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Virtual Chess (Windows)

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Description

Virtual Chess is a feature-rich computer chess simulation that especially prides itself on a 3D, rotating chess board and pieces, complete with limited lighting techniques. By default, the game shows you a flat 2D board with a 3D game board next to it. The 3D board can be dragged and rotated to any angle you please. Virtual Chess also features some full motion video in the for of an introduction and some cut scenes.

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Virtual Chess Windows The 2D board, the 3D board at an odd angle, the status window, and a dialog informing that black wins
Virtual Chess Windows Title from the open intro
Virtual Chess Windows Design menu
Virtual Chess Windows Window menu

Alternate Titles

  • "Virtua Chess" -- European title

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PC Gamer Sep, 1995 86 out of 100 86
High Score Oct, 1995 3 out of 5 60

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Multimedia Mike (17464) added Virtual Chess (Windows) on Jan 31, 2007
Other platforms contributed by thf (153538)