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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 DOS Title screen (VGA)
Chip's Challenge DOS Level 1 (VGA)
Chip's Challenge DOS Title screen (EGA, Tandy)
Chip's Challenge Amstrad CPC Finished the first lesson.

Promo Images

Chip's Challenge Screenshot
Chip's Challenge Screenshot
Chip's Challenge Screenshot
Chip's Challenge Screenshot

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User Reviews

A great adventure game. Possibly the only great adventure game by Microsoft. Windows 3.x VortexS130 (106)

Critic Reviews

neXGam Lynx 2002 8.6 out of 10 86
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Atari ST Jan, 1991 835 out of 1000 84
Power Play Lynx Jun, 1990 84 out of 100 84
Portable Review Lynx Feb 05, 2006 33 out of 40 82
Joker Verlag präsentiert: Sonderheft Atari ST 1993 80 out of 100 80
Atari HQ Lynx 1995 8 out of 10 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Amiga Feb, 1991 79 out of 100 79
Power Play Commodore 64 Jul, 1991 60 out of 100 60
Datormagazin Commodore 64 Mar 27, 1991 40 out of 100 40
Game Zero Lynx Feb, 1996 Unscored Unscored

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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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