Star Wars Chess (SEGA CD)

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Star Wars Chess is a chess game where the pieces are characters from the Star Wars universe. When pieces are taken, an animated battle is shown, much like in Battle Chess.


Star Wars Chess SEGA CD Vader (Empire queen) captures Leia (Rebel queen)
Star Wars Chess SEGA CD Setting options before the game
Star Wars Chess SEGA CD Game board
Star Wars Chess SEGA CD Some of the animations are a little off-canon, like Yoda forcing a stormtrooper into suicide.

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GamePro (US) Nov, 1994 4 out of 5 80 Nov 18, 2010 5 out of 10 50
Video Games & Computer Entertainment Nov, 1994 5 out of 10 50
Just Games Retro May 28, 2007 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50
The Video Game Critic May 18, 2005 C- 42


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  • Computer Gaming World
    • November 1996 (15th anniversary issue) – #49 Worst Game of All Time
  • VideoGames
    • March 1995 - One of the Worst Ten Games of 1994 (SEGA CD version)

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  • Star Wars Chess (Description of the Sega Version of Star Wars chess. The elements are true of the PC version as well.)
Kartanym (10751) added Star Wars Chess (SEGA CD) on Sep 25, 2002
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