Steam will host a festival for digital tabletop games in October – Rock Paper Shotgun

“This can be a digital port of a physical video game, a game which has produced a physical variation from the digital one, a video game that replicates the physical play experience, or a digital video game whose aesthetic appeals are inspired by tabletop video games,” the organisers state.

There will be a livestream by the designers of Gloomhaven, the early gain access to digital adaptation of the board game by the exact same name. The festival will likewise host chats with the designers of tactical horror video game Othercide, and strategic germ ’em up Plague Inc. They’re likewise planning panels with folks who’ve made video games about Mars and Cthulhu. Separately, to be clear– a panel for Mars video games and one for Cthulhu games. Exist any Cthulhu on Mars games though? Definitely somebody’s done it.

Steam is preparing the event with the assistance of Auroch Digital who’ve, surprise surprise, made a game about Mars.

The Steam Digital Tabletop Fest starts on October 21st at 6pm BST/ 10am PDT. You can find out a bit more about the event in Steam’s announcement. They state that more panels and talks will be announced closer to the event.

Digispace game celebrations continue to be all the rage this year and heck you won’t hear me grumbling. Steam will host the very first Steam Digital Tabletop Fest, an online celebration of panels, lets plays, and other activities for “video games that run throughout the lines between physical and digital games” at the end of October. The meaning appears rather flexible, based upon the video games involved, so you might well become aware of something you’re interested in even if, like me, you don’t frequently video game ’round a proper table.

, an online celebration of panels, lets plays, and other activities for “video games that run throughout the lines in between digital and physical video games” at the end of October., the early access digital adaptation of the board game by the very same name. Independently, to be clear– a panel for Mars video games and one for Cthulhu games.

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