Minimol Video games introduced not too long ago that it’s launching Chessarama, its assortment of chess-based and chess-adjacent single-player puzzle video games, on PC and Xbox on December 5. The Rio de Janeiro-based studio is launching the sport in partnership with SMG Studio. It’s presently out there to wishlist on Steam.
Chessarama contains eight video games that use the standard guidelines of chess in unconventional methods — for instance, a knight piece nonetheless strikes like a knight, however it doesn’t transfer on the standard set of chess tiles. The video games every have their very own theme and setting, together with one set in feudal Japan, one on a soccer pitch and one other on a dragon slaying journey. Every marketing campaign contains over 100 ranges and challenges, in addition to leaderboards and day by day and weekly challenges. It additionally options “basic chess” for individuals who need to play the unique sport.
Raphael Dias, Minimol Video games’ CEO, stated in a press release, “Chessarama is a chess participant’s dream come true, providing inventive challenges that may put your chess abilities to the take a look at. That stated, Chessarama doesn’t require any data of chess in any way, as every variant gently onboards gamers by providing mild challenges earlier than step by step rising the problem. Informal gamers can have enjoyable merely puzzling their strategy to the tip, whereas extra devoted fanatics can actually put their abilities to the take a look at by making an attempt to compete on the leaderboards for fixing a stage within the fewest variety of strikes.”
Minimol has additionally launched a number of dev diaries chronicling Chessarama’s creation, known as Checkmate Chronicles. It’s additionally partnered with Chess.com as a sponsor of the Champions Chess Tour on-line match on the remaining a part of its 2023 season.
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