Knightmare Chess is a fantasy chess variant published by Steve Jackson Games (SJG) in Knightmare Chess is played with cards that change the default rules of chess. The cards might change how a piece moves, move opponent’s. Multiple variants are included in the rules. Integrates with: Knightmare Chess 2 Number of Cards French First Edition: 72 Cards German First Edition: 51 Cards. Multiple variants are included in the rules. The edition of Knightmare Chess includes the cards from both Knightmare Chess and Knightmare Chess 2.

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He then takes his move, playing the card he chose or not, as he sees fit. Your opponent’s hand is irrelevant. Knightmare Chess creates devious playing habits, no doubt about it.

A player that’s not overly familiar with chess, but is a good strategizer can pick up the game quickly and apply strategies you never would have thought of. When the back rank is reached.

This project appears to have been cancelled. No knight,are card may cause either player to place or leave his own King in check at the end of his own turn. It’s a whole new layer of strategy and a little extra randomness. Home Discussions Workshop Market Broadcasts. Yeah, I refreshed the cached files and it’s showing rupes okay now.

This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat Can a player castle through or from check if he immediately, on the same turn, plays a card to remove the check on the appropriate square s moved through or started from?


Glad you guys are enjoying it! Conversely, Steve Darlington of RPGnetwhile finding the artwork “absolutely gorgeous” and that “in terms of sheer presentation My girlfriend does this all the time.

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. What happens if I try to make a move, but my opponent plays a card BOG that results in an illegal final position i. Well, I figured my first rlues would end up being a blockhead one. Knightmare chess rules, anyone?

Knightmare Chess

This can range from the fairly innocuous Madman move a pawn as if it were a King in Checkers! It is still considered played; the player must discard it and draw a new card.

Saying “King” has no effect, as usual. Miscellaneous Download the FAQ! Or players can play from a common deck, taking whatever chance deals them! Strategy and Deck-Building Hints Cness Knightmare Chess rules urge you to build your deck according to your playing style.

Black then turns over another card so there are three showing, and chooses one. There are so many cards that will allow you to return captured pieces that cess actually nice that there are some captured pieces to bring back! The reason I play chess is because it gives the feeling of a medieval battle. If I’m violating any law please tell me and don’t do that yourself, but otherwise, I just want to know what those rules say: I consider it more a kbightmare to chess than a rulse.


You can help out by making a small donation or by using this site’s affiliate links when you shop at ebay. Same effect, and you are checkmated since you have no legal move. In this case, you may remove the Crab after saying either “Pawn” or “Crab”.

In the basic game, each player takes roughly half the deck, and builds a point hand. November 2, 7: Cards that affect Pawns or Kings, respectively. The rules are actually linked on that page at SJ Games: The Harmonizer Jul 9, Subscribe to download Knightmare Chess Complete Set.

Knightmare Chess

Webarchive template wayback links. You need to sign in or create an account to do that. This mod includes a set of rules and official rulings, both on the board and in the notebook. You will always have three cards to choose from.

Is this considered a Rook move or a King move? Does this mean I can make a move and play a Continuing Effect card that results in checkmate? The Knightmare Chess rules urge you to build your deck according to your playing style. It’s out of the game. Cartoon illustrations would also be more immediately recognizable.

I’m really shocked rulew even a topic of discussion here.