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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!


Chip's Challenge Lynx Level 4
Chip's Challenge Lynx Bugs!
Chip's Challenge Lynx Level 2
Chip's Challenge Lynx The story!

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Critic Reviews

The Atari Times Dec 09, 2004 90 out of 100 90
neXGam 2002 8.6 out of 10 86
Power Play Jun, 1990 84 out of 100 84
Video Games Mar, 1991 84 out of 100 84
Megablast 1992 82 out of 100 82
IGN Jul 06, 1999 8 out of 10 80
Defunct Games Aug 12, 2007 80 out of 100 80
Atari HQ 1995 8 out of 10 80
The Video Game Critic Feb 26, 2004 C 50
Game Zero Feb, 1996 Unscored Unscored


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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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J. Michael Bottorff (1759) added Chip's Challenge (Lynx) on Feb 13, 2003
Other platforms contributed by firefang9212 (74271), Hipolito Pichardo (5992), Andreas Lange, Martin Smith (75551), The cranky hermit (2946) and Ye Olde Infocomme Shoppe (1686)