Role, An Online Tabletop Gaming Service, Now Crowdfunding For 2021 Launch

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Jun 20, 2012
Those of you trying to arrange virtual tabletop RPG meetings via Zoom and other platforms not really built for that kind of thing will be pleased to hear this: Role, a new video chat platform, is in the works — specifically geared toward playing tabletop games remotely. The crowdfunding campaign only launched two days ago and will run for just 16 days, risky when compared to the traditional 30-day window…but it’s already nearly halfway to its $60,000 goal.
Role will be an online streaming platform for playing tabletop RPGs remotely. The mechanics of the game you’re playing are built into a customizable iinterface called “The Table.” The rolling of dice and the drawing of cards are controlled virtually, supporting anything from traditional 52-card decks to your own custom deck. Results can be made public or private.
As for assembling your team, Role will make it easy with a deep search engine that lets you filter by complexity level, specific game experience, and location to find...

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