Hey everyone! This is our first blog entry of many more to come, and in this one we will tell you more about the idea behind Tabletopia. How did we come up with the concept? What is our goal? How do we reach it? But, most importantly, why board games? It seems that in our age of mobile devices and social networks one just doesn’t have the luxury of spending a few hours to play a game with friends. Actually, that’s not true: there are a lot of people who love and play board games.
SPIEL in Essen – four days of fun for 150.000 people from around the world
See for yourself. More than onehundred fifty thousand people visit the annual boardgame festival called “Spiel” in Essen, Germany. People come from all across the world to take a look at new tabletop games, buy older ones or play with other visitors. Yes, that is indeed the largest convention, but there are more events for people who love board games. Moreover, the fans have other means to find friends and board games. For instance, the BoardGamesGeek community has over a million members and there are over seventyfive thousand games in the website’s database!