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Old 11-18-2005, 08:02 PM   #1
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Chess Piece Icons

I am making a chess game and need to find some 2d piece graphics. They should be 70x70 or less, and a license that allows me to put them in a freeware game. Does anyone know where to find these? I also need checkers, but I can make those easily.
Old 11-18-2005, 08:54 PM   #2
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how hard can it be? a blob for the pawn, a square blob for the rook, a horse shaped one for the knight, pointy bishop, crown and bigger crown for queen and king.

why not make the game gpl?

googling around for images should help you.

You could always get creative and take pictures of your cutlery, teaspoons for pawns, salt shakers for rooks, forks for knights, knifes for bishops (butter knifes) spatula for the king and a ladle for the queen etc etc.

Old 11-23-2005, 12:16 PM   #3
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OK, I made my own graphics. They're not very good, but will be fine until I get the programming done. I'll upload them once I finish adding transparency.
Old 11-23-2005, 02:07 PM   #4
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I bit late now maybe, but I just thought of a package with chess piece fonts for (La)TeX. In Debian the package is called "tex-chess".

I'm not sure about the license, but its readme file says:
These METAFONT programs and other files are freely distributable in the
spirit of TeX. If you do so then PLEASE complete.
If you're interested, find out the exact meaning of te above.
Old 11-24-2005, 09:41 AM   #5
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Hai buddy,
Though I am not here to provide u info on your requests. I am pretty interested in knowing how you are going to implement the computers moves.
(Are u going to use Max-Min and other AI Algorithms). Can u just tell me about this.
Old 11-24-2005, 01:51 PM   #6
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For the first version, I'm not going to have AI. I think I will make it open source, so anyone who knows Envelop Basic (It's called Phoenix under linux) can add AI.


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