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Optical Chess

Tangible Optical Chess

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introduction Optical Chess is a strategic board game created using the theoretical idea of lasers and mirrors, as well as many of the concepts and terminology from the more standard game of Chess. The game’s initial objectives were to be easy to learn, to be difficult to master, to be strictly strategic with no element [...]

Move, Beam, and Check! Imagineering Tangible Optical Chess on An Interactive Tabletop Display

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This article presents Tangible Optical Chess, a tangible version of Optical Chess, a strategy game implemented on an interactive tabletop display. We discuss the design and implementation of both systems and report our evaluation game play sessions and our observations during the open house demonstration events at our research center. Categories and Subject Descriptors: H.5.2 [...]