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The Conquest of Go

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The rules of Go are fairly simple and are covered in full within interactive in-game tutorials. In short, two players take turns placing stones on the board with the goal to control more territory than the opponent. The strategy to accomplish this goal runs deep, which is what has kept people playing Go for thousands of years. In The Conquest of Go, the player will compete against nations for control of land and resources through a campaign mode with Go gameplay. Players will improve theirs skills by playing matches, reviewing matches, and completing tutorials and puzzles. Several educational and AI assisted features are available to help new and experienced players. Once the player has grasped the basics, they can also challenge opponents online from around the world.

  • Battle against the computer for ownership of cities, land, and resources
  • Play matches in several different terrains or use the traditional wooden board and stones
  • Play matches on 9x9, 13x13, and 19x19 sizes depending on the size of the land being conquered
  • Review matches with the AI to discover optimal moves and improve the morale of your army
  • Solve Go puzzle skirmishes for resources to supply your army

  • Join the Online Go Server community of over 190,000 ranked players
  • Challenge players to live matches to play directly, or correspondence matches which can be played over longer periods of time, allowing players to connect and play moves when available
  • Play casual and ranked matches
  • View and spectate active matches being played
  • Communicate with players and spectators through in-game chat

  • Automatic adjustment of AI skill and handicap to match the player's skill level during the campaign
  • At max AI level, the AI is able to compete with professional Go players
  • AI analysis can be toggled on in order to see optimal moves and variations recommended by the AI
  • Ability to display of estimated win rate and score percentages as well as territory during matches or match review

  • Learn the rules, basic shapes, and strategy of Go through interactive tutorials
  • Learn Go terminology from the Glossary system
  • Learn and recognize Go shapes as they are played with the automatic shape detection system

  • Play against a local opponent on the same computer, play against the AI, or pit the AI against each other for local match play
  • Various settings for board size (5x5 - 19x19), handicap, komi, and time are available

System requirements for PC

  • OS: Windows 7 or later
  • Processor: Intel Core i3
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTX 760/equivalent or higher
  • DirectX: Version 10
  • Storage: 1 GB available space
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel Core i5
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia Geforce GTX 960/equivalent or higher
  • DirectX: Version 11
  • Storage: 2 GB available space
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Last Modified: Feb 19, 2023

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