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Tabletop Gaming – The Next Dimension

Tabletop games have been around for as long as we can remember, and certainly longer than the video games we absorb today. Before we had Dualsense controllers and smooth 60FPS displays, we had dice, cards and tabletop boards to keep us entertained. However, even in the harsh light of 2021, tabletop games still enthrall us with their fantastically complex and tactical gameplay, their clever and stylish design and their intense pressure-filled moments. You may be asking yourself, how is this possible in this digital era? Well, in case you haven’t noticed, tabletop games have evolved. In the last ten years, we have seen several well-known tabletop properties shift their attention to the digital sphere. We need only look at the...

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The Last Gameboard Closes $4 Million Seed Financing led by TheVentureCity with Participation from SOSV and Riot Games 

 DENVER, May 11, 2021 -- The Last Gameboard, Inc., the company building the world's first tabletop gaming platform that blends physical objects with digital gameplay to enhance social interactions and build community, today announced the closing of its seed financing round led by TheVentureCity with participation from SOSV, Riot Games, Conscience VC, Corner3 VC, and more. This round, in addition to previous funding, brings The Last Gameboard’s total funding to $4.8 million.  Since launching the company in January 2019, The Last Gameboard has been dedicated to delivering a first-of-its-kind, purpose built, portable, 3D touch product to tabletop & RPG game enthusiasts. The beautifully crafted, 16" x 16" square design will give players unlimited 3D touch, network play, and takes each...

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Games Update & Case Color!

Gameboard SDK allows games being developed on Android, Unity, or Unreal Engine to easily add the exciting features available on the Gameboard Platform. Player presence - seat location, persistent player profiles Advanced touch - hover touch, piece detection/tracking Cloud data - game metadata, statistics, logging, session saving Companion experience - private screen, multi-screen, pre-made dice and card interactions, user prompts, remote play Multi-board experience - network board mirroring, board tiling, multi-board games

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Tabletop Games: The Next Frontier for Esports

Developers are finally starting to embrace tabletop games. Devices such as Gameboard are offering a platform for fans to use, gather, and socialize. Overall, the phenomenon of digital tabletop gaming needs to naturally ease its way into the eSports sphere. So keep your eyes peeled, tabletop gaming is coming to mainstream gaming.

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Games Update: Let’s Launch!

To get things launched (pun intended!), we are so excited to announce that we are working with Auroch Digital to bring Mars Horizon: BLAST OFF! to Gameboard! In Mars Horizon: BLAST OFF! each player aims to complete the first crewed mission to Mars.  To achieve this galactic task, you run your own space agency, making all the key decisions: which rockets to build, what missions to run, and where to spend resources. Take risks to make space-history. Number of Players: 1 - 4  Playing time: 20 - 60 mins  Age rating: 9+  Gameplay: Competitive, solo or coop card and dice game We have been making tremendous progress with game studios and indie developers to bring their games to Gameboard.  Starting this month we will...

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Happy New Year with a new way to play!

January 8, 2021 Happy New Year and thank you for standing by us through these trying times. We don’t need to list 2020 frustrations, well, because you know them all. We are looking forward to being able to have a full table at game night again!  Onto to bigger and better things, 2021, and what we’ve been working on, and man, have we been working!   Hardware Update The Good: We are so excited to have our developer boards nearing completion. Even with all the complicated covid delays and the upcoming Chinese New Year, we can’t wait to show you more photos and videos of the Gameboard and games in action later this month. The Bad: Not being near our...

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Companion App & Unreal Engine!

December 15, 2020 We are excited to end the year with you on a high note! TLG won an Epic MegaGrant from the Unreal Engine. This will allow us to bring Unreal SDK to our developers, who are already building games in Unity. This was a huge win as we can now explore a deeper partnership with Unreal Engine to bring tabletop games already being created through them! UX Update & Companion App With the primary screens beginning to take shape, the product design team is pushing ahead to completing user flows for testing on the Gameboard. We are fully focused on making sure the player has a unique and special experience whenever they play with us.   As manufacturing...

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