I am becoming more intrigued by the potential of hybrid gaming. I think it is a natural progression toward a blending of the best of the two gaming mediums. This mixture maintains the social contracts brought about by the analog game space while making more complex and engaging game experience accessible to more players through rules facilitation, bits handling/clean-up, and language adjustments.

More and more companies are beginning to look towards this mixed media, though the quality of the game experiences are still lacking I feel but I am encouraged by the momentum. Here are a few more examples of resources out for the holidays (note the second video is in Dutch I believe but you get the feel for the game):

 

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