Margin Makers: Guide to board and card games

Many virtual properties have found themselves transformed into real-world board and card game adaptations.

MCV takes a look at six of the best

BioShock Infinite:The Siege of Columbia

This board game adaptation of the hit shooter features iconic elements such as the Skyline and Songbird. (Pictured right)

SRP: 69.99

Manufacturer: Plaid Hat Games

Distributor: Plaid Hat Games


Sid Meier’s Civilization: The Board Game

Based on the legendary PC series, this game sees players assume control of a famous historical leader and fight for global control.

SRP: 49.99

Manufacturer: Fantasy Flight Games

Distributor: Esdevium Games

Contact:01420 593 593

Capcom Street Fighter Deckbuilding Game

Fighting fans can take on the roles of Ryu, Ken, Chun-Lie, Balrog, M Bison and other Street Fighter staples in this card game.

SRP: 32.99

Manufacturer: Cryptozoic Entertainment

Distributor: Esdevium Games

Contact: 01420 593 593

Boss Monster

This retro-styled title is made for those who love classic video games. Two to four players compete to build the best side-scrolling dungeon – and kill any heroes in the way.

SRP: 19.99

Manufacturer: Brotherwise Games

Distributor: Esdevium Games

Contact: 01420 593 593

Plants vs Zombies Risk

PopCap’s shrubs-versus-shufflers franchise comes to the iconic tabletop game of global domination. Two players can face off in a variety of game modes.

SRP: 29.99

Manufacturer: USAopoly

Distributor: Winning Moves UK

Contact: 0207 262 9696

XCOM: The Board Game

Up to four players must try and fight back the alien tide in this take on the 2012 sci-fi strategy series reboot, utilising a free companion app to enhance the game.

SRP: 44.99

Manufacturer: Fantasy Flight Games

Distributor: Esdevium Games

Contact: 01420 593 593

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