Chip's Challenge

aka: Chip's Challenge 1

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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!

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Credits (Lynx version)

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Enhanced version

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


  • 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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  • MobyGames ID: 5012


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Contributors to this Entry

Game added by Ye Olde Infocomme Shoppe.

Lynx added by J. Michael Bottorff. SNES, Genesis added by Kam1Kaz3NL77. Antstream added by firefang9212. Windows added by Hipolito Pichardo. Atari ST added by Andreas Lange. Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum added by Martin Smith. Windows 3.x added by The cranky hermit.

Additional contributors: Rebound Boy, Jeanne, lights out party, Patrick Bregger, FatherJack.

Last modified March 21st, 2023.