Chuckie Egg




One of the greatest 8-bit platformers of all time. Originally written by sixteen-year-old Nigel Alderton for the Sinclair Spectrum. See this feature at

Video review by Colin Hoad. 


TitleChuckie Egg
PublishersA&F Software
Beau Jolly
Pick & Choose AKA Pick N Choose
AuthorsNigel Alderton
Doug Anderson
Release TypeCommercial Release
Primary genrePlatformer
JoystickNot Supported
Players1 to 4
SaveNot Supported
CompatibilityA:✘ B:✔ Master: Untested
Compilation10 Computer Hits 1 (Beau Jolly)
Series number1



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Alternative Versions

This page is the entry for the canonical version of the game. For specific variants, see the list below.

Title Publisher Year
Chuckie Egg 2 (AKA Chuckie Egg Upgrade by "The Caretaker") [hack] Self-published, A&F Software 1984
Chukee — The Upgrade For Chuckie Egg (AKA Chuckie Egg 3) [hack] Bit Twiddlers, A&F Software 1984
Chuckie Egg 4 (AKA Chukee Egg 4) [hack] Self-published, A&F Software 1984
Egg – The Upgrade (AKA Chukee Egg 5) (AKA Chuckie Egg 5) [hack] Crystalsoft, A&F Software 1985
Chuckie Egg 2009 [hack] (AKA Chuckie Egg 6) Organ Grinder's Monkey, A&F Software 2009
Chuckie Egg [hack] (extra colours) Self-published, A&F Software 2005
Chuckie Cheat (AKA Chuckie Egg II) (AKA Chuckie Egg 2) [hack] Self-published, A&F Software 1984
Chuckie Egg Professional Edition (AKA Chuckie Egg 2010) [hack] Self-published, A&F Software 2010
Chuckie Egg 2009 (including level-editor) [hack] Organ Grinder's Monkey, A&F Software 2009
Chuckie Egg – The Sequel LineLight bulletin board 1989