Here are some answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ). Some questions are about a specific level, the numbering of the levels is shown below. If you have a question about a certain level, use these numbers.
The bold numbers are normal levels, the italic ones are hidden levels (indicated with the question marks on the selection screen).
NEW: Wiering Software has opened a group at Yahoo, so that you can look at answers to questions that other people have asked before. See the Wiering Software Games Group. Before posting your question, please take a look at older messages to see if the answer is already there!
Sorry, you have to find those yourself. Try going down into every pool of water you can find, try walking into walls, maybe even jumping into the deep... You might want to change the difficulty to easy if you haven't already, then you only have to collect less coins/diamonds.
No way! All levels can be completed for 100% so keep searching.
No. What would be the point of playing a game if you had such a map? Everyone would probably walk through the whole game once, get 100% for each level and about the same high score.
It should run, but you may experience some problems. The keyboard handler in Windows XP's DOS emulation is very bad, which makes the game sometimes react slowly to the controls. Scrolling may not be smooth and the status line can be mispositioned or even invisible. A solution is to install the game on a bootable (DOS / Win 9x/Me) floppy disk and run it from there.
You have to defeat it to exit that level, jump on it (several times)!
OK, because so many people keep asking, here are some hints:
If you are really frustrated, you could try asking a question at the forum, maybe someone else knows the solution and can help you there. Or simply read the messages that are already there.
Ok, because so many people ask this, maybe it is a little too hard to find. You have to activate a moving platform (below you, slowly moving to the right) at the point shown below. From there, right away start walking (not running) to the right (and don't jump too high) and next to the check point, fall down onto the moving platform.
Make sure you type everything exactly as shown (your name on the first line, then Enter, and then your code). A "0" in your code is the number 0 (zero) and not the letter o. If you are sure you typed everything correctly and the game still says 'Invalid name or code', send an e-mail to Wiering Software with the exact name and code you are trying to enter.
Registering the game makes all three rows of levels playable (instead of only the top row). To play a hidden level (with a question mark), you must find the hidden exit in the level before.
If you are running Windows, shut down all other active applications. In the OPTIONS menu turn the background off and during the game, press "-" (numeric keypad) for a smaller screen.
No, sorry. Wiering Software simply cannot work for over a year on a game and then just give it away for free.
Charlie II is a complete new game and has it's own registration system.
No, the codes for both versions are the same.
The installation program requires Windows to run, so here is a .ZIP file with the contents: ch2dos.zip (just unzip this file in a new directory and run CHARLIE2.EXE to start the game).
Licence - Copyright, Privacy, Disclaimer