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Chicken Invaders

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Chicken Invaders
Chicken Invaders cover
Developers
InterAction Studios
Release dates
Windows 1999
Chicken Invaders
Chicken Invaders 1999
Chicken Invaders 2 2002
Chicken Invaders 3 2006
Chicken Invaders 4 2010
Chicken Invaders 5 2014

Key points

Has problems running on Windows 10 and above. See "Low frame-rate"

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows

Game data[edit]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Alt + Tab crashes the game

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English
French
German
Italian
Polish
Spanish

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2

Issues fixed[edit]

Low frame-rate[edit]

DirectDraw emulation is broken in Windows 10 and later
Use a DirectDraw wrapper[1]
  1. Download the DirectDrawCompat wrapper
  2. Extract the contents from the .zip file into the game's installation folder

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) 95/98/Me/2000/XP/Vista/7
Processor (CPU) 166 MHz
System memory (RAM) 32 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 10 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 7.0 compatible

References