3 Board Games Based on Video Games

Gone are the days when digital video games and analog tabletop games clashed. Thanks to video game board games, these two common hobbies have a harmonious relationship. Regardless of the similarities between board games and video games, they are quite similar. Both are entertaining and can also drain your bank account. Here’s a rundown of some board game video games.

1. Sid Meier’s Civilization: A New Dawn

This strategy series began in 1991. The playtime of the video game version is about 60-120 minutes and can be played by two to four players. A New Dawn allows players to become leaders from different nations of the world. Then they try to establish great civilizations by spreading their nations by using natural resources to build empires. Before the game, players draw three victory cards that determine how the game is won The first to accomplish one of the targets wins the game. 

2. Resident Evil 2: The Board Game

The game has players teaming up as Claire, Leon, and Tofu. Players attempt to escape hordes of undead walking along the streets. Resident Evil 2 is a multiplayer board game that takes players through locations such as Umbrella’s underground lab and Racoon City Police Station. Because the game is of the horror genre there’s a lot of danger and monsters across the way. 

3. Doom: The Board Game

The board game includes playable demons and marines. Four players face off against a single player who controls the forces of hell. Each player has their respective goals. Demons have to eliminate the marines to win while marines have to restore power to the United Aerospace Corporation’s space facilities.