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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 Windows 3.x Starting the game
Chip's Challenge Windows 3.x Getting some chips in Level 37

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Alternate Titles

  • "Chip's Challenge 1" -- Steam title

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A great adventure game. Possibly the only great adventure game by Microsoft. VortexS130 (105) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars

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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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The cranky hermit (2947) added Chip's Challenge (Windows 3.x) on Mar 14, 2005
Other platforms contributed by J. Michael Bottorff (1759), Kam1Kaz3NL77 (477791), firefang9212 (78068), Hipolito Pichardo (14069), Andreas Lange, Martin Smith (79966) and Ye Olde Infocomme Shoppe (1695)
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