Board Game 2.0

Board games are enhanced with mobile apps for digital enhancement

Implications - While online gaming certainly appeals to those seeking both accessibility and entertainment, digital interaction often lacks that tangible aspect often found with more traditional gaming products. Enhancing items like board games without sacrificing elements of tradition, retailers are turning to mobile apps and online engagement to not only revitalize classic gaming activities, but also maintain an element of nostalgia within tech-centric goods.
SCORE: 3.6
Mild Top 6 Examples: 6,158 Total Clicks Mar 15 - Mar 15
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Potion-Brewing Board Games - The Alchemists Game Requires Players to Invent Magic Potions
SCORE: 5.9
Warm 1,426 Clicks Pub: Mar 3, 15
Potion-Brewing Board Games
The Alchemists Game Requires Players to Invent Magic Potions
Alchemists is a mobile-enhanced board game that allows players to invent, mix and sell potions. Potion creation is certainly something I indulged in as a child, even if my folks weren’t always... [More]
Carbon-Infused LEGO Bricks - The LEGO Ultra Agents Merge Physical and Digital Play
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 1,244 Clicks Pub: Mar 3, 15
Carbon-Infused LEGO Bricks
The LEGO Ultra Agents Merge Physical and Digital Play
LEGO Ultra Agents blends the physical and digital world in a way that makes the experience incredibly immersive. This is achieved through the use of special App Bricks that are made out of carbon.... [More]
Augmented Fantasy Games - Kazooloo Blends a Traditional Fantasy Game with Elements of Digital Play
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 1,058 Clicks Pub: Mar 3, 15
Augmented Fantasy Games
Kazooloo Blends a Traditional Fantasy Game with Elements of Digital Play
The premise is Kazooloo is simple: you’re a hero on a mission to take down dragons and other terrifying creatures that threaten to destroy the planet. The journey takes players through three... [More]
App-Integrated Board Games - Cheatwell's App-Player Board Game is Enhanced with Mobile Devices
SCORE: 3.7
Untested 983 Clicks Pub: Mar 3, 15
App-Integrated Board Games
Cheatwell's App-Player Board Game is Enhanced with Mobile Devices
Although the idea of cracking out a board game may seem archaic to some, App-Player from Cheatwell Games appeals to kids of the digital age. Rather than being loaded with physical question cards... [More]
Digitally Enhanced Boardgames - Golem Arcana Embeds Traditional Rule Book into an App
SCORE: 2.2
Untested 635 Clicks Pub: Mar 3, 15
Digitally Enhanced Boardgames
Golem Arcana Embeds Traditional Rule Book into an App
While many classic board games are being given the complete digital treatment, Golem Arcana blends both the traditional experience with a more modern one by creating an app that simply enhances the... [More]
Board Game-Extending Apps - MONOPOLY zAPPed Introduces Mini Games to Enhance the Playing Experience
SCORE: 2.3
Untested 812 Clicks Pub: Mar 3, 15
Board Game-Extending Apps
MONOPOLY zAPPed Introduces Mini Games to Enhance the Playing Experience
The MONOPOLY zAPPed edition shows people that mobile apps can easily be introduced in a way that complements an existing board game rather than completely taking it over. Although this digital... [More]