Every now and then, the Guru likes to acknowledge his competition. Here are our board games that are either directly based on or remarkably similar to well-known video games.
8Bit Box is a board game that will remind you the golden age of video games as each player has a gamepad to program their actions, using three wheels: direction, symbol, and value. Three games included.
Adrenaline : Team Play DLC Expansion
The Adrenaline: Team Play DLC expansion allows you to add a sixth player to the Adrenaline Deathmatch mayhem. It introduces character-specific weapons and abilities bringing new effects and experiences to the game.
Agents of Mayhem: Pride of Babylon
Based on the Volition Deep Silver video game, Agents of Mayhem: Pride of Babylon is a competitive 32mm scale miniatures game that pits the evil LEGION (the League of Evil Gentlemen Intent on Obliterating Nations) against the more heroic, but potentially just as chaotic and destructive MAYHEM (Multinational Agency for Hunting Evil Masterminds).
Atari : Centipede
In Atari’s Centipede, 2 or 4 players venture into the world of the classic Atari arcade game. On one side, a Player controls the Gnome, exploring the forest and trying to defeat the Centipede.
Bloodborne: The Card Game
Bloodborne: The Card Game is based on the Chalice Dungeons in the video game Bloodborne - the ever-changing labyrinths and tombs carved out by the Great Ones beneath the fallen city of Yharnam, where horrifying creatures reside.
Chocobo Party Up!
In Chocobo Party Up!, a game with original artwork by Toshiyuki Itahana and adorable wooden pieces, you need to use all of your cleverness, courage, and a sprinkle of luck to emerge victorious!
Civilization : A New Dawn
Rebuild history to your design in Sid Meier's Civilization: A New Dawn! This turn-based strategy game, based on the classic video game series, allows players to become some of history's most powerful leaders as they compete to become the premier world power. Build, trade, and advance to lead your people to a glory!
You are a crusader King, striving for wealth, political power, religious influence, and military might across the continent and across generations. Reshape the history of medieval Europe in your own image — if only that dimwitted son of yours set to inherit the throne doesn't spoil your grand plans...
Crusader Kings: Councilors & Inventions Miniatures
This set includes 24 additional beautifully crafted plastic miniatures for Crusader Kings - The Board Game. These come in 12 unique designs that represent Councilors and Inventions in the game rules.
Dark Souls The Card Game
Dark Souls: The Card Game is a cooperative deck evolution card game for 1-4 players. Players must explore the Encounters around them, defeating a myriad of enemies to gain Souls and Treasure.
Dark Souls: The Board Game
Dark Souls™ - The Board Game is a strategically challenging, deeply immersive combat exploration game for 1-4 players set in the Dark Souls™ universe. Players choose from a number of core character classes and explore dangerous locations full of monsters, treasures, and deadly boss fights.
DOOM: The Board Game
DOOM: The Board Game is strategy board game of tactical combat for 2-5 players based on Bethesda and id Software's video game of the same name. Featuring two distinct player roles, the game brings the epic battle between elite marines and Hell's most threatening monsters to the tabletop.
Fallout : Wasteland Warfare Two-Player Starter Set
Restock due 15th November; Wargaming in the Wasteland! In Fallout: Wasteland Warfare, players build their own crew from a wide range of factions, allies, and iconic characters from the Fallout series, and play in apocalyptic campaigns using high-quality, 32mm-scale miniatures through a variety of iconic scenery and settlement buildings - from the Red Rocket and Sanctuary Hills, to Nuka-Cola vending machines and wrecked cars.
Fallout: New California
The Fallout: New California expansion brings new quests, companions, vaults, and items to Fallout: The Board Game, letting you venture out into the wasteland as five new characters.
The Aliens attack, and only you can defend Earth. Charge your Weapons and destroy all Aliens, before you lose too much energy! Level by level, danger raises ... are you ready to accept the challenges, and win all 9 Levels?
Jagged Alliance - The Board Game
Jagged Alliance TBG is a co-operative board game with miniatures allowing you to take the role of your favorite Jagged Alliance mercenaries to battle Deirdranna and her minions in a game with uniquely variable combat tactics.
Ni No Kuni II: The Board Game
Welcome Higgledies and Heroes to Ni no Kuni II: The Board Game, a fun, cooperative kingdom-building game for 1-4 players. You must work together to go on quests, defeat monsters, and grow your kingdom before the forces of evil can overcome you.
Plague Inc : The Board Game
Restock due @ 14th July; Plague Inc: The Board Game is a strategic game of infection, evolution and extinction for 1-4 people - based on the smash-hit digital game with over 85 million players. Can you infect the world?
Plague Inc : The Board Game - Armageddon Expansion
New Release; Stock due 19/20 November; Plague Inc.: Armageddon, the first major expansion for Plague Inc: The Board Game, includes the fungus and bioweapon disease types, a new genetic modification game mechanism, support for an extra player, and new event, trait and endgame score bonuses.
Portal: The Uncooperative Cake Acquisition Game
With a grinding of gears and some uneasy rumbling, Aperture Laboratories has resumed testing! Your team of Test Subjects have entered the Lab and are ready to perform all sorts of important, dignified, and dangerous testing procedures… all in the pursuit of Cake! It’s a fun and funny fast-paced fight to the finish. And by finish, we mean your team probably died.
Small World of Warcraft
Available to Pre-Order; Estimated Release Date: July 2020; In Small World of Warcraft, players vie for conquest and control of a world that is simply too small to accommodate everybody.
Tomb Raider Legends: The Board Game
Brought to you by the makers of FINAL FANTASY Trading Card Game in partnership with Square Enix and Crystal Dynamics, Tomb Raider Legends: The Board Game is a fun and clever take on the classic video game serie
Trogdor!! The Board Game
In Trogdor!: The Board Game, you and up to five friends — or maybe people you just paid to come over — take on the roles of these acolytes of the Burninator, each with their own unique abilities and magical items.
XCOM: Evolution Expansion
XCOM: Evolution is an expansion for XCOM: The Board Game that complicates your war effort with new missions, enemies, and invasion plans, as well as mechanics that make your struggles more dangerous than ever