Great idea. I disagree with having an upgrade system, the players should be on equal terms. It discourages new players. Players with lag will easily win. A guy named Phoenix had a full 2.4 seconds of lag for his king, and his piece could live. There is a Japanese bot which just doesnt let you make a match and wastes your time. Occasionally, a piece can be considered on a certain tile where there is none, blocking the tile. It's a great game with problems. However it is a pretty solid game.
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Great idea, not so great execution. Way too many game breaking bugs. I just had a bug where the other player's king was immortal. He had no other pieces and I still had most of mine, but the game would not let me capture his king even though he wasnt moving it at all. Couple the bugs with a broken elo system where you have to win 10+ games for every loss in order to progress (even when the other player is the same or higher rating), and it can be pretty annoying. Very infrequent updates too.
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I'm a fan of chess, but I've never considered myself really efficient at playing. One of the main reasons for that is lack of practice. It's not always easy to find someone to play with, and playing computers has always been a bit boring. Chezz has fixed the latter problem. It turns a turn based strategy game on its head by removing the turn based part. The different piece set ups and layouts are fun, but the real joy for me is being able to play piece after piece without waiting for the other person/computer to move first. Strategy takes a whole different perspective when you add that level of potential speed to the game. In the midst of thinking about your next move you also need to be constantly thinking about the opponents continuing moves. You can win or lose based on, not only your skill set, but the speed at which you can implement those skills. I've beaten people who I'm pretty sure would beat me in the classic game, because I was able to spot a opening just a little bit faster. On the other hand, I've lost to people just because I focused to much on one thing and missed something on the side of the board my attention wasn't on. If you enjoy chess even a little, and also enjoy games that make you think on your feet, then I highly recommend giving Chezz a try.
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Criss Cross Games
October 22, 2018
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