Colecovision Games Starting with Qu to Zz
Quest for Quintana Roo
As Yucatan Sam, your quest is to explore the temple of Quintana Roo. Find the vault that is hidden somewhere within and return with the treasure that is inside. Your quest begins outside the temple. Climb your way up the side of the temple in order to get inside. Poisonous snakes and deadly lightning bolts will block your progress.
River Raid is a vertically scrolling action game. You fly a jet down the river in an attempt to destroy bridges which are vital to the enemy. This task seems easy at first, but the choppers, tanks and other obstacles will try to shot you down. Keep an eye on the fuel gauge, when it runs out, you loose a life. To refuel, fly over the fuel depots.
Rescue Maid Marian who is being held by the Sheriff of Nottingham in a castle. Your secondary objectives, as you can well imagine, are to steel from the rich and give tot he poor. The game features various scenes with many levels with different objectives. Game-play takes place on several different screens which have different objectives.
While daydreaming through central park, you fall into the New York sewer system. Here you find three Russian submarines and they have blocked off the system. Your only way out of the sewer system is to destroy the Russian submarines.
Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel’s Castle
Smurfette is being help captive on a platform in Gargamel’s castle. Jump over obstacles and stay away from spiders while making your way up to smurfette to rescue her. Completing of this task restarts the game with faster moving obstacles and it also takes longer and includes more scenes.
Spy Hunter is another port of a popular Arcade game. In fact, this one is so popular that it continues to be brought on to modern game consoles. As with the original, your car is equipped with machine guns to help you get past the numerous enemies out on the road. Occasionally you will come across a weapons van, drive into the back of the van and your car becomes equipped with a second weapon such as smoke screen, oil slick, or missiles.
Star Trek: Strategic Operations Center
Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator is based abroad the Starship Enterprise. The top part of the screen contains a third person view of the Enterprise and its gauges while the bottom part is the first person point of view.
The game begins on Tatooine. You are Luke Skywalker and your mission is to meet up with R2D2, C3PO and Obi-Wan. Eventually, your travels take you through Mos Eisley and the Death Star. Most of the game has you controlling Luke, Han or Leia directly.
Star Wars: Jedi Arena
Wandering throughout the arena is a seeker that is capable of firing laser bolts. To win, you need to destroy your opponents shield by using the seeker to fire laser bolts at it. Your weapons consist of a light sabre which is used to control the direction of the laser bolts you fire, as well as block incoming fire from your opponent.
You are a chopper pilot on a surveillance mission in enemy territory. Your goal, make it through various obstacle courses alive and score points. Tall buildings, mountains, narrow tunnels and various enemies such as tanks, rockets and mines can all get in the way and destroy your chopper.
Tapper is another popular 1980s Arcade style game that was ported to many console and home computers and it is still being ported to modern console today. As a beer tapper you must work hard to serve demanding beer customers. In this bar, there are four bar lanes with customers appearing at random points along. Send them a bear and when they are done, which is pretty quick, they send the mug back for a refill.
Threshold is a simple Shoot’em up game. Use your spaceship to shoot several enemy formations. Working against you is time. Be quick in clearing the waves of invaders as you only get extra fuel after defeating several waves.
Pilot your ship to destroy enemy squadrons. To complete each level, you must meet your quota of enemies. But before you can move on to the next level, you must beat the boss. Your starting level is in the year 1910. As you level-up, you also advance in time. As you move through time, the enemy combatants become tougher. Eventually, you will have to face flying saucers.
Tomarc the Barbarian
In Tomarc the Barbarian, Senta is held captive in a magical cage. You mission, as Tomarc, is to rescue Senta. You get to play two characters in this game. As Tomarc, you are lost in a series of caves searching for the magic sword. Once you have the sword, you can then devote your time to finding Senta.
Explorer King Tut’s tomb in a search for valuable treasures. In addition to the treasures, you will also find a key in each of the chambers. The key is needed in order to unlock the entrance to the next, more difficult chamber.
Up ‘n Down
Collect the coloured flags as you drive around the curved course. This game offers a few cartoon like options like jumping over gaps, other cars and jumping on to other cars. By landing on another car, they are taken out of the race and you collect bonus points. You can also collect things like balloons and ice cream cones for bonus points. The faster you collect all the flags, the bigger a time bonus you get.
Venture was a popular arcade game of the early 1980s and was ported to several game consoles. This is a treasure collect type game. Search the dungeons for the treasures and protect yourself against the deadly creatures with your crossbow. Once you snag the treasure, head for the exit.
The goal of the game is to turn the entire maze green. This is done by connecting each section of the maze to the centre of the screen. After all sections of the maze have been connected, you can move on to the next, more challenging level.