A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

From Ludum Dare #35:
With Chexshift, I tried to make a chaotic chess game. With random phases throughout the game, it's kind of a luck based chess game. With absolutely no special effects or such. Because I am a total newbie!

With each phase, one type of piece on the whole board, morphs. Evolves into something else, something more powerful. Like a Giant or an Alien!

I have included a little info box in-game so that you don't have to figure out that Rook...I mean Giants now explode after the phase change :) How good of a developer I am! Also, Devil's Pawn is a pun. You see it's like devil spaw... Okay moving on!

Keep in mind that this is a compo game and I have done everything by myself. Except for the font, that's made by codeman38... And the game-icons.net helped with the phase icons because... I suck. And sounds are made by bfxr... Anyway, back to the game!

This was my second ludum dare and I feel like I am getting better at being sleepy and not doing anything that's worth the time :)

Thanks for playing!

PS: If the gif doesn't animate: http://gph.is/1SfhCjW
PPS: I'm going to get some sleep and regret what I wrote here after few hours later.
PPPS: There could be tons of bugs, since the essential hours that I spent my time on this was the logic and I am too tired to spend more time on it so, I'm sorry guys :) I tried my best this time though!

Edit: Yes, there is no check in this game since it is kind of a different and chaotic version of chess. If you can kill the king, you will win. No check or mate. (OFC it was intentional you shut up :P)

Published Apr 18, 2016
PlatformsWindows, macOS, Linux
Tags2D, board, Chess, Ludum Dare 35, morph, piece, shift
LinksLudum Dare

Install instructions

Unzip the .zip file and you should be able to run the game.


chexshift_osx.zip 4 MB
chexshift_linux.zip 70 kB
chexshift_win.zip 3 MB

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