Where Table Top and Video Games Meet

Posted on November 14, 2018

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This week on the show, the world of video games owes a lot to table top gaming. Whether it is the strict rules of board games or the imaginative world of table top RPG’s the influence on video games is obvious! So what happens when the line between the two worlds starts to blur? Join Cam, Elliot, Edie and Special guest Clinton Shepard from Tin Man Games as they talk about their favourite real life board games as well as their favourite digital board games. Clinton walks the team through one of Tin Man Games upcoming games the team tried out at PAX Aus 2018, Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown a blend of VR gaming and the table top experience. Don’t miss any of the action and don’t forget to check out the first half of this podcast to keep up to date! For all the latest updates as always, head to our official website at checkpointgaming.net.

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Cameron Honey-Swain

Cameron Honey-Swain

Cameron knows what he loves. Witches, animated ducks and a strong burly female protagonist. When he isn't effortlessly defending Dragon Age II he is bothering either his husband or one of his many fur children.

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Elliot Attard

Elliot Attard


Beer aficionado, PC gamer, TV show binge-watcher, music lover, and elite member of high society - Elliot possesses all of the qualities needed to project his word thoughts straight into your eye holes.

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Edie W-K

Edie W-K


If it isn't video games, Edie doesn't care about it. She's been playing games since the N64 era, and only spent enough time away from her 3DS to earn a Bachelor in Games Design from RMIT.

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