Deflection Laser Chess turn-based strategy game is due to release in September on Linux, Mac, and Windows PC. Thanks to the creative efforts of developer Coreffect Interactive. Their very first title is due on Steam.
Deflection is a turn-based strategy board game. Since it takes the obvious inspiration from the classic Laser Chess games. And also the famous board game Khet. Destroy the enemy’s king with your laser by moving and rotating mirrors. While tactically using the special abilities some pieces come with. Plus you can play against friends (local and online). Or if you want to practice against the AI. Likewise, you can create levels in the Level Editor. All due to arrive on September 14th.
With a variety of pieces in Deflection, each has different advantages and abilities. So be sure to take an adventure of their weaknesses. While using the one move you have per turn to tactically bring yourself closer to victory. At the end of every turn, you must shoot your laser. So be careful not to hit one of your own pieces.
Deflection Laser Chess – Full Trailer (Linux, Mac, Windows PC)
Using your enemy’s pieces can become a battle tactic in itself. Enemy mirrors, Disruptors even Portals, etc. can be used to your advantage. In Deflection a single move can also change the course of the game.
Most pieces can move in all directions by one cell and rotate 90 degrees. Advanced pieces such as the Disruptor can disable and weaken nearby pieces. While others such as the Splicer split your laser into two. Some pieces can be controlled by both players. Providing a new twist in your strategy. Plus there are portals you can use to surprise your opponent.
- Local and Online Multiplayer.
- Singleplayer: Play versus AI.
- Level Editor!
- Tutorial mode which goes through Deflection rules and tactics.
- A lot of scenarios/maps are designed to challenge you, some having unique pieces only available in them.
- Many different pieces with advantages, downsides, abilities, and more. (Portals, Tesla Towers, Spikes, etc.)
- 3D Camera with full control, with cutscenes during kills, activations etc.
- Steam Achievements and stats.
Deflection comes with several different and unique scenarios which challenge the players in different ways, some having walls, holes, being in different shapes and sizes, and containing different pieces and arrangements.
Deflection turn-based strategy will release on September 14, 2021 via Steam. All priced at $9.99 USD. Along with support for Linux, Mac, and Windows PC.