Venture (Colecovision Flashback)

Score: 969,400
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Scored By: Akito01 (GRF)
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About as high a score as I can record with photo evidence alone, since the score display rolls over at a million.

-- Posted by Akito01 on 2014-11-01 10:32:37   Reply
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The photo incorrectly indicates 'ColecoVision hardware' where it should say 'ColecoVision Flashback' hardware.

-- Posted by Akito01 on 2014-11-01 10:34:55   Reply
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@S.BAZ:

Playing on my own, my usual goal for the Coleco version of Venture is to fill out the treasure screen progressing through each skill level -if I can fill it all out on skill 4, then I 'win'.

What makes the Flashback version unique is simply coming to grips with the idiosyncratic controller, which has a fairly different feel compared to the original thanks to the much shorter joystick shaft and overall looser feeling. It also has a kind of clicky aspect to it that reminds me of the thumbstick on the NeoGeo Pocket Color, and once I treated it that way, I had much better luck playing with it.

-- Posted by Akito01 on 2014-11-03 10:00:26   Reply