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Battle Chess (1993) (Krisalis Software)

Posted: Sat May 17, 2014 6:15 am
by JonAbbott
Image Battle Chess (1993) (Krisalis Software)

ID: 10038
Version: Unknown
Developer: Interplay
Genre: Board Game
RAM: 2048

CPU compatibility: ARM2 ARM250 ARM3 ARM610 ARM700 ARM710 ARM7500 StrongARM ARMv5+
OS compatibility: 3.11 3.5x 3.6x 3.7x 4.x 5.x

Legal info: Distribution rights held by JASPP


Download: Full archive (9.2mb)

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Game info
To run the game use "Boot floppy" from the ADFFS Filer.


NOTE 1: You will require the manual from the full archive to get past the protection.

NOTE 2: The game fails to recognise disc 2 if a key is pressed at either the Krisalis logo screen, or the "Insert second disk." screen before disc 2 is inserted. To bypass the Krisalis logo screen, click a mouse button and ensure you swap to disc 2 before pressing a key at the "Insert second disk." screen.


Synopsis
The most challenging game on earth comes to life in Battle Chess. An entire medieval world at war is reflected on the checkered field.

Everyone who's ever had a knight take a pawn has seen that capture as more than one piece replacing another on the board. In players' minds, the bold knight, resplendent in his armour of silver or ebon, sallies forth and slays the foul footsoldier.
Combat, mortal combat, is the heart and soul of chess, but this aspect of it can only like in the mind's eye... until now!

Lots of computer chess games capture the basics of chess. Only Battle Chess brings chess to life by combining a magnificent chess logic system with colourful, humourous, and dramatic three-dimensional animations.
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Gameplay