The Wulin Chess is turn-based wargaming in a dark fantasy style. Players use chess piece layouts on different boards and develop strategies to win. Collecting equipment and props and improving attributes can make the chess piece stronger.
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Very Positive (217) - 82% of the 217 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
Nov 9, 2021

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What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“In order to better interact with users on information and needs, the preemptive experience model is the most effective. More and faster experience feedback allows us to modify and improve game content more efficiently and accurately.”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Our plans are for this EA stage to be about 6 Months long. But that is not written in stone: we will be open to our players’ feedback and ideas from the beginning, so that period can be expanded to meet their expectations until the game is ready for its full release.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The full version has a better and richer system, user interaction and more detailed resource display.
- New chapters are added and more diverse plots are waiting for players to explore;
- New pieces and board design, players need to have new tactics and strategies to win;
- Add more function props, in the collection and cultivation, more players need to explore ;
- Different tactical rules, to challenge your ability ;
- More game music and sound effects, a new visual and auditory experience ;”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“Wulin Chess offers a minimum of 20-50 hours of playable content in the Early Access version.
The Early Access version Edition stage contains the following:
1. 4 full chapters to play, including the plot and all game content.
2. over 25 piece characters, including piece single attributes and storyline content.
3. high-level chess pieces side quests triggered to add more playability to the game.
4. more than 15 Tianji skills, no less than 7 special battlefield chess grid terrain, and rich scene changes.
5. Complete equipment trading and dueling system, you can enjoy all the bonus features ;
6. Piece hiring system, hiring new pieces at any time to make the battlefield richer.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“We have no plans to adjust the price for now, but as the game content is updated and added, if there are any unplanned updates, the price will also be adjusted according to the game content.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We will actively follow up on the suggestions and issues raised by players in the major communities and discussion boards, and adjust the game development content according to these feedbacks, players can also interact with us in QQ groups, STEAM community or Discord, and can also write emails to us.”
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About This Game

"Wulin Chess" is a turn-based Wargaming that combines plot and gameplay. Players will work out different strategies to win the battle in dark arts and plot.
Every move you make will have an unknown impact on the battlefield and the world!

Art Display

The game as a whole is full of Chinese dark martial arts style, different from the traditional Chinese martial arts genre, hard-core, slaughter sense is the style that the game wants to explain, in the game, you can fully experience the ultimate ink painting style.

Piece Design

Follow the game plot to collect the characteristic chess piece, each piece has an exclusive movement and attack skills mechanism, pick your favorite partner and form an exclusive team.

Fast Fighting Experience

Unlike traditional wargaming, the game has upgraded the rhythm of the game and the upper limit of the layout strategy, you can engage the enemy in a short time, how to control the limited pieces in your hands to win, will test the player's ability

In the battle, the special mechanism of "attack effect due to different position" has been added, back attack, side attack and pressure formation can cause more damage and special movement effect.

Diverse Board Mechanics

Different boards will be accompanied by different battlefield effects, and the diverse terrain will cause obstacles, collisions, gains and negative effects, all of which will make the battle difficult again.

Tightly Integrated Storyline

Plot and gameplay are closely integrated, as players control the chess piece in one encounter, they will recruit new partners, encounter stronger enemies, and plot contingencies will have a decisive impact on the game, testing the player's ability on the field.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 or later
    • Processor: i5-3570 3.4 GHz 4 Core
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • DirectX: Version 10
    • Storage: 2048 MB available space

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