Antihero looks and feels like a slick and pacy turn-based strategy game, and it even has a fully fleshed out single player campaign mode. Look a little deeper, though, and you'll find a super-tight digital board game at its core.
Digital boardgame maestro Playdek here tackles one of the best boardgames ever made - with predictably ace results. Twilight Struggle manages to encapsulate the complexities of the cold war in a strategically rewarding boardgame.
Colt Express shows that boardgames don't have to be sedate and deliberate. The idea is to rob a train in the American Wild West, but the key twist is that all of your moves must be initiated in advance, leading to plenty of surprises.
Another game that puts the lie to the idea that boardgames are boring, Galaxy Trucker is heart-pumpingly frenetic. Race to build your spaceship against the clock before embarking on an event-filled sci-fi mission.
This the second digital take on board game legend Carcassonne, and it's a much better version than the 2011 original. Take turns laying tiles to build a map of medieval France, but pick your moment to launch a treacherous land grab.
Here we have a stripped down card-based version of the popular tabletop role-playing game Pathfinder, and it feels perfectly suited to mobile. Pick your team, kit them out, and embark on a series of combat-filled quests.
Suitably enough for a game that concerns itself with running a farm, Agricola takes a fair amount of graft before you'll reap its rewards. But this engaging and beautifully presented boardgame is well worth the effort.
This deeply strategic tile-based boardgame sees you vying for control of the board as one of four sci-fi armies. The game's strategic requirements are particularly taxing, but it's a bit of a classic among hardcore boardgame aficionados.