Mortel van de D., Hu J. (2007). ApartGame: a Multi-User Tabletop Game Platform for Intensive Public Use. In 2007 International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI’07), workshop Tangible Play.
ApartGame is a tabletop platform that supports multiple games for social environments and intensive public use. This paper summarizes the design of ApartGame and the results from preliminary user evaluation. The integration of physical control and digital objects was a crucial design decision and it made the games on the platform tangible.