Chess Jam: Pico Checkmate

“Pico Checkmate” by Krystian Majewski.

“A simple, cute retro version of classic [chess] made in [PICO-8] […] with a juicy interface and some basic [artificial intelligence] to play against.”

If you are up for a little round of chess, then “Pico Checkmate” was made just for you. The computer opponent can be challenging to beat for amateur players, but the game is pretty forgiving, as you can redo as many turns as you want. That way you can better analyze your own strategy and possible mistakes. What I particularly liked about the game was the fact that the opponent takes quite a long time for more complex moves, giving me the impression that one actually plays against someone instead of something. >>PLAY