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Tabletop Simulator VR may be the ultimate RPG and board-gaming sandbox

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Eventually, after making sense of a messy GUI and some odd function assignments to the HTC Vive wands, we figured out how to play all kinds of tabletop games in virtual reality—and even run our own makeshift pen-and-paper sessions.

Tabletop Simulator lets players load up a few rudimentary tabletop classics like chess, checkers Western or Chinese , poker, parcheesi, and "reversi" like the branded game of Othello .

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Instead, we spent most of our time fooling around, generating a bunch of different games and realizing that Tabletop Simulator, by default, shines when you don't follow the rules.

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