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5 reasons why you should buy Tabletop Simulator
By Sam Jones - 25th Mar 2020Games
A great game for self-isolation, heck, even when you're not!
If you've been searching for unlimited gaming possibilities as a way of escaping the doom and gloom of the outside world, Tabletop Simulator might just be the game for you.
The 'Very Positive' Steam rated sim game from Berserk Games lets you experience an online sandbox with unlimited games to play how you want - plus, it's even compatible with VR.
If you're tempted to buy it, here are five reasons why you should treat yourself to Tabletop Simulator.
Classic tabletop games
Tabletop Simulator features 15 base games to jump into and start playing right away including Chess, Poker, Jigsaw Puzzles, Dominoes, and Mahjong - there's something for everyone!
You can use the RPG Kit, including tile sets and furniture, as well as animated figurines to create epic battles with your friends. Better still, there’s even an option for 'Game Masters' to take the lead, for those of you who like to control the game's outcome.
Fun for big and little gamers
Whether you're in your younger years, teens, 30s or 80s, there's plenty of content in Tabletop Simulator to suit all ages. Whether it's a game of chess with the grandparents, or playing poker with your friends, you'll find plenty of entertaining game modes to keep you occupied for hours on end.
With Tabletop Simulator primarily based on being a multiplayer-focused game, up to 10 players can play at any given time!
The chance to get creative
One cool thing (among many) about Tabletop Simulator is that you have the ability to create your own twist on classic tabletop games. You can access additional features including importing custom assets and automating games with scripting, as well as the opportunity to set up their own complete RPG dungeons and manipulate the physics.
Create hinges and joints, and even flip the virtual table in rage when losing to your opponent - and ave a go at creating custom decks, importing 3D models, creating scripts, and much more!
Chill with friends
If you and your friends have spent a good few hours playing classic games and throwing the table around, Tabletop Simulator also allows you to chill together in the virtual world.
Join up to 10 players and browse the internet, listen to music and watch videos in multiplayer, in-game, on a tablet device. Just make sure you share the tablet, okay, we don't want anyone to fall out!
With Tabletop Simulator being fully supported by Steam Workshop, you'll have infinite possibilities to shape and create new and exciting ways to enjoy classic games. With the extremely simple modding system in place, you and your friends can create and download THOUSANDS of mods on the Workshop - and share your designs with others to enjoy.