The Infinity Game Table looks interesting to say the least. Where Arcade1Up has previously worked almost exclusively on recreations of arcade games and attractions from upright and cocktail mini arcades to digital pinball machines, the Infinity Game Table explores the tabletop gaming space. It offers single players and groups a virtual means to access a number of activities including board games, jigsaw puzzles, and comic books. Now, Arcade1Up is taking the new product to Kickstarter where would-be buyers can both support its production and lock down purchase of the table. A game and activity list has also been released.
Arcade1Up launched the Infinity Game Table Kickstarter on October 15, 2020. It began with a goal of $50,000 (a goal it has already passed with ease). Investment options include the likes of a simple donation to be apart of supporting the Infinity Game Table, larger donations to lock in an order of either the 24-inch or 32-inch game table, or a Founder’s Edition donation in which buyers will have their names included in the in-game credits. There are also double orders of the smaller and larger tables available.
One of the most appealing factors of the Arcade1Up Infinity Game Table has been its options for digital tabletop gaming both in-person and online. It offers access to Hasbro games like Monopoly and Chutes and Ladders in a time where we might not be able to get together as much. To this end, Arcade1Up also published a list of all the activities the Infinity Game Table will include for free if you’re a Kickstarter backer. Otherwise they can be purchased from an online store accessible through the table.
- Ticket To Ride
- Monopoly - online play included
- Battleship - online play included
- Chutes and Ladders - online play included
- Connect4 - online play included
- Trouble - online play included
- Sorry - online play included
- Hungry Hippos Trivial Pursuit - online play included
- Scrabble - online play included
- Yahtzee - online play included
- Game of Life - online play included
- Classic - online play included
- Wizards Chess - online play included
- Checkers Classic - online play included
- Tick Tac Toe
- Texas Hold’em
With the Arcade1Up Infinity Game Table Kickstarter running until November 30, there’s plenty of time to get in on an order and support the product. We don’t have an actual launch date just yet, so stay tuned for further news and details.
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Was just looking at that. Interesting idea, but I kinda expect people that grew up with physical games may not jump at this like the arcade cabinets. Which may be why they're doing KS and not just selling them into Walmart. No mention of what chip they're using. Running Android 9 though. Welp, I'm out. Only has 2GB of ram. That'll only leave like 300mb for the games. While a board game shouldn't need a ton of ram, it will limit how smooth some games may be. The system footprint might be less than what I'm thinking (phone/tablet), but the OS will still need a good chunk of that 2GB. They really should go with at least 4GB to allow for more complex games later. Hopefully final games and product will play smoother than what is shown in the video.
" Only has 2GB of ram. That'll only leave like 300mb for the games. "
that's not how that works
It is if the OS does take up 1.7GB of space and leaves only 300MB of working space for the games to be loaded in to. I don't think he meant storage vs. memory, but the game itself gets loaded in to memory at runtime.
Right, I didn't mean storage. They may have a custom version of 9 that has some of the bloat removed (all the Google Play stuff maybe?), so maybe more than 300mb of usable ram, but it won't be close to the 2gb.
It would be cool with cocktail arcade sticks on each side. also they are using android so it should be easy development?
oh, a competitor is out there, and sold out. https://buy.playtable.com/
Not a very encouraging list of board games..
How do you hide your hand from other people?