Xess.io

Xess-io

About Xess.io

Xess.io is a Chess-inspired game designed for the io genre. You start off as a king, capture pieces to help protect your king and add to your side of the board, after that your goal is to try to conquer the map. Knowing the basic rules of chess will help you understand how to thrive in this massively multiplayer chess world.

How to play

Although this game may not be exactly like chess just remember that it plays by the same rules, if your king is taken you lose so its incredibly important to keep your king safe before anything. One of the biggest differences to chess is that there are to turns in Xess, you simply move your pieces around as many times as you want although you still have to follow every pieces official moves. Because of this fact pieces such as the queen are very high value as they are able to move any direction. To thrive in this game you need to be fast and have good awareness of all your pieces.

Controls

To play Xess.io all you need is a mouse, all pieces are controlled by clicking and then clicking elsewhere to move to whatever square is selected after. The camera can be controlled with your mouse also, simply drag off the screen to move your camera towards your cursor.

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  • 030

    I can’t move my chess, how can I move it?

  • grisha5

    You click on them, not drag, then click on the spaces they can move on.

  • Joshua Crandall

    I hate it. Almost impossible to get started. Maybe it is just my luck, but I don’t like it.

  • 030

    ok I think the mouse I point isn’t the place it detect

  • Forereal

    I cant move my king

  • Jake

    How do you even move?

  • Jake

    How do you even move answer pls

  • eeee

    Doesnt work on laptop :