DEFLECTION: Laser Chess
Lasers, portals, mirrors... what could be more awesome? Destroy the enemy's king with your laser by moving and rotating mirrors and by strategically using the special abilities some pieces possess. Play against friends (local and online) or against the AI!
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About This Game

https://store.steampowered.com/app/1517240/DEFLECTION_Laser_Chess/

Deflection is a strategy board game, inspired from the classic Laser Chess games and the famous board game Khet. Move and rotate different pieces to destroy the enemy with your laser!
With a variety of pieces each having different advantages, abilities and weaknesses, use the one move you are allowed per turn to strategically bring you closer to victory. Enemy mirrors, Disruptors, Portals etc. can be used to your advantage!
At the end of every turn, you must shoot your laser... be careful not to hit your own pieces!

Strategy and rules

To win, you have to destroy the enemy's king. Most pieces can move in all directions by one cell and rotate 90 degrees, which constitutes one move. Advanced pieces such as the Disruptor can disable and weaken nearby pieces, Splicers split your laser into two, and others like the Portals can be used to surprise your enemy from behind!

Green pieces can be controlled by both players, which provides a new twist in your strategy.

Play with friends

Play with your friends in the same room (local multiplayer/same PC) or remotely in the online multiplayer game mode, to show them who is the best!

Play and train against AI

Your friends are unavailable or you want to practice? Don't worry, you can play against the AI in the same scenarios/maps. The tutorial mode will guide you through the rules and useful tactics.
It is possible that the game launches in early access with no AI (feature complete except for the singleplayer mode).

A ton of scenarios/maps to choose from!




Deflection comes with plenty of scenarios which keeps the game interesting. Some being simpler for beginners, and some requiring much more strategical skill to overcome the opponent.

Features

  • Local and Online Multiplayer.
  • Tutorial mode against the AI which goes through rules and tactics.
  • A lot of scenarios/maps designed to challenge you, some having unique pieces only available in them.
  • Many different pieces with advantages, downsides, abilities and more.
  • 3D Camera with full control.
  • Steam Achievements and stats.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Microsoft Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.0GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+, 2.5GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 256mb or ATI Radeon HD 5670 256mb or Intel HD Graphics 4600
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Microsoft Windows 7 and above
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470, 2.7GHz or AMD FX-6300, 3.2Ghz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVIDIA GeForce GTX 660, 1gb or AMD Radeon HD 7870, 1gb
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: OS X 10.10 (64-bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.0GHz
    • Memory: 4 MB RAM
    • Graphics: nVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 256mb or ATI Radeon HD 5670 256mb or Intel HD Graphics 4600
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: OS X 10.10 (64-bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470, 2.7GHz
    • Memory: 4 MB RAM
    • Graphics: nVIDIA GeForce GTX 660, 1gb or AMD Radeon HD 7870, 1gb
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo, 2.0GHz or AMD Athlon 64 X2 6400+, 2.5GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: nVIDIA GeForce GTX 260 256mb or ATI Radeon HD 5670 256mb or Intel HD Graphics 4600
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Ubuntu 14.10 (64-bit)
    • Processor: Intel Core i5-3470, 2.7GHz or AMD FX-6300, 3.2Ghz
    • Memory: 4 MB RAM
    • Graphics: nVIDIA GeForce GTX 660, 1gb or AMD Radeon HD 7870, 1gb
    • Storage: 300 MB available space
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