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ePawn Arena, Combines Traditional Board Games With Digital Interaction (videos)
A new devices has been unveiled which has been created to combine both traditional board games
with digital elements to make traditional gaming more interactive. The
device pictured below is not a tablet or touchscreen, but uses gaming
figures. Which is recognises and interacts with.
The ePawn Arena has been designed for Dungeons and Dragons style games and in the demo experienced by DVICE, figurines placed on the Arena can interact with each other. Watch the unique ePawn Arena in action after the break.
Whilst playing one figurines are able to attack one another with
weapons and magic spells, and if a map is programmed with "walls” the
attacking figurine’s spells will be blocked and no effects will be
ePawn hopes to arrive in stores later this year and will be priced at around $400 for a 26 inch gaming board.