299 – Dani Effertz, Sovranti – The Family Gamers Podcast
Sovranti is a digital board game app allowing friends to play board games across the world. Dani is the community manager for Sovranti, and she’s going to tell us more about it!
What We’ve Been Playing
Planet Unknown (on Sovranti)
The Key: Theft at Cliffrock Villa (our review)
The Whatnot Cabinet
The Comic Book Bubble (from APE Games – preview coming soon)
Dinosaur Island: Rawr & Write
SNAP Review – Animal Upon Animal Junior
Anitra and Elliot review this “My Very First” game. It’s a perfect first game for very young children – but even your “big kids” may still enjoy it.
Watch the video or read the transcript for this SNAP review.
You can never replace playing games in person, but Sovranti is the next best thing. It’s 3D, with rules-enforcement and context highlighting/snapping (ie. you don’t have to drag components around on the screen or worry about timing).
Sovranti was designed with mobile users in mind and be something that’s easy to get started.
Currently in development: Lockup (from Thunderworks Games) and BarBEARian Battlegrounds (Greenbrier Games)… and also The Night Cage (Smirk & Dagger) and Mission Catastrophe (Cardboard Alchemy)!
How do you get started?
Go to Sovranti.com/install
The basic, free level (Silver) gives you access to 3-4 games which rotate each month.
The Gold membership lets you play any games in the system – as long as everyone else at the table has at least a Gold membership.
Platinum membership lets you bring Silver users into any game you feel like playing.
What’s the red crown? It’s the indication that you’re the host of a game.
Get 60 days of Platinum membership for free (seriously free, no credit card required) when you sign up using code FAMILYGAMERS.
Contact Dani at Sovranti
Stop in for community game night every Tuesday night from 6-8pm CT!
You’ve still got a few days left to enter our episode 300 giveaway – we are giving away 5 games to 5 different winners. Winners will be announced on next week’s show!
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