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HD Chinese Chess Free

HD Chinese Chess Free

Chinese Chess (Xiangqi) is a two player Chinese board game in the same family as chess. HD Chinese Chess Free is an implementation of Chinese Chess for the Android platform.

The game represents a battle between two armies, with the object of capturing the enemy's "general" piece. Distinctive features of Xiangqi include the unique movement of the pao ("cannon") piece, a rule prohibiting the generals (similar to chess kings) from facing each other directly, and the river and palace board features, which restrict the movement of some pieces.

HD Chinese Chess in Action HD Chinese Chess in Action

Features:

  • 4 Play Modes:
    • 1 Player: play with 10 difficulty levels of artifical intelligence
    • 2 Players: play-and-pass directly with friends on the same device
    • Play Online, Peer to Peer: play with friends and other players all around the world through the Internet without having to register
    • Play Online via VietSon's website. This feature is not yet available
  • User interface offers 2 different ways to move: click-n-click or dragging the piece
  • Show possible moves
  • Ability to takeback
  • AI can offer a hint
  • Auto-save games
  • Effects: the game offers sounds, animations and special effects that make the game more exciting
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Verdict:

HD Chinese Chess has an attractive interface, good intelligence as well as peer to peer online play which adds to the spice. It plays a very good game which will keep you occupied for many hours.

7/10

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Last Updated Wednesday, September 25 2013 @ 03:17 PM EDT


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