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glChess

Section: Games and Demos (6)
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NAME

glChess - A 3D chess interface

 

DESCRIPTION

glChess is a 3D OpenGL based chess game using a GTK interface. The aim is to be compatible with chess servers so you can use a 3D board rather than a 2D one. Currently human vs. human and human vs. engine is possible.

 

CONTROLS

Firstly most of the controls are in the menus... If the first screen is VERY laggy press P to pause it, then it willbe easier to navigate the menus.

To move the camera use the following controls:


  Move pieces by selecting one then its destination.


  1 2 3 4  -Change view mode.

Free View (mode 1):


    w   t  -Move camera in directions NSEW (wasd).
  a   d g  -Move camera up/down (tg).
    s


  q   e    -Pan camera left and right.
  z   x    -Roll camera left and light.
  r   f    -Tilt camera down and up.

TrackBall View (mode 4):


  Mouse 1  -Hold and drag as trackball
  Mouse 3  -Zoom view

Graphical controls -


 l - toggle Lighting
 j - toggle reflections
 k - toggle textures
 h - toggle smooth sHading
 m - toggle fog

 

FILES


/etc/glchessrcThe global configfile
~/.glchessrcThe per-user configfile
/usr/local/share/games/glchess/textures/The location of the texture files

 

WEBSITE, PROJECT PAGE AND CVS

http://glchess.soureforge.net
http://sourceforge.net/projects/glchess
cvs.glchess.sourceforge.net

 

REPORTING PROBLEMS

Please report bugs and problems to:
Robert Ancell <bob27AATTusers.sourceforge.net>or,
Michael Duelli <duelliAATTusers.sourceforge.net>.

 

AUTHORS AND CONTRIBUTORS

Robert Ancell <bob27AATTusers.sourceforge.net>
Michael Duelli <duelliAATTusers.sourceforge.net>

 

SEE ALSO

xboard(6)

 

COPYRIGHT

Licenced under the GNU General Public License. In short,you may copy this program (including source) freely, but see theCOPYING file for full details.


 

Index

NAME
DESCRIPTION
CONTROLS
FILES
WEBSITE, PROJECT PAGE AND CVS
REPORTING PROBLEMS
AUTHORS AND CONTRIBUTORS
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT

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