Thursday, December 17, 2009
I'm not sure how to describe Microsoft Surface, but here's my attempt: it's a multi-user touch-sensitive computer tool that is interactive in so many ways. And students at Carnegie-Mellon University have developed a prototype Dungeons & Dragons program that works with it.
The advantages of computer gaming are immediate calculation and excellent graphics. The advantage of old-fashioned tabletop gaming is complete flexibility of storyline. This program appears to synthesize the two in an amazing way.
Link via CrunchGear