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.
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!
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.
M.U.L.E. The Board Game
In M.U.L.E. The Board Game, you are one of the pioneering and industrious species of a Galactic Federation. Together with your fellow colonists, you attempt to settle the distant Planet Irata with the so-called help of a mule-like machine you all learn to hate. But for now, he's all you've got. Well, him and your fellow colonists. I wouldn't count on their help, though — not unless there's profit. Good luck. You'll need it.
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.
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