DEV Community

Cover image for Create a 3D Chess Game in Unity with Changeable Pieces
echo3D for echo3D

Posted on

Create a 3D Chess Game in Unity with Changeable Pieces

Here’s how to build a 3D Chess game using echo3D and Unity/C# where you can change the pieces remotely pieces you what (forked from UnityChess). The full demo can also be found on echo3D’s GitHub.

This demo allows you to remotely set and swap 3D chess pieces from the cloud. You can make any 3D model into a chess piece!


Don’t have an API key? Make sure to register for FREE at echo3D.



Simply press the Play button in Unity.

Use your phone to click the link or scan the QR code to see something cool in AR!

Learn more

Refer to our documentation to learn more about how to use Unity and echo3D.


Feel free to reach out at or join our support channel on Slack.


Visit our troubleshooting guide here.

Get started for free at


Set 1: Classic Chess Pieces

Set 2: Construction-themed Pieces


Get started for free at

echo3D ( is a 3D asset management platform that enables developers to manage, update, and stream 3D, AR/VR, Metaverse, & Spatial Computing content to real-time apps and games.

Top comments (0)