63030), Silverblade (1413), Servo (55759) and koffiepad (9992)