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Venture (ColecoVision)

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Description

Venture is an action game in which you control Winky, the heroic adventurer. Your goal is to collect as many treasures as you can which are scattered throughout numerous dungeons. In each dungeon, there are several chambers which each contain a treasure. Armed only with your crossbow, you need to get past the varied creatures which guard the chamber, snag the treasure, and make it out again. When you collect the treasure from each of the chambers in a dungeon, you can then move on to the next, more difficult dungeon.

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Venture ColecoVision Title screen
Venture ColecoVision Can you collect the diamond?
Venture ColecoVision Watch out for snakes!
Venture ColecoVision Game options

User Reviews

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The Press Says

Tilt Jul, 1983 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 100
TeleMatch Jul, 1983 1 out of 6 100
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Dec 10, 2003 7 out of 10 70
The Video Game Critic Mar 19, 2006 C- 42

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Venture appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Compatibility

The game doesn't work on Intellivision II.
Servo (55823) added Venture (ColecoVision) on Jul 19, 2003
Other platforms contributed by Pseudo_Intellectual (44701) and Servo (55823)