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BC's Quest for Tires (Commodore 64)

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Description

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.

Screenshots

BC's Quest for Tires Commodore 64 Title screen
BC's Quest for Tires Commodore 64 Watch out for Fat Broad!
BC's Quest for Tires Commodore 64 Be sure to duck under the trees!
BC's Quest for Tires Commodore 64 Cruising along on a wheel...

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 *Katakis* (37823) 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars

The Press Says

Micro 7 Mar, 1984 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 67
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jan, 1986 6 out of 10 60
Zzap! May, 1985 57 out of 100 57

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Trivia

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.
Servo (55830) added BC's Quest for Tires (Commodore 64) on Sep 13, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Martin Smith (63134), Silverblade (1421), Servo (55830) and koffiepad (10010)