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 8 and above. See "Low frame-rate"

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM details are not known
Windows
Developer website
DRM-free
Download the full game! It's completely FREE!
Windows

Game data[edit]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\[Note 1]

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
60 FPS and 120+ FPS

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse State 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 feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Supports Dolby surround.
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 8 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

Notes

Alternatively, a normal DirectX wrapper can be used to get the same results.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Executable 32-bit 64-bit Notes
Windows

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

Notes

  1. When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).

References