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Review

Super X Chess is an app by Mlyst. Super X Chess was first published on . It is currently available for Steam, Other.Key Advantages9 new chess pieces help generate more creative and exciting chess.Reduced draw percentage.Success in the game is determined more by the ability to think moves and less by preparation and memorization.Key Features3 Basic...

Super X Chess Review

Super X Chess is an application designed by Mlyst. Super X Chess was first published on . It is currently available for Steam, Other.


Key Advantages

  • 9 new chess pieces help generate more creative and exciting chess.
  • Reduced draw percentage.
  • Success in the game is determined more by the ability to think moves and less by preparation and memorization.

Key Features

  • 3 Basic Game Modes: Super X Chess (can combine own pieces), Super960 Chess (in addition has randomized piece starting positions) and Normal Chess.
  • 64 custom starting position scenarios. For example, face the Army of Dark Knights, where black player start with every possible Knight piece.
  • Single player mode against customizable AI opponent. There's AI difficulty levels ranging from estimated Elo of 700 to 2000. This provides a suitable challenge to over 99% of chess players.
  • Online multiplayer & local multiplayer.
  • 3D and 2D views.
  • Tutorials.
  • Ability to go through your previously played games.
  • Possibility to create handicaps by creating imbalances to the starting army strengths for easier or harder challenges.
  • Undo move for casual play.

Balanced Design

  • If you decide to combine your pieces, then you get a stronger piece but at the same time you lose time from developing your position.
  • If your opponent can constantly threat your more powerful pieces, then your providing free tempo for the opponent.
  • Having less pieces can also prove to be a drawback when fighting over a critical square as then you can't pile up as many attacks to it.

Why Play It?

  • Play it to appreciate your creativity, thinking, imagination, intuition and insight.
  • Super X Chess is a game based on ideas emerging through systemic space. Systemic space creates new emergent properties to the system from the relationships of its lower-level components. It's what makes everything - atoms, water, love, interactivity, games, life - possible. Systemic emergence can be speculated to be behind the existence of all matter and energy. If this is true, then you have a chance to experience and understand more about the secret sauce behind the reality, life and love by playing Super X Chess.
  • Crafted with love, care and sacrifices. It will also mean content updates.