Top 10 best board games for video gamers

Top 10 best board games for video gamers

People who are playing computer games never thought about it like a stand alone tabletop version for sure. There are a lot of those who hardly even thought about it. However, there are computer games which have to be materialized. And there are those who want to do it. Developers that carry it out are definitely taking care of brand reputation. They also care about its clarity and playability. They are making a new start to old playthings. We decided to collect the most interesting projects in our opinion.
Here is the list of recommended board games for PC gamers

10. Mice and Mystics

Mice And Mystics Cover Box

1-4 Players • Ages 7+120 minutes to play

Mice and Mystics is amazing fairy tale about the adventures of the Kingdom Crown Prince turned in mouse by dark power. He is trapped in prison and trying to escape to save the throne. He comes across a lot of overcomes on his way, in form of hungry insects and other beings. Fight for liberty and return the throne! Game is amazing and captures from the first to the last minute. It is rightly in our top list.

9. StarCraft The Board Game


2-6 Players • Ages 12+120-240 minutes to play

It is not surprisingly that tabletop version of Starcraft attempt to recreate the feel of original game.
Players can create different galaxies for new battles. Game includes more then 150 miniatures which are the prototypes of original game characters. Players also can improve skills of their units by discovering new technology. This enthralling game requires some time to play it but definitely you will not be disappointed.

8. Arkham Horror

Arkham Horror

1-8 Players • Ages 12+120-240 minutes to play

Events of the game set in spooky town which is called Arkham. There is a terrible creature have been roused from sleep. Players will beat it by closing the dimension gates. In case they can’t defeat it, everything will collapse. A plaything is amazing and immerse from first to last minute.

7. Pandemic Legacy

Pandemic Legacy

2-4 Players • Ages 13+60 minutes to play

The game is a co-operative strategy with overarching storylines. You have a team of scientists treating four deadly deceases. They race against the time to prevent outbreaks, build structures, research new hotspots. Outbreaks are a matter of great concern for all the population. The game has important topic which is rarely affected. Pandemic Legacy is suitable for those who love the campaign strategies.

6. XCOM: The Board Game

XCOM: The Board Game

1-4 Players • Ages 14+90 minutes to play

In XCOM: The Board Game you take the role of hero who protects humanity from the alien invasion. You must develop strategic points to wipe out the aliens. To destroy UFOs you must launch interceptors, improve skills of your men, research enemy technologies and use them to your own advantages. It is worth mentioning, that the game contains unique digital app that is available both online and downloadable app. We are sure that the game will be interesting for all the players.

5. Descent: Journeys in the Dark

Descent Journeys in the Dark Second Edition

2-5 Players • Ages 14+120 minutes to play

Descent: Journeys in the Dark (Second Edition) is a board game in which one player assume the role of the treacherous ruler. Another four persons takes on the heroes roles. In this game characters risk their lives passing through different overcomes such as spooky dungeons, frightening forests. They fight monsters, earn provisions to face and beat awful overlord.
In this hostile place danger can lurk anywhere and scramble in common situation. The game is also offers special dice-based system. Each die is a special opportunity to attack. There are special symbols that give you the opportunity to make the most of attack. Thanks to special double-sided board pieces, hero combination variety and skills game will be very interesting to most people.

4. The Fury of Dracula

Fury of Dracula

2-5 Players • Ages 14+120-180 minutes to play

In this enthralling, frightening game you turn into Dracula as other three players become the vampire hunters. Dracula must avoid the hunters.If he can hide six new Vampires in Europe without the hunters destroying them, the dark prince will be declared victorious and rule the day! Meanwhile, the hunters try to locate and destroy Dracula before he succeeds in raising an empire of undead Vampires. When they occupy the same space as a dark minion, a vampire, or even Dracula himself, then a combat system is used to determine the results. Will the hunters be able to stem the tide of darkness or will Europe be consumed by the Fury of Dracula?

3. Star Wars: Imperial Assault

Star Wars Imperial Assault

2-5 Players • Ages 14+60-120 minutes to play

In this enthralling game you are involved in conflict between two opposing forces. You can participate in two different companies. This breathtaking game based on cinematic tale which invites you to battle against enemy clans and to defeat them. Storyline is known since childhood for most of the players. This is main reason to play it right now!

2. The Mage Knight

Mage Knight

1-4 Players • Ages 14+150 minutes to play

In “The Mage Knight” board game you control the powerful mage knight (one of four).
You own a small piece of land on the edge of the universe. Organize your troops, improve infrastructure, build structures and defeat the enemy. A feature of the game is that competitors can be allies. Although, there is only one man who conquer all the lands. The game is also has the great variety of gameplay and players will not be tired and play it again and again. The game is also combining several genres itself. It generates their own one. Mage Knight is suitable for fans of classic RPG. Overall, we recommend this game to you.

1. Zombicide


1-6 Players • Ages 13+60 minutes to play

Zombicide is a cooperative tabletop game in which players assume the role of survivors. Each character has a special ability and use their skills and teamwork against hordes of evil. Zombies are stupid, guileless but lethiferous. It’s a bad luck that you have not too many bullets and there are too many zombies. Find the weapons and shoot them. If it is clear you can begin!

We have been thinking for a long time what is the best game in our review? After some discussion this plaything has been chosen the best board game for PC gamers. We hope you will share our view and enjoy this amazing game!

Well, this is 10 best board games for video gamers in our point of view. Unfortunately, we can’t cover all the games in one small review, but we were pleased to represent them to you! We hope it was helpful. As you can see, the world of board games is diverse and enthralling. What about you? What make you switch from a computer game on the tabletop one? On our web site you will find many reviews. We believe it will broaden your horizons.

Readers opinion

Super Hazard Quest

Super Hazard Quest

2-8 Players • Ages 10+15-60 minutes to play

The latest developments of English scientists bring you an opportunity to get into the 8-bit world without game consoles! Yes, nowadays that is possible! Super Hazard Quest is the game that brings you the sense of 8-bit game on your table! The game topic is closely linked with video games so it is recommended to video games fans.

Arcadia Quest

Arcadia Quest

2-4 Players • Ages 13+60 minutes to play

This is another incredible board game based on endless wars between both humans and orks. Warlike factions fight for some city and take over it by turns. Who will conquer it? Let’s see! Video version of the game is very immersive however table top one is no less.


2-5 Players • Ages 14+120-180 minutes to play

A board game that came out under the banner of Doom brings us back to our childhood when it was a just video game. Since video version became the cult game, the table top one does need to be promoted. Billions of people worldwide still play Doom on PC. That’s why we guess you should have board version in your board games collection.



3-5 Players • Ages 12+30-60 minutes to play

It is distant future. Planet Earth is in danger. Robots are out of control due to the glitch in its software. Special squad trying to prevent robots attack but time has almost expired. The world, as we knew it, is on the verge of extinction. People have only one chance to stop the collapse. Do not miss it!

Mechs vs Minions

Mechs vs Minions

2-4 Players • Ages 14+60-90 minutes to play

Mechs vs Minions is amazing mechanic world that you have hardly ever imagined! Developers have worked hard to provide you unique opportunity to fill something special. You should buy this game as it has no analogues for sure!

5 comments on “Top 10 best board games for video gamers

  1. Have you met… Super Hazard Quest? Literally was made to fill the gap between boardgames and video games. Check us out:

    Otherwise a great list, all games I’ve played or have.

    1. I looked at the video and this game really struck me as very interesting! We will add it to our list a bit later

    1. Thank you for comment! Yes, I think that Arcadia Quest is really good for PC gamers. We will add it to our list later

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