It is complicated to talk about this game. And that is a good thing because it is saying a lot on its originality. Onmyoji Chess is a very Japanese-like game. Its developers have been able to exploit the concept of chess, making the pieces come to life so that they really fight in the board. And all this combined with a beautiful and neat artistic section that takes place in the Heian period.
Shikigami transform into pieces and fight within your reach.
Turn-based board game
The original Onmyoji is a role-playing game for smartphones, tablets and pcs. The same characters are gathered here again to participate in turn-based battles of up to eight players. To win, you will have to gather the best pieces and deploy your cleverest strategy.
The game has the beautiful Japanese artistic style of the Onmyoji series and offers several chess boards.
To play this game you have to deploy your strengths on the turn-based board. Once you move them from your hand to the table, the shikigami will come to life and will help you defeat your opponents thanks to their unique skills. You will have to adjust your team to get the most lethal group possible. Likewise, there are combinations of pieces that will bring about several benefits, like more powerful attacks. Besides, the battles are fought on different boards, and you can customize your adventure with different themes.
If you are up for it, it is a very cool game, although it can be a bit chaotic at first. Who said chess was boring?