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Chuckie Egg

Average Rating: 6.45/10
Video Game Rank: 3967
Commodore 64 Rank: 159
ZX Spectrum Rank: 86
Atari ST Rank: 105
BBC Micro Rank: 18
MSX Rank: 33
Dragon 32/64 Rank: 5
Amstrad CPC Rank: 90
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Primary Name
Chuckie Egg
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Minimum Players
1
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Release Date
1983-00-00
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Atari ST edition
Rel Date: 1988-00-00
Publisher: A&F Software
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Developer: A&F Software
Media: Compact Cassette
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Amstrad CPC edition
Rel Date: 1985-00-00
Publisher: A&F Software
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Developer: A&F Software
Media: Compact Cassette
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BBC Micro edition
Rel Date: 1985-00-00
Publisher: A&F Software
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Developer: A&F Software
Media: Compact Cassette
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Commodore 64 edition
Rel Date: 1984-00-00
Publisher: A&F Software
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Developer: A&F Software
Media: Compact Cassette
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MSX edition
Rel Date: 1984-00-00
Publisher: A&F Software
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Developer: A&F Software
Media: Compact Cassette
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ZX Spectrum edition
Rel Date: 1984-00-00
Publisher: A&F Software
ZX Spectrum
Developer: A&F Software
Media: Compact Cassette
Region: 
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Dragon 32/64 edition
Rel Date: 1983-00-00
Publisher: A&F Software
Dragon 32/64
Developer: A&F Software
Media: Compact Cassette
Region: 
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Description Edit | History

"A&F Software's Chuckie Egg is a home computer video game released in 1983, initially for the ZX Spectrum, the BBC Micro and the Dragon. Its subsequent popularity saw it released over the following years on a wide variety of computers, including the Commodore 64, Acorn Electron, MSX, Tatung Einstein, Amstrad CPC and Atari 8-bit family. It was later updated and released for the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, and IBM PC compatibles.

The original idea is generally attributed to the then 16 or 17 year old Nigel Alderton. After a month or two of development, Nigel took a pre-release version of his Spectrum code to the two year old software company A&F, co-founded by Mike Fitzgerald (the F in A&F) and Doug Anderson (the A in A&F). Doug took on the simultaneous development of the BBC Micro version, whilst Mike Webb, an A&F employee, completed the Dragon port. Chuckie Egg went on to sell over a million copies and remained a steady earner for A&F, who eventually went under in the latter half of the 1980s.

The versions fall broadly into two groups — those with realistic physics (e.g. the BBC Micro and Amstrad CPC versions) and those without (e.g. the ZX Spectrum version). Although there is a substantial difference in play between the two, levels remain largely the same and all the 8-bit versions have been cited as classics."

Source: Wikipedia, "Chuckie_Egg," available under the CC-BY-SA License.

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Statistics
Video Game Rank: 3967
Commodore 64 Rank: 159
ZX Spectrum Rank: 86
Atari ST Rank: 105
BBC Micro Rank: 18
MSX Rank: 33
Dragon 32/64 Rank: 5
Amstrad CPC Rank: 90
Num Ratings: 11
Average Rating: 6.45
Standard Deviation: 1.30
Num Views: 552
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
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Fans: 1
Personal Comments: 6
Users Owning: 11
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 0 [find trade matches]
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Plays This Month: 0
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