A tabletop gaming system that combines the typical elements of a gameboard with the technology of an online gaming system is what The Last Gameboard built.

The Last Gameboard is a Denver-based tech startup that launched in January 2019.

Their Gameboard-1 is a gaming system that allows the players to play with anyone, anywhere, with any gaming pieces. Download battle maps to the tabletop and play with real game pieces while interacting with the game board connected to the internet.

Gameboard-1 allows players to play remotely but without using monitors or websites to connect virtually. With the Gameboard-1 players can download games like D&D or any other board game. Gameboard can also fit together to create a larger board, each individual board weighs 5 pounds.

The board also has 4 microphones and speakers so sounds associated with the game can be heard and the players have a more immersive gaming experience. By subscribing users get more games to play on the Gameboard-1. The Gameboard-1 also has a companion app that can be downloaded on iOS and Android devices.

As the players move across the board with their pieces, other players can track their movements as well. The Gameboard-1 platform gives those who create their own games or formats the ability to develop immersive games, characters, and story experiences. It is thin, lightweight, and easily portable, and includes WiFi and Bluetooth integration.

The app allows players to expand their gameplaying experience by playing with digital playing cards, dice, character sheets, and connecting with fellow players. However, players can also play with their own cards, dice, pieces, and other game accessories. The platform also includes digital scorekeeping and helps new gamers learn faster. Gameboard-1 also has a four-hour battery and can wirelessly link with other boards.

Gameboard-1 also contains 1 USB-C Port power adapter with Battery Reserves, HDMI Out port, 64 GB Flash Storage, Expandable SD Card Slot, and 4GD DDR4 RAM.

The game costs $799 and can be paid in installments of $199.75. The first units are supposed to be shipped in December 2022 in the U.S. only.

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