Chessformer is a grid-based puzzle platformer with Chess pieces. Each of the pieces moves as expected, but they fall down after moving and can't move again until they stop falling. The goal in each level is to capture the opposing king, who is lazy and never moves, so don't worry about losing any pieces.

Published 21 days ago
Made withInkscape, Stencyl, LMMS, OpenFL
Tags2D, Chess, Puzzle-Platformer, Singleplayer, Stencyl
Average sessionA few minutes
InputsMouse, Touchscreen


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I enjoyed it a lot, thanks!

Will there be a sequel with moving opponent pieces?


Excellent game! Such a simple yet clever idea, nice puzzles too :)

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Brilliant puzzle game!  Level 24 requires lots of moves to get all the pieces where they need to be.  Took me several tries to get the whole sequence correct.   User-designed levels for this puzzle mechanic would be awesome.

Great puzzle game!  I love it. Suggestion -- I played it on a phone and accidentally hit the reset / back buttons multiple times. It'd be great if there's a confirmation. Also, please add undo! The last stage was very annoying because of these problems..


Great puzzle game!


I was waiting for this! Nice puzzle.

Wake me up when the YouTube walkthroughs arrive.


Wake up:



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stuck at lvl 12, those pawns are annoying

edit: go it, not moving them too much and the tower can pass-through

edit: now lvl 16, hmmm, i can't even think of a possible exit

edit: got it, thought of an exit with the tower first and made it with a three pieces column

edit: now 21, no idea except to get the key easy

It's really easy to get the key in 21. Just use the tower to press the button (get on the platform then drop onto the button) and move the king to the left and get off the button temporarily so the king can cross the gap.

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I didn't intend to, but I played the whole thing in one session, I got so into it!

The concept is great and works really well, but the game is also very well polished and thought out, great job.

The difficulty balance is almost perfect. A few of the puzzles had me scratching my head, but I was never frustrated.

My only critique is that the sound that plays when you get to promote a pawn doesn't really work for me. It doesn't go with the music, and is a bit jarring. That's it, though. Other than that I loved it!

I also really appreciate the mobile support, it works well with a touch screen.


Very Nice! One of your best once!


another great game


Wow, this game is really great!  The mechanics are simple but create an intuitive  and fun puzzle game.  The levels are well designed and introduce the game mechanics well.  I especially like level 10.


I love your games!


Interesting but cool game!