gameroom.io blends video chat with board games to create a unique social experience. It's Skype meets Yahoo! Games, rolled into a friendly interface and with a focus on thoughtful board games.
We currently just have Merchants of Grio, but we plan on releasing more in the future.
It's a strategic trading game, like Monopoly but way more fun and a lot shorter. It's based on (but not in any way affiliated with) The Settlers of Catan, by Klaus Teuber.
No, a webcam is not required. However it's so much more fun when you can see and talk to your friends. Give it a try if you can!