Checkers Deluxe is available as a free download from the Windows App Store.
Features of Checkers Deluxe for Windows 8…
Upon installing and launching Checkers Deluxe on your Windows 8/8.1 machine, you will be presented with the main menu screen of the app which looks like the below screenshot.
In the above screen, you can either start playing the game by clicking on the Play button at the center of the screen, access the help section by clicking on the question mark button at the right side of the screen, access your gameplay statistics by clicking on the bar graph button, turn the sound on or off by clicking on the loudspeaker button, or leave a review for the game by clicking the Review Game button located at the bottom left.
The Help Button: When you click on the question mark or the help button, you will be presented with a screen that details you the rules of playing the game. This screen will look like the below screenshot.
You can click on the Home button at the top left to return to the main screen again.
The Statistics Button: When you click on the bar graph button, you will be presented with the statistics of the games that you have played, won, lost, etc. Let’s click on that button now and see what happens.
As I haven’t played even a single game till now, my Stats show 0 for all the columns. These will eventually fill up as I play more games.
The Play Button: This, as the name suggests, takes you to the gameplay mode. But starting the game isn’t as easy as pressing the Play button. When you click on the Play button, you will be taken to a screen which looks like the below screenshot.
In the above screen, you can select the number of players. If you choose 1 Player, you will find yourself playing against the computer. If, however, you choose 2 Player mode, the other end of the board can be controlled by your friend or family.
Difficulty selection: As can be seen in the above screenshot, the difficulty is set to medium. If you want to change this to make things more easier or difficult for you, simply click on the Difficulty:Medium tab, and the menu will pop up. Here, you can change things up.
Rules: Similarly, you can change the rules of the game as well.
Player Info: This tab allows you to edit your information. Here you can set your name etc.
Gameplay: When the game is finally started, you will be taken to a screen which will look like the below screenshot.
In the above screen, you can start playing the game. When you click on a piece, you will be able to see the possible moves as can be seen in the above screenshot. You can undo your last move by clicking on the undo button at the top right. The home button will take you back to the main screen of the app, and towards the right side of the screen, you will be able to see yours as well as your opponent’s score.
Overall, this concludes the how to on playing this game. I do hope that you will like it!
Checkers Deluxe is a free game which allows you to play Checkers on your Windows 8 device. The gameplay of the game is pretty gripping and addictive, and overall, the smooth gameplay makes this game worthy of a 4.5 out of 5 rating!
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