Board Games Based on Video Games

Once in awhile, you need a break from video games! If you like board games but you also love video games, you might be surprised to know that there are actually board games based on video games. These tend to be a lot of fun, but they are also very detailed. Depending on the video game board game, what it includes and just how intricate it is; the price will change accordingly. Here are a few to take a look at!

Board Games Based on Video Games
Gears of War: The Board Game

– Gears of War: The Board Game, designed by Corey Konieczka, is based on the wildly popular third-person shooter by Epic Games. One to four players take on the roles of COG soldiers cooperating to destroy the Locust horde, and must work together to complete missions against an ingeniously challenging and varied game system. In Gears of War: The Board Game, you’ll relive classic moments from Gears of War and Gears of War 2 – Roadie Run into cover, spray your enemy with blind fire, or rip him in half with your Lancer’s chainsaw!

Board Games Based on Video Games
Civilization: The Board Game

– Bring the experience of the best selling computer game series to your tabletop! 2 to 4 Players explore the world, research new technologies and build an empire. Will you conquer your enemies on the battlefield or use diplomacy to win over your neighbors? Begin with a single city, and spread your influence across the world. Four distinct paths to victory and a modular game board ensure that each game is a new experience.

Board Games Based on Video Games
Fantasy Flight Games Sid Meier’s Civilization: a New Dawn Strategy Board Game

– Rule the world and build an empire to withstand the test of time in Sid Meier’s civilization: a new Dawn! this new tabletop game based on the groundbreaking video game series lets players become some of history greatest leaders as they try to advance their people through the ages, from ancient history to the modern era. TRADE, battle, build, and pursue your agendas to become the premier world power!

Board Games Based on Video Games
Resident Evil Resident Evil Deck Building Game

– A deadly virus has caused the dead to rise and infect any living thing they encounter. Fleeing to a mysterious mansion, you must gather any materials you can find to protect yourself and fight for your survival against a legion of infected beings! The Resident Evil Deck Building Game brings the story to life in a game of strategy where players construct their card decks as they play. Choose one of your favorite characters from Resident Evil such as: Chris Redfield, Jill Valentine, or Albert Wesker among others. Players start with only the most basic of items and weapons.

*** It should be noted there are different versions and expansions:

Resident Evil Deck Building Game – “Alliance”
Resident Evil Deck Building Game Expansion “Outbreak”
Resident Evil Deck Building Game “Nightmare Edition”
Resident Evil Deck Building Game Mercenaries Expansion

Board Games Based on Video Games
BioShock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia Board Game

– BioShock Infinite: The Siege of Columbia board game, based on the critically acclaimed BioShock Infinite video game, allows players to explore the world of BioShock Infinite–the atmosphere, the characters, the city of Columbia itself and even contours of the game’s plot–from a tantalizing new perspective as the leaders of the Founders and Vox Populi factions Set during the same series of events as the video game, players take on the role of the Founders and Vox Populi factions, desperately seeking to seize control of Columbia.

Board Games Based on Video Games
Fallout Board Game

– Fallout is a post-nuclear adventure board game for one to four players. Based on the hit video game series by Bethesda softworks, each Fallout scenario is inspired by a familiar story from the franchise. Survivors begin the game on the edge of an unexplored landscape, uncertain of what awaits them in this unfamiliar world. With just one objective to guide them from the very beginning, each player must explore the hidden map, fight ferocious enemies, and build the skills of their survivor as they attempt to complete challenging quests and balance feuding factions within the game.

Board Games Based on Video Games
Monopoly: Collector’s Edition Board Game

– Greetings Vault Dwellers! Play MONOPOLY: Fallout Collector’s Edition and rebuild civilization as you buy, sell, and trade your way through the Fallout Wasteland. Featuring iconic property locations from all four Fallout games, players can fortify their properties with Vault-Tec approved Shacks (Houses) and Vaults (Hotels). Feel S.P.E.C.I.A.L. with collectible Wasteland-inspired, distressed finish tokens and plan for the future with custom Fallout money imprinted with the Nuka-Cola bottle caps.

Board Games Based on Video Games
USAopoly Nuka-Cola Checkers

– Sit back with an ice cold bottle of Nuka-Cola and get ready for game night! Vault Dwellers compete to take the last bottle cap in this classic game with a twist. Nuka-Cola and Nuka-Cola Quantum caps replace standard checkers for game play that is both fun and refreshing.

1 Game Board
12 Nuka-Cola Checker Pieces
12 Nuka-Cola Quantum Checker Pieces