Sunday, 14 June 2015

distance gaming

During this weeks #BoardGameHour twitter discussion we would like to focus on playing board games with people who are a long way away. Many of us have friends who are not physically close enough to sit around a table on a regular basis to enjoy our favorite hobby.

There must be solutions to this, but what are they? How do be bring the gaming world even closer together?

Your "Distance Gaming" questions are:

Q1: Are there people you would like to play board games with but who you cant get around a table because of distance? #BoardGameHour

Q2: If there was a way to be able to play board games at distance easily would you use it? #BoardGameHour

Q3: Other than online gaming systems is there any other way to play board games with distant friends? #BoardGameHour

Q4: Does playing a board game via skype/google hangout really work? What are the issues with it? #BoardGameHour

Q5: He's a big one, what online systems designed for board game are the best? why?  #BoardGameHour

Q6: Are there some board games that work really well when played over distance (online or other)? #BoardGameHour

Q7: Are there some games that just can't be played at distance? why? #BoardGameHour

Q8: Are there online systems that handle asynchronous play well (a sort of play by email system)? #BoardGameHour

Q9: Do you think playing board game online is a good or bad thing overall? Why? #BoardGameHour

Q10: Is board gaming online good or bad for the hobby? #BoardGameHour

Q11: Your questions? #BoardGameHour

See you there!

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