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Dungeons and Dragons on Microsoft Surface

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Microsoft Surface has real potential for advancing gaming as well as just social interaction. For those of you unaware Microsoft Surface is a touch-screen interface that works a lot like your iPhone but maximized by 100 times in power and screen size. It’s high price point of 10,000 dollars steers the average consumer away but it is slowly decreasing in price and lately have been getting in the news more often. So below is a demo of what Dungeons and Dragons could mean for the gaming community. Thanks to RobotX for the suggestion. Article via 1up. You can find the creators Surfacescapes’ website here.

SurfaceScapes will provide Game Masters and players with a set of features to enhance the combat and role-playing aspects of tabletop games. This will include the ability to interact with the digital environment using real objects such as miniatures and provide automated calculations and visual and audio feedback for actions performed by the player and non-player characters.

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Written by Brando P

October 20, 2009 at 8:44 AM

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