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Thursday, June 07, 2007
Chaffinch Challenge is a decent action game by Pete Bunting which features retro-style graphics and a variety of chiptunes for each stage. In it, your task is to guide the frail little bird into the bowels of the earth and beyond while collecting glowing crystals to fill your power indicator.

Use the arrow keys to direct the protagonist while avoiding walls, trees, clouds and just about every single object in the game. Requires a fair amount of arcade skills to complete. Click on the screenshot to begin downloading the file. Seven levels in total.

Chaffinch Challenge
Developer: Pete Bunting
Category: Action
Type: Freeware
Size: 1MB
Direct download link: click here


Anonymous Anonymous said at 6/09/2007 04:53:00 AM:  
This game is great! Honestly, you won't know how playable it is unless you download it. The controls and play balance are perfect and it's almost criminally addictive. Plus, there are great chip-tunes from David Whittaker!
Blogger Tim said at 6/09/2007 06:37:00 PM:  
great to hear! :D

forgot to mention that this game is very similar to lazrael's Flapper and Spooky's Splat.