What's a TV show fan to do when their favourite TV show is currently not airing?

Well now many popular TV shows have great board games based directly off their shows. They are a cool gift idea, a great addition to any fans collection, a great party game or a quality board game for that rainy day around the house.

Here's the best TV show board games.

A Game Of Thrones: The Board Game

Based on the best selling novels by George R.R Martin and now a hit HBO TV series, A Game Of Thrones takes players into the war torn land of Westeros. King Robert Baratheon is dead and now the land of Westeros is ready for battle. Three to six players take control of one of the six great houses and set out on an epic campaign for complete domination. The game involves in depth strategy and is military styled.

A Game of Thrones: The Board Game Second Edition
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The board features an accurate map of Westeros in incredible detail, while the cards show many of the most significant locations and characters. The gameplay spreads over ten rounds, after which the player who has claimed the most castles and strongholds is declared the winner.

The game comes with the detailed map game board, 138 plastic units, 105 play cards, 6 player cards, 266 tokens and overlays and the detailed rule book. Overall it's an incredibly beautiful and well designed game for any fan of The Game Of Thrones series.

The Walking Dead Board Game

Based off the wildly popular AMC show, in The Walking Dead board game only the strong survive. Two to four players attempt to fight through a zombie infested Atlanta, where you must scrounge for weapons, food, supplies and other essential gear. The ultimate goal is to reach the Center For Disease Control with or without your allies. Teamwork is helpful, but not always a good choice, players will use strategy and planning in order to make it to the end and survive.

Any players who die become zombies and turn against you and your allies, keeping them in the game where they could actually win. Ultimately, players who start the game, play right to the end, so noone is sitting out waiting for the game to end. This board game is a must have for any fan of The Walking Dead.

Dexter: The Board Game

If your a fan of the hit show Dexter, this board game is a must have.As Dexter, you travel through the streets of Miami hunting down suspects who have escaped justice and ultimately make them your next victim.

You must do this while avoiding your opponents, who will try to expose you. After you have found your suspect, you must head to the marina to get rid of any evidence and ultimately win the game.

Dexter Board Game
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The Big Bang Theory: The Party Game

Big Bang Theory GameCredit: www.amazon.comBased on the popular comedy on CBS, The Big bang Theory party game is great for three to seven players or even teams. The game has players matching different cards together into funny combinations, creating funny hypothetical situations.

In total, there is 325 game cards and 60 points game tiles. The Big Bang Theory party game will keep fans entertained for hours and makes a great game for parties.