The classic board game comes to Steam with asynchronous online play and 100 levels of AI. If you are a chess enthusiast or someone who just likes to play a game now and again, this is what you've been looking for. This is Simply Chess.
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Very Positive (32 reviews) - 87% of the 32 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Mostly Positive (1,373 reviews) - 73% of the 1,373 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Sep 11, 2015

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May 8

Lost Cities Kickstarter Launched!

Hey there, Simply Chess Fans!

We at BlueLine Game Studios are happy to announce that we have just launched a Kickstarter for our newest game: Lost Cities! It uses the same great engine that we used for Simply Chess and have been growing over the years for our other games. The game will be available for Windows, Mac, and Linux, as usual, and we hope to use the Kickstarter to fund a bunch of translations and a few other new bells and whistles. We hope you'll take a few minutes to check out the Kickstarter:

http://bluelinegamestudios.com/kickstarter/lost-cities

We also have already put out a demo for the game that you can check out on the Lost Cities Steam page:

http://store.steampowered.com/app/520680/Lost_Cities/

Thanks for your continued support of BlueLine Games! Enjoy!

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March 24

Network issues fixed :)

If you see any remaining issues, please report them to me.

Thanks for playing!! :D

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About This Game

The classic board game comes to Steam! Everything you need in a chess game. If you are a chess enthusiast or someone who just likes to play a game now and again, this is what you've been looking for. This is Simply Chess.

Play it against friends whether they're on on Windows, Mac, & Linux.

Features:
  • Play locally or online.
  • Play against the computer – World class "Stockfish" AI with 100 difficulty levels.
  • Includes "hot-seat"/"pass-n-play" mode for multiplayer using only one computer.
  • Asynchronous play - you can play even when your opponent is offline.
  • Easily switch between full 3D with camera-control & a 2D graphics mode
  • Full controller and “Steam Big Picture” support
  • Switch seamlessly between playing with mouse/keyboard and gamepad.
  • Elo Ratings for online games – ranked on a Steam Leaderboard
  • Steam Trading Cards, Badges, Backgrounds & Emoticons
  • Dozens of Steam Stats & Achievements.
  • Steam version has no added DRM and can run everything except the online play & Steam-specific bonuses (Steam Achievements, Steam Leaderboards, etc.), without any internet connection and/or without Steam installed.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP or better
    • Processor: 1 gHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1+ w/ GL_ARB_framebuffer_object
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP or better
    • Processor: 2 gHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: Snow Leopard 10.6.8
    • Processor: 1 gHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1+ w/ GL_ARB_framebuffer_object
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mavericks 10.9.2
    • Processor: 2 gHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • OS: glibc 2.15+, 32/64-bit
    • Processor: 1 gHz
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 2.1+ w/ GL_ARB_framebuffer_object
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: glibc 2.15+, 32/64-bit, S3TC texture support
    • Processor: 2 gHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Graphics: OpenGL 3+
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
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