Chip's Challenge 1

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Chip's Challenge 1
Chip's Challenge 1 cover
Developers
Niffler
Publishers
Niffler
Nkidu Games
Release dates
DOS 1991
Windows May 28, 2015
Chip's Challenge 1 at Wikipedia
Chip's Challenge
Chip's Challenge 1 1992
Chuck's Challenge 3D 2014
Chip's Challenge 2 2015

Key points

Originally developed and published for Atari Lynx handheld in 1989 and converted to wide variety of platforms
Received three different conversions for PC. The Steam release is the most recent version and is based on the engine of sequel
The 1992 Windows version and the 2015 Steam release don't use the music from the original Atari Lynx version, although the original soundtrack can be modded back to the Steam version

General information

Steam Community Discussions

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
DRM-free
MS-DOS version with audiovisual presentation patterned after the Atari Lynx original.
DOS
Retail
DRM-free
Sold as part of "Microsoft Entertainment Pack 4" & "Best of Microsoft Entertainment Pack"[1]
Windows
Steam
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Based on Chip's Challenge 2.
Windows

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>/data/options.txt
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/346850/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>/games
Linux (Proton) <Steam-folder>/steamapps/compatdata/346850/pfx/[Note 1]

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).
Mouse acceleration
Mouse sensitivity
For DOSBox set in the DOSBox configuration file.
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support
For DOSBox use the DOSBox Mapper (see the glossary page for other workarounds).

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Localizations

Language UI Audio Sub Notes
English

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista 7, 8
Processor (CPU) 1 GHz or faster processor
System memory (RAM) 512 MB 1 GB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 100 MB
Video card (GPU) DirectX 6.0 compatible
Based on the 2015 version.

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 File/folder structure within this directory reflects the path(s) listed for Windows and/or Steam game data (use Wine regedit to access Windows registry paths). Games with Steam Cloud support may store data in ~/.steam/steam/userdata/<user-id>/346850/ in addition to or instead of this directory. The app ID (346850) may differ in some cases. Treat backslashes as forward slashes. See the glossary page for details.

References