2013 Holiday Gift Guide – Games for Video Gamers

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Games for Video Gamers

Bioshock Infinite: Siege of Columbia

Designer: Isaac Vega
Publisher: Plaid Hat Games

Bioshock Infinite Siege of Columbia

Return to the world of Columbia in this board game based on the video game from Plaid Hat Games. With gorgeous miniatures, an expansive board, and numerous gameplay elements stitched together into a chaotic, luck-driven experience, this is one of the best video to board game conversions out there.

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Boss Monster

Designer: Chris & Johnny O’Neal
Publisher: Brotherwise Games

Boss Monster

Take over the role of a 1980’s 8-bit video game boss monster in this fantastic card game for 2-5 players. Build your dungeon, take out heroes and be the first to devour 10 souls as you break opponents’ dungeons and get stronger.

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Suburbia

Designer: Ted Alspach
Publisher: Bezier Games

Suburbia Game

This is the ultimate city building game in the form of a board game. Think Sim City with tiles instead of pixels and you get the idea. It’s fast paced, it has endless replayibility, and there is an expansion coming out very soon that will add even more elements to the game.

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Zombicide

Designer: Raphael Guiton, Jean-Baptiste Lullien & Nicolas Raoult
Publisher: Cool Mini or Not

Zombicide

Think every zombie video game you’ve ever played – countless zombies closing in on your location, no way out, and a handful of every day objects and very big guns nearby to help you escape. That’s what you get in Zombicide and so much more. This is a blast to play.

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Arkham Origins: Heroclix

Designer: N/A
Publisher: WizKids Games

Heroclix Arkham Origins

Really, any set of Heroclix is a perfect fit to scratch that video game strategy RTS itch, but the Arkham Origins set manages to do it in two ways, both with the game’s mechanics and the sculpts, which are some of the best from WizKids to date.

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Anthony lives and plays games in Pittsburgh, PA. A lover of complex strategy, two player war games, and area control, Anthony is always eager to try a new game, even if he's on rule-reading duty.