Monday, July 25, 2016

3-D Chess in BATTLESTAR GALACTICA

When sci-fi fans think of 3-D Chess, they inevitably remember several episodes of Star Trek (1966 - 69) in which this futuristic game was prominently featured.  3-D Chess is also seen in Battlestar Galactica (1978 - 79).  The game is set up in Apollo and Boxey's quarters in ("The Gun on Ice Planet Zero", part 1).  Some photos below:

Battlestar Galactica ("The Gun on Ice Planet Zero")
Star Trek ("Court Martial")
Battlestar Galactica (c) NBC / Universal; created by Glen A. Larson.
Star Trek (c) CBS / Paramount; created by Gene Roddenberry.