Knightmare Chess is a fantasy chess variant published by Steve Jackson Games (SJG) in It is a translation of a French game Tempête sur l’échiquier (Storm on the Chessboard), designed by Pierre Cléquin and Bruno Faidutti. A stand- alone 80 card expansion called Series 2 was scheduled for a. Steam Workshop: Tabletop Simulator. This is the complete set of the card, third edition of Knightmare Chess (plus one blank). This mod. As played out by the rules of Knightmare Chess, the game-master distributes cards accordingly. (These rules will be posted) Then the first game-post is.

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I understand that by now there are 3 oficial decks, is there knighfmare besides actually buying the game to find out what the decks contain. Subscribe to download Knightmare Chess Complete Set. Captures can often get you into the 7th rank of your opponent – use a bishop to capture the knghtmare pawn early in the game and you’ll gain a pawn, lock a pawn, rook, knight and possibly a bishop in exchange for a bishop.

Peter Sarrett of The Game Report called the game “outstanding”, remarking that it “result[s] [in] an unpredictable game which removes the tedium of standard chess while preserving plenty of scope for strategic play,” and praising the “gorgeous” paintings by Rogerio Vilela. If played, the card would be lost and the effects ignored. Aurelian Florea wrote on UTC I understand that by now there are 3 oficial decks, is there anyway besides actually buying the game to find out what the decks contain.


This project appears to have been cancelled. These ones taken from: To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: In this situation the pawn can no longer move forward and the king is not allowed to move – is a player allowed to force a stalemate? This site uses cookies. Does that violate the Checkmate Rule, even though I was already in checkmate? It might be interesting to note that a similar looking game was announced to be published by Wizards of the Coast: No, by extension of the Checkmate Rule.


The word “same” cads italicized just because this is an unusual occurrance.

Being one of the authors of Knightmare Chess, I’m ready to answer to any question on the game, though I’ve not yet seen the American edition must be somewhere over the ocean at this time. I suppose the target audience would be casual gamers with time to kill and a wry sense of humour. His entire turn must be completed within 15 seconds first definition of Move in the glossary. Retrieved from ” https: Ended up being entirely more work than I anticipated thought.

More favorite cards and combos coming soon. So yes, when moving the King like a different piece, it may move through check. Forums Fun With Chess.

By an knigytmare of the Checkmate Rule, you can’t use any regular card to capture the opponent’s King if that would end the game — if he has multiple Kings, for instance, it’s okay to capture one of them with a card. In the meantime, if you want Mar 7, The cards modify play.

Knightmare Chess – Wikipedia

Some affect a single move and others change the entire game. With this sort of rule-bending going on, there needs to be some jurisdiction, and there are some cardinal guidelines that take precedence over everything else. I actually used to own all of the Knightmare chess cards. Please see the instructions page for reasons why this item might not work within Tabletop Simulator. They are played after his entire turn, including his optional card play. The Harmonizer Jul 9, This item has been added to your Favorites.

This can easily be done by creating a card spreadsheet out of the entire deck, and distributing this spreadsheet to game-masters in like. My daughter loves to play it with me as she has no hope of beating me with regular chess, but the cards give her all kinds of fighting chances. Play this card before your move. Moves that are not diagonal or orthogonal are unaffected but a hypothetical jumping move that was restricted to a diagonal or orthogonal direction would be limited to 2 squares as well.


White spends his first two moves moving his Knight, then Black moves a piece, such as a Knight or a side Pawn. Feb 29, 2.

In a checkmate situation, are those just the ones that have the King in their range or does it include the ones contribute to the checkmate by putting squares adjacent to the King in their range? Why not just fireball the same 3×3 square and be done with it?

CURSE could indeed be worded better, but it restricts a piece moving diagonally or orthogonally to a distance of no more than 2 squares.

If you have questions, even pretty specific ones, feel free to email me at MChirchill at comcast dot net. So, yes, you are still not allowed to leave one of them in check. All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. Excessive unrelated comments should be removed. Can Black use a regular card to checkmate one King? Can someone help me analyze this game stiggling 11 min ago. Illumino – I’m sure you’d get people more excited by typing out some of the powers the cards grant rather than just explain the rules of the tourney.

They have a number in the top right corner, indicating a cost when using the deck ches rules. Tell us some of the abilities the cards grant. They have taken the basic concept and given it bite.