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10 video games turned board games

Plugged In

From TV to tabletop

Charging its way up the charts this week, new hotness Gears of War 3 is all the video game world is talking about. But it's bringing with it an unusual squadmate: a detailed, serious board game recreation of its cover-based gunplay. Seems like an odd move for a video game, but you'd be surprised at the diverse range of electronic entertainment properties that have gone from TV to tabletop over the decades. Here's just a few of them.


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