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Tach Chess
« on: October 19, 2016, 02:27:39 am »
Anyone like chess? I invented a chess derivative called Tach Chess which has rotating pawns and teleport Queens.

It comes with a starter PDF and is free. For Windows XP to 10.

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If anyone plays it it would be interesting to see what you think.

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Re: Tach Chess
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2016, 03:35:17 am »
Sounds fun.
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Re: Tach Chess
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2016, 03:36:35 am »
It has nailbomb powerups.
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Re: Tach Chess
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2016, 03:43:12 am »
So I saw.
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Re: Tach Chess
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2016, 03:45:20 am »
Wow. You played it?
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Re: Tach Chess
« Reply #5 on: December 09, 2016, 06:29:52 am »
So I tried this solo to see how it works and this would definitively be a fun game if advertised more. I'll add this topic to the games section for more visibility (well, as long as the game remains online). I like the idea of something like Chess but with health bars and the various game modes.
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Re: Tach Chess
« Reply #6 on: December 09, 2016, 09:04:47 pm »
Nice, thanks :)

Sorry there is no CPU-controlled mode, making an AI for this game would be harder than normal chess. I haven't even done any work on that. But it can be quite fun 2-player.  ;)
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Re: Tach Chess
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2017, 02:40:31 am »
YEah true. Besides, early 2 player games were not always 2-players, after all. For example, in Super Mario Bros, only one player plays at once, not both. :P
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Re: Tach Chess
« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2017, 07:09:09 pm »
I also had the idea of having it up to 6 player on a big map
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Re: Tach Chess
« Reply #9 on: February 05, 2017, 08:21:39 pm »
That would be a nice thing to try @kotu, as long as we can also play with fewer players and choose if we want a smaller map if we are fewer players. Sometimes we don't have 6 players around. :P
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Re: Tach Chess
« Reply #10 on: March 03, 2017, 06:22:13 am »
That would be a nice thing to try @kotu, as long as we can also play with fewer players and choose if we want a smaller map if we are fewer players. Sometimes we don't have 6 players around. :P

Yeah the 6-player thing was always only going to be an addition to the main format, which is player-on-player
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Re: Tach Chess
« Reply #11 on: March 05, 2017, 05:24:37 am »
Ah ok. I am curious what it will look like. :)
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Re: Tach Chess
« Reply #12 on: April 13, 2017, 02:39:14 am »
This was the schema I made when I was developing the idea....



Sides could be arranged into teams ie. 2 teams of 3, or just be a free for all.

I imagined the startup positions in this configuration (for one side) to be a blob with the K+Q in the centre, and the lower value pieces around them. The 7x2 config (as in the demo) wouldn't really be any good, for obvious reasons.
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Re: Tach Chess
« Reply #13 on: May 05, 2017, 04:24:17 pm »
I see. I wonder if it would be better to have some dorm of hexagonal or semi-hexagonal-shaped play field, thougg, tho make everyone's starting position equal. But a real hexagob would require changing the squares to triangles or hexagons.
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Re: Tach Chess
« Reply #14 on: May 08, 2017, 09:29:28 am »
It should be ok with one big square map as any game basically consists of closing to distance to engage enemy units. With 6 players you could also form teams which I think would be good.
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