Iello has a Kickstarter campaign up and running for World of Yo-Ho, a new board game where your smart phone is the piece you move around the board.
They’re about 3/5 of the way to their funding goal.
From the campaign:
‘World of Yo-Ho’ is a fantasy game of adventure and piracy on the high seas! It’s a new type of gaming experience that combines the tangible and social pleasure of a board game with the interactive and adaptable mechanics of a video game. The game is for 2 to 4 players and features a Large, two part, high quality board that represents the minutely detailed world of Yo-Ho. At the same time, a free downloadable app turns your smartphone into a ship. Simply place your phone on the board and set sail for adventure!