Chip's Challenge

Critic Score User Score
Commodore 64
67
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Windows 3.x
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DOS
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Description

Nerdy Chip desperately wants to join the "Bit Busters" computer club, led by Melinda the Mental Marvel. However, before she'll let him in, he must prove his intelligence by passing the initiation test. 149 increasingly difficult levels, including a few hidden ones, await Chip in this tile-based puzzle game. Use tools such as keys, and special shoes to bypass obstacles. Manipulate switches to and use dirt blocks to build bridges across waterways. Avoid enemy creatures, grab all the computer chips in the level, and hurry to the exit: On top of everything else, there's a time limit!


Screenshots

Chip's Challenge Atari ST So I can't complete the level this time
Chip's Challenge Amiga Level 20 - Tossed Salad.
Chip's Challenge Commodore 64 Touch blue tiles to find out whether they are traversable
Chip's Challenge Amiga Level 91 - Jumping Swarm.

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User Reviews

A great adventure game. Possibly the only great adventure game by Microsoft. Windows 3.x VortexS130 (85)

Critic Reviews

Commodore Format Commodore 64 Mar, 1991 90 out of 100 90
The One Amiga Dec, 1990 88 out of 100 88
Power Play Lynx Jun, 1990 84 out of 100 84
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Jan, 1991 835 out of 1000 84
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) DOS Dec, 1991 10 out of 12 83
ST Format Atari ST Jan, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Your Sinclair ZX Spectrum Jan, 1991 82 out of 100 82
Atari HQ Lynx 1995 8 out of 10 80
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Atari ST Apr, 1991 8.6 out of 12 72
The Video Game Critic Lynx Feb 26, 2004 C 50

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Trivia

Enhanced version

An enhanced-graphics version of Chip's Challenge appears in Microsoft Entertainment Pack 4.

Awards

  • Commodore Format
    • January 1992 (Issue 16) - Cf's all time Top Ten Essential Mega Games
  • Power Play
    • Issue 01/1991 - Best Lynx Game in 1990

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