University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Richard Dimel Videogame Collection, 1982-1984

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dimel, Richard
Title: Dimel, Richard, Videogame Collection
Dates: 1982-1984
Abstract: The collection contains a ColecoVision game console and 7 ColecoVision games.
Accession No.: 2011-137
OCLC No.: 956448687
Extent: 2 ft., 6 in.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a ColecoVision game console and 7 ColecoVision games. The console should be in working order.


Access Restrictions

Access to portions of this collection are restricted. Contact repository for further information.

Published games in our UTVA collections are available for research by appointment only. Please contact Briscoe Center Digital Archivist, Jessica Meyerson, at for more information.

Use Restrictions

A portion of this collection is stored remotely. Advance notice required for retrieval. Contact repository for retrieval.

The donor retains copyright on all materials by the creator. Written permission must be obtained from copyright holder in order to photocopy or publish from the collection.

Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Dimel, Richard
Video games
Austin (Tex.)

Related Material

Forms part of the UT Videogame Archive

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Richard Dimel Videogame Collection, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Austin Hixon, August 2011.

Finding aid and revisions made by Matthew Cepeda, June 2015.

Subsequent revisions made by Jennifer Allen, August 2016

Detailed Description of the Papers



2011-026/1 [Restricted] Mouse Trap, Coleco, ColecoVision, 1982.
Cosmic Avenger, Coleco, ColecoVision, 1982.
Smurf: Rescue in Gargamel's Castle, Coleco, ColecoVision, 1982.
Artillery Duel, Xonox, ColecoVision, 1983.
Donkey Kong Junior, Coleco, ColecoVision, 1983.
It's Only Rock 'N Roll, Xonox, ColecoVision, 1984.
Omega Race, Coleco, ColecoVision, 1983.



SRH 2.350 [Restricted] ColecoVision